Film actor James Franco, known for the films "spider-Man", "Harvey milk" and "Oz: the Great and Terrible"bought the rights for the film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel "the rant: a biography of Baxter Casey". It is reported by Slash Film.
The details of the casting and the estimated release date of the film will be known soon. "After working with brad pitt, Edward Norton and Sam Rockwell I could not imagine a more impressive actor for cooperation than Franco," said Palahniuk.
Roman "rant: the biography of Baxter Casey" was published in 2007. The main character (Baxter), nicknamed the rant has a unique flair, which allows him special taste and smell. The inhabitants of his native town disliked it because of the strange addictions and inventions. Palahniuk has previously indicated that "rant" is the first book in the planned trilogy.
The government opposed the proposal of the Ministry of culture of return "to Lenfilm" the rights to the Soviet films. About this informed the head of the Board of Directors of the Studio of Fedor Bondarchuk. "The government has opposed, we are at an impasse, but we will write new," he said.
Marvel has released the second trailer of the sequel to the sci-Fi Thriller "Guardians of the galaxy". The film tells about a group of outcasts, led by the thief known as Star-Lord, forced to unite against a common threat. The film will be released in Russian cinemas in may 2017.
The organizers of "Eurovision" are in talks about a possible postponement of the competition in 2017 in Russia, according to German newspaper Bild. According to the newspaper, the venue of the Eurovision song contest could be held in Moscow. It is noted that the fact of negotiations does not mean the transfer of activities to another country.
In the entrance of the capital's high-rises on the street Trofimova, a drunk man opened fire from a hunting carbine "saiga". The incident occurred on Saturday, December 3. There were no injuries. The shooter was detained by police. In its relation criminal case under article hooliganism (article 213 of the criminal code).
Belgium national team football will get 300 thousand Euro for a friendly match with the Russian team, which will be held in March 2017. Meet more likely take to Sochi, but do not exclude the holding of the games in Moscow. The Russian side will undertake all the expenses of the Belgians.
In the Japanese Niigata Prefecture was destroyed 540 thousand chickens due to outbreaks of avian influenza. The lesions were observed on two farms in the district. In addition, the disease struck birds in the Northern Prefecture of Aomori. In connection with threat of distribution of a virus, scored 18 thousand ducks.