Strike Memo Reveals Lots of Juicy Info!

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ComingSoon.net has gotten its hands on a list that is being circulated around major talent agencies in Hollywood which includes all the movies that the studios are making a priority before the impending Writers Guild, Directors Guild and Screen Actors Guild strike next year. The list contains a lot of interesting information about upcoming movies and directors that are currently attached. (Caveat emptor: Some of these directors may not have actually signed or agreed to make the movies their next projects.) Here are some highlights followed by the full list!

– Justin Lin will be returning to direct The Fast and the Furious 4.

– Director Brad Silberling (Lemony Snicket) is attached to develop a movie based on the TV show “Land of the Lost.”

– Drew Barrymore is slated to direct her first feature, something called Whip It.

– Summit is trying to get rolling on the thriller Need directed by Ryan Murphy, which is to star Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts. (ComingSoon.net spoke to Watts last week and she said that she’s still interested.)

– Adaptations of Stephen King’s Cell by Eli Roth and Yann Martel’s Life of Pi by Jean-Pierre Jeunet also appear on the list, making one think they’ll be rolling into production sooner rather than later.

– Guy Ritchie’s name is listed next to the Warner Bros. remake of The Dirty Dozen!

– A new directing project for Robert Redford is a movie called Against All Enemies.

– Stephen Sommers is not listed as the director of G.I. Joe even though it was recently announced by Hasbro via Variety.

– George Miller is listed in parentheses for Justice League, so maybe that’s not as definite as some sites would like to believe.

– The list confirms that Accepted director Steve Pink will helm Fletch Won for the Weinstein Company.

– Directors Justin Chadwick and Wayne Kramer are listed as possibles for something called Seventh Samurai from the Weinstein Company. Could this be the rumored remake of Akira Kurosawa’s classic Seven Samurai?

– The Coen Brothers, whose new movie No Country for Old Men comes out later this year and who are finishing up Burn After Reading with George Clooney and Brad Pitt, have a movie listed for Focus Features called The Serious Man.

– Director John Whitesell (Big Momma’s House) is listed next to a movie called Meatballs for Lionsgate, which is presumably a remake of the 1979 Bill Murray camp comedy.

– Matthew Vaughn’s Thor, which was just announced by Marvel Films, is on the list of a movie that’s being fast-tracked before the strike.

– Wolgang Petersen is listed as the director for a movie called Alien Uprising.

– David Dobkin will direct Monster Hunter.

THE LIST (D = Director):

2929

BURNING PLAIN D: Guillermo Arriaga

VILLAIN D: Martin Campbell

BALDWIN

ATLAS SHRUGGED D: Vadim Perelman

INDISCRETION D: Tony Goldwyn

LUNA D: Deepa Mehta

BEACON

CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HITMAN D: Kip Williams

DISNEY

ADVENTURELAND D: Greg Mottola

ALICE D: tba

AMERICAN DOG (animated) D: Chris Sanders

BEDTIME STORIES D: Adam Shankman

BOY SOLDIER D: Oliver Higschbiegel

A CHRISTMAS CAROL D: Robert Zemeckis

CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC D: PJ Hogan

DOUBT D: John Patrick Shanley

ESCAPE FROM WITCH MOUNTAIN D: Andy Fickman

G-FORCE (animated) D: Hoyt Yeatman

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3 D: Kenny Ortega

JUNGLE CRUISE D: tba

LIBERTY D: tba

PRINCE OF PERSIA D: tba

PRINCESS AND THE FROG (animated) D: Ron Clements & John Musker

PROPOSAL, THE D: Robert Luketic

SCHOOLED D: Walt Becker

SNOW D: Francis Lawrence

DIMENSION

CELL D: Eli Roth

COMEBACK D: Fred Durst

PORKY’S D: tba

SUPERHEROES D: Craig Mazin

WEDDING RINGER FKA GOLDEN TUX D: Lavender and Garelick

YOUTH IN REVOLT D: tba

DREAMWORKS

CAMP CREEPY TIME D: tba

DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS D: Jay Roach

EAGLE EYE D: DJ Caruso

GHOST TOWN D: David Koepp

HOTEL FOR DOGS D: Thor Freudenthal

I LOVE YOU MAN D: John Hamburg

RIVALS, THE D: John Madden

SHE’S OUT OF MY LEAGUE D: tba

SIEGE OF FULTON AVE D: tba

SOLOIST, THE aka IMAGINING BEETHOVEN D: Joe Wright

THOUSAND WORDS D: tba

TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 D: Steven Spielberg

WEDNESDAY D: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

WILL D: tba

FOCUS

SERIOUS MAN, THE D: Coen Bros

CURVEBALL D: (Josh Marston)

