Category Archives: Attachments (Film)

A place to find all film attachment articles (talent, writers, directors, etc).

Sony’s Marvel Universe Expands With Silver Sable, Black Cat Movie From “Thor 2” Writer

Silver Sable Black Cat Christopher Yost SonySilver Sable is a mercenary who hunts war criminals, while the better-known Black Cat is an acrobatic thief named Felicia Hardy, who was played briefly by Felicity Jones in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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“Insecure” Star Issa Rae Joins Bill Hader in “Empress of Serenity”

Issa Rae Empress of SerenityJesse Andrews (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) will direct the film, which stars Hader as a man whose elaborate plan to win back his ex-wife is upended when he’s guilted into a month long mega-cruise with his widowed father.

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Brie Larson to Play First Female Presidential Candidate Victoria Woodhull for Amazon

Brie Larson ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that upcoming Marvel star Brie Larson is set to play the first female presidential candidate in Victoria Woodhull for Amazon Studios. She will also produce the film.

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Evan Rachel Wood Casts Jenny Slate, Alison Pill, Cynthia Erivo in Her Mysterious Directorial Debut (Updated)

Evan Rachel Wood Directorial DebutThe Westworld star has worked with A-list directors such as Darren Aronofsky, Woody Allen, Robert Redford and George Clooney, so it’s safe to assume she gained vital knowledge about filmmaking from them and is well prepared to step behind the camera herself.

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Jesse Metcalfe, Pete Wentz Join Sylvester Stallone in “Escape Plan 2”

Jesse Metcalfe Pete Wentz Escape Plan 2Steven C. Miller is directing the action-packed sequel, which stars Sylvester Stallone, Jaime King, Dave Bautista, Wes Chatham and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.

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“Avengers”-Esque Spec “Princesses” Has the Town Talking and Joachim Ronning Attached to Direct for Disney Territory (EXCLUSIVE)

ronning-excerptA new spec on classic princesses has hit the market and it’s a take on princesses like you have never seen before. Written by Nir Paniry and appropriately titled Princesses, the movie is being pitched as a female-driven Avengers starring all the classic princesses.

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Robert Downey Jr. to Star in “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle,” Protecting Us From Johnny Depp

robert-downey-jr-excerptStephen Gaghan (Syriana) will direct from his own screenplay, based on an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd. The script will draw heavily from the 1920s series of children’s books by Hugh Lofting.

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Wyatt Russell, “Fences” Breakout Jovan Adepo to Star in Bad Robot’s D-Day Movie “Overlord”

Wyatt Russell Jovan Adepo OverlordSet on the eve of D-Day, Overlord follows a group of American paratroopers who are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation.

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Kate McKinnon Will Graduate From Scene-Stealer to Leading Lady with Action Comedy “The Spy Who Dumped Me”

Kate McKinnon Mila KunisMila Kunis is in talks to co-star in the Lionsgate movie, which Susanna Fogel will direct from a script she’s co-writing with David Iserson.

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Henry Cavill to Save the World Again — But This Time with IMF in “Mission: Impossible”

Henry CavillBritish actor Henry Cavill is trading in his red and blue spandex for a secret agent suit to join Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 6. The actor revealed the news on his Instagram this morning.

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Dan Trachtenberg to Direct Hot Spec “Space Race” for Universal Following Success of “10 Cloverfield Lane”

Dan Trachtenberg Space RacePlot details of Daniel Kunka’s script are being kept in a black hole on the Universal lot, but it’s expected to be a high-concept tentpole in the vein of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Universal already has a relationship with Trachtenberg and Kunka, who are developing Crime of the Century for the studio and producer Chris Morgan.

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“Logan” Director James Mangold Plans Return to His “Copland” Roots With Don Winslow’s “The Force”

James Mangold The ForceThe story follows a corrupt NYPD cop who is forced to choose between his family, his brothers in blue, and his own life, which finds itself threatened by an assortment of unsavory types ranging from Harlem drug dealers and the mob to the mayor’s office and relentless federal investigators.

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Alicia Vikander Circling “Freakshift” from Ben Wheatley

alicia vikander excerptOscar-winner Alicia Vikander is in talks to star in Ben Wheatley’s next project, Freakshift. The film is looking to start production this August and Vikander will wrap Tomb Raider earlier in the summer.

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Tom Hardy to Play Navy SEAL in “War Party” as Netflix Wins Bidding War

Tom Hardy War Party NetflixRidley Scott will produce under his Scott Free banner. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it’s said to be based on a true story about real Navy SEALs, since life rights were rumored to be part of the deal.

