Jet Li‘s the one to take care of your kung fu needs.
The Hong Kong martial arts star will make more than $7.5 million for the starring role in “The One,” a sci-fi-ish thriller where he plays a cop destined to fight his evil double from a parallel universe, Daily Variety says.
Li got the part after wrestling dude The Rock dropped out of the flick, which is slated to go into production in January.
‘HAT’ CASES: Variety also reports that Juliette Lewis and Gina Gershon will costar in the film noir comedy “Claire’s Hat.” The story chronicles the misadventures of a woman (Lewis) in a 24-hour period.
SYMPATHY FOR THE ‘DEVIL’: The Hollywood Reporter says that Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin will star in a contemporary reworking of “The Devil and Daniel Webster.” The film will be Baldwin‘s directorial debut.
SEEING ‘GHOSTS’: Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, F. Murray Abraham and rapper Rah Digga are all in talks to join the cast of “13 Ghosts,” the Reporter says. A remake of a 1960 horror flick, the story follows a family that has inherited a haunted mansion.