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“Looney Tunes”/ACME Corporation Movie To Star Steve Carell; ‘X-Men: First Class’ Writers Attached

acme Looney Tunes/ACME Corporation Movie To Star Steve Carell; ‘X Men: First Class’ Writers Attached

According to a new report, Warner Bros. Pictures are moving forward with their long-in-development live action/CGI project that’s set in the world of the studio’s “Looney Tunes” franchise. The film will take place inside a warehouse belonging to the ACME corporation, and Steve Carell is set to star. Furthermore, ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are set to pen the script and ‘Crazy Stupid Love’ helmers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are in talks to direct (their most recent movie, ‘Focus,’ starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, opens next February).

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New Look At Nicole Kidman In ‘Paddington’ – Also Starring Hugh Bonneville & Ben Whishaw As The Voice Of Paddington Bear

paddington nicole kidman New Look At Nicole Kidman In Paddington – Also Starring Hugh Bonneville & Ben Whishaw As The Voice Of Paddington Bear

Studiocanal has today revealed this new image of Nicole Kidman in the family adventure ‘Paddington,’ which is based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958. The first ever live action film inspired by Bond’s best-selling books stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) as Mr. Brown, Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington Bear and Kidman as the evil taxidermist determined to wreak her revenge. They are joined by Sally Hawkins as Mrs. Brown, Julie Walters as Mrs. Bird, the housekeeper, and Jim Broadbent as Mr. Gruber, the owner of the antiques shop.

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