Teresa Palmer Joins ‘I Am Number Four,’ Seth Rogen And Chris Pine Declare ‘War’ In Today’s Dailies — 4/22/10

Teresa Palmer is the latest hire on “I Am Number Four,” the science fiction movie directed by D.J. Caruso based on the upcoming novel from James Frey and Jobie Hughes. Sharlto Copley was cast in a pivotal role just last week. [Heat Vision]

Seth Rogen and Chris Pine are reportedly circling “This Means War” for 20th Century Fox. Reese Witherspoon stars as a woman who finds herself at the center of a war for her affections fought by two best friends and fellow spies. [The Wrap]

— Looks like Broken Lizard has lined up a new comedy in the form of “Mustache Riders.” The “Super Troopers” comedy troupe has hired Robbie Pickering and Jase Ricci to take a crack at the stoner Western’s screenplay with Lizard member Jay Chandrasekhar directing and Johnny Knoxville starring. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore are looking to find love in “Homework,” a currently filming teen romance co-starring Alicia Silverstone and Blair Underwood. In the movie, a student (Highmore) unexpectedly becomes friends with a fellow classmate (Roberts), a girl he’s secretly loved for quite some time. [Variety]

Jack Nicholson is headed to Las Vegas for “Last Vegas,” a CBS Films comedy described as “Grumpy Old Men” meets “The Hangover.” With a high concept like that and Nicholson in the starring role, I’m actually more excited for this one than I expected to be. [New York Magazine]

— Christopher McQuarrie is reteaming with “The Usual Suspects” collaborator Bryan Singer on “Jack The Giant Killer.” McQuarrie will write a new draft of the screenplay, previously attempted by Mark Bomback and Darren Lemke. Shooting begins this summer in England. [Heat Vision]

— “Ninety” is not a cleverly titled sequel to last year’s musical “Nine.” Instead, it’s an upcoming horror movie directed by “Saw II” helmer Darren Bousman about a psychopathic killer seeking to break records by committing 90 murders. Yeah, probably no singing and dancing. [The Hollywood Reporter]

— It looks like Jason Voorhies is dead and buried, at least for now. Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes revealed that there’s currently no movement on “Friday the 13th: Part 2,” the sequel to the horror remake that made an impressive $40 million in its opening weekend last year. [Bloody Disgusting]