LITTLE GAME D: Ang Lee

NICK AND NORAH D: Peter Sollett

MEMORY OF A KILLER D: tba

PIANO TUNER D: Werner Herzog

SIN NOMBRE D: Cary Fukunaga

FOX

A-TEAM D: tba

COOL SCHOOL D: tba

DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL D: Scott Derrikson

FANTASTIC VOYAGE D: Roland Emmerich

GULLIVERS TRAVELS D: tba

MAGNETO D: David Goyer

ME TIME D: tba

RUNAWAY TRAIN D: Martin Campbell

SELLING TIME D: tba

STREET FIGHTER D: Andrezej Bartkowiak

THEY CAME FROM UPSTAIRS D: John Schultz

TOOTH FAIRY D: tba

TROUBLE MAN FKA WICHITA D: Tom Dey

USED GUYS D: Jay Roach

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS D: Tom Vaughn

WOLVERINE D: Gavin Hood

FOX ATOMIC

BRAD CUTTER RUINED MY LIFE D: Ari Sandel

CAPTAIN AWESOME D: tba

DON’T SEND HELP D: tba

I LOVE YOU BETH COOPER D: tba

PLAYBOYS D: Trevor Moore/Zack Creggors

SPACE INVADER D: Andrew Currie

SMASH AND GRAB D: (John Moore)

FOX SEARCHLIGHT

500 DAYS OF SUMMER D: Marc Webb

KIDNAP D: Nate Gwaltney

NOTORIOUS D: George Tillman

RABBIT HOLE D: (Sam Raimi)

SECRET LIFE OF BEES D: Gina Prince Bythewood

TOGETHER D: Miguel Arteta

WAY BACK D: tba

FOX 2000

AFTERLIFE D: tba

ANOTHER BULLSH*T NIGHT IN SUCK CITY D: Paul Weitz

BACHELOR BOYS D: tba

BOYS NEXT DOOR D: tba

CONTACT ZERO D: tba

DALLAS D: Betty Thomas

LIFE OF PI D: Jean Pierre Jeunet

LUCKY STRIKE D: Tony Scott

MARLEY AND ME D: David Frankel

MONTE CARLO FKA HEADHUNTERS D: Tom Bezucha

RAMONA D: Liz Allen

SHADOW DIVERS D: tba

TOWNHOUSE D: John Carney

WOLF BROTHER D: Catherine Hardwicke

GOLD CIRCLE

ARCANUM D: Randall Wallace

CHILLED IN MIAMI D: Jonas Elmer

FLYPAPER D: tbd

HONEYMOON’S OVER D: tbd

HBO FILMS

CONNIE & RUTH D: Jane Anderson

RECOUNT D: Jay Roach

INTERMEDIA

KILLER’S GAME D: Simon Crane

LAKESHORE

GAME D: Neveldine & Taylor

LINCOLN LAWYER D: tba

LIONSGATE

5 KILLERS D: Mark Helfrich

ADDICTED D: Peter Medak

ATLAS SHRUGGED D: Vadim Perelman

BACHELOR #2 D: Howard Deutch

CHURCHBOY D: Sonu Gonera

MEATBALLS D: John Whitesell

PARTY BOYS D: Pate Bros.

