‘Rambo’ Is Dead, ‘Anchorman’ And ‘Zoolander’ Sequel Updates In Today’s Dailies — 5/3/10

— Rambo won’t be fighting monsters in the franchise’s previously discussed fifth installment, because that fifth installment is no longer happening. Sylvester Stallone says that he’s “99% sure” that “Rambo V: The Savage Hunt” won’t see the light of day, as he doesn’t want another sequel if it’s “not necessary.” [Empire Online]

— What do Ron Burgundy and Derek Zoolander have in common? Both the news man and the former male model could well be jobless, as Ben Stiller recently hinted at financial troubles for “Zoolander 2.” Meanwhile, “Anchorman 2” is still fighting for survival, but the film has to overcome a reported budget gap of $30 million first. [RedHourBen and Deadline]

— Swedish director Daniel Espinosa has drawn some attention for his crime thriller “Snabba Cash.” A report suggests that Espinosa is a favorite to direct Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” with other rumored projects including “Prisoners” with Leonardo DiCaprio and “Making Jack Falcone” with Benicio Del Toro. [Heat Vision]

— “Castle” star Stana Katic has signed on for the Polish brothers’ “For Lovers Only.” Katic plays a journalist on assignment who runs into a lover from her past. [Variety]

Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor have reached the Summit, as the movie studio has acquired most of the worldwide rights to director Juan Antonio Bayona’s “The Impossible.” The film focuses on the tsunami that hit the coast of Thailand in 2004. [Deadline]

— Adam Cozad has been hired to adapt Mark Greaney’s spy thriller novel “The Gray Man” for New Regency Pictures. In “The Gray Man,” a former CIA operative finds himself on the run in Europe, pursued by unknown forces. [Risky Business]

— Diva Plavalaguna’s alien musical stylings have come to Earth in the form of an unassuming singer named Laura, who has recreated the memorable diva song from “The Fifth Element.” Turn those speakers up to bask in the glory of awesome science fiction music. [Sci Fi Wire]