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Black Snake Moan's Craig Brewer Reteams With Justin Timberlake For The Idolmaker
If youíre like MGM, youíll agree that cinema just doesnít have enough remakes of thinly veiled biopics that arenít biopics. In that respect, you should be happy to know that their upcoming update of 1980ís The Idolmaker has landed a director with his own history of music-infused filmmaking
Ryan Gosling Won't Direct The Idolmaker Remake-- He's Just Too Busy
The change may have happened because Bradley Cooper has confirmed he'll join Gosling in Pines, meaning that project can go ahead and shoot this summer under Gosling's Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance
Ryan Gosling To Direct And Star In The Idolmaker
When you think about all of the former Mouseketeers, Ryan Gosling is really the only one that managed to sustain a legitimate career. Sure, Justin Timberlake is respectable now, performing in awesome movies like The Social Network, but we mustn't forget that he spent years spitting out bubblegum pop synthesized bullshit as the lead singer of N'SYNC.
UPDATED: MGM Planning Five New Remakes, Including Robocop And Mr. Mom
They've got five projects in the works, all of them based around previous films-- remakes of Robocop, Mr. Mom and the 1980 drama The Idolmaker, plus another film based around Hercules and a fourth Poltergeist film.