Each week, Lauren Gallaway brings you the best and most exciting pop culture news of the week. Here’s what you may have seen or missed in this week’s breaking news!
Rights to Vu Tran’s remarkable debut novel Dragonfish have hit the market, with the riveting page-turner starting to catch the eye of producers all over town.
Warner Bros. has just picked up the rights to J. Ryan Stradal’s acclaimed debut novel Kitchens of The Great Midwest, which made waves this past summer following its July release.
The Martian author Andy Weir has a new sci-fi novel on the horizon, Zhek, the rights to which are building some astronomical buzz on the TV and film market this week.
Hoffman’s Top 10 script Running Money is a unique and diverse drama that’s garnered a lot of love and even more attention. The pilot tells the story of a young Latina woman who, despite her incredible qualifications, has the deck stacked against her in the fast-paced world of Wall Street hedge funds.
The animated action-comedy will follow a similar logline to that of the 1984 original, in which a group of scientists team up to fight off ghosts, and will serve as a complement to the two Ghostbusters reboots already in the works at Sony.
Jeff Robinov is looking to bring the next great title from prolific comics creator Mark Millar to the big screen, set to adapt Millar’s forthcoming series Huck. Robinov will executive produce under his newly formed Studio 8 banner, while Jon Silk oversees.
It feels like everyone’s just been waiting for The Martian to open, and inventive advertising has made us even more eager to see Matt Damon’s eternal hopefulness on the big screen this weekend. Similarly-themed stranded-in-space flick Gravityopened to the tune of $55.8 million in 2013, and Fox hopes The Martian can best or beat those numbers.
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After Chad Stahelski and David Leitch’s successful directing of John Wick, only one of them will be working on the sequel. Leitch has left to direct Charlize Theron’s spy thriller,The Coldest City.
An Oakland detective is hired by a dangerous Vietnamese smuggler to track down his missing girlfriend–a woman who also just so happens to be the cop’s ex-wife.
Writer/director Richard Bates Jr. has just finished wrapping up his third feature, Trash Fire, a psychological horror comedy described as a combination of Psycho and Harold and Maude.
Trash Fire deals with the fear of having to move back home again. It is a deeply, darkly comedic take on the traditional psychological horror film.
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A female NBA executive for the Golden State Warriors pursues the biggest free agent of her career while managing a messy divorce and a complicated relationship with a younger colleague and his teenage sister. The script was a winner of the 2015 Nicholl Fellowship Award.
Centers on a young woman with a “once-in-a-generation” palate who becomes the head chef and shepherd of the country’s most premier and exclusive underground dinner spot.
Logline is kept under wraps.
A major league umpire communicates with a gorgeous female alien through his remarkably vivid dreams, who warns him of an impending invasion by an enemy race called The Zhek.
Pitched tonally as an Amblin-esque film following a hard-working single mother and daughter, who become tangled into a war of witches in suburbia
James Bond springs into action when a cryptic message from his past provides a gateway to the powerful, deceptive, and sinister organization known as SPECTRE, while M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive.
Centers on a teenage dirt bike rider who stumbles upon M.A.X., an escaped prototype of the most advanced military creation in history.
After some behind the scenes restructuring, Sleepy Hollow returns to its former glory with a good old “monster-of-the-week” episodic format and an exciting new season villain.
After staggering through its double-episode opener, and who knows why that’s still a thing in this era of binge-watching, Heroes Reborn is growing up to be a curious, if not yet compelling, development of its universe.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a character-driven psychological thriller.
Students are haunted by a cursed video from the “Dark Web” and killed off, one by one.
A group of scientists team up to fight off ghosts, using gadgets and gizmos to capture the menacing ghouls who have invaded Manhattan.
Centers around the enigmatic Hotel Cortez in Los Angeles, California, which is being investigated by a detective due to the mysterious deaths of guests – attributed to a serial killer, a demon, and other terrifying creatures.
Rick Wershe worked undercover for the police to try and bring down drug dealers, but in an odd twist of fate was arrested and sentenced to life in prison for cocaine trafficking.