JoBlo reports (via the Hollywood Reporter) that Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct & produce the adaptation of Watchmen. David Hayter was supposed to write & direct, but opted to step aside and focus on just the script instead.
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I'll believe it when I see it. Aronofsky's been tied to a lot of projects that haven't gotten off the ground in the last few years. He was originally supposed to be doing the new Batman movie, and his movie starring Brad Pitt apparently fell apart halfway through shooting.
Good call on the "pound, not newspaper." Definitely hit the pound. Try a Mastiff or Bullmastiff. They are a) huge b) scary looking c) lazy as shit (low-maintenance, you can have them in a decent-sized apartment) d)