BrucewillisTHE SURROGATES, based on the GN by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele, has gained a top line star in Bruce Willis, the trades report. Jonathan Mostow directs. It looks from the story that the film has missed the strike cut-off, assuring this and other websites a steady stream of news items on comics-rekated films in the coming months.

Michael Ferris and John Brancato scripted “The Surrogates” based on a graphic novel from Top Shelf Comix. They collaborated with Mostow on the last film he directed, “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.” The scribes also wrote “Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins,” the Halcyon-financed sequel that McG will direct at Warner Bros.