Category Archives: Attachments (Film)

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

Sandra Bullock Returns to Action Thrillers, Will Channel Her Inner Liam Neeson in “Cash Truck”

Sandra Bullock Cash TruckBullock will play an American who takes a job at an armored car company in London that was the recent target of a deadly heist. As she earns the trust of its tight-knit crew, we learn there’s much more to the woman than it seems, as she has both a troubled past and a mysterious agenda.

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Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson to Star in Civil Rights Era Drama “The Best of Enemies”

Taraji P Henson ExcerptIn a time of political turbulence, Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson have boarded the timely and relevant film The Best of Enemies from writer-director Robin Bissell in his directorial debut. Danny Strong and Tobey Maguire are producing the flick.

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Viggo Mortensen Will Hunt Down the Unabomber in Thriller “Unabomb”

Viggo Mortensen UnabombMortensen will play FBI agent Jim Freeman, who led one of the largest manhunts in history as he pursued the domestic terrorist known as the Unabomber, a man responsible for 16 bombings over the course of two decades. As Freeman and his team narrow down the suspects and get closer to Ted Kaczynski, the deadly attacks become personal.

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Daniel Casey to Rewrite “The Craft” Remake for Sony, Director Leigh Janiak (Exclusive)

The Craft Daniel CaseyCasey has a lot of heat right now, and Sony is already working with him on Fede Alvarez’s Incognito. He did a rewrite on Bad Robot’s hit thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane and was recently hired by Fox 2000 to adapt Larry Niven’s short story Inconstant Moon for director James Ponsoldt.

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Jonah Hill to Star in Diamond District Drama “Uncut Gems” as A24 Unveils Trailer for Robert Pattinson’s “Good Time” (Video)

Jonah Hill Uncut GemsScott Rudin and Eli Bush will produce Uncut Gems with Sebastian Bear-McClard and Oscar Boyson from Elara Pictures, while Hill’s Wolf of Wall Street collaborators Martin Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff will serve as executive producers.

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Kenneth Branagh to Play Anne Frank’s Father in “The Keeper of the Diary,” Which He’ll Also Direct

Kenneth Branagh The Keeper of the DiaryThe film is a passion project for the producers, as Matti Leshem lost his grandmother in the Holocaust and his father is a survivor. Meanwhile, Branagh narrated the documentary Anne Frank Remembered, so the story is clearly near and dear to his heart as well.

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Julianne Moore Boards New Take on Sebastian Lelio’s Film “Gloria”

julianne-moore-excerptThe yet-to-be-titled interpretation of the Sebastian Lelio’s original won’t be a direct remake of the film but will be inspired by the story and characters.

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Daniel Radcliffe to Star in “Hunger Games”-Esque Action Comedy “Guns Akimbo”

Daniel Radcliffe Guns AkimboThe Harry Potter star will play a mild-mannered man named Miles whose mundane existence is turned upside-down when he finds himself in the crosshairs of a mysterious website that forces complete strangers to fight in a gladiator-like battle to the death.

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Benedict Cumberbatch Heading to “Rio” With Director Luca Guadagnino

Benedict Cumberbatch Jake Gyllenhaal RioWritten by Steven Knight (Locke), the film follows a reporter (Gyllenhaal) who travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend (Cumberbatch), only to get roped into a plot to fake his friend’s death.

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Dee Rees, Blumhouse Developing Horror Movie About Black Lesbians in Rural America

Dee Rees Jason Blum Horror MovieRees has an idea for a low-budget horror movie set in one location, inspired by her and her wife’s own experiences when they first moved into their new home in a small town. Rees said they felt like “a ghost, or maybe some other force” didn’t want them to be there, let alone fitting in with their neighbors.

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Christina Hendricks Will Fight for Her Life in “The Strangers 2,” Which is Finally Happening

Christina Hendricks The Strangers 2The sequel follows a family whose road trip takes a turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park. After the power goes out, three familiar masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test their every limit.

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James McAvoy to Star in “Escape,” Returning to His “Last King of Scotland” Roots

James McAvoy ExcerptScottish actor James McAvoy is set to star in Escape with director Colm McCarthy at the helm, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The film is based on a spec script by Vanya Asher.

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Channing Tatum, Gina Rodriguez, Zendaya to Star in WB’s Animated Movie “Smallfoot” (Exclusive)

Gina Rodriguez SmallfootAnimation veteran Karey Kirkpatrick is set to write and direct the film, which is being produced by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. Rather than a traditional Bigfoot movie, a mythical Yeti is the hero this time around, who believes that humans really do exist.

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Jeff Goldblum Joins Jodie Foster in “Hotel Artemis” as the Goldblumaissance Continues (Exclusive)

Jeff Goldblum Hotel ArtemisThe 64-year-old actor is on a roll, with upcoming turns in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, the Jurassic World sequel, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and an untitled Amazon comedy series co-starring Danny DeVito.

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Tom Hanks to Produce and Star in Fox 2000’s Adaptation of “News of the World”

Tom Hanks ExcerptTom Hanks is set to produce and star in the adaptation of Paulette Jiles’ novel News of the World, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Lion writer Luke Davies is adapting the historical tale for Fox 2000.

