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Inside 'Watchmen'

"Watchmen" Actors' and Filmmakers' Upcoming Projects

Billy Crudup plays J. Edgar Hoover in "Public Enemies," opposite Johnny Depp and Christian Bale (July 1).

Malin Akerman has two romantic comedies in the can. She plays Ryan Reynol­d­s' ex who tries to win him back in "The Proposal" (June 12) and pairs with Vince Vaughn in "Couples Retreat" (Oct. 9).


Jackie Earle Haley appears in the Martin Scorsese-directed mystery "Shutter Island" (Oct. 2).

Jeffrey Dean Morgan joins Kirsten Dunst and Ryan Gosling in the mystery "All Good Things," out July 24. He plays a married father having a clandestine affair with Demetri Martin in Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock," set behind the scenes at the 1969 music festival (Aug. 14). "Shanghai," a mystery with John Cusack, follows Sept. 4, and re-teams with "P.S. I Love You" co-star Hilary Swank in "The Resident" as a landlord obsessed with his new tenant.

Matthew Goode's next movie is the drama "A Single Man," co-starring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. He'll head to Ireland this month to make the romantic comedy "Leap Year" with Amy Adams.

Patrick Wilson stars opposite Judy Greer in the comedy "Barry Munday"

Zack Snyder's future slate includes "Guardians of Ga'Hoole," "The Illustrated Man," and a "300" sequel but the action fantasy "Sucker Punch" is first up. VFX supervisor John DesJardin will join him.

Michael Wilkinson, whose costumes will be on view in "Terminator: Salvation" (May 21), is working on the remake of the 1983 fantasy "Tron," creating futuristic armor-like outfits literally glow.

David Hayter is working on the script for a film adaptation of the video game "Lost Planet"

Dave Gibbons has a few D.C. Comics projects in the works, as a writer, and "The Adventures of Martha Washington," the series he collaborated on with Frank Miller, has been anthologized as "The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the 21st Century" for publication July 4.

­Alex McDowell's next project, the animated "Fantastic Mr. Fox," comes out Nov. 6. He's currently working on "Guardians of Childhood," a contemporary fairytale based on existing fairytale characters, for Dreamworks Animation. A 2011 release is planned.


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