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Justin Lin Says Nope to Dopey Tentpoles, Will Direct Gritty Drama “The Stand Off” for Netflix

Justin Lin The Stand OffSet in December 1969, the film follows a newly-formed police unit known as the “SWAT team” as they embark on their first major operation — raiding the Los Angeles headquarters of the Black Panther party.

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“The Legend of Tarzan” Writer in Negotiations to Pen “Suicide Squad 2” for Warner Bros.

suicide-excerpt-excerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed The Legend of Tarzan writer Adam Cozad is currently in negotiations with Warner Bros. to pen Suicide Squad 2. David Ayer, who directed and wrote the first film, which came out last August, is not returning for the sequel.

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Jennifer Aniston to Star in Music-Driven Comedy “Dumplin’,” Which Is No Longer at Disney

Jennifer Aniston DumplinAnne Fletcher will direct the film, which follows a plus-sized teen who decides to enter a local beauty pageant as a form of protest, but winds up inspiring a rag-tag group of contestants to join her.

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John Krasinski, Emily Blunt to Star in “A Quiet Place,” Which He’ll Also Direct for Paramount

John Krasinski Emily Blunt A Quiet PlaceMichael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes will produce the film, which comes on the heels of Krasinski’s starring turn in Bay’s Paramount pic 13 Hours.

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A24 Mounting Feature Adaptation of Pippa Bianco’s Award-Winning Short Film “Share” (Exclusive)

Share Pippa BiancoThe 2015 short film starred Taissa Farmiga as a girl who returns to school after an explicit video of her is uploaded and shared on the internet without her consent.

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“Sleight” Director J.D. Dillard to Remake “The Fly” for 20th Century Fox

The FlyDillard is a former Bad Robot staffer whose directorial debut Sleight was acquired by Blumhouse and WWE Studios out of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The film will hit theaters on April 28.

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Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in and Produce “How to Stop Time” Adaptation with StudioCanal

Benedict Cumberbatch ExcerptSherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has determined his next film project: an adaptation of the upcoming book How to Stop Time by Matt Haig, to be published by Canongate Books in July. His production banner SunnyMarch is teaming with StudioCanal for the project.

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John Carroll Lynch Joins Paul Giamatti in Netflix Drama “Private Life” (Exclusive)

John Carroll Lynch Private LifeThe veteran character actor is coming off a banner year, and just saw his directorial debut Lucky premiere at SXSW to strong reviews.

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“Kingsman” Director Matthew Vaughn Eyed to Direct “Man of Steel 2”

Matthew Vaughn ExcerptAccording to reports, Warner Bros. is currently eyeing Kingsman and X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn to helm the untitled Man of Steel sequel, taking over the directing reigns Zack Snyder.

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Ridley Scott to Direct Black List Script “All the Money in the World” as Next Project

Ridley Scott ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that Scott is currently finalizing plans to direct All the Money in the World based on a Black List script by David Scarpa and Natalie Portman is being eyed for the lead role.

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“Godzilla Vs. Kong” Probably Doesn’t Need a Writers Room, But Now It Has One Anyway

Godzilla vs. Kong 200Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean) will lead the team, which includes Patrick McKay, J.D. Payne, Lindsey Beer, T.S. Nowlin, J. Michael Straczynski and Cat Vasko.

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Jaime King Lands Female Lead in Sylvester Stallone’s “Escape Plan 2” (Exclusive)

Jaime King Escape Plan 2Steven C. Miller (Marauders) will direct the action-packed sequel, which will co-star Dave Bautista of Guardians of the Galaxy fame.

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Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams Team for Syrian Refugee’s Survival Story “A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea”

JJ Abrams, Steven Spielberg, A Hope More Powerful Than the SeaThe film follows Doaa Al Zamel, a 19-year-old Syrian woman who fled Egypt for a better life in Sweden, only to find herself stranded at sea with two small children.

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Danny DeVito Circling Role in Tim Burton’s Live-Action “Dumbo”

devito-excerptThe cast for Disney’s forthcoming live-action adaptation of Dumbo is slowly taking shape. The It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Danny DeVito is in talks to star in the film directed by Tim Burton about the beloved big-eared circus elephant, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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Kerry Washington to Produce “The Mothers” for Warner Bros.

The Mothers Kerry WashingtonWarner Bros. has optioned Brit Bennett’s debut novel The Mothers for Kerry Washington to produce under her Simpson Street banner along with Natalie Krinsky, the studio announced Thursday.

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“Atlanta” Star Zazie Beetz Announced as Domino in “Deadpool 2”

zazie-beetz-excerptTrue to form, Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter today and dropped a puzzling message written in domino dots that, when deciphered, announced that Atlanta star Zazie Beetz would be taking on the coveted role of mercenary Domino in Deadpool 2.

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