Category Archives: Attachments (Film)

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

Mae Whitman Joins the Cast of MGM’s “Valley Girl” Musical Remake

Mae Whitman ExcerptParenthood alumni Mae Whitman is getting into the musical genre with MGM’s musical remake of Valley Girl, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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“Avatar 2” Scribe Shane Salerno to Write “Gears of War” Movie for Universal

Gears of War Shane SalernoMicrosoft’s iconic video game franchise boasts more than 45 million players worldwide, who have generated more than $1 billion in sales for the series.

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Craig Johnson to Direct Baseball Movie “The Art of Fielding” for “Varsity Blues” Producer

Craig Johnson The Art of FieldingBased on the bestselling novel by Chad Harbach, the story follows college baseball star Henry Skrimshander, who seems destined to become a star in the big leagues. But when a routine throw misses its intended target, the fates of five people are upended. As the season winds down, these five individuals forge new bonds that will help them find their true paths in life.

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Melissa McCarthy to Star in, Produce Raunchy Puppet Comedy “The Happytime Murders”

Melissa McCarthy The Happytime MurdersSet in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist, the film follows two clashing detectives — one human and one puppet — who are forced to work together to try and figure out who’s brutally murdering the former cast of “The Happytime Gang,” a beloved classic puppet show.

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Shia LaBeouf to Coach a Wrestler With Down Syndrome in Indie Movie “The Peanut Butter Falcon”

Shia LaBeouf Peanut Butter FalconDescribed as an adventure drama in the vein of a Mark Twain tale, the film follows Zak, a young man with Down syndrome who runs away from home to pursue his dream of becoming a professional wrestler. Along the way, Zak meets a small-time outlaw (LaBeouf) who becomes his unlikely friend and coach.

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“A Bad Moms Christmas” and Robert De Niro’s “The War With Grandpa” Add Cast, Start Production Ahead of Fall Release

A Bad Moms Christmas The War With Grandpa Start ProductionA pair of family comedies have kicked off production in that East Coast Hollywood known as Atlanta, Georgia. One has added a quartet of Quentin Tarantino veterans, while the other has cast three really talented veteran actresses.

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Jeremy Renner Will Star In and Produce a Doc Holliday Movie Once He Wraps “Avengers: Infinity War”

Jeremy Renner TagKevin Frakes’ PalmStar Media has optioned Mary Doria Russell’s Doc and Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral, which together chronicle Holliday’s life from Atlanta-based dentist to the deadly gunfighter who headed West to stand beside Wyatt Earp.

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“Firestarter” Remake in the Works With Akiva Goldsman Directing for Universal, Blumhouse

Firestarter Remake Akiva Goldsman BlumhouseBased on a book by Stephen King, the original 1984 movie starred Drew Barrymore as a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities who is kidnapped by a secret government agency that wants to use her as a weapon.

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“Jumanji” Director Joe Johnston Set to Revive “Narnia” Franchise With “The Silver Chair”

Joe Johnston Narnia The Silver ChairSure, Johnston has directed his share of stinkers, such as Jurassic Park III, The Wolfman, The Pagemaster and Hidalgo, but he also has credits on the original Star Wars trilogy, and how many working filmmakers can say that?

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“Beauty and the Beast” Actor Ewan McGregor in Talks to Star in “Christopher Robin”

Ewan McGregor ExcerptScottish actor Ewan McGregor is planning to stay within the Disney family. After his supporting role in Beauty and the Beast, he’s now in talks to star in Marc Forster’s Christopher Robin as the titular lead role.

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Jeff Goldblum’s Dr. Ian Malcolm Returns for “Jurassic World” Sequel

Jeff Goldblum Jurassic World 2J.A. Bayona is directing the blockbuster for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment after the first film from director Colin Trevorrow grossed nearly $1.7 billion worldwide. Trevorrow returned to write the script with Derek Connolly, though plot details are being kept inside the raptor pen.

