Doug Liman Out of ‘Dark Universe,’ Anne Hathaway in STX Rom Com, Amazon Orders ‘Hanna,’ Elisabeth Moss to Play Typhoid Mary

‘Justice League Dark’ Movie Loses Director Doug Liman Dark Universe, Warner Bros.’ upcoming Justice League Dark film adaptation, has reportedly lost its director, Doug Liman, over scheduling issues. The studio has reportedly begun its search for a replacement. (IGN) Anne Hathaway…

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Justice League Dark’ Movie Loses Director Doug Liman

Dark Universe, Warner Bros.’ upcoming Justice League Dark film adaptation, has reportedly lost its director, Doug Liman, over scheduling issues. The studio has reportedly begun its search for a replacement. (IGN)

Anne Hathaway To Star In Untitled Romantic Comedy For STX

Anne Hathaway will be working with STXfilms on a contemporary romantic comedy from screenwriters Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein. (CS)

Amazon Orders ‘Hanna’ Series From NBCUniversal International Studios

Amazon Studios has given a straight-to-series order to Hanna, adapted from the 2011 film directed by Joe Wright. The series hails from NBCUniversal International Studios. (VAR)

Elisabeth Moss To Play ‘Typhoid Mary’ In BBC America Miniseries ‘Fever’

The star will play Irish immigrant Mary Mallon, infamously known as “Typhoid Mary,” in a new BBC America miniseries entitled Fever. Moss will executive produce, along with director Phil Morrison and writer Robin Veith, who will pen the adaptation. (TVL)

Cannes: IFC Acquires Gurinder Chadha’s ‘Viceroy’s House’

The period drama, which bowed in Berlin, stars Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson and is set during the partition of India. (THR)

U.S.-Asia Institute Organizing Members Of Congress To Go To China In August

The US-Asia Institute, an educational non-profit, is organizing a delegation of Members of the U.S. Congress focused on the entertainment and media industry in August 2017.  US-Asia Institute Trustees Chris Fenton and Tom Ara will facilitate and accompany the delegation. (DH)

Trailer Buzz: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Sony has released a pair of new trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming this morning. Where the first two show off Peter Parker swinging around New York City, the other two reveal one of the most technologically focused Spider-Man films yet. (VER)

Trailer Buzz: ‘Wonder’

The first trailer for Lionsgate’s Wonder is here, in which Jacob Tremblay plays a fifth grade student who has to grapple with his facial deformities and bullies at school. (WRAP)

The State Of The Spec Market

Last year, 377 specs went out, and 133 of those found a home, for a percentage of 35 percent, all up from 375, 129, and 34.4 percent the previous year. Not enormous gains, but relevant ones, especially in a movie world awash in intellectual properties and tent poles. (TB)