Terminator: Dark Fate
Composer Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL, is re-teaming with “Deadpool” director Tim Miller to provide the score for “Terminator: Dark Fate”. The new film sees series creator James Cameron back as a producer for the first time since “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” and opens November 1st. [Source: Heat Vision]
“John Wick” scribe Derek Kolstad and “The First Purge” helmer Gerard McMurray are teaming for the hard-boiled action film “Booker” which will have an African American male lead. Kolstad and McMurray will co-write the script. The project has been pitched this weekend with Amazon, Sony, Netflix, Universal and Lionsgate all said to be in the mix. [Source: Deadline]
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” alum Chelsea Peretti has joined the romantic drama “The Photograph” at Universal Pictures. The project, to be written and directed by Stella Meghie, has Will Packer and James Lopez producing.
The story is centered on intertwining love stories in the past and present. Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield lead a cast that also includes Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chante Adams, Y’lan Noel and Jasmine Cephas Jones. [Source: Deadline]
Fun and Games
Joe & Anthony Russo’s AGBO company has picked up JJ Braider’s genre spec script “All Fun and Games”. The plan is to quickly set a director and put the film in production later this year. The pitch is that there’s an element of cruelty embedded in every kids game, and when it’s taken too far, it awakens the Skarrow. Tonight, two little kids are being babysat by their sadistic older cousin – and the Skarrow is coming for them. [Source: Deadline]