Friday Link-A-Mania

• Jon M Chu (GI Joe: Retaliation) is in talks to direct Disney’s big screen adaptation of Ally Condie’s young adult sci-fi romance book series Matched. Michelle and Kieran Mulroney (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) have written the first script. [via The Hollywood Reporter]

Vulture reports that Kenneth Branagh is in talks to direct Disney’s live action Cinderella, which has Cate Blanchett attached to play the wicked stepmother.

• Is the PlayStation 4 about to be announced?

• Space pirates! Need we say more? (Except that it has nothing to do with that dull Doctor Who episode so  it’s safe to proceed…)

• How to create a digital Lego Spider-Man…

ShockTillYouDrop has posted this great little vid of an animatronic troll head from Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, proving why everything doesn’t have to be CGI…

• US TV network Lifetime has commissioned a 10-episode series order for Witches Of East End based on Melissa de la Cruz’s best-selling novel. It stars Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan (American Horror Story: Asylum) and Rachel Boston (American Dreams) and is the story of two teenage girls who don’t realise that they are their family’s next generation of witches. [via TVLine]