Laundry Listing: 5/25

horseyIn development. In the news. In the haystacks.

— “Not that he labels man-horse sex deviant or comic or icky or anything much at all…[Zoo] is nothing if not artful” – Mahnola Dargis reviews a film about to resurface from low-level Sundance controversy, now ready for prime time talk-radio fodder.

Rainn Wilson to star in Girlfriend Experience, using the Pretty Woman technique to increase his sexy.

— “They have really realistic ones. You can design them and they feel real” – Ryan Gosling on his future on-screen love interest in Lars and the Real Girl.

Twitch interviews Peter Krause (Six Feet Under) on his upcoming film, Civic Duty. Related: his upcoming ABC series Dirty Sexy Money (previously), set to debut in the fall pilot season, is among those generating the most early buzz.

Clooney to produce, possibly star and direct a dark comedy adaptation of 2005 doc, Our Brand is Crisis. Original featured James Carville. Tangental DVD recommendation: Soderbergh’s K Street.

— In the spirit of The Original Kings of Comedy, Tourgasm and other all you can eat buffets – Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show.

Julia Stiles to produce and star in adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s Bell Jar.

— Welcome (almost) back, Roger Ebert. Here’s your sensationalist headline.

— Fake headline: No matter that maybe 3 or 4 out of a hundred moviegoers had even heard of Oldboy prior to its much-publicized shaky Virginia Tech ties – Wal-mart and Blockbuster each order one copy of the film for every store, just to announce that they’ve pulled it off their shelves. Real headline: NBC Universal owns the Oldboy remake rights, though will they sit on them now?

Pacino’s latest – straight to DVD?

Kirsten Dunst joins Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead/Hot Fuzz) for How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.

Coen Brothers with three pictures in the pipeline: No Country for Old Men, set to debut in May at Cannes, plus Burn After Reading, starring Pitt, Clooney and Frances McDormand, then followed by dark comedy A Serious Man.

— Latest video offerings from VBS.TV – First Crispin Glover. Next, Michel Gondry and Charlotte Gainsbourg talk music & filmmaking (part 123 of 5), and big surprise – Sarah Silverman handles the distasteful. Also, Gainsbourg performs.

— Last video: Jason Schwartzman – no. Mark Gonzales – yes. (via Maurice)

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