Category Archives: Attachments (Film)

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

Dolph Lundgren to Play King Nereus in “Aquaman” Opposite Jason Momoa

Dolph Lundgren AquamanThe 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.

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Benedict Cumberbatch in Talks to Star in “The Man in the Rockefeller Suit”

Benedict Cumberbatch ExcerptDoctor 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.

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Kathleen Robertson to Pen “The Possibilities” Adaptation for Jason Reitman

kathleen robertson excerptFox 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.

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Sarah Polley Is the Best Kind of Filmmaker to Adapt “The Best Kind of People”

Sarah Polley The Best Kind of PeopleZoe 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.

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Sylvester Stallone Signs On for “Escape Plan 3” as Titus Welliver, UFC Champ Tyron Woodley Join “Part 2”

Escape Plan Sylvester StalloneDirector 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.

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Josh Brolin to Play Cable in “Deadpool 2” and Beyond, Sources Confirm Before Ryan Reynolds

BrolinCable_ExcerptSources 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.

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Jude Law to Play Young Dumbledore in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Sequel

Jude Law ExcerptThe 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.

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Brad Pitt to Star in James Gray’s Secretive Sci-Fi Movie “Ad Astra,” And We’ve Got New Plot Details

Brad Pitt Ad Astra 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…

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“Spectacular” Reunion in the Works, as Miles Teller Will Join Shailene Woodley in STX’s Survival Thriller “Adrift”

Miles Teller Shailene Woodley AdriftBaltasar 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.

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Dick Cheney Movie Coming Together With Christian Bale as Former VP, But at What Cost for New Paramount?

Christian Bale Dick CheneyCan 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?

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“Pirates of the Caribbean” Director Joachim Rønning in Talks to Helm Adaptation of Michael Crichton’s “Micro”

<> at  on March 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, United States.Amblin Entertainment is looking at Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim Rønning to helm the upcoming adaptation of Michael Crichton novel Micro, the Tracking Board has confirmed The novel was the last from the Jurassic Park author before he died in 2008.

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Fox Buys Untitled Comedy Spec for Female Directing, Writing, and Producing Team

Melissa Stack ExcerptIn a mid-six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has acquired an untitled spec from Melissa Stack, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The project will also be Stack’s directorial debut.

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“Avengers” Star Jeremy Renner Makes Time to Play “Tag” With Ed Helms, But Not for “Mission: Impossible 6”

Jeremy Renner TagRenner hasn’t really done a big, broad comedy (unless you wish to count Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) since his movie debut in 1995’s Senior Trip, so this strikes me as a great opportunity to showcase a different side of himself as an actor and flex his comedy muscles.

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“The Conjuring” Spinoff “The Nun” Grabs Hold of Oscar-Nominated Actor Demian Bichir

Demian Bichir The NunCorin Hardy is directing the horror movie, which will see Bichir play Father Burke, a priest who’s dispatched to investigate a nun’s mysterious death.

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“Forrest Gump” Scribe Eric Roth Teams with Denis Villeneuve for “Dune” Reboot

eric roth excerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that Oscar-winning writer Eric Roth has been hired to adapt the classic sci-fi novel Dune by Frank Herbert for Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming film.

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“Get Out” Editor Gregory Plotkin to Direct “Hellfest” for CBS Films (Exclusive)

Gregory Plotkin HellfestGale Anne Hurd is producing the film, which is set on Halloween night and follows a costumed killer who begins murdering unsuspecting patrons at a horror theme park.

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Michael Keaton Reteams With “Batman,” “Beetlejuice” Director Tim Burton on Disney’s “Dumbo”

Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Tim Burton, Dumbo DisneyColin Farrell and Eva Green will star in Dumbo as parents, while Keaton is making a deal play the new circus owner out to exploit the titular elephant.

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Bringing Comic Series “Invincible” to the Big Screen

goldberg-rogen-excerptThe duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are furthering their comic book fandom with a feature adaptation of Invincible. The Sausage Party pair, who adapted the comic series Preacher for AMC, will team with Invincible creator Robert Kirkman for the Universal pic.

