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News briefs: Eagle Eye director's next; Zombie romance

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog reports that D.J. Caruso (Eagle Eye) has signed on to direct the adaptation of James Frey and Jobie Hughes' sci-fi book I Am Number Four, about a group of nine earthbound alien teens who escaped their planet just before it was destroyed by a hostile species.
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It looks like Momma Kent will return to The CW's Smallville for an episode later this season: TVGuide.com confirmed that Annette O'Toole will be reprising her role as Martha Kent—Clark's mom—who went off to Washington to become a U.S. Senator.
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Jonathan Levine will write and direct the zombie romance movie Warm Bodies, based on a book by Isaac Marion, Variety reported; the story centers on a zombie who begins an unlikely friendship with the girlfriend of one of his victims and starts a chain reaction that will transform him and his fellow zombies.
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Next month, the Strause brothers (Alien vs. Predator: Requiem) will begin shooting Skyline, a supernatural thriller starring Kate Mara and Eric Balfour, Production Weekly reported.
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Wes Anderson's stop-motion-animated Fantastic Mr. Fox arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on March 23.