The Random: Locke & Key, Swamp Thing, Sharknado, Evolve and more


– Joe Hill’s excellent Locke & Key comic did get a TV pilot, but was not picked up. It now appears that it may become a movie trilogy – Latino Review

Shirley MacLaine & Christopher Plummer to star in remake of Elsa & FredFirst Showing

– Beware Sharknado. A new one from The Asylum. When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. And when the high-speed winds form tornadoes in the desert, nature’s deadliest killer rules water, land, and airTwitch

Guillermo del Toro may make a film called Heaven Sent featuring mystical characters from DC Comics – Deadman, The Spectre, Swamp Thing, John Constantine, Phantom Stranger, Zatanna, Zatara, and Sargon as well as Etrigan the Demon. Sounds like Justice League Dark meets Demon Knights. If they manage to make this work it could be amazing, but could be too many characters – Latino Review

John Cusack is to star in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell. Cusack will also star in the Duel in the air film, Airspace, which is to be directed by Roger Avary – GeekTyrant

Jon Favreau’s Jersey Boys Dominic Cooper, Paul Dano, James Badge Dale may star.

Alex Proyas (Dark City) to direct TV show for ABC. Called Evolve it is based on Tim Lebbon’s Toxic City trilogy. The show centers on the quarantined city of Los Angeles and the group of outsiders who lead an investigation to discover what really happened to their family members trapped inside, only to find out the citizens have evolved extraordinary abilities and are being hunted by the government – Collider

Roger Avary (Pulp Fiction) is bringing the video game Castle Wolfenstein to the big screen – THR

Harrison Ford is joining Rob Reiner‘s You Belong to Me with Zac Efron. The story follows Ford as a psychiatrist who has a difficult time after one of his female patients commits suicide. He ends up bonding with her brother James (Efron). But things become more difficult when he lets James into his life and James begins seducing his wife and daughter – TheWrap

Imogen Poots to Star in DreamWorks’ Need for Speed with Aaron PaulTHR

Michael Fassbender and Colin Firth to star in Genius. A film about the relationship between author Thomas Wolfe and his long-time editor Max Perkins.

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