Author Archives: Jeff Sneider

Matt Damon Taps “The Dark Tower’s” Nikolaj Arcel to Direct “RFK” Movie for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

RFK BiopicRFK has been a longtime passion project of Damon’s, and the role could very well put him in the 2018 awards race, should the film debut before the end of next year.

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Gorgeous “Alpha” Trailer Hints at “The Revenant” With a Teenage Lead (Video)

Alpha TrailerKodi Smit-McPhee stars as a young man who is injured and left for dead after a bison hunt goes horribly wrong. Finding himself broken, alone, and miles from his village, he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness with the help of a lone wolf named Alpha.

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Steven Soderbergh, Claire Foy Team for Secret Movie Shot on iPhone (Exclusive)

Steven Soderbergh Claire Foy UnsaneEver since Bubble, Soderbergh has been more open to experimentation in both the production and distribution realms, so the idea that he has used his iPhone to shoot a secret movie with an up-and-coming actress isn’t as big a surprise as it might seem on the surface.

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“Girls Trip” Director Malcolm D. Lee Signs First-Look Deal With Universal

Malcolm D Lee UniversalGirls Trip stars Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish, and could take some wind out of the box office sails of its big-budget competitors Dunkirk and Valerian.

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Darren Aronofsky to Direct Courtroom Drama Centered Around Artificial Intelligence for Paramount

Darren Aronofsky AI Courtroom DramaJoe Epstein wrote the script, and Aronofsky will produce under his Paramount-based Protozoa banner. The studio will release the director’s thriller mother! this fall.

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Warner Bros. to Release Pair of Mystery DCEU Movies in 2020

DC LogoDCEU titles that are currently without release dates include Suicide Squad 2, Wonder Woman 2, The Batman, The Flash, Shazam, Black Adam, Gotham City Sirens, Nightwing, Batgirl and Justice League Dark.

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“Game of Thrones” Scribe Vanessa Taylor to Rewrite Guy Ritchie’s “Aladdin” for Disney (Exclusive)

Vanessa Taylor AladdinHer feature credits include Divergent, Hope Springs and Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming film The Shape of Water.

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Alec Baldwin to Take Over Jack Nicholson’s Role in NBC’s Live Staging of “A Few Good Men”

Alec Baldwin A Few Good MenBaldwin and writer Aaron Sorkin will executive produce along with Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, and the televised play is expected to air in the second quarter of 2018.

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“Leatherface” Trailer Carves Its Own Legacy in “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Franchise (Video)

LeatherfaceRather than the typical tale of terror in Texas, the film follows a deranged lawman on the trail of four psychopaths who have escaped from a mental hospital, one of whom turns out to become the iconic slasher known as Leatherface.

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Doug Robinson Signs Overall Deal With Sony Pictures Television, Hires Alison Greenspan

Doug Robinson Alison GreenspanGreenspan is known for female-driven projects such as The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Best of Me.

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Disney Moves “Mulan” to 2019 as “Nutcracker” Takes Its Place and “Dumbo” Gets a Date

Mulan

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Feast Your Eyes on the Incredible New Creatures in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Photos)

Cutie PatootieRian Johnson’s imagination knows no bounds, and Lucasfilm’s latest designs are out of this world, especially this cute little critter to the left.

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D23: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Offers Amazing Behind the Scenes Footage (Video)

Star Wars: The Last JediThe force looks strong with Rian Johnson’s sequel, which brings back Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, and hits theaters in December.

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What Casting Drama? Disney’s “Aladdin” to Star Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

Mena Massoud AladdinThe rising stars join Will Smith, who will be playing the Genie. The studio will now turn its attention to casting the villainous Jafar and his henchman Iago.

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“A Wrinkle in Time” Trailer Offers Eye-Popping Visuals, Plus Chris Pine and Oprah Winfrey (Video)

A Wrinkle in Time TrailerAva DuVernay directs the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic, which co-stars Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Zach Galifianakis and young Storm Reid.

