§ The adaptation of PRIEST, the supernatural manhwa by Min-Woo Hyung, is on again, with Paul Bettany now cast as the lead. This movie has been brewing for a while — at one point dear, dear Gerard Butler was set to star, with junior hottie Steven Strait tagging along as the adorable sidekick. However, now Bettany is set to reunite with director Scott Stewart, who just directed Bettany in LEGION.
BTW, despite this being a manhwa (Korean manga), the lead character is supposed to be a Caucasian from the mythical Old West, so hold your scorn for now.
PRIEST is published in the US by Tokyopop.
§ The Wonder Woman move is stirring again! It seems Warners is hunting for a director. But don’t hold your breath waiting for this to take place. As Cinemablend points out:
Speaking of searches, run a search of Wonder Woman in our news database and see how many ridiculous rumors and pieces of news we’ve reported on this project in the past. Wow. You’d think a movie with that much gossip would be well underway by now (either that or completely 86’d). Instead, the movie is still in project purgatory, and who knows if this will actually be the move forward that gets the movie made.