Archive for October 28th, 2008
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. and director Jon Favreau, already confirmed on Iron Man 2, will be working on more in the franchise. Downey has agreed to a retroactive 4 picture deal with Marvel Studios, which now includes Iron Man 3 and The Avengers, and Favreau is confirmed to executive produce The Avengers. In addition, Don Cheadle, who takes over the role of Jim Rhodes, is also signed to appear in The Avengers.
Tim Burton’s upcoming Alice In Wonderland (planned for a 2010 release) is getting a wide ranging cast, which now includes Christopher Lee and Alan Rickman, with Rickman as the Caterpillar (Lee’s role was not announced). Some of the previously announced cast include Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter as the Queens, and Australian Mia Wasikowska (Amelia) as Alice.