Movie File: Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Reese Witherspoon, Johnny Knoxville, Will Ferrell, Jack Black & More

In 'Whatever Turns You On,' Romijn-Stamos has a fetish for cops.

After making a series of big-budget movies, including “The Punisher” and “Godsend” with Greg Kinnear and Robert De Niro (opening April 30), Rebecca Romijn-Stamos will next star in an indie movie shooting in May called “Whatever Turns You On.” “It’s this quirky sort of romantic comedy that sounds really fun,” she said. “It’s about people who are in group counseling for their weird sexual fetishes. And my character is a girl who gets off on making traffic violations in front of motorcycle cops so she can meet them and try to get them to go home with her. But it never works, so she just keeps on getting tickets.” … Romijn-Stamos has also signed on for another “X-Men” movie, due in May of 2006. “It’s grueling and the hours in the makeup chair are a pain in the butt, but … it’s really such a great thing to be a part of, and all those people are so fun.” …

Speaking of “Punisher” stars, Thomas Jane can next be seen in “Stander,” due June 11. “That is a great [true] story about a South African cop whose name is André Stander, who starts robbing banks on his lunch hour and then he gets thrown in jail and breaks out of jail and forms the Stander Gang,” Jane said. “He then goes on the biggest bank-robbing spree in the history of Western civilization. It’s a fantastic action drama much in the same vein as ‘The Punisher.’ It’s 70′s hardcore kick-ass action.” …

“Sweet Home Alabama” star Reese Witherspoon is planning another fictional wedding. The actress has signed on to star in and produce “The Proposal,” a romantic comedy about a couple’s turbulent nuptial plans, set to shoot in the summer. Witherspoon’s next movie, “Vanity Fair,” opens in September. … Johnny Knoxville‘s next character is a dick. The “Jackass” star will play a big-city detective who is exiled to Hawaii in the upcoming “Hawaiian Dick.” The film will be set in 1953, but it’s based on a 2002 three-issue comic-book series about a girl who turns up dead only to later come back to life. …

Pierce Brosnan has not been approached to star, but the authors behind “Die Another Day” and “The World Is Not Enough” are writing the next James Bond movie, which MGM Vice Chairman Chris McGurk recently told Variety will shoot “early next year” for a November 2005 release. Brosnan told the trade magazine he is willing to the play 007, but he believes “a certain kind of paralysis has set in” with the producers. McGurk said an announcement will be made in the coming months regarding who will play Bond and who will direct. …

Tom Hanks, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio and Meg Ryan are among the celebrities scheduled to appear at “Earth to L.A.!,” a benefit for the Natural Resources Defense Council at the Wadsworth Theater in Los Angeles on May 6. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be the keynote speaker, Sheryl Crow will perform, and Larry David will do stand-up. … “Gilmore Girls” star Alexis Bledel will join another TV actress, “Joan of Arcadia”‘s Amber Tamblyn, in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling book “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” America Ferrera (“Real Women Have Curves”) and newcomer Blake Lively play the other two in a group of four girlfriends who keep in touch during their first summer apart by circulating a magical pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of them perfectly. …

An early look at Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi’s climactic lightsaber battle and Darth Vader’s new costume from the upcoming “Star Wars Episode III” will be among the special features in the “Star Wars” DVD collection due September 21. The set, which will mark the first time the original trilogy is available on DVD, will also feature an interview with creator George Lucas and other behind-the-scenes footage. “Episode III” is due May 19. … Capitalizing on the cult following behind Jake Gyllenhaal‘s 2001 drama “Donnie Darko,” the producers are re-releasing the movie in theaters this summer with 20 minutes of never-before-seen footage and new visual effects and music. The original also featured Gary Jules‘ cover of Tears for Fears’ “Mad World,” which only recently became a radio hit. The director’s cut will premiere May 29 at the Seattle Film Festival. …

John Malkovich will join Mos Def and Zooey Deschanel in “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” The veteran actor will play a religious cult leader created for the film by the late author of the popular novel. Shooting starts later this month in London. … The New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, an organization co-founded by Tom Cruise, has raised $1.2 million for a treatment program for rescue workers exposed to potentially hazardous materials following the collapse of the World Trade Center. More than 200 workers are reportedly suffering effects from breathing the smoke-filled air. …

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