Quick News: Crashing, Moore, Mouse, Rambo
Sunday’s season finale episode of “Crashing” will also be its series ender with HBO cancelling the Pete Holmes comedy after three seasons. Executive producer Judd Apatow said on “Conan” this week that: “Well, it’s not really cancelled, we’re just going to stop making it… They told us we should never make any more [episodes].” [Source: The Live Feed]
Six days before shooting was to begin, the Oscar-nominated film “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” fell apart with star Julianne Moore and director Nicole Holofcener citing creative differences. Later Marielle Heller took over as director and brought in Melissa McCarthy to star and the film got made. This week though, Moore revealed she didn’t choose to walk from the project, she was fired:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster (“The Maze Runner”) and Andy Serkis (“The Lord of the Rings”) have joined the Wes Ball-directed mo-cap film adaptation of David Petersen’s Eisner Award-winning children’s book “Mouse Guard” at 20th Century Fox.
The story follows an order of mice sworn to protect a medieval realm from all enemies and threats. Sangster plays new recruit Lieam, Serkis is blacksmith-turned-villain Midnight. Filming begins in May. [Source: Collider]
Rambo: Last Blood
Actor Sylvester Stallone has posted on Instagram that he’s returning to the gym this week following work on “Rambo: Last Blood” which apparently “caused a lot of damage” to the actor physically. The new film is touted as the 72-year-old actor’s final appearance in the iconic role. “Rambo 5: Last Blood” opens September 20th.
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