Author Archives: Jeff Sneider

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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“Rocky,” “Karate Kid” Director John G. Avildsen Dies at 81, Made Movies Full of Hope

John G. Avildsen DiesAvildsen coaxed an Oscar-nominated performance out of Pat Morita and did a wonderful job capturing the unlikely bond between Mr. Miyagi and his young protege, Daniel LaRusso.

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YouTube Sensation Lilly Singh Joins Michael B. Jordan in HBO’s “Fahrenheit 451”

Lilly Singh Fahrenheit 451Ramin Bahrani is co-writing and directing the Ray Bradbury adaptation, which co-stars Michael Shannon and Sofia Boutella.

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E3 Wraps Up With Reviews of “Doom VFR,” “Crackdown 3” and “Super Mario Odyssey”

Doom VFRCrackdown 3 is bigger, badder and more outrageous, with more than twice as many maps as previous games. I was able to play the single-player mode, and it didn’t disappoint.

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Cannes Winner Diane Kruger Joins Steve Carell in Robert Zemeckis Movie Based on “Marwencol”

Diane Kruger MarwencolKruger will play the Belgin Witch of Marwen in the film, which tells the moving true story of how one broken man used his artistic imagination to restore his human spirit.

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Paramount Promotes Elizabeth Raposo to President of Production Under Marc Evans

Elizabeth Raposo ParamountRaposo is well-liked throughout the industry and has developed a great reputation at Paramount, for whom she has overseen production on the Mission: Impossible and Star Trek franchises.

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Michael Brown Movie in the Works at Warner Bros. Based on Mother’s Memoir About Ferguson Shooting (Exclusive)

Michael Brown Tell the Truth and Shame the DevilBrown was just 18 years old when he was fatally shot by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after reportedly robbing a convenience store. The incident exposed racial tensions simmering beneath the surface of the city, where protests and civil unrest quickly erupted.

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E3 2017: New “Spider-Man” Game Features Miles Morales and Wilson Fisk, While Ubisoft Introduces Mario to the Rabbids

Spider-Man GameSony also gave us a look at French video game designer David Cage’s new game Detroit, which is very cinematic-looking in the same vein as Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls.

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Ryan Gosling Launches Arcana Production Company, Quickly Reteams With Emma Stone on “The Favourite”

Ryan Gosling Arcana The Favourite Emma StoneThe arrangement gives Gosling access to financing and puts him on equal footing with contemporaries like Jake Gyllenhaal, whose company Nine Stories has a first-look production deal with Bold Films.

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Dakota Johnson Joins Shia LaBeouf in “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” T-Bone Burnett to Produce Soundtrack

Dakota Johnson The Peanut Butter FalconNewcomer Zachary Gottsagen will co-star, as he lives with high-functioning Down syndrome and actually serves as the inspiration for the indie film.

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Does “Rough Night” Have Any Scenes After the End Credits?

Rough NightSee, a diamond heist factors into the plot, and we’re never quite sure what becomes of the expensive gems.

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Johnny Depp Aims to Rehab His Image From Behind the Camera With IM Global Production Deal

Johnny Depp Infinitum Nihil IM GlobalInfinitum Nihil’s most acclaimed movie thus far has been Hugo, which of course, didn’t feature Depp himself. Perhaps he can do the most good by simply focusing on telling the best possible stories, even if they don’t have a natural role for him.

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“Flatliners” Trailer Feels a Tad Familiar, But At Least the Sequel Stars Ellen Page and Diego Luna (Video)

Ellen Page Flatliners Remake TrailerYou’ve seen this all before, from haunting choir music and talk of a “door” being opened to a girl being dragged by some unseen entity into darkness and multiple ghostly hands reaching out for our protagonists.

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Buyers Circling Elon Musk Spec “The Man From Tomorrow” as Hot Script Draws “Social Network” Comparisons

Elon Musk The Man From TomorrowJordan Barel’s script tells the true story of the visionary who, after being ousted from Paypal, creates SpaceX and guides it through the turbulent early years while simultaneously building Tesla.

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E3 2017: Microsoft Unveils Xbox One X, Bethesda Developing VR Experiences for “Doom,” “Fallout 4”

Xbox One XNew game titles announced by Bethesda included a very creepy Evil Within 2 trailer set to a cover of Duran Duran’s “Ordinary World” and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, with both games released this October.

