Eddie Murphy and Norbit director Brian Robbins are in final talks to reunite for A Thousand Words, a DreamWorks comedy about a glib man (Matt Lauer?) who learns he has only a thousand words left to speak before he croaks.... Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley are scientists who become super stahs as they combine different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures in the sci-fi thriller Splice.... Eduardo Rodriguez will direct Fragile, a zombie pic based on the graphic novel by Stephano Raffaele ( shop Amazon).