Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
The guys also talk about Warner Bros.’ decision to cut ties with Brett Ratner and weigh in on Universal’s hiring of David Leitch to direct the Fast and Furious spinoff.
Written by Rachel Long and Brian Pittman, who previously wrote the Black List script The Civilian, the plot involves a cataclysmic event that erases humanity’s memories. When a woman wakes up with no memory of her young daughter, she uses her maternal instincts and clues that she left for herself to find her child amid the chaos.
Three Identical Strangers is the best film I’ve seen this year, period. Without spoiling anything, the story follows three men who discover at age 19 that they are identical triplets who were separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The question is… why?
Slavich is leaving her post as head of entertainment communications for YouTube to join the studio, where she’ll report to Blair Rich, WB’s president of worldwide marketing.
The idea that Cannes is telling filmmakers like Alfonso Cuarón and Paul Greengrass to take their new movies elsewhere is mind-boggling to me. It’s not like Netflix is offering the festival a bunch of Adam Sandler movies. No, the streaming service is offering Cannes the cream of their crop, so to speak, and yet, somehow, that still isn’t good enough.
A series based on 28 Days Later seems like a no-brainer. After all, The Walking Dead is one of the biggest shows on TV, but it can’t go on forever. Wouldn’t it be smart to have a show ready to fill that void once it signs off?
It’s a relief to see the Coen brothers leading by example when it comes to this important issue. The effort will begin with the Coens’ next project, since their upcoming series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs was already in production at Netflix when the inclusion rider movement began gaining traction in Hollywood.
Written by Peter Malone Elliott, the story finds the mercurial Frank Sinatra at the apex of his career when he’s forced to team up with the FBI to rescue his son from a group of inept kidnappers, giving Ol’ Blue Eyes the chance to repair their broken father-son bond.
Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure) directs the sci-fi action movie, which co-stars Chinese actress Li Bingbing as well as Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao and Cliff Curtis.
“There are certain set pieces that we have discarded in Microsoft Word documents on our computers dating back five years, so we certainly would be open to putting those into something new,” one of the writer says of a potential sequel.
The guys also discuss the tracking figures for Avengers: Infinity War and rumors about Venom and Deadpool 2, plus they consider the likelihoods of both a female Indiana Jones, and a Quentin Tarantino-directed Star Trek movie.
The half-hour, single camera comedy from writers Adam Rose and Scott Shapiro follows a clean urine dealer who has an anger management problem, so the title works on multiple levels.
Ron Howard directed the film, which officially comes out on May 25 and co-stars Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Thandie Newton and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.
High Times cover boys Seth Rogen and Snoop Dogg both have offices on the Sony lot, where like the rest of Hollywood, there seems to be a real double standard, not just between men and women, but between talent and executives, who used to be able to get away with just as much as their famous collaborators.
Kroll will serve as an executive producer on Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut A Star is Born and Edward Norton’s directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn, as well as John Crowley’s adaptation of The Goldfinch.
Shot entirely from the perspective of Bob (Kevin Smith), viewers will embody the silent fanboy himself while alpha-slacker Jay (Jason Mewes) leads the way through a string of idiotic adventures.
The rising Aussie actress talks about her new raunchy comedy, plus emojis, keg stands, inclusion riders and whether or not she reads her own reviews.
Written by Scott Blaszak, the script follows a psychology grad student who comes to believe that her new patient holds the key to the mystery surrounding her sister’s disappearance 13 years earlier. When no one believes her, she takes matters into her own hands and sets out to find her sister by any means necessary.
The script hails from the writing team of David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel, who penned Spike Lee’s Black Klansman, which sounds like it could be Lee’s first commercial hit since his 2006 heist movie Inside Man.