Fact: NOAH director Darren Aronofsky has replaced Peter Berg as the director of a new EVEL KNIEVEL biopic. Online reports suggest the filmmaker has picked up the reins of the project, which will feature Channing Tatum as the late stuntman.
Quote: "He's scary smart. He plays chess. He taught us all how to solve the Rubik's Cube, though he's still the only guy who can do it... He can mentally exhaust you." Actor/director Peter Berg was impressed with Will Smith while working with the movie star on new action film HANCOCK.
Fact: Best pals Tom Cruise and Will Smith have a new director in common - Peter Berg has met with Cruise with a view to taking charge of his new movie EDWIN A. SALT. Berg recently wrapped Smith's new film HANCOCK.
Quote: "You look at this guy, headphones on, listening to Christina Aguilera, and you think he's wandered in off the street. But then he starts shooting and you realise why people want to work with him, why his movies are connecting." Actress Jennifer Garner's first impressions of her The Kingdom director Peter Berg weren't impressive.