The Dlisted Report
The Weinstein Company is putting a feature-film adaptation of the TV series Knight Rider into full gear."Knight" follows a cop who's been left to die and is nursed back to health by a mysterious millionaire. The moneyman also gives the cop a new face; a new name, Michael Knight; and crime-fighting gadgetry, including KITT, the car with artificial intelligence. They have sealed a deal with creator Glen Larson for rights. [Variety]
Ashanti has joined the cast of Resident Evil: Extinction. Milla Jovovich and Sienna Guillory return to star in the third film. Extinction revolves around the continuing battle against the evil Umbrella by Alice (Jovovich) and her allies. [Coming Soon]
Catherine Keener and Ellen Page (Hard Candy) will star in The Basement.
The Basement is based on the shocking true story of a murder that stunned the nation back in the mid-1960s. The film centers on Getrude Baniszewski (Keener), a seemingly ordinary housewife and the mother of seven, who imprisons a beautiful teenager Sylvia Likens (Page), who has been left in her charge, in the basement of her Indiana home. Filming begins later this month in Los Angeles. [Production Weekly]