Category Archives: Attachments (Film)

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

Rose Byrne Joins Mark Wahlberg in Paramount Comedy “Instant Family”

RoseByrneGettyTNThe comedy from the filmmakers behind Daddy’s Home and its sequel will have Wahlberg and Byrne playing a couple who adopt a trio of unruly foster kids.

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Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern to Star in Noah Baumbach’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Baumbach SplitNetflix is back in business with the writer-director of The Meyerowitz Stories, who has also cast Emmy winner Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie) in his next film.

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Mahershala Ali to Star in Crime Thriller “Burn” Following “True Detective” Season 3

Mahershala Ali Triple FrontierBurn follows a Northern California detective who brought a cartel to its knees while working undercover, all while keeping that part of his life from his family.

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“The Square” Star Claes Bang to Play Villain in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”

claesBangTN The Scandinavian actor gives a breakout performance in the Ruben Östlund dark comedy, which is Swedish’s selection for the foreign language Oscar.

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Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener Join Voice Cast of Pixar’s “The Incredibles 2” (Exclusive)

odenkirkkeenerincredibles2TNCraig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell and Huck Milner are back as the Parr family, aka Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet and Dash, while Samuel L. Jackson is slated to return as Frozone.

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Michelle Williams in Talks to Join Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal in Luca Guadagnino’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Michelle Williams RioGyllenhaal will play a financial reporter who travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend (Cumberbatch), only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend’s death.

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New Regency, “The Purge” Duo Team Up to Produce Hot Genre Spec “Take Back the Night” (Exclusive)

New Regency LogoJames DeMonaco and Sebastien Lemercier will produce the genre film from up-and-coming scribe Ryan Riley, who recently landed a spot on the 2017 Young & Hungry list.

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“The Florida Project’s” Brooklynn Prince Joins Angelina Jolie in Disney’s “The One and Only Ivan”

Brooklynn Prince One and Only IvanThe live-action hybrid follows a silverback gorilla named Ivan who lives in a cage in a shopping mall along with an elephant named Stella (Jolie) and a stray dog named Bob. Ivan doesn’t remember life outside the mall, but when a baby elephant named Ruby (Prince) enters Ivan’s life and he finds himself taking care of her, he hatches a plan to rescue the baby elephant from its abusive owner.

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Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan Join Nicole Kidman in Karyn Kusama’s Crime Thriller “Destroyer”

Tatiana Sebastian DestroyerDestroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell (Kidman) who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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Disney Taps “Wonder” Director Stephen Chbosky to Reimagine “Prince Charming”

Prince CharmingChbosky will reimagine the project and develop it with an eye to direct. Prince Charming reunites Chbosky with his Wonder producers Mandeville’s David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, who are producing with Tripp Vinson.

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Broadway Musical “Come From Away” Will Be Adapted for Film by Producer Mark Gordon

Come From AwayTwo-time Tony Award nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, who wrote the book, music and lyrics, will write the screenplay for the film. The play was nominated for seven Tony Awards, winning for Best Direction of a Musical.

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“Girls Trip” Breakout Star Tiffany Haddish Signs on for 2 New Projects

Tiffany ExcerptOutside of film and TV, Haddish is also set to release her book “The Last Black Unicorn” which releases December 5. She also announced 2018 dates for her stand up tour “She’s Ready.”

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Taraji P. Henson to Headline “What Men Want” from Paramount Players

taraji p hensonThe film is inspired by the romantic comedy What Women Want from Nancy Meyers, with Henson playing a sports agent who gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts.

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Zendaya, Reese Witherspoon Team for Psychological Thriller “A White Lie” as Buyers Consider Hot Package

Zendaya A White LieMonica Beletsky will adapt Karin Tanabe’s book The Gilded Years, having previously episodes of such hit TV shows as Fargo, The Leftovers, Parenthood and Friday Night Lights.

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“Are You Afraid of the Dark?” Movie In the Works at Paramount Players (Exclusive)

Are You Afraid of the Dark?Gary Dauberman, who wrote It and the Annabelle movies, has been hired to turn Nickelodeon’s beloved TV series into a feature film.

