'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop,' a documentary by Rodman Flender that followed O'Brien on his 32-city 'Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour' last year after losing his job on The Tonight Show, has been picked up for distribution by AT&T, Abramorama and Magnolia Home Entertainment. The documentary, which had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival on Sunday afternoon, will get sneaked to AT&T U-verse TV subscribers on the eve of its theatrical release through Abramorama; Magnolia will take VOD and home entertainment rights. [Risky Business]
Logan Marshall-Green ('Devil,' 'Brooklyn's Finest') has joined Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus,' the science fiction film that originally was to be a prequel to 'Alien' but that now has taken on a life of its own. According to Deadline, Marshall-Green will play the lead role of Holloway, a crewman on the space ship and the love interest for the character played by Noomi Rapace ('The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo). The film also stars Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Sean Harris and Kate Dickie. Shooting will begin soon in the UK.
Danny Trejo in a rom-com? The grizzled action star has joined the cast of 'Pendejo,' about a spoiled party boy whose wealthy father orders him to either take a low-level position at the family company or lose his inheritance. Trejo plays the role of Pedro, the gangster father of the main character's love interest, Jenny. [TheWrap]
Billionaire Mark Cuban (2929 Productions) will finance 'Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie,' a comedy about comedians Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim'sm characters, Tim and Eric, who "get a billion dollars to make a movie ... and things go awry ... (then they) decide to get out of Hollywood and become businessmen in an abandoned mall," according to TheWrap. The film, which also stars Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and others, will be theatrically distributed by Magnolia Pictures, 2929's sister company. The project has already begun filming in Los Angeles.
Warner Bros. and Legendary have moved the release date for its sequel, 'Wrath of the Titans,' from March 23 to March 30, 2012, putting it directly against Lionsgate's 'The Hunger Games,' the adaptation of the best-selling teen post-apocalyptic novel trilogy that may star Jennifer Lawrence.