Author Archives: Jeff Sneider

SALT TO THE SEA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story follows three refugees from East Prussia as they struggle to survive during the end of WWII. They believe the ship Wilhelm Gustloff can take them to safety, but just as freedom seems within their grasp, tragedy strikes and the ship sinks, resulting in one of the worst maritime disasters ever.

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T.J. Miller Exiting HBO’s “Silicon Valley” as the “Deadpool” Star’s Movie Career Takes Off

TJ Miller Exits Silicon ValleyHBO recently renewed Silicon Valley for a fifth season, but Miller won’t be coming back with the rest of the gang. We’ll certainly be said to see him go, but the rest of that ensemble cast is so funny, they should have no problem picking up the slack.

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Netflix Cancels “The Get Down” After One Season, But Don’t Worry, This Cast Isn’t Going Anywhere

Get Down CastWhile today is no doubt a sad day for fans of The Get Down, they shouldn’t worry about this cast being out of work for too long. You’re going to be seeing plenty more of them on the big screen over the next few years. Let us break it down for you…

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“Oblivion’s” Joseph Kosinski Poised to Helm “Top Gun 2,” Making Him the 7th Director to Work with Tom Cruise Twice

Joseph Kosinski Tom Cruise Top Gun 2The sequel is expected to address modern warfare and find Cruise’s hotshot pilot Maverick grappling with new drone technologies that are making his old dogfighting style of flying obsolete. Val Kilmer’s character Iceman is expected to return in some capacity as well.

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Chernin Entertainment Options Jennifer Haley’s Horror ARG-Themed Play “Neighborhood 3” (Exclusive)

Chernin Entertainment LogoIn Neighborhood 3 suburban parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror augmented reality game that uses a GPS system to map out their own neighborhood. But as the line blurs between the virtual world and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own.

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Sony Sets Release Dates for “Charlie’s Angels” and “The Nightingale,” Both Directed by Women

Elizabeth Banks and Michelle MacLaren SonyCharlie’s Angels will compete with the third frame of Star Wars: Episode IX right out of the gate, an battle DC superheroes during its second weekend in release. As long as that comic book movie isn’t a female-driven property like Batgirl, Sony should be just fine.

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Anne Hathaway to Star in, Produce Romantic Comedy from STXfilms, “How to Be Single” Writers

Anne Hathaway STXAccording to STX’s Adam Fogelson, this is “a modern day look at love, dating and hookups with a very contemporary and authentic voice that speaks to a generation that casually swipes right to find a mate.”

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“Narcos” Duo to Rewrite “Charlie’s Angels” for Sony and Director Elizabeth Banks (Exclusive)

Charlie's Angels 200Charlie’s Angels follows three female detectives and their male sidekick Bosley who kick ass and solve cases on behalf of a mysterious benefactor named Charlie. This time around, the Tracking Board hears that at least one of the Angels will be black.

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Zack Snyder Leaves “Justice League” to Deal With Family Tragedy, Joss Whedon to Finish Superhero Film

Zack Snyder Leaves Justice LeagueAutumn Snyder, the director’s daughter from his first marriage, committed suicide in March, and her death had been kept private until Snyder gave a heartbreaking interview to the Hollywood Reporter on Monday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his whole family during this difficult time.

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Jordan Peele’s Follow-Up to “Get Out” Will Take on “Captain Marvel” and “Godzilla 2”

Jordan Peele Get Out Follow UpGet Outopened to $33 million and showed amazing legs, ultimately taking in $174 million at the domestic box office. The film was loved by critics and audiences alike, and the thinking is that Peele’s next film could open closer to The Conjuring, which grossed $41 million in its opening frame.

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Sony Bets Its Future on Tom Holland, Whose Casting as Nathan Drake in “Uncharted” Movie Makes Sense for “Spider-Man” Studio

Tom Holland Uncharted Spider-Man SonyWhy go the Indiana Jones route when you can beat that franchise at its own game? After all, Disney will inevitably have to cast a younger lead after the next Indy movie in 2020 that is expected to serve as Harrison Ford’s last crusade…

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Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep and ABBA Coming Back for “Mamma Mia” Sequel in 2018

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!Amanda Seyfried is set to reprise her lead role and Meryl Streep is also expected to return, albeit in a much smaller capacity. Insiders tell us the story will focus on Sophie (Seyfried) in the present and Donna (Streep) in the past.

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Shia LaBeouf Puts His Temper to Good Use as Tennis Pro John McEnroe in “Borg vs McEnroe” Trailer (Video)

Borg vs McEnroe Shia LaBeoufSverrir Gudnason stars as Björn Borg, who developed a rivalry with young upstart McEnroe that played out at Wimbledown in the ’80s. We’ll learn how these two titans of tennis became legends, and what price they had to pay for it.

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Tom Hardy to Star in “Venom” Movie, Ruben Fleischer to Direct Sony Tentpole

Tom Hardy Ruben Fleischer VenomScott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner are writing the script for Venom, which will be produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal. Sony will release the comic book movie on Oct. 5. 2018.

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Angela Bassett to Play CIA Director Alongside Tom Cruise in “Mission: Impossible 6”

Angela Bassett Mission Impossible 6Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie is returning alongside stars Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin. They’ll be joined by franchise newcomers Henry Cavill and Vanessa Kirby.

