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“Portrait,” “24,” “Shadowman,” “Manolo” Acquired

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Stanley Tucci’s drama "Final Portrait". The film centers on the friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer) and artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush) Saban Films has...

Netflix Plans To Acquire Waititi’s “Bubbles”

Netflix is closing a deal to acquire "Bubbles," the stop motion animated film from Oscar nominated director Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok") and Mark Gustafson ("Fantastic Mr. Fox"). Isaac Adamson penned the script which topped the 2015 Black List and tells...

“Overlord” Cast Set, Is This “Cloverfield 4”?

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have officially announced the cast the full cast for the upcoming sci-fi film "Overlord" which is based on an original idea by both Abrams and "The Hunger Games" screenwriter Billy Ray. As it's an original...

Isaac, McAvoy, Gyllenhaal Up For “Bloodshot”

Oscar Isaac, James McAvoy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicholas Hoult and Mark Wahlberg are all reportedly under consideration to star in the film adaptation of the comic "Bloodshot" at Sony Pictures and Valiant Entertainment says The Wrap. The story follows a former...

First “Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen” Art

Following in the wake of last week's news that a "Hellboy" film reboot is on the way with shooting aiming to begin this Fall, the first promo art for it has just made its debut at the Cannes Film...

Raimi, Webb, Crudup Won’t Do “The Flash”

Yesterday came a report suggesting that the frontrunners to direct the delayed "The Flash" film at Warner Bros. Pictures were down to several possibilities with Robert Zemeckis, Matthew Vaughn and Sam Raimi in the mix. Today, EW has a follow-up...

Daniel Casey Rewrites “The Craft” Remake

Daniel Casey ("10 Cloverfield Lane") has come onboard rewrite Leigh Janiak's remake of the 1996 teen supernatural thriller "The Craft" at Sony Pictures. Janiak was attached to direct the project two years ago and was set to co-write the new...

First Clip: Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project”

"Tangerine" director Sean Baker returns with "The Florida Project" which premieres in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes on Monday. Ahead of that, the first clip from the anticipated film starring Willem Dafoe has arrived and comes hot on the heels...

Netflix, Scott Adapt JG Ballard’s “Hello America”

Netflix has acquired film rights to "High-Rise" author JG Ballard's 1981 sci-fi novel "Hello America" with plans to turn it into a feature film which Scott Free's Ridley Scott, Kevin Walsh and Michael Pruss will produce. Set a century after...

First Photos: Hugh Jackman In “Greatest Showman”

The first photos from 20th Century Fox's lavish P.T. Barnum musical biopic "The Greatest Showman" have premiered over at EW. Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya will look at the famed showman's life, his creation of...

Kinnaman, Pike, Common, Owen Take “Three Seconds”

Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common and Clive Owen are all set to star in "Escobar: Paradise Lost" director Andrea Di Stefano's action thriller "Three Seconds" for Thunder Road Pictures and The Fyzz Facility. Based on the Swedish novel by Anders...

Could Laura/X-23 Return For More “X-Men”?

Despite "Logan" serving as a swan song for Hugh Jackman's Wolverine character, it also marked the stunning debut of actress Dafne Keen in the role of Laura/X23. The film's director James Mangold, speaking at a special theatrical presentation of the...

The “King Kong” Musical Is Coming To Broadway

Following a brief run in Australia, the "King Kong" musical is on its way to Broadway as producers Global Creatures and Roy Furman has announced a Fall 2018 premiere at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. "Harry Potter and the Cursed...

Charlie Chaplin’s “Kid” Remade As Animated Sci-Fi

FilmNation has announced its first animated feature: A science fiction re-imagining of Chaplin Chaplin's 1921 film "The Kid". "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" director Rupert Wyatt will co-helm the currently untitled project with Christian Volckman ("Renaissance"). Boris Starling (BBC's...

Weinsteins Score Michael’s Moore “Fahrenheit 11/9”

The Weinstein Company has secured worldwide rights to "Fahrenheit 11/9," Michael Moore's still in production documentary about Donald Trump's presidential election victory. Moore's scathing 2004 documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" won Cannes' Palme d'Or and, combined with the success of "Bowling for...

