Guillermo Del Toro by Nick Wall/ WireImage.com
Guillermo del Toro
, Pan's Labyrinth
) is negotiating to direct New Line's Peter Jackson-produced two-movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit
, says the Reporter
.... Best-actress Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard
( La Vie en Rose
) is in talks to join Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in Public Enemies
, Michael Mann's 1930s-set organized-crime drama.... Comedian Bill Engvall
has signed on to Bait Shop
, a fishing comedy starring Billy Ray Cyrus
as Engvall's nemesis.... Julia Roberts
will produce and star in Hothouse Flowers
, about a recent divorcée who leaves her job and takes off on an adventure. - Mickey O'Connor What's your take?
Would Tolkien be in good hands with del Toro?