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News Briefs: 'Breaking Bad' Director Ready for 'Wonder Woman'; First Trailer for Adam Sandler's 'The Cobbler'

News Briefs: 'Breaking Bad' Director Ready for 'Wonder Woman'; First Trailer for Adam Sandler's 'The Cobbler'

Gal Gadot

Wonder WomanTelevision veteran Michelle MacLaren, who has directed multiple stylish, memorable episodes of Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, is in talks to helm Wonder Woman, a stand-alone movie due in theaters in 2017. Gal Gadot will debut as the superpowered character in 2016 as part of the ensemble featured in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  [Variety]


THG Mockingjay 1 / The Guest / Kick-Ass

Forty Thieves: The ever-busy Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb) will direct a new, comic adventure version of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, titled simply Forty Thieves. Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games), Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and Evan Peters (American Horror Story) are testing for the lead, a character named Allen who may also be Ali Baba. [The Wrap]


 The Godfather - location on Staten Island

(image: Connie Profaci Realty)

The Godfather: If you make an offer that cannot be refused, you may become the new owner of a home made famous in the film classic The Godfather. Located on New York's Staten Island, the English Tudor-style house was built in 1930 and is now for sale for almost $3 million; it served as the Corleone family home in the famed gangster movie. According to the estate agent, "the kitchen is to die for." To see what it looks like inside, click here. [Staten Island Advance]

The Cobbler

The Cobbler Trailer: Adam Sandler stars in The Cobbler as a sad-sack shoe repairman who discovers one night that he can inhabit the souls of his customers by putting on their shoes. The first trailer explores that idea to surprising effect. Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi, Dan Stevens and Ellen Barkin also star; the movie is slated for release next year. [YouTube]

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