Geek News for Tuesday, September 22, 2009

September 22, 2009

Moriarty, X4, there can be only one, and more in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

The Highlander (photo from Free Thought Society)

The Highlander (photo from Free Thought Society)

The Highlander reboot now has a director. Justin Lin, who recently directed the previous two fast and Furious movies, will direct the reboot that is written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, the wirters of Iron Man. (via  Slashfilm)

Professor Moriarty (image from Sherlockpeoria)

Professor Moriarty (image from Sherlockpeoria)

Risky Biz Blog is reporting that Warner Bros. is getting started on the sequel to the upcoming Sherlock Holmes film, with Kieran and Michele Mulroney, writers of the never produced Justice League: Mortal script, penning the sequel. The blog also claims that Brad Pitt is in negotiations to play Moriarty in the sequel.

Lauren Shuler Donner (photo from Rotten Tomatoes)

Lauren Shuler Donner (photo from Rotten Tomatoes)

Well, add two more films to the list of possible X-Men movies. Slashfilm is reporting that Lauren Shuler Donner, producer of all the X-men films and wife of Superman director, Richard Donner, has said that X4 and a Young Mutants movie are both possible.

TELEVISION NEWS

A 5 minute preview of Halo Legends has been released.

A clip from Friday’s premiere of Smallville has been released.

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