HUNTING TOMMY LEE JONES: Is Tommy Lee Jones in danger of being typecast? After “The Fugitive” and “Double Jeopardy,” the character actor might once again play a police tracker in the thriller “The Hunted,” Daily Variety says. The film, directed by William Friedkin (“Rules of Engagement“), focuses on a murderer who gets his kicks from being the subject of a manhunt, which would be headed by Jones‘ character.
A FIENNES BORDER: The Hollywood Reporter tells us that Ralph Fiennes might fill the starring role left vacant by Kevin Costner in the drama “Beyond Borders.” Directed by Oliver Stone and co-starring Angelina Jolie, the story follows a love affair against the backdrop of humanitarian efforts worldwide. And no, we’re sure what that means neither.
AUSTIN POWERS SEES PINK: Mike Myers might finally see a $20 million payday with his possible involvement in “The Pink Panther” remake, Variety said yesterday. The Austin Power- meister has been offered the part of the bumbling Inspector Clouseau, a role once made famous by Peter Sellers, in the upcoming Ivan Reitman (“Six Days, Seven Nights”) project.