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O’Shea Jackson Jr., RJ Cyler to Star In Biopics of LSD-Loving Pitcher Dock Ellis, 2 Live Crew Frontman Luther Campbell

O'Shea Jackson Jr. and RJ Cyler Dock and The Book of LukeWritten by Joey Poach, Dock hails from producers David Permut, Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, who are currently searching for a director. Meanwhile, Craig A. Williams wrote The Book of Luke for Temple Hill.

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Mark Wahlberg’s “Six Billion Dollar Man” Moving Out of 2017 (Exclusive)

Mark Wahlberg The Six Billion Dollar ManThe Weinstein Company is already releasing another film on the same date — the Benedict Cumberbatch-Michael Shannon electricity drama The Current War.

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“Shot Caller” Trailer Finds “Game of Thrones” Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Going to Prison and Coming Out Money (Video)

Shot CallerJon Bernthal, Jeffrey Donovan, Holt McCallany, Emory Cohen, Omari Hardwick, Benjamin Bratt, Evan Jones and Lake Bell co-star in Shot Caller, which is set to bow at the LA Film Festival before its released next month.

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E3’s Hottest Video Game Trailers, From “Star Wars Battlefront 2” to “Final Fantasy XII,” New “Need for Speed” (Video)

Star Wars Battlefront 2Fans of sports games can also check out updated editions of “Madden,” “FIFA” and “NBA Live.”

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From Jerry Maguire to Lestat, Tom Cruise’s Top 10 Performances Will Make You Forget All About “The Mummy”

Tom Cruise CollateralSo while you wait for the Mummy backlash to blow over, why not take a trip down memory lane and witness how Tom Cruise became one of the greatest movie stars Hollywood has ever seen.

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BLACKWOODS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA weekend camping trip turns into a fight for survival for two women when an escaped mental patient sets his sights on them in his old hunting grounds.

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Sony Options Drew Daywalt’s Award-Winning Children’s Book “The Day the Crayons Quit” (Exclusive)

Sony The Day the Crayons QuitIllustrated by Oliver Jeffers, the book follows a box of crayons whose inhabitants go on strike after growing sick and tired of how they’re being used, as their roles are limited by their hues.

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Zhang Ziyi Joins “Godzilla” Sequel and Legendary’s Monsterverse as Key Monarch Figure

Zhang Ziyi Godzilla 2 MonsterverseMichael Dougherty is directing the sequel, which will star Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford and Ken Watanabe.

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Forest Whitaker Joins Theo James in Netflix’s Action Thriller “How It Ends”

Forest Whitaker How It EndsThe story follows a young father who will stop at nothing to get home to his pregnant wife on the other side of the country following a mysterious apocalyptic event that turns the roads into mayhem.

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Bidding War Erupts Over Joel Edgerton’s Conversion Therapy Drama “Boy Erased” Starring Lucas Hedges

Joel Edgerton Boy ErasedBased on the memoir by Garrard Conley, Boy Erased is a provocative drama about a young gay man who is forced to undergo conversion therapy to “cure” his homosexuality.

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Jaume Collet-Serra to Direct “Waco” Movie Co-Written by Mark Boal for Annapurna

Jaume Collet-Serra Waco AnnapurnaAnnapurna will have to really up the star power to eclipse the Weinstein Company’s upcoming event series, and that starts with the role of David Koresh. Paul Dano or Shia LaBeouf would make for excellent casting, but so would Matthew Rhys or Billy Crudup.

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Universal Buys Workplace Comedy Pitch “24-7” for Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria to Star In and Produce

Kerry Washington Eva Longoria 24-7Plot details of Sarah Rothschild’s pitch are being kept under wraps, but the title sure sounds like it ups the ante on the 1980 workplace comedy 9 to 5.

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“Outlander” Star Sam Heughan to Join Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon in “The Spy Who Dumped Me”

Sam Heughan The Spy Who Dumped MeMcKinnon and Kunis will play best friends who become entangled in an international conspiracy once they discover that one of their ex-boyfriends was a spy. When he’s killed in the middle of a mission, they decide to take up the cause and finish it.

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