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It’s Raining Deals at Cannes, Where Old Men, Beach Bums and Michael Jackson’s Chimpanzee Reign Supreme

Cannes DealsCAA orchestrated a blockbuster $20 million deal for Bubbles, which led to even more people talking about Netflix. The streaming service has been on the tips of tongues all over Cannes, where Netflix has drawn criticism from some corners because its competition titles Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories won’t debut in French theaters.

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Sandra Bullock Returns to Action Thrillers, Will Channel Her Inner Liam Neeson in “Cash Truck”

Sandra Bullock Cash TruckBullock will play an American who takes a job at an armored car company in London that was the recent target of a deadly heist. As she earns the trust of its tight-knit crew, we learn there’s much more to the woman than it seems, as she has both a troubled past and a mysterious agenda.

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Netflix’s “GLOW” Trailer Explains Why Storytelling Is More Important to Wrestling Than Blood or Boobs (Video)

Glow Trailer NetflixAlison Brie plays a struggling actress who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. Oddly enough, our Editor in Chief can relate…

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Viggo Mortensen Will Hunt Down the Unabomber in Thriller “Unabomb”

Viggo Mortensen UnabombMortensen will play FBI agent Jim Freeman, who led one of the largest manhunts in history as he pursued the domestic terrorist known as the Unabomber, a man responsible for 16 bombings over the course of two decades. As Freeman and his team narrow down the suspects and get closer to Ted Kaczynski, the deadly attacks become personal.

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YOU MAY WANT TO MARRY MY HUSBAND (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Amy Krouse Rosenthal created a dating profile for her husband so he could find love again once she’s gone. In the moving piece, which became an instant sensation, she praises all his best qualities and the many ways she’s fallen in love with him throughout their 26 years together.

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Daniel Casey to Rewrite “The Craft” Remake for Sony, Director Leigh Janiak (Exclusive)

The Craft Daniel CaseyCasey has a lot of heat right now, and Sony is already working with him on Fede Alvarez’s Incognito. He did a rewrite on Bad Robot’s hit thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane and was recently hired by Fox 2000 to adapt Larry Niven’s short story Inconstant Moon for director James Ponsoldt.

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Warner Bros. Promotes Courtenay Valenti to President of Production and Development, Bring Back Kevin McCormick

Courtenay Valenti Warner Bros.Valenti has been a key creative force behind the Warner Animation Group, shepherding such titles as The LEGO Batman Movie from director Chris McKay, and The LEGO Movie from directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

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Dylan Sellers Returning to the Weinstein Company as President of Production (Exclusive)

Dylan Sellers The Weinstein CompanySellers spent three years at TWC, working on such films as John Wells’ August: Osage County and Ted Melfi’s St. Vincent, and he stepped down from his post in September 2014 when his contract expired.

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I’M LEAVING YOU (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMThe story follows three friends and co-workers who team up to help each other face their terrible exes and bad relationships.

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Mirzai Twins Out With New Comedy Spec “I’m Leaving You” After Selling “Accidentes” to Tucker Tooley

Mirzai BrothersThe story follows three friends and co-workers who team up to help each other face their terrible exes and bad relationships. If the premise sounds a little vague, it’s only because the Mirzai brothers don’t want to tip their hand.

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Michael Moore Unveils New Documentary “Fahrenheit 11/9” About Donald Trump and the 2016 Election

Michael Moore Fahrenheit 11/9Moore is working with the acclaimed team behind Fahrenheit ‪9/11 — Meghan O’Hara, Tia Lessin and Carl Deal — and filming has been done under a strict cloak of secrecy, as the film is expected to be key in dissolving Trump’s “teflon” shield and, in turn, his presidency.

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Jonah Hill to Star in Diamond District Drama “Uncut Gems” as A24 Unveils Trailer for Robert Pattinson’s “Good Time” (Video)

Jonah Hill Uncut GemsScott Rudin and Eli Bush will produce Uncut Gems with Sebastian Bear-McClard and Oscar Boyson from Elara Pictures, while Hill’s Wolf of Wall Street collaborators Martin Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff will serve as executive producers.

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Kenneth Branagh to Play Anne Frank’s Father in “The Keeper of the Diary,” Which He’ll Also Direct

Kenneth Branagh The Keeper of the DiaryThe film is a passion project for the producers, as Matti Leshem lost his grandmother in the Holocaust and his father is a survivor. Meanwhile, Branagh narrated the documentary Anne Frank Remembered, so the story is clearly near and dear to his heart as well.

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Marilyn Manson Will Creep the Hell Out of You in “Let Me Make You a Martyr” Trailer (Video)

Marilyn Manson Let Me Make You a MartyrManson plays a hitman in the film, and it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, as the footage finds him relaying a story about how his father once killed a man. You’ll also see him singing a gospel song while holding a gun on a driver who’s clearly afraid for his life.

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Daniel Radcliffe to Star in “Hunger Games”-Esque Action Comedy “Guns Akimbo”

Daniel Radcliffe Guns AkimboThe Harry Potter star will play a mild-mannered man named Miles whose mundane existence is turned upside-down when he finds himself in the crosshairs of a mysterious website that forces complete strangers to fight in a gladiator-like battle to the death.

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