SEQUEL IN THE WORKS FOR TOM CRUISE'S 'JACK REACHER': The Hollywood Reporter claims that there is a sequel in the works for the 2012 Tom Cruise thriller, Jack Reacher. The new film will be adapted from Lee Child's novel Never Go Back -- the 18th Reacher story.
ADAM SANDLER NAMED MOST OVERPAID ACTOR: Adam Sandler, Katherine Heigl, and Reese Witherspoon took the top spots on Forbes' 10 Most Overpaid Actors of 2013. The list looks at date that compares the actors' salaries of their last three films along with box office grosses and studio budgets. The three actors also made last year's list.
'HAPPY ENDINGS' COMING TO VH1: VH1 has acquired the syndication rights to all 57 episodes of cancelled ABC sitcom Happy Endings. The network will air a New Year's Eve marathon of the series before premiering moving the show to a regular timeslot, Wednesdays from 7 to 9 pm starting on January 8th.
BETTE MIDLER TO PLAY MAE WEST IN HBO BIOPIC: Deadline is reporting that Bette Midler has accepted a gig playing Mae West in a new HBO movie. Harvey Fierstein is attached to write the script with William Friedkin in the director's chair. The project will be based on West's autobiography called Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It.
JASON MOMOA IN TALKS FOR 'BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN': The Hollywood Reporter claims that Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa is in talks to join the Man of Steel sequel that is tentatively being called Batman vs. Superman. His potential role is unknown but there are rumors he will be either a villain or a member of the Justice League. The film is slated to be released on July 17th, 2015.