PUNISHER II D: Lexi Alexander

SHRINK D: Kevin Donovan

SPIRIT, THE D: Frank Miller

TULIA D: John Singleton

MANDATE

CURVE D: Charles Stone

DOGS OF BABEL D: tba

WHIP IT D: Drew Barrymore

MIRAMAX

HERO D: Julian Farino

RESURRECTIONISTS, THE (BA) D: John Madden

NEW LINE

20,000 LEAGUES D: tba

$40,000 MAN D: tba

APPALOOSA D: Ed Harris

CONRAIL D: Ericson Core

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK D: Len Wiseman

FOUR CHRISTMASES D: Seth Gordon

GEARS OF WAR D: tba

GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST D: Mark Waters

HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU D: Ken Kwapis

HONEYMOON WITH HARRY D: tbd

KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW D: Neil Jordan

KING OF KONG D: Seth Gordon

MILD THINGS D: Frank Coraci

MY SISTER’S KEEPER D: Nick Cassavetes

PAPER WINGS D: tba

SEX & THE CITY D: Michael King

SNITCH D: Carl Franklin

TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE D: Robert Schwentke

NEW REGENCY

BIG MOMMA’S 3 D: tba

BRIDE WARS D: tba

CAGE D: tba

CAPRICORN ONE D: tba

DALLAS D: (Betty Thomas)

