Ruffalo eyes ‘Signs’ for Shyamalan

Thesp to join Gibson in crop-circle thriller

Mark Ruffalo (“You Can Count on Me”) is in negotiations to co-star with Mel Gibson in M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller “Signs” for the Walt Disney Co.

Gibson began negotiating several weeks ago. Story involves the mysterious sudden appearance of crop circles at a family farm in Pennsylvania. Like Shyamalan’s previous pics — “The Sixth Sense” and “Unbreakable” — “Signs” has supernatural overtones (Daily Variety, May 21).

Repped by CAA and manager Robert Stein, Ruffalo has wrapped DreamWorks’ Rod Lurie-helmed “The Castle,” in which he co-stars with Robert Redford.

He also co-stars opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in “A View From the Top,” helmed by Bruno Barreto, to be released by Miramax, and is a co-star in the John Woo-helmed Nicolas Cage starrer “Windtalkers,” to be released by MGM later this year.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading