Daily Recap: 'The Artist' Star Jean Dujardin in Talks for Scorsese Movie, More

Daily Recap: 'The Artist' Star Jean Dujardin in Talks for Scorsese Movie, More

The Artist star Jean Dujardin is in talks to join Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street. Dujardin is negotiating for the part of Jean-Jacques Handali, a slick Swiss banker who helps Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort launder his money. [Variety]

Paramount has announced that Jason Reitman has begun production on Labor Day. No this isn't another one of those holiday-themed comedies packed full of Hollywood actors and Garry Marshall's name on the director's chair. Labor Day is an adaptation of Joyce Maynard's novel starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin about a teenage boy and his reclusive mother (Winslet) who encounter a mysterious drifter (Brolin) over the holiday weekend.

Ethan Hawke is being haunted in this first trailer for Sinister.

A new Amazing Spider-Man poster has been revealed. No upside-down kissing here.

Hasbro has introduced a Godfather version of the board game Monopoly. Check out the unboxing video below which gives you a look at the contents and changes that have been made to the game.

Attack the Block director Joe Cornish is set to adapt Neal Stephenson's novel Snow Crash.

A new image acquired from deleted footage from Prometheus has arrived online, via Prometheus Forum.

Check out one of several new images of The Bat from The Dark Knight Rises. [Superhero Hype]

Cars Land opens tomorrow. Here are two clips released by Disneyland to promote the new attraction.

Sticking with Disney Pixar, a new Brave clip parodies the Summer Olympics with scenes from the film.

The new poster for the recently re-named The Watch has arrived and puns safe sex.

Rock of Ages is set to hit theaters at midnight. We've got exclusive interviews with Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Mary J. Blige and director Adam Shankman, who cut some of Hough's scene for being too sexy?!

Julie Delpy directs herself and Chris Rock in 2 Days in New York. If you're thinking the title sounds familiar, Delpy starred in 2 Days in Paris a few years ago.

Portia Doubleday and Judy Greer have been added to the cast of Carrie. Doubleday will play Chris Hargensen while Greer will be Carrie's gym teacher. Chloe Moretz, who plays the title role, said, "I am changing everything about me – my hair, my look… I'm doing my own take on [the character]. The script is totally different from the [original]. It's more like the book. It's a more Black Swan version – it messes with your mind. You'll see things, and you don't know if you've seen them. [Deadline and Vanity Fair]

A trailer for a new baseball documentary, Ballplayer: Pelotero, has landed. The film examines the prevelance of Dominican born players in the majors and the recruiting process they encounter in their homeland.

Easy A director Will Gluck has been tapped to direct and produce an adaptation of the novel Skyjack: The Hunt for D.B. Cooper for CBS Films. The story follows a man who hijacks a plane, demands cash and parachutes and then leaps from the craft never to be found and thus, never to be caught. The film will be an action comedy. [Deadline]

Finally, Mel Brooks and David Lynch were awarded Honorary Degrees from the American Film Institute last night. Both men had been a part of AFI's class of 1970. [SlashFilm]

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