MONTE CARLO aka HEADHUNTERS D: Tom Bezucha

VOLTRON D: tbd

OVERTURE

105 DEGREES D: Jon AMiel

HUMBOLT PARK D: tba

RIGHTEOUS KILL D: Jon Avnet

LAST CHANCE HARVEY D: Joel Hopkins

PARAMOUNT

ANGUS, THONGS D: Gurinder Chadha

CHEF D: tba

FIGHTER, THE D: Darren Aronofsky

GI JOE D: tba

I WANT TO _____ YOUR SISTER D: tba

LOVE GURU D: Marco Schnabel

MEN MAKING MUSIC D: Clay Tarver

NOWHERE LAND D: Karey Kirkpatrick

PSYCHO FUNKY CHIMP D: Ruben Fleischer

STAR TREK D: JJ Abrams

THOR D: Matthew Vaughn

TORSO D: David Fincher

UNTITLED CAMERON CROWE D: Cameron Crowe

YEAR OF LIVING BIBLICALLY D: Julian Farino

WINTER OF FRANKIE MACHINE D: tba

WORLD WAR Z D: tba

PARAMOUNT VANTAGE

AMERICAN STORAGE D: Andrew Cohen

CAGED D: Chris Kentis

DON READY FKA CLAY HUJKO LIKES CARS D: Neal Brennan

DEFIANCE D: Ed Zwick

DIRT D: tba

ROGUE

BELCOO EXPERIMENT D: James Gunn

BFF D: tba

CASTLEVANIA D: Sylvain White

DYNOMITE D: Paul Feig

FIGHTIN’ D: Dito Montiel

LABOR DAY MASON D: Will Gluck

LOST SQUAD D: Leger & Mather

NEAR DARK D: Sam Bayer

SCREEN GEMS

ARMORED D: Nimrod Antal

BONE DEEP D: John Luessenhop

BURIAL, THE D: tba

CROSSING, THE D: tba

INSANITARIUM D: Jeff Buhler

LODGER D:David Ondaatje

KINGDOM COME D: tba

PHENOM D: tba

UNT MARDI GRAS D: Phil Dornfeld

SPYGLASS

ANTHONY ZIMMER D: Lasse Hallstrom

IRONBOW D: Derin Seale

SONY

AGAINST ALL ENEMIES D: Robert Redford

ALIEN UPRISING D: Wolfgang Peterson

ANGELS AND DEMONS D: Ron Howard

BASTER D: Speck & Gordon

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS D: tba

BOND 22 D: Marc Forster

BROTHERS D: Jim Sheridan

EDWIN A. SALT D: Terry George

FANTASY ISLAND D; tba

GRAYS, THE D: Wolfgang Peterson

I DREAM OF JEANNIE D: tba

JULIE JULIA D: Nora Ephron

MONSTER HUNTER D: David Dobkin

SAMMY’S HILL D: David O. Russell

SEVEN POUNDS D: Gabriele Muccino

STEP-BROTHERS D: Adam Mckay

THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS D: Steve Zaillian

TAKING OF PELHAM 123 D: Tony Scott

TOKYO SUCKERPUNCH D: tba

YEAR ONE D: Harold Ramis

VOYEUR D: tba

SONY CLASSICS

DANCING WITH SHIVA D: Jonathan Demme

SUMMIT

DJINN D: Nicholas Refn

NEED D: Ryan Murphy

PARENTAL GUIDANCE D: tba

RAT BASTARD D: Gary Winick

SEX DRIVE D: Sean Anders

UNITED ARTISTS

BIRDCAGE 2 D: tba

PINKVILLE D: Oliver Stone

UNIVERSAL

ABSENT HEARTS D: Jim Whitaker

BARBARELLA D: Robert Rodriguez

BIG BROTHERS D: David Wain

CHANGELING, THE D: Clint Eastwood

CIRQUE DU FREAK D: Paul Weitz

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON D: Breck Eisner

DARK FIELDS D: tba

DRACULA YEAR ZERO D: Alex Proyas

FAST & FURIOUS 4 D: Justin Lin

HURRICAINE SEASON D: Billy Ray

I, THALUS AKA OLYMPIAD D: Pete Segal

LAND OF THE LOST D: Brad Silberling

LA RIOTS D: Spike Lee

LA SCORTA D: Asger Yeth

MAN AND WIFE D: Gabriele Muccino

MY NAME IS JODY WILLIAMS D: Audrey Wells

NOTTINGHAM D: Ridley Scott

ONE NATION UNDER BOB D: Tom Shadyac

PHARM GIRL D: tba

PLAYBOY D: Brett Ratner

REPOSSESSION MAMBO D: Miguel Sapochnik

RIPD D: David Dobkin

SANDS OF TIME D: tba

SCOTT PILGRIM D: Edgar Wright

STATE OF PLAY D: Kevin McDonald

SOURCE CODE D: tba

TRAVELING D: Brandon Camp

TRUMP HEIST D: Brett Ratner

UNDOMESTIC GODDESS D: tba

UNT CHARLES RANDOLPH D: tba

UNT JON FAVREAU D: Jon Favreau

WOLFMAN D: Mark Romanek

WALDEN

NARNIA 3 – DAWNTREADER D: Michael Apted

NARNIA 4 – SILVER CHAIR D: tba

CITY OF THE BEASTS D: tba

TORTOISE AND THE HIPPO D: John Dykstra

RELATIVITY D: tba

WARNER BROS.

1906 D: Brad Bird

ALTERED CARBON D: James McTeigue

ARRANGED D: Gary Winick

CARPE DEMON D: tba

CLASH OF THE TITANS D: tba

DIRTY DOZEN D: Guy Ritchie

FARRAGUT NORTH D: tba

GUARDIANS OF GA’HOOLE D: tba

HARRY POTTER 6 D: David Yates

HEART SHAPED BOX D: Neil JOrdan

HIMELFARB D: Miguel Arteta

INCREDIBLE MR LIMPET D: Chris Columbus

JUSTICE LEAGUE D: (George Miller)

LOSERS D:

MEN D: Todd Phillips

MORTDECAI D: tbd

NIGHTCRAWLERS D: McG

PENETRATION D: Ridley Scott

SHANTARAM D: Mira Nair

SHERLOCK HOLMES D: tbd

SPOOKS APPRENTICE D: Tim Burton

THE TOWN D: Adrian Lyne

YES MAN D: Peyton Reed

WARNER INDEPENDENT

DISASSOCIATE D: Zach Helm

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH D: Jonathan Jakubowitz

MAN WITHOUT A GUN D: Pete Travis

MESSAGE FROM THE KING D: tba

RUM DIARY D: Bruce Robinson

WHITE JAZZ D: Joe Carnahan

WEINSTEIN CO.

BERNARD THE GENIE D: Richard Curtis

FLETCH WON D: Steve Pink

I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT D: David Frankel

GOING DOWN FKA MUSKRAT LOVE D: (Andy Fickman)

NINE D: Rob Marshall

READER, THE D: Stephen Daldry

SEVENTH SAMURAI D: (Justin Chadwick, Wayne Kramer?)

SHANGHAI D: Mikael Hafstrom

TULIP FEVER D: Peter Chelsom

ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO D: Kevin Smith

WORKING TITLE

BAD NEWS INC. D: tba

BURN AFTER READING D: Coen Bros

EVEREST D: tba

FOOD FIGHT D: Steve Brill

IMPERIAL LIFE D: Paul Greengrass

LOST FOR WORDS D: Suzanne Bier

RIP, THE D: Roger Michell

ROCK THE BOAT D: Richard Curtis

YOUNG AT HEART D: tba

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