Enchantress of Numbers
-film about life of Ada Lovelace, (shown on left) a "wholly interesting and brilliant English woman who's often regarded as the world's first computer programmer." Zooey Deschanel, Toby Jones, Billy Crudup. From director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) (source)
Mini bio of Ada Lovelace
Loosely based on 'Far From the Madding Crowd', Stephen Frears is directing Gemma Arterton as the 'modern' Bathsheba. Also features Dominic Cooper, Tamsin Grieg. photo
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Terry Gilliam is hoping to get this film off the ground after earlier failed attempts. Johnny Depp might be on board if scheduling permits. (Robert Duvall mentions delay...)
Rachel Weisz has been cast to play Jackie Kennedy in biopic that will focus on the 4 days following the assassination of President Kennedy.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Tim Burton is one of the named producers for this novel to be adapted for the screen
>(author Seth Grahame-Smith discusses writing screenplay)
>>Updated March 24, 2010
Showtime and the BBC are developing a contemporary series retelling of "Camelot," with "The Tudors" masterminds Michael Hirst ("Elizabeth," "Elizabeth: The Golden Age") and Morgan O'Sullivan serving as creative kings. original source
The Big Valley
Susan Sarandon possibly playing the matriarch of a ranching family in the 1870s San Joaquin Valley in this remake of Barbara Stanwyck's tv series. Added cast members include Ryan Phillipe, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Dern and Richard Dreyfuss.
Here's a behind-the-scenes featurette which will be seen on the upcoming DVD of Alice in Wonderland