News Bits: Moon, Song, Game, Overnight

Moon Knight
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” director James Gunn has revealed that at one time he spoke to Marvel Studios about a film based on their vigilante character “Moon Knight”. Asked about the character’s potential inclusion in a future ‘Guardians’ film he says:

“Oh my God I love Moon Knight & I have a great idea for a movie, I just wish I had the time (but, no, he doesn’t belong in Guardians). I told them. But, like I said, I just don’t have the time.” [Source: Twitter]

Song by Song
Terrence Malick’s Austin music scene drama “Song To Song” is slated to gave its World Premiere at the 2017 South By Southwest film festival in his hometown of Austin. SXSW runs from March 10th to 19th. [Source: The Playlist

Game Night
Rachel McAdams is in negotiations to star opposite Jason Bateman in Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daly’s comedy “Game Night” for New Line, Davis Entertainment and Aggregrate Films.

The story follows a group of couples who gather for their regularly planned game night when something goes murderously wrong. Bateman, James Garavente, John Davis and John Fox will produce. [Source: THR]

Overnight
Disney Pictures is in talks with “The Judge” helmer David Dobkin to direct the family adventure “Overnight” for Original Films. Neal H. Moritz and Ori Marmur are producing.

Oren Uziel penned the script based on a father and son who win a contest to spend a night in a lavish toy store – which gets hit by burglars on the same night. [Source: Variety]