How about this for an ensemble cast? Daily Variety reports today that Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal and Catherine Zeta-Jones might all rub shoulders in the new Revolution Studios comedy “American’s Sweethearts.”
Revolution top dog Joe Roth is thinking of directing the flick, which goes into production in January.
REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD: Ben Affleck and Jason Lee (“Almost Famous“) are in talks to star in a new Kevin Smith project, Daily Variety says. The two actors had previously worked with the indie filmmakers in films such as “Chasing Amy,” “Mallrats” and “Dogma.”
’WORD’ UP: The Hollywood Reporter says that Michael Douglas and “Kiss the Girls” director Gary Fleder have committed to the thriller “Don’t Say a Word,” about a Gotham psychiatrist whose daughter is kidnapped.
AND WE THOUGHT HER ‘NUMBERS’ WERE UP: Sandra Bullock” might star in “Murder by Numbers,” a film that follows two high school students as they plot to commit a series of “perfect” murders, Daily Variety reports.