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Tobey Maguire to Make Directorial Debut with “Blood on Snow” Adaptation

Tobey Maguire ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that actor Tobey Maguire is making his directorial debut with an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo thriller Blood on Snow.

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“Jackie” Director Pablo Larraín Replaces Kathryn Bigelow as Director of “The True American” for Annapurna

Pablo Larrain The True AmericanThe last we heard, this project was being developed as a starring vehicle for Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed, but anything could happen with a new director at the helm, and neither actor was mentioned in Annapurna’s press release.

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Simon Pegg to Star in Music Industry Dramedy “Lost Transmissions” for Pulse Films

Simon Pegg Lost TransmissionsThe story follows a shy songwriter named Hannah who discovers her friend, respected record producer Theo Ross, has lapsed on his schizophrenia medication. Hannah rallies a group of friends to help commit Theo to a psychiatric facility, chasing him as he outruns his colorful delusions through the glamour and grit of Los Angeles.

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Gina Rodriguez, Catherine Hardwicke Circling “Miss Bala” Remake at Sony

Gina Rodriguez Catherine Hardwicke Miss BalaWhile Rodriguez doesn’t have an offer yet since Hardwicke just boarded the project, there’s no doubt she would absolutely crush this role, as the rising star of Jane the Virgin is a strong match for the material.

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Ridley Scott to Helm World War II Battle of Britain Project for Fox

Ridley Scott ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that Ridley Scott will be directing an untitled Battle of Britain project for 20th Century Fox, based on a pitch the studio acquired last year by Matthew Orton.

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Liam Neeson Attached to Star in “Marlowe” From “Departed” Scribe William Monahan

neeson-excerptTaken star Liam Neeson is taking his tough and gruff act to the early ’50s in Marlowe. The spec is written by William Monahan (The Departed) follows Philip Marlowe, a restless and lonely private detective who hasn’t been getting a lot of business — until he meets a beautiful blonde who is searching for her ex-lover.

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Justin Kurzel Attached to Direct Hot Spec “Ruin,” Which Has Multiple Studio Offers (Exclusive)

Justin Kurzel RuinDescribed as a gritty revenge thriller, Ruin follows a nameless ex-Nazi captain who navigates the ruins of post-WWII Germany determined to atone for his crimes during the war by hunting down the surviving members of his former SS Death Squad.

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Joss Whedon in Talks to Direct and Write “Batgirl” Movie for Warner Bros., Furthering DCEU Divide

Joss Whedon ExcerptJoss Whedon is in negotiations with Warner Bros. Pictures to direct, write, and produce a standalone Batgirl film, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Toby Emmerich, Jon Berg, and Geoff Johns will oversee for the studio.

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Hot Off “Get Out,” Jordan Peele Is Being Courted to Direct “Akira” for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

Jordan Peele CinemaConLeonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way is producing Akira with Andrew Lazar, while Marco Ramirez wrote the most recent draft of the script,

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Oscar Isaac to Star In and Produce Period Drama “Operation Finale” for MGM

oscar-isaac-excerptMGM’s post-WWII drama Operation Finale (previously titled Eichmann) has landed Oscar Isaac as its first star, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The actor will also produce the project.

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“Crazy Rich Asians” Taps Newcomer Henry Golding For Male Lead

henry-golding-excerptThe cast for the upcoming Warner Bros. adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel Crazy Rich Asians is starting to shape up with newcomer Henry Golding stepping in for the film’s male lead, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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Andrew Garfield Set to Star in and Produce War Correspondent Drama “Black Lion”

andrew-garfield-excerptOscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge actor Andrew Garfield is ready to get back into the war zone, but in a totally different context. He is set to star and produce the forthcoming drama Black Lion. Written by Alessandro Camon (The Messenger, Bullet to the Head), the story follows the life and the mysterious death of Carlos Mavroleon.

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