News briefs: Chaka to direct MacGruber; Marsters in Moonshot

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

Will Forte's bumbling Saturday Night Live spy MacGruber is headed for the big screen in a movie to be directed by Jorma Taccone, the actor who played Chaka in the recent Land of the Lost movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Kristen Wiig will reprise her Vicki character for the feature, and Val Kilmer and Ryan Phillippe are in talks to join the cast.

James Marsters' Moonshot, about the Apollo 11 mission, will have its U.S. premiere on July 20 on the History Channel.

The Chicago Tribune's Maureen Ryan has posted a ton of spoilers and other facts about "Epitaph One," the "lost episode" of Fox and Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, which will debut at Comic-Con in San Diego and on DVD and Blu-ray later this month.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen surpassed the $300 million mark at the domestic box office on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the sequel's overseas box office also topped $300 million, meaning that the Michael Bay movie's worldwide tally is more than $600 million.