Straight to DVD (but via the net first)
Sony is to premiere new live-action thriller series created by comic book artist Ed Brubaker on the net to build excitement for the show‘s release on DVD. Angel of Death is about an assassin who turns on the individuals who hire her when a head wound causes her to feel haunted by her victims, according to The Hollywood Reporter , and Sony is spending $1 million for 10 shortform episodes destined to go on-line. The show will star Death Proof’s Zoe Bell.
Alice From Oz
Tim Burton has cast young Australian actress Mia Wasikowska to star in his film version of Alice in Wonderland. The film will be shot with live-action and performance-capture footage and presented in Disney Digital 3-D, says an article in The Hollywood Reporter .