‘Emma’: Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Callum Turner & More Round Out Cast Of Focus Features/Working Title Film

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Bill Nighy (Page Eight), Mia Goth (Suspiria), Callum Turner (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald), Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones) and Miranda Hart (Miranda) are set to co-star in Emma, the latest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel. The…

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti Joins Issa Rae & LaKeith Stanfield In ‘The Photograph’

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EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea Peretti, best known for her role as Gina Linetti on Fox/NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has come aboard Universal’s The Photograph, a romantic drama written and directed by Stella Meghie with Will Packer and James Lopez producing for…

Emily Blunt In Talks To Star In ‘Not Fade Away’ At Annapurna; John Krasinski & David O. Russell Producing

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EXCLUSIVE: Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Not Fade Away, a feature from Annapurna Pictures that has David O. Russell and John Krasinski attached as producers. It’s based on a 2015 memoir Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found by Reb…

Noah Centineo In Talks To Star In Sony/ Mattel Films ‘Masters Of The Universe’ Adaptation

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Noah Centineo, who gained wide recognition for his roles in Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Freeform’s The Fosters, is in talks to take on the lead role of He-Man in Masters Of The Universe, the film adaptation Mattel Fil…

Nicolas Cage Joins Alain Moussi In Martial Arts Actioner ‘Jiu Jitsu’ From Dimitri Logothetis

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Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in Jiu Jitsu, a martial arts action indie written and directed by Dimitri Logothetis (Kickboxer: Retaliation, the upcoming Kickboxer: Armageddon) based on the comic book of the same title, which Logothetis wrote with …

Universal Nabs ‘The Creeps’ Horror Pitch From ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Scribes Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley

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EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has picked up The Creeps, a horror film based on a pitch from Horrible Bosses and Spider-Man: Homecoming screenwriters Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (Bones alum). Goldstein and Daley are on board to write, dire…

Will Packer Productions Appoints Heather Washington To Director of Development

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EXCLUSIVE: Will Packer Productions, the company behind 100+ million grossing comedies Girls Trip and Night School, has named Heather Washington as Director of Development, after previously serving a Creative Executive for the past two years. Washington…

‘Legends of Tomorrow’s Adam Tsekhman Joins Gary Oldman & Armie Hammer In ‘Dreamland’

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EXCLUSIVE: Adam Tsekhman has been cast in Dreamland, joining Oscar winner Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Rodriguez, and Lily-Rose Depp in the film that tackles the international opioid crisis. Nicholas Jarecki is directing the th…

Issa Rae & LaKeith Stanfield To Star In ‘The Photograph’ At Universal

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Insecure‘s Issa Rae and Atlanta‘s LaKeith Stanfield are set to lead Universal/ Will Packer Productions’ romantic drama The Photograph, written and directed by Stella Meghie (Everything, Everything). Will Packer and James Lopez are pro…

Scott Free, Atlas Industries Adapting ‘Bird Box’ Author’s ‘Black Mad Wheel’ Novel; Barnett Brettler Scripting

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EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Production, Atlas Industries, and Spin a Black Yarn are teaming on a film adaptation of Bird Box author Josh Malerman’s novel Black Mad Wheel with Barnett Brettler on board to write the screenplay. Sean O’Grad…

‘Green Knight’: Barry Keoghan & Ralph Ineson Joins A24’s Fantasy Epic

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EXCLUSIVE: A24 has added actors Barry Keoghan and Ralph Ineson to its David Lowery-directed Fantasy Epic Green Knight, the retelling of the medieval tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Dev Patel is in talks to star in the adaptation of one of the …

Bobby Roth Directing ‘The Last Rescue’; Catherine Davis Joins ‘Trauma Center’ – Film Briefs

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Bobby Roth has been hired to direct The Last Rescue, a political thriller about a seasoned Muslim freelance journalist and a Hollywood movie star who form an unlikely partnership to heroically smuggle children out of a besieged Syrian village. Eric J. …

Marvel Reissues New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Poster After Backlash From Danai Gurira Credit Omission

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Disney/Marvel released a new poster for Avengers: Endgame following the backlash from earlier today after fans noticed that Danai Gurira, while featured on the poster, was the only cast member not credited on the top line of the poster.
“She shou…

Patrick Brice To Helm ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ Film For Netflix

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EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Brice, the director behind Creep, The Overnight, and the Demi Moore-starrer Corporate Animals, has been tapped to direct Netflix’s There’s Someone Inside Your House, a film based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Steph…

MoviePass EVP Khalid Itum Exits Months After Promotion To Top Operational Role; Mitch Lowe Takes Reins

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Just months after being elevated to Executive Vice President and manager of day-to-day operations at MoviePass, Khalid Itum, has left the struggling subscription moviegoing company.
Until his promotion last fall, Itum previously served as Vice Presiden…

New Hollywood Podcast: Gloria Calderon Kellett Talks Hopes For ‘One Day At A Time’ Season 4, TV’s Latinx Landscape

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When One Day at a Time co-showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett sat in the hot seat during the New Hollywood Podcast, the #RenewODAAT Twitter campaign had just launched and as of now, it’s still going. The popular Latinx-focused redux of the classic…

Antonio Banderas, Richard E. Grant Board Liongate’s ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Sequel

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Antonio Banderas has joined The Hitman’s Bodyguard sequel, while Oscar-nominated Can You Ever Forgive Me? star Richard E. Grant has signed on to reprise his role in the Lionsgate/ Millennium Media follow-up to the hit 2017 comedy action-thriller. Produ…

‘Charlie Says’ Trailer: Matt Smith, Merritt Wever Star In Mary Harron-Directed Manson Family Drama

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IFC Films has released the first trailer to Charlie Says, the film which focuses on the females who fell prey to the manipulation of the infamous murderer and cult leader Charles Manson. American Psycho filmmaker Mary Harron directed the film, which de…