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Sam Mendes Exits Disney’s Live-Action “Pinocchio” (Exclusive)

Pinocchio Sam MendesThe next James Bond movie still doesn’t have a director, but now that Mendes has a hole in his schedule, we wonder if he could re-team with Daniel Craig one more time so they could ride off into the sunset together.

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Chris Rock Joins Justin Timberlake in Neil Bogart Biopic “Spinning Gold” (Exclusive)

Chris Rock Spinning GoldBogart was the infamous record executive from Brooklyn who went on to define the pop-music culture of his time, and who was closely aligned with the rise of disco. His son, Timothy Scott Bogart, is expected to direct from his own screenplay.

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Sandra Bullock to Portray State Senator Wendy Davis in “Let Her Speak”

sandra bullockDavis garnered national attention for single-handedly filibustering for 13 hours in 2013 against one of the country’s most strict anti-choice laws.

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New “Star Wars” Trilogy In the Works From “The Last Jedi” Director Rian Johnson

Rian JohnsonThe new films will be set in a different galaxy and feature a brand new set of characters, Disney chief Bob Iger announced Thursday on an earnings call.

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Kevin Spacey Cut From “All the Money in the World,” Will Be Replaced by Christopher Plummer

All the Money in the WorldThis is an unprecedented move from Sony and director Ridley Scott, but it allows the studio to salvage the film’s planned release date of Dec. 22.

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“Stranger Things” Producer Shawn Levy in Talks to Direct Hot Spec “Crater” for Fox

Shawn Levy CraterJohn J. Griffin’s script is described as a coming-of-age story set on the moon. It follows a boy living a lunar mining colony who, after the death of his father, takes a trip with his four best friends to explore a mysterious crater prior to being permanently relocated to another planet.

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Brad Weston’s New Company Makeready Wins Auction for Timely Sci-Fi Story “The Appearance”

Iain McDonald (“Rodney and Sheryl”) will adapt Matthew Baker’s short story, which has been compared to “Arrival” and “District 9.”

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“The Walking Dead” Star Lauren Cohan Joins Mark Wahlberg in Peter Berg’s Action Thriller “Mile 22”

The indie film co-stars former UFC champ Ronda Rousey, “The Raid” star Iko Uwais and John Malkovich.

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“Stranger Things” Star Dacre Montgomery Joins Russell Crowe, Nicholas Hoult in “True History of the Kelly Gang”

Justin Kurzel will direct the indie film, which will co-star Essie Davis, George MacKay, Travis Fimmel, Sean Keenan and Harry Greenwood.

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Carey Mulligan Tapped to Play Gloria Steinem in “An Uncivil War”

Mulligan is the second actor to sign on this week to portray the feminist activist following Julianne Moore in “My Life on the Road”.

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Marissa Jo Cerar Tapped to Rewrite “The Other Typist” with Keira Knightly to Star

TypistExcerpt“The Fosters” scribe Marissa Jo Cerar has been tapped to rewrite “The Other Typist” for Fox Searchlight

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Mark Strong in Early Talks to Play Villain Doctor Sivana in New Line’s “Shazam!” Starring Zachary Levi

The British actor is no stranger to DC fans, having played Sinestro in 2011’s “Green Lantern.”

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Beyoncé to Play Nala Opposite Donald Glover’s Simba in Disney’s Update of “The Lion King”

Jon Favreau is directing the film, which roars into theaters on July 19, 2019. Oh, and Hans Zimmer is coming back to do the score!

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Corey Hawkins, Topher Grace Added to Spike Lee, Jordan Peele’s “Black Klansman”

hawkinsgraceTNThey’ll be joining Adam Driver, John David Washington in Lee’s film co-produced by Blumhouse for Focus Features.

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“Undateable” Creator Adam Sztykiel to Write Dwayne Johnson’s “Black Adam” Movie for DC, New Line (Exclusive)

The news comes just days after New Line and DC set Zachary Levi (NBC’s “Chuck”) to play Shazam in the superhero film of the same name.

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