Denzel Washington courtesy Buena Vista Pictures Distribution Denzel Washington courtesy Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
Denzel Washington will channel Walter Matthau in an update of the 1974 film
The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3, in which four hijackers hold a subway train's passengers for ransom. David Koepp penned the screenplay.... Also per Variety, Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac will dance and sing as soul legends begrudgingly reunited on tour in the comedy Soul Men (C. Thomas Howell not included).... Jason Bateman is joining Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in the feature take on the U.K. miniseries State of Play.... Per the Reporter, Ben Kingsley is William Shakespeare in a movie based on Will, a new novel concerning the Bard's deathbed confab with his lawyer.