Daily Read (5/3/16)

Someone is making The Catcher Was a Spy into a movie! Starring Paul Rudd! I haven’t actually read that book yet, but I read about Moe Berg in a different baseball-related book and his story was FASCINATING.

Oprah Winfrey will star in the movie based on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Amazon is doing a new Jack Ryan series starring . . . John Krasinksi? I’m not sure I’ve actually seen a Jack Ryan movie but that casting feels . . . different. I am intrigued.

I am also intrigued by The Lears, a comedic (?!) King Lear adaptation starring Bruce Dern and Anthony Michael Hall.

The movie based on Philip Roth’s American Pastoral, which is also Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut, is now set to come out on October 21st.

Movie News: Paul Rudd as Ant-Man & More

Paul RuddAfter lots of rumors, Marvel has finally confirmed that Paul Rudd will star in Ant-Man, which will hit theaters on July 31 (my birthday!), 2015.

Hugh Jackman is reportedly in talks for the role of Blackbeard in Pan.

Chris Terrio (Argo) will write the Batman-Superman movie.

Men, Women & Children has cast Emma Thompson, Dean Norris, and Judy Greer.

Hailee Steinfeld is in talks for Ten Thousand Saints.

Sofia Coppola will co-write and produce an adaptation of Alysia Abbott’s Fairyland.

Fox 2000 is adapting Robert Crais’s Suspect.