20th Century Fox has premiered the first images from Michael Dowse’s mismatched buddy action-comedy “Stuber”. Dave Bautista plays a renegade cop who also recently just had Lasik surgery so can’t drive himself anywhere. Enter hapless Uber driver Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) who takes Vic on as a fare and gets drawn into his journey through Los Angeles to find a murderer. Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino, and Karen Gillan co-star in the film which opens July 12th. [Source: Collider]
The Conjuring 3
The third main film in “The Conjuring” franchise will reportedly begin filming in Atlanta this June. The story will reportedly focus on a man on trial for murder who claimed he was possessed – the first time a defendant used possession as a justification. David Leslie Johnson is penning the script while Michael Chaves will direct and James Wan produces. [Source: JoBlo]
David Dobkin (“Wedding Crashers,” “The Judge”) has signed on to direct the Will Ferrell-led Netflix film comedy “Eurovision”. Ferrell and Andrew Steele will co-wrote the comedy which is set around the Eurovision Song Contest, the longest-running annual international TV song competition which has become a global phenomenon. [Source: Variety]
The Haven Place
Union Entertainment Group (“Arctic”) has secured the film and television rights to Levi Holloway’s stage play “The Haven Place”. Inspired by the H.P. Lovecraft story, the story will follow seven complex young girls in a ravaged unfamiliar country, unmade by ancient Gods hellbent on stopping them, who gradually come together to reach the only safe place left. [Source: Deadline]
How High 2
MTV has set a Saturday April 20th premiere date for “How High 2,” a Bruce Leddy-directed sequel to the 2001 film with Mike Epps set to reprise his role from the original stoner classic. Lil Yachty, D.C. Young Fly, Alyssa Goss, DeRay Davis and Mary Lynn Rajskub co-star in the film which follows two young Atlanta pot-repreneurs on a magical hash-fueled journey to fund their on-demand munchies delivery start-up. Check out the opening sequence below.