Before you gear up for the long weekend, the world still turns with news. A murderous clothing line, a trio of idiots reborn and the worst our future have to offer in this week’s Mani-mani.
Hit the jump for bite-sized foreign news!
First look at the all-new Three Stooges. ‘They look like the originals,’ says unemployed master of the obvious. [aintitcool]
- H&M rolls out Girl With A Dragon Tattoo- themed clothes line. ‘Okay,’ says surprisingly accepting bystander. [A.V.club]
- Funnyman Jason Segel and America’s sweetheart Reese Witherspoon might make a movie called Sex Tape. ‘What do you mean it’s a movie?!’ exclaims extremely disappointed pervert. [FSR]
- Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write the Steve Jobs movie. Expect Jobs to walk and talk throughout his whole life, without ever sitting down. [CHUD]
- Ben Affleck teaming up with his brother Casey Affleck and his brother from another mother Matt Damon to turn the life of notorious Gangster Whitey Bulger into a movie. [twitch]
A re-imagining of the Dr. Seuss book of the same name. What happened between The Lorax and the Once-ler that changed the face of the land so much? One boy will unravel the mysteries. Starring Danny Devito, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift and Betty White. Directed by Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda.
The Secret World of Arrietty
Studio Ghibli’s latest animated feature tells the tale of Arrietty, a young Borrower-small creatures that live in walls that ‘borrow’ items from the unsuspecting humans they live with. When she befriends a sickly human boy, she puts her family and people at risk.
The Flowers of War
Christian Bale stars in this epic set during the Japanese invasion of Nanking. Bale plays an american trapped in the city that dons a dead priest’s robes to avoid capture. But as these things go, he can’t stay safe for long. Directed by Zhang Yimou.