News Bits: Richard, Intelligence, Techno, Only

Richard Says Goodbye
Principal photography has started on location in Vancouver on the Johnny Depp-led, Wayne Roberts-directed “Richard Says Goodbye” from IM Global.

Danny Huston, Rosemarie DeWitt, Zoey Deutch, Devon Terrell and Odessa Young have joined the cast of the comedy drama in which Depp plays a world weary college professor who is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretence and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and recklessly as possible. [Source: IM Global]

New Line has scored Steve Mallory’s high-concept action meets buddy comedy spec script “Super-Intelligence” which reportedly deals with the “phenomena of technological singularity”. Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are on board to produce. [Source: Variety]

Untitled Techno Thriller

“Hobo With a Shotgun” director Jason Eisener is attached to helm a untitled techno thriller for Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues’ production company Bad Hombre. Simon Barrett (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) is penning the script but story details are under wraps. [Source: THR]

Only You
Brian Tyree Henry, Alfred Molina and Mykelti Williamson have joined in David Oyelowo and Storm Reid in the Blumhouse Productions thriller “Only You”. Filming is underway in Los Angeles.

The story involves a police officer (Oyelowo) whose family was killed, a niece (Reid) who is in danger and a plot with time-travel elements. Jacob Estes (“Mean Creek”) wrote and is directing the feature with Jason Blum producing. [Source: Heat Vision]