Tag Archives: Alex Cross

Michael Wincott to join “Alfred Hitchcock in the Making of Psycho” as Ed Gein!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Variety broke the story, but since they have a pay-wall, I’ll link to The Playlist. I’m not one to comment on every bit of casting news as it happens, but this one is personally exciting so I’ll share. Most of the hub-bub about Fox Searchlight’s[...]

Rob Cohen boards Korean War film “1950”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Rob Cohen has a tendency to start thrilling action franchises before handing them off to other directors. He helmed the first “Fast and Furious” film, as well as Vin Diesel’s “xXx.” And while I’m excited to see what he does with Tyler Perry in an adaptation of[...]

Tyler Perry take on Alex Cross to Summit

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tyler Perry’s latest, a crime thriller adapted from the immensely popular Alex Cross detective novels, has landed at Summit. The studio picked up U.S. rights to “I, Alex Cross,” a movie adaptation of James Patterson’s best-selling novel that will be directed by Rob Cohen. The news, reported by[...]

Tyler Perry to carry “Cross” for franchise reboot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now this is interesting. Tyler Perry has played characters outside of his immensely popular Madea movies, most notably a small supporting role in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” reboot. But we’re hearing now that Perry’s prepared to step into his first major starring role in what’s potentially going[...]

Idris Elba may play James Patterson’s famous Alex Cross

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fans of James Patterson’s best-selling detective novels featuring Washington, D.C. sleuth Alex Cross couldn’t have been too happy when Morgan Freeman assumed the role for “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider” — roughly 10 years past the time when he would have been right for[...]