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“Spotlight” Director Tom McCarthy in Talks to Direct “Timmy Failure” for Disney

Tom McCarthy ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that Tom McCarthy is in talks to helm and co-write the adaptation of Timmy Failure for Disney, based on the children’s book series by Stephan Pastis.

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Will Smith, Ang Lee in Talks to Team Up for Action-Thriller “Gemini Man” at Skydance

Will Smith Ang Lee Gemini Man SkydanceJerry Bruckheimer is producing the high-concept movie, which follows an aging assassin who finds himself battling his own clone, who is much younger, faster and stronger.

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Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen Poised to Play Timon and Pumbaa in “The Lion King” for Disney, Director Jon Favreau

Billy Eichner Seth Rogen The Lion King DisneyTimon and Pumbaa are the lovable meerkat and warthog who introduced the Swahili phrase “Hakuna Matata” into popular culture via a particularly catchy little number from the original 1994 animated movie.

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Adam Sandler, Chris Rock to Star in Netflix Comedy “The Week Of” From Director Robert Smigel

Chris Rock Adam Sandler The Week Of NetflixSandler and Smigel co-wrote the script, which chronicles the hectic week leading up to a wedding between Sandler’s daughter and Rock’s son. Things could get interesting.

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WWE’s Vince McMahon Is Subject of TriStar Biopic “Pandemonium” From “This Is Us” Directors

Vince McMahon PandemoniumJohn Requa and Glenn Ficarra will direct from a script by Craig A. Williams, while Andrew Lazar will produce with WWE Studios president Michael Luisi and Adam Goldworm of Aperture Entertainment.

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“Avatar” Sequels Give 2024 and 2025 Their First Movie Release Dates

Avatar 2 DelayedFollowing Avatar 2 and Avatar 3, you’re going to get a three-year break from Pandora. Take a vacation! Read a book! But don’t make too many other plans, because before you know it, Avatar 4 will arrive on Dec. 20, 2024, and from there it’s only 364 days until Avatar 5 rewrites the record books on Dec. 19, 2025.

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“Hell or High Water” Reunion in the Works at Netflix as Chris Pine Agrees to Star in “Outlaw King”

Chris Pine Ben Foster Outlaw King NetflixDavid Mackenzie has cast Pine as Scottish king Robert the Bruce, who led his country to freedom from the oppressive rule of England in the early 14th century. Meanwhile, Ben Foster will play his loyal aide and chief adviser, a knight named James Douglas.

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Margot Robbie Circling Queen Elizabeth Role in “Mary Queen of Scots”

margot robbieSuicide 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.

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Callum Turner in Talks to Join Eddie Redmayne for “Fantastic Beasts 2”

callum turner excerptNewt 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.

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James Wan to Produce Alexandre Aja’s Killer Thriller “Smart House” for Lionsgate

James Wan Smart HouseBased 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.

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Clint Eastwood Hops From a Plane to a Train for His Next Film “The 15:17 to Paris”

Clint Eastwood The 15:17 to ParisThe 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.

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Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to Star in “Fahrenheit 451” Movie in the Works at HBO

Michael B Jordan Michael Shannon Fahrenheit 451 HBOOriginally 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.

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“Hamilton” Director Thomas Kail to Helm Female-Centric WWII Drama “Silver Wings” for Fox 2000

Thomas Kail ExcerptFox 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.

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Will Smith Circling Live-Action “Aladdin” for Genie Role

will smithSuicide 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.

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Philip Gawthorne Tapped to Write Adaptation of “Chrononauts” Graphic Novel

chrononauts-excerptsThe 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.

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Amy Pascal Acquiring “Avengers”-Esque Spec “Princesses” to Produce at Sony (Exclusive)

Amy Pascal PrincessesThe 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.

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“Captain Marvel” Lands Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck as Directors

Anna Boden Ryan Fleck ExcerptThe 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.

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“Nightcrawler” Reunion Set as Riz Ahmed Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in “The Sisters Brothers”

Riz Ahmed The Sisters BrothersJoaquin 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.

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Jason Clarke Joins Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey for “Serenity”

Jason Clarke ExcerptAustralian 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.

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