Category Archives: Film News
Black Label Media has picked up the film rights to First Comes Love, the latest New York Times best-seller from author Emily Giffin. Rachel Smith is overseeing the project for BLM.
Ang Lee’s adaptation of the Ben Fountain novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is set to have its world premiere at the 54th annual New York Film Festival on October 14. For everyone else who won’t be able to make it to New York for the fest, the feature will open in theaters in November.
In this week’s episode of Power, Lobos is dead, Ghost has risen, and the show continues to build towards an unforgettable season finale.
The story of “Sully” Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of his 155 passengers.
Florida-set horror film Blood is in the works with Robert Rodriguez and Bold Films. Jeff Buhler has been brought on to write the script, working off previous drafts from Misha Green.
It seems that the 41st annual Toronto International Film Festival can’t stop announcing amazing additions to their program — which is already incredibly robust to begin with. The festival will present a first look at Hidden Figures as well as episodes from critically acclaimed television series Black Mirror and Transparent.
20th Century Fox acquires the rights to book proposal The Hunger, a riff on the Donner Party tale with a zombie twist. The film will be written and directed by Luke Scott.
In a competitive situation, Fox Searchlight has won The Aftermath, the adaptation of the 2013 novel by Rhidian Brook. Ridley Scott is producing, with Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgard in talks to star.
The Get Down delivers one spectacular scene at the end of its last episode. Unfortunately, it’s too little, too late as the show wastes too much of the viewers’ time.
Actors Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are teaming up with their production companies, Pacific Standard and Blossom Films, respectively, to develop Truly Madly Guilty. They have optioned the film rights for the novel by Australian author Liane Moriarty.
The long-in-development Clue remake from Hasbro has landed at 20th Century Fox. The story is expected to move out of the parlor and make it a game of “worldwide mystery” with action-adventure elements.