GODZILLA---Amazon.com posted and later removed art for a new Godzilla book GODZILLA: WITH LIGHT AND SOUND! that includes a Godzilla figure that are a tie-in to the GODZILLA remake movie. It's not known if the art represents the actual Godzilla in the remake or if it was temporary art. The 48-page book includes a history of Godzilla and color photos from the remake movie. The figure has a "fire-breathing" light in its mouth and audio of his iconic roar. The book and figure will be released on April 8, 2014.
TOLKIEN---JRR Tolkien biomovie underway which will focus on his younger days at Pembroke College and his combat in World War I and how they impacted his works. Peter Chernin (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) is the producer.
TELL NO ONE---Gavin O"Connor (WARRIOR, MIRACLE) will direct the movie based on the thriller novel which was also made into a French movie. The plot involves a doctor who receives an email apparently from his wife---who was murdered by a serial killer eight years before.
THE STRAIN---David Bradley (HARRY POTTER, GAME OF THRONES) joins the cast of the FX/Guillermo del Toro horror series as Prof. Abraham Setrakian. He replaces John Hurt who originated the role in the pilot. Prof. Setrakian may have insight into helping a CDC team that is battling a vampire plague that is spreading throughout New York.
ARROW--The CW hinted that Solomon Grundy/Cyrus Gold will appear in the midseason finale.
MARVEL COMICS---Sony Pictures Co-Chairman Amy Pascal said about Sony's future movie plans, “We are going to access Marvel’s full world of Spider-Man characters, so be on the lookout for new heroes and villains.”
THE WOODS---new Syfy haunted house series from Chris Fedak (CHUCK) and Liz Phang (90210) in which a woman returns to a mysterious mansion from her childhood and encounters the entities that took her sister when they were young girls.
SLEEPER---movie underway based on the comic book with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon as producers. The script is by Shawn Ryan (THE SHIELD) and David Wiener (THE KILLING).
SWELTER---Jean-Claude Van Damme movie about a double-crossing gang that stole $100 million from a Las Vegas casino. Alfred Molina and Catalina Sandino Moreno also star.
FATHER AND DAUGHTER---Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul star in this movie about a successful, mentally ill Manhattan novelist and his equally troubled daughter.
THE CROW---Norman Reedus (THE WALKING DEAD) is the lead candidate for a character named "James" in the remake movie.