January 17, 2007 07:43:01 GMT
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Terence Stamp have reached deals to take part in "Get Smart."
Continues to boost up its cast list, Warner Bros.' "Get Smart" has added two more noted names of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Terence Stamp to join previously-announced Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway, who finally is positive to star in, into the lineup.
While it is known that the flick will be made based on the 1965 Mel Brooks/Buck Henry-created sitcom, The Rock will play a new character called Agent 23 instead. As for Stamp, "The Haunted Mansion" star is reportedly plotted to portray an evil leader with Carrell as Maxwell Smart and Hathaway as Agent 99.
Production on the movie is slated to run on February 3 this year using locations in L.A., D.C., and Moscow to then wrap up by July. Peter Segal is in charge to direct from script written by "Failure to Launch" scribes Tom Astle and Matt Ember while Andrew Lazar, Charles Roven, and Alex Gartner are all seating as producers.