Source: Deadline.com

Guillermo del Toro will direct At The Mountains of Madness in 3D for Columbia with James Cameron on board as a producer. The project, which is on pace to begin shooting next summer, focuses on the discovery of mankind's origins by a scientific expedition in 1930's Alaska.

Del Toro has rebounded in a big way after departing The Hobbit. He recently announced that he would serve as co-writer and producer on a new Haunted Mansion film.

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Source: Deadline.com

DreamWorks has scooped up Reply All, a new comedy pitch from writer Phil Johnston (the upcoming Cedar Rapids) that will serve as a vehicle for Zach Galifianakis.

Galifianakis is everywhere these days. He'll be seen this coming weekend opposite Steve Carell and Paul Rudd in Dinner for Schmucks, and he also has It's Kind of a Funny Story and Due Date on the horizon.

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July 28th Update: THR reports that Sony has won the rights to Mommy & Me.

July 16th Update:

Source: TheWrap

A new project tentatively called Mommy & Me is being shopped around that will find Meryl Streep and Tina Fey starring alongside each other for director Stanley Tucci.

The combination of Streep and Fey would be dynamite at the box office. Streep has hit a hot streak late in her career thanks to the likes of The Devil Wears Prada, Mamma Mia!, Julie & Julia and It's Complicated. Fey has parlayed her television success on 30 Rock into hits such as Baby Mama and Date Night.

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Source: Deadline.com

Steve Coogan has signed on to become a member of the impressive ensemble cast of My Idiot Brother. Jesse Peretz will direct Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer, Rashida Jones and Adam Scott in the indie comedy.

Coogan, who has earned a reputation as one of the most reliable character actors working today, will next be seen opposite Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in August's The Other Guys.

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