Author Archives: Jeff Sneider

“Game of Thrones” Star Gwendoline Christie Joins Steve Carell in Robert Zemeckis’ Next Movie

Gwendoline Christie MarwencolThe film is based on the acclaimed 2010 documentary Marwencol and boasts a female-driven ensemble that includes Leslie Mann, Janelle Monae, Diane Kruger and Eiza Gonzalez.

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Emmy Winner Gail Mancuso to Direct Comedy “Besties” for DreamWorks, Universal (Exclusive)

Gail Mancuso BestiesThe story follows a woman who embarks on an epic road trip with her best friends to break up the wedding of her childhood crush after discovering a long-lost love note.

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David Strathairn Joins Jamie Dornan, Peter Dinklage in HBO’s “My Dinner With Hervé”

David Strathairn My Dinner With HerveThe Emmy-winning actor will play Hervé’s longtime agent, and it’ll be his second time working with writer-director Sacha Gervasi following November Criminals.

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Ansel Elgort to Play Young John F. Kennedy in Naval Drama “Mayday 109”

Ansel Elgort JFK Mayday 109 MovieThe true story of JFK’s heroic feats as a Navy captain during WWII, when his PT boat was attacked and sunk by a convoy of Japanese destroyers, leading to one of the most dramatic rescues in Naval history.

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“Above Kings,” Hot Spec About Aftermath of Lockerbie Bombing, Out to Studios

Donald De Line David Henry Gerson Above KingsThe story is set amid the aftermath of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The incident claimed the lives of 189 American citizens, making it the deadliest act of terrorism against the U.S. prior to the Oklahoma City bombing and 9/11.

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Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner in Talks to Write “Toni Erdmann” Remake for Paramount (Exclusive)

Jenni Konner Lena Dunham Toni ErdmannJack Nicholson is slated to star as a father who tries to reconnect with his workaholic daughter (Kristen Wiig) by posing as a life coach for her company’s CEO.

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UTA, Gotham Group Shopping “The Endorsement,” Provocative Political Thriller Set Amid 2016 Election

The Endorsement by Zack FordDescribed as a cross between The Paper and Cape Fear, the script follows a Midwestern newspaper editor who is stalked by fringe extremists after she writes an article endorsing one of the candidates.

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“Conjuring 3” In the Works: Here’s Hoping James Wan Finds a Way to Shake Things Up

The Conjuring 3Surely Wan saw how his Saw franchise grew a bit stale after seven films, so here’s hoping he finds a new director who’s eager to shake things up a bit rather than be content making another traditional haunted house movie.

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“The Accountant” Sequel in the Works as Ben Affleck Finds His Own Brainy “Bourne” Franchise

Ben Affleck The Accountant SequelGavin O’Connor’s assassin thriller was a solid hit for Warner Bros., grossing $155 million worldwide on a relatively modest budget of $44 million.

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Hot Weekend Reads Include Specs About Charlie Chaplin’s Grave Robbers and Moms Searching for Gold

Charlie Chaplin SmileEmma Cline’s debut novel The Girls is back on the market after initially being snapped up by super-producer Scott Rudin. Set in the summer of 1969, the story follows a 14-year-old girl who joins a commune run by charismatic madman Charles Manson.

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“Meet the Movie Press”: The “Han Solo” Debacle, “Spider-Man” Universe Updates, “Transformers” Talk (Video)

MTMP 6-23The guys also weigh in on Daniel Day-Lewis’ surprising decision to retire from acting.

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Two of TV’s Best Actresses, Neve Campbell and Carrie Coon, Join Star-Studded Movies

Neve Campbell Carrie Coon Skyscraper WidowsRawson Marshall Thurber is writing and directing Legendary’s 3D action-thriller Skyscraper, while Oscar winner Steve McQueen is directing the female heist movie Widows.

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Andre Hyland’s “The 4th,” the Best Comedy of the Summer, Just Got a Trailer… and a Distributor (Video)

Andre Hyland The 4thGravitas Ventures has acquired the low-budget indie comedy, which reminded us of Kevin Smith’s Clerks when I first saw it.

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Laurence Fishburne, Richard Linklater to Reunite for “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” (Exclusive)

Laurence Fishburne Where'd You Go BernadetteCate Blanchett will star as an architect-turned-recluse who goes missing right before a family vacation, prompting her husband and teenage daughter to search for her.