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“Narcos” Season 3 Teaser Promises the Rise of a New Empire, the Cali Cartel (Video)

Narcos Season 3Michael Stahl-David and Matt Whelan will play two new DEA agents who enter the operation with enthusiasm and inexperience, while Kerry Bishe will play the wife of the cartel’s money launderer.

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Pixar Sets New Movie Featuring Unicorns, Casts Taraji P. Henson in “Wreck-It Ralph 2”

Taraji P. Henson PixarThere’s also a new DisneyToons movie coming out on April 12, 2019 that looks like another Planes movie, but this one is set in space and is said to explore the future of aviation. 

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Katherine Waterston, Sunny Suljic to Star in Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut “Mid-90s” (Exclusive)

Kat and Sunny Mid 90sThe lead role shouldn’t be too much of a stretch for Suljic, who just played a young skateboarder in Gus Van Sant’s Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, which co-stars Hill.

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Endgame Acquires Launch Pad Pilot Competition Winner “Dead Men” by T.A. Snyder

LP Alumni + Endgame DesignThe story follows a local sheriff who bands together with an elite group of soldiers to track down a notorious group of murderers whose plans for revenge could threaten the stability of the government.

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“Meet the Movie Press”: Quentin Tarantino, “Scarface,” “Suicide Squad 2” and Disney’s “Aladdin” (Video)

Tarantino MTMPThe guys also weigh in on Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen’s latest casting decisions, as well as Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to Moonlight.

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Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning Eyed to Star in Woody Allen’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Timothee Chalamet Elle Fanning Woody AllenFanning currently stars in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, while Chalamet’s acclaimed Sundance drama Call Me by Your Name will hit theaters this fall.

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Leigh Janiak to Direct “Fear Street” Trilogy Based on R.L. Stine Books

Leigh Janiak Fear StreetSince making her directorial debut in 2014 with the well-received horror movie Honeymoon, Janiak has been busy developing a remake of The Craft at Sony.

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As “Scarface” Loses Another Director, Here Are Our Picks to Replace David Ayer, Including Nate Parker

Scarface RemakeVeteran directors Michael Mann and Danny Boyle are two of the best in the business if you catch them on the right day.

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Shea Whigham in Negotiations to Join Ryan Gosling in Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” (Exclusive)

Shea Whigham First ManThe talented character actor is making a deal to play Gus Grissom, one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts.

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Paramount Hires Its First-Ever Futurist to Explore Virtual and Augmented Reality

Paramount Futurist Ted SchilowitzSchilowitz is the chief creative officer at Barco Escape who was also a founding member and an integral part of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema.

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“Landline” Breakout Abby Quinn Joins “Transformers” Spinoff “Bumblebee”

Abby Quinn BumblebeeHailee Steinfeld and Jorge Lendeborg Jr. will play the two young leads in the film, which is expected to co-star Rachel Crow from Deidra & Laney Rob a Train.

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Blake Lively to Star in Spy Thriller “The Rhythm Section” From Producers of James Bond Franchise

Blake Lively Rhythm SectionLively will play Stephanie Patrick, whose family dies in a plane crash that should’ve claimed her life too. When she discovers the crash wasn’t an accident, she sets out to exact revenge, Jason Bourne-style.

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“Vegas Dave” Biopic In the Works About Star Sports Bettor Banned from Las Vegas Casinos (Exclusive)

Vegas DaveThe well-known sports bettor won $2.5 million when the Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series, and $2.3 million when the Denver Broncos won the Super Bowl in 2016.

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Rachel Crow in Talks for Key Role in “Transformers” Spinoff “Bumblebee” (Exclusive)

Rachel Crow BumblebeeHailee Steinfeld and Jorge Lendeborg Jr. will play the two young leads in the film, which Travis Knight is directing from a script by Christina Hodson.

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Why Jaume Collet-Serra Has Been the Right Director for “Suicide Squad 2” All Along

Jaume Collet-Serra Suicide Squad 2He’s a homegrown director for Warner Bros., where he made House of Wax, Orphan, Unknown and Run All Night. The studio also hired him to direct Akira at one point.

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