Linklater’s ‘Incredible Mr. Limpet’ Looking to Add a Slew of Funny People

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On Richard Linklater’s horizon (now that he’s visited Do You Like Prince Movies? and everything) is a remake of 1964’s The Incredible Mr. Limpet. It’ll star Zach Galifianakis as a marine preservationist turned into a fish, and he might get some super-starry company soon. The list, per The Wrap: Danny McBride, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, and Jon Hamm. Hart, Key, and Peele would voice animated sea creatures, like they were born to do.

This is the visual FX reel from Game of Thrones Season 4. SPOILER: They use a lot of visual FX. [via]

Disney’s putting together a live-action Dumbo. Try picturing that for a minute. Now add one of the screenwriters behind the Transformers movies, Ehren Kruger.

One more dispatch from the HUH?? Dept.: Courtney Love will play a preschool teacher on Sons of Anarchy’s final season.

Designer emoji alert: Seinfeld. They did a Junior Mints one.

Is this context-free human wheel between Halle Berry and Jimmy Fallon the weirdest thing that’s ever happened on The Tonight Show?

Episode VII is being (partially?) filmed in IMAX, and it’s not coming to Comic-Con this year.

Insane Clown Posse lost their lawsuit against the FBI, the one that quibbled with the Juggalos being classified as “a loosely organized hybrid gang.”

Evil Johanna joins Evil Peeta in this new Hunger Games: Mockingay — Part 1 teaser. But there’s an interruption from District 13. (Also, this clip features new insanely high-resolution options.)

Sean Hayes is joining The Millers as a Season 2 regular.

Before Pacific Rim 2Guillermo del Toro is doing a “very small movie, black and white, really, really bizarre … It’s a very small cast … There’s one great creature in it.”

RTs = endorsements?

And Future teamed up with Nicki for “Rock Star.” [via]
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