Last week, 16-year-old Sawyer Fredericks was declared the competition's frontrunner by Blake Shelton — a surprising statement, since he's Linsey's coach. But given the Fultonville, New York native's dominance on the iTunes chart throughout the season,
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The news arrives today courtesy of Deadline, who reveal that Bateman will play a man who put himself on the market. No, not the dating market – the stock market. Understandably, this kind of maneouvre would certainly lead to a conflict of interest. Would you rather make a ton of cash but have your every move dictated by faceless shareholders? Or be poor and still possess free will? It’s a ripe
Problems arose when shareholders demanded control over life decisions like whether to have a vasectomy or even whether he should move in with his longtime girlfriend. Majority shareholders began to exert input in his future attempts at a romantic merger.
"Transparent" scribes Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster are penning the script while Batman and Jim Garavente will produce.
Fox Searchlight has acquired the rights to Joshua Davis's Wired article 'Meet The Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share', reports Deadline.
The true story follows 30-year-old Mike Merrill, who decided to sell himself on the open market in 2008.
The friends and acquaintances who bought shares were then given the power to decide how he lived his life, from where he invested his money to who he dated.
Bateman will take the lead role as Merrill.
He made his directorial debut in Bad Words and recently helmed the Nicole Kidman-starring The Family Fang.
Bateman will next be seen in Horrible Bosses 2.
One of the films being produced by Jj Abrams under his Bad Robot umbrella is Antwerp, a movie based on a Wired article by the name of 'The Untold Story Of The World's Biggest Diamond Heist'. Joshua Davis penned the article, and it's the story fo a 2003 burglary. You can probably guess where it took place.
The screenplay was originally being penned by Field Of Dreams' Phil Alden Robinson, but those duties have since been passed over to Doug Jung. Abrams will produce, but as of yet, no direct has been attached to the project.
It might just be getting its star though. The Tracking Board reports that Jeff Bridges is now in talks to take the lead role in the film, which Paramount Picture is backing. Good lead roles for Jeff Bridges?
Marisa Tomei has signed on opposite George Lopez in a film based on Joshua Davis' Wired magazine story "La Vida Robot" for Pantelion Films. Filming is now underway in New Mexico under the helm of Sean McNamara.
The story follows four undocumented Mexican-American teens from Phoenix who build an underwater robot and beat the reigning champions MIT to win the national robotics competition. Tomei will portray a dedicated and passionate teacher who helps the team to success. [Source: Screen]
Walking With Dinosaurs 3D
Four more names have been announced to have joined the voice cast of Fox‘s "Walking With Dinosaurs 3D".
John Leguizamo will voice Alexomis bird Alex, Justin Long is the Pachyrhinosauruses Patchi, Tiya Sircar will voice Juniper and Skyler Stone will voice Scowler. [Source: Deadline]
Rutger Hauer is set to re-team with his "Blade Runner" co-star Sean Young in Raza Mallal's espionage thriller "Kickback" for Talking Lens.
• Kristen Stewart will also take on a small role in Tim Blake Nelson’s Anesthesia, an indie about a group of New Yorkers affected by a common philosophy professor. [Deadline]
• Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny) will star alongside George Lopez (Lopez Tonight
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