Comedian Jimmy Carr has blamed Reeva Steenkamp for her own death in shocking joke he made during the Q Awards!

Viral video of the day: Shia LaBeouf the cannibal who lives in the woods and kill people for sport! Watch it here!

James Cameron to direct non-Avatar film

2012-10-24 15:18
 
James Cameron
Los Angeles - James Cameron is to direct the big screen version of The Informationist.

The Oscar-winning director and his Lightstorm Entertainment company have just obtained the rights to Taylor Stevens' novel and he intends to produce and helm the project for Fox.

The book focuses on Vanessa Michael Monroe, who is born in central Africa and grows up to become a teenage protege of gunrunners and mercenaries.

'A mix of Lisbeth Salander, Jason Bourne'

She then becomes an information dealer for wealthy clients, but her latest job finds her searching for a missing girl right back in her homeland.

Cameron told The Hollywood Reporter of the novel: "Taylor Stevens' Vanessa Michael Munroe is an intriguing and compelling heroine with an agile mind and a thirst for adventure. Equally fascinating for me is her emotional life and her unexpected love story."

Producing partner Jon Landau added: "This was an opportunity to continue our relationship with Fox and Jim Gianopulos beyond the Avatar films.

"We were drawn to this book because of the terrific, compelling narrative and the character, who typifies the strong female protagonists that have inhabited Jim's work. In this case, Vanessa Munroe is essentially a mix of Lisbeth Salander and Jason Bourne."

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    james cameron  |  celebrities  |  movies  |  avatar
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has revealed he is to make an appearance in Ted 2. Read More »
Add your review

Aaron Sorkin has confirmed Christian Bale will play the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Danny Boyle-directed biopic. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.