Category Archives: Attachments (Film)
A place to find all film attachment articles (talent, writers, directors, etc).
Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie is in negotiations to portray Queen Elizabeth in Mary Queen of Scots. Saoirse Ronan will take on the title role in the project from Focus Features and Working Title.
Newt Scamander’s brother is set to join the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with Callum Turner in talks for the role. The film will see Eddie Redmayne return to play Newt and will be joined by Jude Law as Dumbledore.
Based on an original idea by Wan, Smart House follows a family in the witness protection program who are placed in the custody of a state of the art, autonomous ‘smart house.’ When a group of assassins locates the family, the house goes into lethal defense mode to protect them.
The film tells the true story of three Americans who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train traveling from Brussels to Paris. The heroic trio were lauded for their bravery, and their story was covered by the international press.
Originally published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 is set in a future where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found, though intellectual curiosity gets the better of the protagonist, who begins stashing books away to see if he can learn anything from them.
Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to The Women with Silver Wings, a non-fiction account of female pilots in World War II by Katherine Sharp Landdeck. Hamilton director Thomas Kail has been tapped to helm the project, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
Suicide Squad star Will Smith is in talks to take on the Genie role in Aladdin, the live-action remake of Disney’s animated film, directed by Guy Ritchie. The beloved character was previously played by the late Robin Williams.
The long-gestating adaptation of Mark Millar and Sean Gordon Murphy’s graphic novel series Chrononauts has nabbed playwright and screenwriter Philip Gawthorne to tackle the bromantic tale of Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly, two scientific geniuses chosen to go on the world’s first time-travel experiment.
The script is described as being similar to Marvel’s The Avengers, but with princesses from classic fairy tales instead of superheroes. It remains a mystery as to which princesses appear in the action-adventure tale, though they’re likely iconic characters that have been popularized by Disney, but are still in the public domain.
The Tracking Board has confirmed that Mississippi Grind helmers Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have been tapped to direct Captain Marvel for Disney and Marvel Studios.
Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly star in the indie film, which follows two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters, who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.
Australian actor Jason Clarke has been added to the cast of IM Global’s Serenity, joining Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
Want updates on Black Panther? Thor: Ragnarok? Captain Marvel? Ant-Man and the Wasp? Spider-Man: Homecoming? Avengers: Infinity War? We’ve got you covered…
Vol. 3 will conclude the Guardians trilogy and “help catapult both old and new Marvel characters into the next ten years and beyond,” Gunn wrote on Facebook.
The deal comes as the Golden Globe-winning star of Jane the Virgin negotiates for the lead role in Sony’s remake of Miss Bala and 20th Century Fox’s comedy Fire Me.
Though it would’ve been nice to see Universal add a female filmmaker to its Monsters Universe, especially given reports of this project’s feminist bent, it’s hard to argue with the selection of Condon, whose horror roots run deep.
The story follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes as they study for the GED exam. It certainly sounds closer to Rodney Dangerfield’s Back to School than Billy Bob Thornton’s School for Scoundrels .
The untitled Labyrinth spinoff of Jim Henson’s 1986 cult classic has found its director in Fede Alvarez, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Jay Basu will write the script for the project, which is a co-production between TriStar and The Jim Henson Co.
Filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller have found their Spider-Man and his villain in Sony’s upcoming untitled animated project. Shameik Moore will lend his voice to hero Miles Morales and Liev Schreiber will play the villain.
Kevin Misher is producing the sequel to John Landis’ classic comedy, which grossed an astounding $288 million worldwide back in 1988.
The Rocky IV star will play King Nereus, the ruler of the aquatic kingdom of Xebel, who claims Mera as his own and has it in for Momoa’s Aquaman.
Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch is in negotiations to star in the adaptation of The Man in the Rockefeller Suit for Fox Searchlight, based on the true story of the infamous Rockefeller imposter.
Fox Searchlight’s adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings’ novel The Possibilities has attached Kathleen Robertson to write the script. Helen Estabrook and Jason Reitman will produce with Reitman also set to direct.
Zoe Whittall’s acclaimed novel follows a respected prep school teacher who is arrested for a sex crime — news that devastates his family, who become social pariahs as their community turns on them even though there are still questions surrounding his guilt.
Director Steven C. Miller works lean and mean, regularly completing more than 150 camera set-ups a day. It’s that kind of efficiency behind the camera that explains why EFO is bringing him back to direct the third film. By sticking to a tight schedule, Miller helps the company keep production costs down.
Sources say Brad Pitt was reluctant to sign a multi-picture deal that called for as many as five films. Brolin’s deal is reportedly for four movies — an issue that was surely a point of contention during negotiations.
The Tracking Board has confirmed that British actor Jude Law will be taking up the mantle of Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel.
Gray has been vague regarding plot details but it is known that Pitt will play Roy McBride, an Army Corps engineer who embarks on a mission across the galaxy to discover the truth about his father, who disappeared in space 20 years earlier while searching for signs of alien life. But there’s more to it than that…
Baltasar Kormakur (Everest) is directing Adrift, which is based on a true story about a couple who set sail for Tahiti when a massive storm ruined their boat, leaving them stranded at sea roughly 1,500 miles from Hawaii.
Can the Dark Knight star open a political movie like this, and does it make financial sense for Paramount to move forward given its new creative mandate?