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Jennifer Lopez to Star In “Second Act,” Romantic Comedy in Vein of “Maid in Manhattan” and “Working Girl”

Jennifer Lopez Second ActShe’ll play a big box store employee who reinvents her life and her lifestyle when she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as a college degree.

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James Bond Reunion? “Quantum of Solace” Star Gemma Arterton in Talks to Join Marc Forster’s “Christopher Robin” (Exclusive)

Gemma Arterton Christopher RobinIn between directing Finding Neverland and World War Z, Forster directed the second of Daniel Craig’s 007 films, which saw Arterton play Bond girl Strawberry Fields.

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Clint Eastwood Eyes Kyle Gallner, Alexander Ludwig, Jeremie Harris for “The 15:17 to Paris” (Exclusive)

Alexander Ludwig, Jeremie Harris, Kyle Gallner, Clint Eastwood MovieThe 15:17 to Paris is based on the true story of Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone, three Americans who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train traveling from Brussels to Paris,

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Animated “Spider-Man” Movie Adds Mahershala Ali, “Atlanta” Star to Voice Cast (Exclusive)

Mahershala Ali Brian Tyree Henry Animated Spider-ManAs much as it sucks that Lord and Miller aren’t working on Han Solo anymore, it’s good that they have another high-profile project to focus their creative energy on.

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Lily Collins “Looks Like a Ghost” as Anorexic Teen in “To the Bone” Trailer (Video)

To the Bone TrailerMarti Noxon’s directorial debut co-stars Keanu Reeves as an unconventional doctor, and he’s joined by Carrie Preston, Lili Taylor and Liana Liberato.

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“Han Solo” Movie Loses Directors Phil Lord, Chris Miller Due to “Creative Differences”

Han Solo Cast PhotoTo say this comes as a stunning development would be an understatement. Han Solo still has three weeks of production left, so Kennedy and Co. will have to scramble to find a replacement director.

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Corey Stoll in Talks to Play Buzz Aldrin in Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” (Exclusive)

Corey Stoll Buzz Aldrin First ManThe space drama will explore the sacrifices and the cost — on Neil Armstrong and on the nation –of one of the most dangerous NASA missions in history.

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Jack Black, Eli Roth Team for “The House With a Clock In Its Walls” Movie

Jack Black Eli Roth The House With a Clock In Its WallsAmblin Entertainment is no doubt hoping for a franchise, as The House With a Clock In Its Walls is part of a 12-book series.

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Daniel Day-Lewis to Retire From Acting With Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” as His Final Film

Daniel Day-Lewis Retires From ActingHe didn’t give a reason, but be grateful for all the wonderful performances he gave us over the years. He’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime talent, and fortunately, it was our lifetime.

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“Game of Thrones” Star Oona Chaplin Joins James Cameron’s “Avatar” Sequels

Oona Chaplin AvatarShe joins returning stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver and Joel David Moore, as well as fellow franchise newcomer Cliff Curtis.

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Miles Teller Returns From War Only to Battle PTSD in First Trailer for “Thank You for Your Service” (Video)

Thank You For Your Service Trailer Miles TellerEvery major actor these days needs to have their own war movie, whether it’s the Ocean’s trio of George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, or guys like Bradley Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Wahlberg.

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New “Annabelle: Creation” Trailer Shows Off One Killer Doll (Video)

annabelle 2This time around, Annabelle targets her maker, his wife, a nun, and several girls from a shuttered orphanage. As you might imagine, trouble ensues.

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Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively in Talks to Star in Paul Feig Thriller “A Simple Favor” (Exclusive)

Anna Kendrick Paul Feig Blake Lively A Simple FavorThe film presents a scheduling conflict with Late Night, the Mindy Kaling-Emma Thompson comedy at Fox 2000, which is expected to start shooting in the fall.

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Justin Theroux, Gillian Anderson Join Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon in “The Spy Who Dumped Me” (Exclusive)

Justin Theroux Gillian AndersonSusanna Fogel is directing the Lionsgate movie, which will co-star Outlander‘s Sam Heughan and The Daily Show‘s Hasan Minhaj.

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“Godzilla” Sequel Starts Production, Gets Official Description Featuring Mothra, Rodan and King Ghidorah

GodzillaMichael Dougherty is an intriguing choice for this film, and the ensemble cast he has assembled is impressive. Let’s hope the story is worth their efforts.

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“Friends From College” Trailer Hints at a Breakout Hit for Netflix Amid Summer Comedy Drought (Video)

Friends From College With no Hangover-sized comedy tickling the world’s funny bone on the big screen, audiences may turn to Netflix for a few laughs.

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