Pitched as 50/50 meets Steel Magnolias, the adaptation centers on a father who must raise his newborn daughter alone after his wife tragically dies following childbirth.
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Based on a three-book proposal, the pic will follow the eponymous Queen of Hearts from her beginnings as a lonely, good-natured princess to her rise as the cruel and murderous tyrant of Wonderland. Pitched tonally in the vein of Maleficent and Universal’s own Snow White & The Huntsman.
Since the 4-day Memorial Day weekend was down this year, box office could pick up this weekend thanks to San Andreas opening. Aloha’s opening as well, but it might as well say goodbye now.
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Pitched as 50/50 meets Steel Magnolias, centering on a father who must raise his newborn daughter alone after his wife tragically dies twenty-seven hours following childbirth.
Kept under wraps, the first of a sci-fi book series by James Frey.
A group of girls at a summer camp are encountered by supernatural occurrences and confront strange creatures that they must team up to fight off.
HBO has ordered two seasons of the comedy that follows the animals that inhabit NYC. Although they are not human, their struggles and observations are closer to ours than we think.
Follows the true story of The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald when he came to Hollywood to start as a screenwriter in 1937. At the time he was a troubled man in poor health, with his finances in tatters and his wife in a mental asylum.
A fifth-grader inadvertently starts a global phenomenon when he decides to call a pen a “frindle” to go against the grain and change the English language.
Follows three neighboring kingdoms each with a magnificent castle, ruled by kings and queens, princes and princesses. One king was a fornicating libertine, another captivated by a strange animal, while one of the queens was obsessed by her wish for a child.
NBC’s latest cop drama, Aquarius, sets the sinister Charlie Manson against a conservative LAPD tight ass played by X-Files’ David Duchovny, as Detective Sam Hodiak. Hey, the music is extraordinary and the show is a lot of fun. Gethin Anthony creates a spectacular, scene chewing, Charlie Manson. He is to Aquarius what Jaws was to Jaws.
Kerry Washington is set to lead as Anita Hill, with Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas. Jeffrey Wright and Allison Wright have also joined the top notch cast.
Two aging friends put their willpower to the test and set out to to walk the Appalachian trail, a 2,100-mile walk winding from Georgia to Maine.
Pitched tonally in the vein of Maleficent and Snow White & The Huntsman follows Alice in Wonderland’s Queen of Hearts from her beginnings as a lonely, good-natured princess to her rise as the cruel and murderous tyrant of Wonderland.
The series was previously titled “Patient Zero”. It looks at how society acts in the wake of a global life threatening epidemic.
A famous artist with a blinding temper returns to a quiet life after serving time for shooting a man in a Sante Fe bar, until he sees a hunting guide beating a small horse and decides to act violently to the scene.
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