He joins Felicity Jones and Forest Whittaker in the Gareth Edwards-directed spinoff. Sherlock actor joins Star Wars: Rogue One The actor may be cast in a key role alongside Felicity Jones. Ben Mendelsohn for Star Wars spinoff film? Kenneth Branagh's unashamedly old-fashioned take is a warm, fleet-footed fairytale. Cinderella review: A warm fairytale ★★★★☆ Gary Whitta exited the project after completing a draft script earlier this month. Twilight director to write Star Wars movie The series stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Saffron Burrows, Lola Kirke and Peter Vack. Amazon announces Mozart in the Jungle launch Paul Weitz will co-write and produce the comedy based on the 2004 film. In Good Company to be adapted for TV Warner Bros picks up Chris Weitz's young adult novel The Young World. Warner Bros buys Chris Weitz novel rights Tina Fey and Paul Rudd are left floundering in this uneven romcom. 'Admission' review The director of the first film says he will also give his "two cents" to more. 'American Pie 5' likely, says director Sonya Walger will play a Princeton professor in the romantic comedy. Sonya Walger joins Tina Fey in Admission Fox looking to exercise Jennifer Lawrence's sequel option for X-Men: First Class. Gary Ross 'may not direct Catching Fire' Former ER actor to appear alongside John Corbett in CSI writer's new drama. 'ER' star La Salle for 'Widow Detective' The Wanderlust actor is in negotiations to join the cast of Paul Weitz's film. Paul Rudd joins Tina Fey on 'Admission'? Paul Weitz's Tina Fey-starring movie Admission also moving closer. Weitz Brothers still want 'Elric' movie A trailer debuts for the Robert De Niro and Paul Dano-starring movie. De Niro's 'Being Flynn' trailer debuts Carol Mendelsohn sells three new drama projects to CBS. 'CSI' exec working on new CBS crime shows New Moon director Chris Weitz says that he wants to reunite with Twilight stars Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart. 'New Moon' director wants to reunite with 'Twilight' stars Chris Weitz says that the failure of The Golden Compass is his "biggest professional regret". 'Golden Compass' failure my biggest regret, says director New Moon director Chris Weitz says that he felt like the Ringo Starr of the Twilight team. Chris Weitz: 'I was the Ringo Starr of Twilight: New Moon' American Reunion executive producer Chris Weitz says he has seen encouraging early footage from the sequel. 'American Reunion' looking really good, says Chris Weitz Twilight: New Moon director Chris Weitz talks to Digital Spy about his new movie A Better Life. 'Twilight New Moon' director Chris Weitz talks 'A Better Life' New Moon director Chris Weitz strips away the visual effects for drama A Better Life. 'A Better Life' review Summit Entertainment denies trying to replace Eclipse director David Slade for reshoots. Summit denies replacing 'Eclipse' director Chris Weitz reveals that he was lucky that he was asked to direct Twilight: New Moon. Chris Weitz "lucked out" with 'New Moon' Robert Pattinson suggests that critics reviewed New Moon in the wrong context. Pattinson: 'New Moon critics annoyed me' Chris Weitz says that he thought about directing Twilight: Breaking Dawn. Weitz: 'I thought about 'Breaking Dawn' Chris Weitz will reportedly not direct the fourth Twilight movie Breaking Dawn. Weitz opts not to direct 'Breaking Dawn' Director Chris Weitz reveals that he is looking forward to seeing third Twilight film Eclipse. Chris Weitz promises "steamy" 'Eclipse' Police drop charges against a woman accused of taping parts of New Moon. Charges dropped in 'New Moon' pirate case New Moon's Chris Weitz defends a woman charged with illegally taping parts of the movie. 'New Moon' director defends 'bootlegger' Summit Entertainment reportedly wants director Chris Weitz to helm the final Twilight movies. Studio wants Weitz for 'Breaking Dawn'? Chris Weitz says that he is not surprised by the critics' reaction to New Moon. Weitz 'unsurprised by 'New Moon' reviews' New Moon helmer Chris Weitz signs up to direct immigrant drama The Gardener. 'New Moon's Weitz to direct 'The Gardener' Rob Liefeld reveals that New Moon director Chris Weitz previously drafted a script of a Badrock movie. 'New Moon' director drafted 'Badrock' Chris Weitz refuses to advise Robert Pattinson kissing Kristen Stewart on the set of New Moon. Weitz 'refuses to direct Pattinson kissing' Director Chris Weitz says that he hopes Twilight fans don't spoil the New Moon ending. Weitz 'hopes fans don't spoil New Moon' Chris Weitz blames studio New Line for "emasculating" his Golden Compass adaptation. Weitz: 'Golden Compass was emasculated' Chris Weitz reportedly says that he will leave the filmmaking industry after one more movie. 'Twilight's Weitz to quit filmmaking? New Moon director Chris Weitz says he wants Twilight fans to tear up during his film. 'New Moon' director wants tears New Moon director Chris Weitz believes that the new Twilight film will appeal to men. Weitz: 'New Moon' is guy friendly