Author Archives: Anya Crittenton

Tom Hanks to Produce and Star in Fox 2000’s Adaptation of “News of the World”

Tom Hanks ExcerptTom Hanks is set to produce and star in the adaptation of Paulette Jiles’ novel News of the World, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Lion writer Luke Davies is adapting the historical tale for Fox 2000.

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NEWS OF THE WORLD (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn 1870 Texas, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels delivering news to people when he’s tasked with taking a young girl to her family after being raised by the Kiowa tribe.

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Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth Join Love Triangle in “Isn’t It Romantic”

Liam Hemsworth ExcerptActors Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth have been cast alongside Rebel Wilson in New Line’s Isn’t It Romantic, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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Walton Goggins Joins “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” at Fox

Walton Goggins ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that The Hateful Eight‘s Walton Goggins has joined the cast of Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The film is the third installment in the Fox franchise, following 2015’s The Scorch Trials.

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“Jesus Christ Superstar” Set as Next Live Musical for NBC in Spring 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar ExcerptThe trend of network live musicals will continue in spring 2018 as NBC has announced Jesus Christ Superstar as its next production. The religious-themed musical will, appropriately, premiere on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.

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Margot Robbie Starring in and Producing “Dreamland” from Black List Script

Margot Robbie ExcerptSuicide Squad star Margot Robbie is set to star in and produce Dreamland, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Sundance winner Miles Joris-Peyrafitte will direct the thriller.

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DREAMLAND (ZWART) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWith his family’s farm ravaged by the Dust Bowl, a 15-year-old sets out to capture a fugitive bank robber and collect the bounty on her head.

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New “Hellboy” Movie in the Works with “Stranger Things” Actor David Harbour in Talks to Star

Hellboy ExcerptThe well-meaning demon Hellboy is making a comeback on the big screen, sans original director and star. Instead, Neil Marshall is taking the reins to helm this new iteration of the character and Stranger Things’ David Harbour is in talks to star as the titular demon.

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USA Developing “Psych” Movie for Holiday Season

Psych ExcerptThe popular USA series Psych is making a comeback for a movie, aptly titled Psych: The Movie, reuniting the original cast and creator. The show, which ended in 2014 after eight seasons, will premiere the two-hour movie at the holiday season.

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2017 Box Office Gets a Boost Thanks to “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 ExcerptAs predicted and after several weeks of a slump, this year’s box office received a much-needed boost from Disney and Marvel’s latest movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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Jennifer Morrison to Depart “Once Upon a Time” After Season 6, Leaving the Show’s Future Unclear

Jennifer Morrison Once Upon a Time ExcerptJennifer Morrison, the star of ABC’s fairytale family show Once Upon a Time, took to social media Monday morning to announce that she will not be returning for a seventh season if the show gets renewed, leaving the future of the show up in the air in multiple ways.

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Ryan Gosling Takes the Reins in “Blade Runner 2049” Trailer (Video)

ryan gosling excerptBlade Runner 2049 releases its first full-length trailer, packed with big action, loads of set pieces, and plenty of big name stars.

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THE LITTLE STRANGER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChilling adventures of Dr. Faraday in a small town in postwar England.

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Amazon Acquires Spec “This Is Jane” About Chicago Abortion Service

Story of Jane ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that Amazon Studios acquired the spec This Is Jane by Dan Loflin in a six-figure deal. The project is based on Laura Kaplan’s book The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service published in 1995.

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THIS IS JANE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the efforts of a woman in Chicago and the underground abortion clinic she founded before Roe v. Wade.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (05.05.17)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Anne Cherel has been promoted at Studiocanal and Sonia Coleman, an HR executive, has moved from the Walt Disney Company to ABC.

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“Dunkirk” Trailer Showcases a Colossal Military Disaster with Tense Action and English Pride (Video)

Dunkirk ExcerptDunkirk, the latest blockbuster from filmmaker Christopher Nolan comes out this summer, and now we have a look at the official trailer.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” to Blast Energy into the Start of the Summer Box Office

gotgvol2-press-excerptIt’s the start of the summer movie season and with it comes a much-needed burst of energy into the otherwise lifeless box office as of late. The highly anticipated sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy opens tomorrow and there is no doubt it will crush its competitors at the box office. The big questions surrounding this film are just how high it will go… and for how long.

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PROXIMITY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTwo science students travel to a remote part of Iceland to test a large-scale magnetic theory. But what they encounter is something larger than themselves, with ramifications that might go beyond the scope of the experiment.

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Mae Whitman Joins the Cast of MGM’s “Valley Girl” Musical Remake

Mae Whitman ExcerptParenthood alumni Mae Whitman is getting into the musical genre with MGM’s musical remake of Valley Girl, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum Teaming for Comedy Series at Amazon

Jeff Goldblum ExcerptVeteran actors Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum are teaming up for an untitled half-hour comedy series in development at Amazon Studios. The comedy comes from Imagine Television and was created by Tim Long.

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Disney Continues to Reign Over Hollywood and Shows No Signs of Stopping (Studio Series)

Disney LogoNeil Turitz brings back last year’s Studio Series for the summer of 2017 to look at the film industry, studios, indies, and any in between. And where better to launch the series than with the biggest and most successful studio in Hollywood? Disney.

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Idris Elba Faces Off Against Matthew McConaughey in “The Dark Tower” Trailer (Video)

The Dark Tower ExcerptStephen King’s Gunslinger and Man in Black have finally come to life in the first trailer for The Dark Tower starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.

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“Kill Switch” Teaser Promises Dan Stevens Saving the World and Exploring Impossible Frontiers (Video)

Kill Switch ExcerptBritish actor Dan Stevens is having a busy year with eight (yes, you read that right, eight) movies coming out. The latest, Kill Switch, is a sci-fi thriller which puts Stevens squarely in the role of world-saving hero.

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The Complete List of 2017 Tony Award Nominations

Great Comet ExcerptAs the lines between Hollywood and Broadway become more and more blurred, Christopher Jackson and Jane Krakowski announced the nominations for the 2017 Tony Awards Tuesday morning, with the War & Peace musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 leading the pack.

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“How to Be a Latin Lover” and “Baahubali 2” Shock with Strong Opening Debuts

Baahubali 2 ExcerptThe weekend turned out to be just as tepid as expected in terms of numbers (in fact, it was one of the weakest weekends of 2017 to date), but where movies ended up falling, namely newcomers How to Be a Latin Lover and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was something else entirely.

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DRIVEN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the story of the FBI’s attempts to ensnare car designer John DeLorean in a drug deal in the 1980’s.

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“Vampire Chronicles” Series in Development from Paramount TV and Anonymous Content

Vampire Chronicles Excerpthe popular book series The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice has been optioned by Paramount TV and Anonymous Content with the intention of developing a series written by Rice’s son, Christopher Rice.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (04.21.17)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Miramax has a new CEO, Open Road has a new President of Marketing, and Rory Bruer, the head of worldwide distribution at Sony, is retiring.

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“The Circle” No Match for “The Fate of the Furious” Over Another Quiet Weekend at the Box Office

circle-excerptEven with stronger new films opening (and landing in the top five), it’s going to prove to be another lackluster three days at the domestic box office this weekend. One of the biggest surprises to keep an eye out for will be how Baahubali 2: The Conclusion performs when it bows in 450 theaters.

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