Greta Gerwig to Take Liza Minnelli Role in Arthur


Deadline’s Mike Fleming hears that Greenberg’s Greta Gerwig is the front-runner to take over for Liza Minnelli in the Russell Brand–starring, Arthur remake, playing the spunky, working-class waitress that Brand's drunk, rich guy falls in love with. Fleming suggests this is because “Studios have caught on that with few exceptions, choice of actress makes little difference in what a film will do at the box office,” so relative unknown Gerwig can totally have the part. [Deadline]