Raimi, Vaughn, Zemeckis Up For “The Flash”

Sam Raimi ("Spider-Man"), Matthew Vaughn ("X-Men: First Class") and Robert Zemeckis ("Back to the Future") are reportedly the top contenders to direct the upcoming "The Flash" film at Warner Bros. Pictures. Heat Vision reports that though they're the top three...

“Last Jedi” To Offer “Biggest Reveal Ever”?

A recently released Japanese leaflet promoting the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has made a bold claim - that the Rian Johnson-directed feature will contain the biggest reveal of the "Star Wars" saga to date. A revelation...

“Justice League” Overhauled In Reshoots?

Every major blockbuster undergoes reshoots, it's part of the process, and these reshoots can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. When they make headlines though isn't in regards to them taking place, so much as when...

Hill, Safdies, Scorsese, A24 Get “Uncut Gems”

Jonah Hill is attached to star in the thriller "Uncut Gems" which A24 has acquired the worldwide rights for. The movie is set in the New York City Diamond District, but plot specifics are vague. What is known is...

“Disaster Artist” Set For A December Release

New Line Cinema and A24 have announced a December 8th wide release, with sneak previews on December 1st, for James Franco's "The Disaster Artist". "The Disaster Artist" tells the true story of the making of Tommy Wiseau’s cult classic...

“Logan Noir” Trailer Is A Johnny Cash Video

The iconic first trailer for James Mangold's "Logan" with its use of Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" scored much acclaim at the time of its release. Today, Mangold has premiered a trailer for "Logan Noir,"...

Bay: Why Fifth “Transformers” Is Better Than Fourth

While Michael Bay's first "Transformers" was somewhat liked, the subsequent sequels have struggled to find any redeeming qualities among film fans even as the movies continue to break box-office records. The fourth film, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," saw a shift...

First Photo: Idris Elba Directs “Yardie”

Studiocanal has released the first photo from the set of "Yardie," a new drama that marks the directorial debut of acclaimed actor Idris Elba and is being also backed by Warp Films, the BFI, BBC Films and Screen Yorkshire. Aml...

Studiocanal Plans “Drug War” Remake

Studiocanal, The Picture Company, and Ombra Films have announced plans to develop an English-language remake of Johnnie To's Chinese crime thriller "Drug War". The original followed a naive drug runner who is arrested during a raid and becomes an informant...

Rosamund Pike To Play Marie Curie

Rosamund Pike is attached to star as famed scientist Marie Curie in "Radioactive" for Working Title and Studiocanal. The project will be adapted from Lauren Redniss' biography which deals with the great romance of Marie & Pierre Curie, their scientific...

Pegg & Frost Play By “Slaughterhouse Rulez”

British comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost ("Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz") have formed the film and TV production banner Stolen Picture. The first effort will be the horror comedy "Slaughterhouse Rulez" which Frost and Pegg will executive...

Barry Jenkins’ Next Film Setup At Annapurna

Shortly after Plan B signed a three year deal, acclaimed "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins and his Pastel production company have signed a two year film production deal with Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures. This includes a feature project to be directed...

First Poster: “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer”

The Cannes Film Festival officially kicks off tomorrow with plenty of high profile films in competition in the south of France. Today, one of its most anticipated titles has scored a one-sheet - Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Killing Of...

Jimmy Kimmel To Host 2018 Oscars

For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars telecast while Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will once again produce the broadcast. The 90th Academy Awards will air live on the...

“Spider-Man” Headed For $135M Opening

With "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" now out, attention at Marvel has turned towards "Spider-Man: Homecoming" which marks the first co-production between Marvel Studios and Sony. This week, the long-range box-office estimates have come in with Box Office Pro...

The First “Twin Peaks” Ratings Are In

“Game of Thrones” S7 Won’t Dawdle

R.I.P. Sir Roger Moore

“The Leopard” To Become A TV Series