‘Thug’ Acquired By Tucker Tooley For ‘Den Of Thieves’ Christian Gudegast To Direct

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EXCLUSIVE: Tucker Tooley Entertainment has picked up the crime drama film spec script Thug for Den of Thieves writer/director Christian Gudegast to helm. The project was penned by Tony Gayton (AMC’s Hell on Wheels, Faster). Tucker Tooley, CEO of Tooley…

Guy Pearce Stars & Imperative’s Dan Friedkin Directs ‘Lyrebird’, About Art Forger Whose Paintings Duped Nazis

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Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps and Roland Møller are starring in Lyrebird, the true story about an art forger who victimized the Nazis with bang-on copies of masterpieces. The film marks the directorial debut by Dan Friedkin, whose Imperative Ent…

‘Excessive Force,’ Carl Franklin To Direct With Ice Cube Starring, Is Latest On CubeVision Slate

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EXCLUSIVE: Excessive Force, a story about racism and corruption based on a story and script written by Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, is planning to go into production this fall with Carl Franklin (Devil In The Blue Dress, One False Move) at the helm.
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‘Disobedience’ Star Rachel Weisz On Film’s Depiction Of “Hidden, Secret Community” — Tribeca Studio

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Coming off a Foreign Language Oscar win for A Fantastic Woman, writer/director Sebastián Lelio is already back on the festival circuit in support of his latest project, Disobedience.
Starring Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz and Alessandro Nivola and premi…

Paris Hilton Gets Candid About Social Media Highs & Lows In ‘The American Meme’ — Tribeca Studio

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A documentarian who is no stranger to the Tribeca Film Festival, director Bert Marcus is back at the fest this year with his latest outing, The American Meme, in which he takes on the bizarre current climate of social media, with a little help from Par…

Studiocanal, Picture Co Land ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’; Next Pic For ‘Big Bad Wolves’ Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado

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EXCLUSIVE: Studiocanal and The Picture Company came out on the winning end of an auction for Gunpowder Milkshake, an action film that will be the next directorial outing for Big Bad Wolves directors Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. The duo wrote th…