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Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth Join Love Triangle in “Isn’t It Romantic”

Liam Hemsworth ExcerptActors Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth have been cast alongside Rebel Wilson in New Line’s Isn’t It Romantic, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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Walton Goggins Joins “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” at Fox

Walton Goggins ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that The Hateful Eight‘s Walton Goggins has joined the cast of Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The film is the third installment in the Fox franchise, following 2015’s The Scorch Trials.

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Radiohead’s Thom Yorke to Compose Original Score for “Suspiria” Remake Starring Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson

Thom Yorke SuspiriaIt will be Yorke’s first time scoring a feature film, and it’s possible he was encouraged to give it a shot by bandmate Jonny Greenwood, who scored Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood and is currently working on the Joaquin Phoenix movie You Were Never Really Here.

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Margot Robbie Starring in and Producing “Dreamland” from Black List Script

Margot Robbie ExcerptSuicide Squad star Margot Robbie is set to star in and produce Dreamland, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Sundance winner Miles Joris-Peyrafitte will direct the thriller.

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James Cameron’s “Avatar” Sequels Add Their First New Cast Member — and He’s Going Underwater

Cliff Curtis Avatar SequelsWe fell for Cliff Curtis following his brief turn as Smiley in Training Day, though the New Zealand-born actor was also really good in Danny Boyle’s Sunshine. And did you know he produced a pair of Taika Waititi films before the director graduated to the Marvel universe?

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Zach McGowan Lands Starring Role in WWII Drama, Draws Controversy

zach mcgowan excerptThe 100 star Zach McGowan has signed on to headline and produce Ni’ihau with shooting set to begin later this month. Shortly after the announcement though, the project began criticism for McGowan’s casting as the real life Ben Kanahele, a Hawaiian island leader, with many citing the news as another example of “white-washing.”

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Jamie Dornan, Peter Dinklage to Star in Sacha Gervasi’s “My Dinner With Hervé” for HBO Films

Jamie Dornan Peter Dinklage My Dinner With Herve HBOThe movie will chronicle the unlikely friendship that evolves over one wild night in LA between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) and world-famous actor Hervé Villechaize (Dinklage), resulting in life-changing consequences for both.

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Liam Neeson to Star in “Retribution,” a Thriller in the Vein of “Speed”

Liam Neeson RetributionNeeson will play a successful Wall Street executive who’s on his way to work when he discovers that a bomb has been planted in his car. He’s subsequently forced to follow a series of orders throughout the day, or else the mysterious bomber will be detonate the device. The situation is even more dire because the man’s family is in the car with him.

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New “Hellboy” Movie in the Works with “Stranger Things” Actor David Harbour in Talks to Star

Hellboy ExcerptThe well-meaning demon Hellboy is making a comeback on the big screen, sans original director and star. Instead, Neil Marshall is taking the reins to helm this new iteration of the character and Stranger Things’ David Harbour is in talks to star as the titular demon.

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Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgard to Star in “The Hummingbird Project” From “La La Land” Producer

Jesse Eisenberg Alexander Skarsgard The Hummingbird ProjectEisenberg and Skarsgard will play high-frequency traders who dream of building a fibre-optic cable between Kansas and New Jersey, which would make them millions. Of course, they face opposition from their old boss, a psychopathic trader who will stop at nothing to see them fail.

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Johnny Depp to Star in Dramedy “Richard Says Goodbye” from Director of Unrelated Film “Katie Says Goodbye”

Johnny Depp ExcerptThe story follows a college professor who decides to throw caution to the wind and live life to the fullest after receiving a life-changing diagnosis. Indeed, he smokes, drinks and has sex as much as he wants, and God help anyone who annoys him, because he isn’t shy about speaking his mind.

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Dave Chappelle Joins Lady Gaga in Bradley Cooper’s Remake of “A Star Is Born”

Dave Chappelle A Star is BornHot off a pair of Netflix comedy specials, Chappelle will play Cooper’s best friend Noodles, who started out playing blues clubs with him.

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Michelle Williams Moves From “Manchester by the Sea” to Carmel-by-the-Sea With Spy Film “All the Old Knives”

Michelle Williams ExcerptWilliams and Chris Pine will play ex-lovers and veteran spies who reunite for dinner, where they reminisce about a failed mission, though it’s unclear whether Pine hopes to rekindle their romance or get to the bottom of a conspiracy.

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Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, & Candice Bergen Team Up for “Book Club”

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Bill Holderman’s directorial debut Book Club has added Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, and Candice Bergen to headline. Holderman penned the comedy with Erin Simms and the pair will produce with Andrew Duncan and Alex Saks from June Pictures.

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“Martian” Reunion in the Works as Fox Acquires Andy Weir’s New Book “Artemis” for Simon Kinberg to Produce (Exclusive)

Andy Weir Aditya Sood ArtemisPlot details are being kept under wraps, though back in December 2015, Weir said his next book would take place in a city on the moon and follow a female protagonist. He also said it would be released by late 2016/early 2017, so it may be safe to assume that Artemis is that very book.

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