Movie News

Rival Jeykll project gets up

Rival Jeykll project gets up

Last week the trades reported that remake-roid Keanu Reeves was attached to play the titular role(s) in a contemporary “Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde” (titled “Jekyll”).

Not surprisingly, with the Robert Louis Stevenson-created characters public domain and free-for-grabs, a rival project is in the works.

This one, from “Bad Lieutenant” director Abel Ferrera, will star Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson and Forest Whitaker (coincidentally both were onboard Sylvester Stallone’s “The Expendables” but conveniently exited the project; sure to be some interesting conversations going on on the set) – and quite frankly, sounds a bit more intriguing than something starring android Reeves.

The Ferrara-project is simply titled “Jekyll & Hyde”, and will produced by Glasshouse Pictures’ Brett Walsh (who produced the recent James Franco/Sienna Miller flick “Camille”) and Cheetah Vision Films’ Randall Emmett, who has worked with ’50 Cent’ on “Righteous Kill” and “Streets of Blood”.

Variety has the story..

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News

More in Movie News

Pee-Wee-s-Big-Adventure-pee-wee-herman-745222_780_443

On This Day : Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Colin MooreAug 2, 2015
insurgent_trailer_still

VOD Views – August 2, 2015

Drew TurneyAug 2, 2015
f4interview

Exclusive : Simon Kinberg on Fantastic Four, X-Men : Apocalypse

Lisa CarrollAug 2, 2015
ianmcshane

Yes! Ian McShane heading to Game of Thrones!

ClintAug 2, 2015
NottingHill1

They’re not always awkward: celebrity interviews done right

Mandy GriffithsAug 2, 2015
"Foxcatcher" red carpet. 67th Cannes Film Festival.  Pictured: Channing Tatum Ref: SPL762624  190514   Picture by: KCS Presse / Splash News  Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Channing Tatum signs Gambit deal

AshAug 2, 2015
Emily Blunt wallpaper (14)

Emily Blunt a lock for Marvel movie?

ClintAug 1, 2015
felicityjones

A Fett in Rogue One?

ClintAug 1, 2015
SOLACE

Trailer : Solace

ClintAug 1, 2015