Category Archives: Deals (Film)
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?
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.
Gary Scott Thompson (The Fast and the Furious) penned the original spec, which has since been rewritten by Run All Night scribe Brad Inglesby. Storyscape Entertainment is producing with Pioneer Pictures.
Sherryl Clark will produce the horror thriller, which follows the sole survivor of a plane crash, who washes ashore on a mysterious island where she faces her worst fears.
The Good Time star plays a wealthy pioneer who sets out across the American frontier to marry the love of his life (Mia Wasikowska), but that logline hardly does the film justice, and since the film kind of defies description, just go in expecting a clever deconstruction of traditional gender roles.
Based on the career of female bodyguard Jacquie Davis, the film was produced under West End Films’ WeLove brand, which looks to develop and promote films by and for women.
While details are being kept under wraps, A24 did describe the film as “fresh, incisive perspective” into the horror genre, mixing together elements of shrewd character study, mystery, and deep-seeded scares.
Reed Morano (The Handmaid’s Tale) directed the thought-provoking indie movie, which won a Special Jury Prize last month at Sundance, where it premiered in competition.
The movie is a remake of the acclaimed Israeli film of the same name which was written and directed by Nadav Lapid.
The animated take on Jack London’s classic tale of fiction and the psychological thriller starring Andrea Riseborough are both expected to be released this year.
Dano’s directorial debut, an adaptation of Richard Ford’s novel, received mixed reactions at Sundance.
The third collaboration between Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, Skyscraper) is an action-comedy with no details on the plot, although it must be good since it began a bidding war between multiple studios.