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1.) Drive helmer Nicolas Winding Refn is in discussions with Sony to direct The Equalizer. The adaptation of the '80s TV show and potential franchise will star Denzel Washington as a former CIA operative now working as a private investigator as a way to redeem himself for his dark past. Refn's next film, the Ryan Gosling-led Only God Forgives, will debut this spring, while Sony has already set an April 11, 2014 for The Equalizer. I'm also guessing this move will spell further delays for Refn's long-gestating remake of Logan's Run. Variety 2.) Although Christoph Waltz was originally attached for one of the major human roles in the currently Untitled Muppets Sequel, but that deal fell through and Disney has replaced him with "Modern Family" star Ty Burrell. While Jason Segel isn't returning for the sequel, director James Bobin and writer Nicholas Stoller are. The film is scheduled to shoot in London this winter, »

- Kevin Blumeyer

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