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Adam B. Vary
December 11, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EST

• Michelle Williams is in negotiations to headline The Double Hour, a thriller that tracks a maid and a former cop whose budding romance via a speed date runs afoul of a dangerous gang. The remake of the 2009 Italian film La Doppia Ora will be written and directed by Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace). [TheWrap]

• Joel Edgerton (WarriorZero Dark Thirty) is in talks for Jane Got a Gun, playing the head of a dangerous gang — they’re everywhere these days! — who threatens the criminal husband of a young woman (Natalie Portman). Michael Fassbender costars as the woman’s ex who helps her out of their tough scrape. Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin) is directing from a script by first-time screenwriter Brian Duffield. [Deadline]

• Barbara Hershey has joined Insidious Chapter 2, reprising her role as the mother of Patrick Wilson‘s character. Costar Rose Byrne, director James Wan, and screenwriter Leigh Whannell are all returning. They just can’t get enough of child demon possession! [Deadline]

Glenn Close and Nick Nolte have signed on to Always on My Mind, about a former rock star (Nolte) and his wife (Close) dealing with his Alzheimer’s disease. Rock of Ages creator Chris D’Arienzo is directing from his script. [Variety]

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