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.
Director Matt Reeves is officially approved for the position of Director of the new Batman movie. This information was confirmed in the Warner Bros. Initially it was assumed that the film will be Ben Affleck, who will play the main role. Later, however, he refused to direct the ribbon.
Actor Alexey Batalov hospitalized in Moscow. "He's in the hospital, but feels well and I hope he'd be home soon," — said his wife Gitana leontenko. She also assured that her husband is "nothing bad happened" and the doctors promised to discharge him from the medical facility next week.
Police in Moscow have interrupted anti-war concert "the Deserter-fest", which takes place on February 23 in the basement on the street shkuleva in the area of metro station "Volga". Police blocked the exit from the premises and said they would check the documents of all those present. 20 people are detained.
The Bush administration considers "non-existent history of" allegations of links Donald trump with Russia, said the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer. He noted that the American leader has repeatedly talked about the lack of interest in Russia and "can not indefinitely deny what is not".
Ukrainian security forces launched a massive bombardment of the territory of the breakaway Donetsk people's Republic after the information about the arrival of the DNR Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko, said the operational command of the DNI. The fire was fought from mortars and artillery.
The opening ceremony of the III World military games, held on Saturday, February 24 in Sochi, was attended by racing cars. The final, fourth stage of the torch relay of the competition ended on the "Sochi Autodrome". The torchbearers arrived on stage accompanied by racing Mitjet cars.