Category Archives: Attachments
Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express has added Josh Gad to the all-star cast. The film is an adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie novel of the same name.
Meadowland‘s Reed Morano has booked Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning to star in I Think We’re Alone Now. Automatik is behind the project with Morano directing with a script from Mike Makowsky.
Director Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time has been no stranger to landing big and talented names since the film’s casting got underway. The latest addition is Gugu Mbatha-Raw, known for her roles in films such as Belle and Concussion.
Tomei is in talks to join Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken in The War With Grandpa, a comedy set at Dimension Films. Tim Hill is directing with writing duo Matt Ember and Tom Astle working on the current adaptation of Robert Kimmel Smith’s book.
Animated comedy Early Man has added Tom Hiddleston. He joins previously cast Eddie Redmayne. The film marks Oscar-winner Nick Park’s first animated feature in over ten years.
Cinderella star Lily James is about to become a hard-hitting reporter in director Mike Newell’s adaptation of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.
Fox-Marvel actioner Deadpool 2 is narrowing down their options for an actor to portray Domino on the big screen with Lizzy Caplan, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sienna Miller, Sofia Boutella, Stephanie Sigman, and Sylvia Hoeks all on the shortlist.
Daniel Radcliffe has landed the starring role in Beast of Burden as a drug smuggler. The movie comes from Swedish director Jesper Ganslandt with a script by Adam Hoelzel.
Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns has added Colin Firth to play William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank. He joins previously cast Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, and Ben Whishaw.
Captain America: The First Avenger helmer Joe Johnston is set to Starfall, a big budget sci-fi pic from screenwriter David Coggashell. The film is set up at Wanda’s newly constructed mega-studio Qingdao Studios.
The Path star Aaron Paul has joined Olga Kurylenko for Android. Niall Johnson is set to direct with a script he co-wrote with Matt O’Reilly.
The Daniel Adams-directed comedy An L.A. Minute has tapped Gabriel Byrne and Kiersey Clemons for the lead roles. The film will be a satirical look at fame, success, the star-making machinery and the karma that attaches to all those who worship at the altar of celebrity.
The widely anticipated Paddington 2, a sequel to critically acclaimed and commercial success of 2014’s Paddington, has added two well-known names to its cast: Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson.
Olympian Ryan Lochte is still shaking off the remnants of the false claims that he was held at gunpoint during the Rio games, but that doesn’t stop him from foxtrotting his way through Dancing with the Stars — and getting cast in feature films. Lochte was recently tapped to star in the comedyA Little Something for your Birthday with Sharon Stone.
Snowden star Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to lead the sci-fi thriller Sovereign. Marc Munden is directing from a script by Geoff Tock and Gregory Weidman – which was featured on the 2013 Black List.
Another Barden Bella is set to reunite with her fellow a capella sisters in Pitch Perfect 3. Anna Camp has signed on to reprise her role as Aubrey Posen for the third installment of Universal’s comedy musical franchise.
Star Wars: The Force Awaken actor Domhnall Gleeson has joined Sony’s upcoming live-action/CGI adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit. He’ll be taking on the role of the pseudo-villainous farmer, Mr. McGregor.
The Mark Gordon Company’s Molly’s Game is in talks with Kevin Costner for a role in the film. He would join previously cast Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, and Michael Cera in the film written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.
DreamWorks Animation appears to be moving forward with Shrek 5, a continuation of its venerable fairy tale franchise with the news that Austin Powers screenwriter Michael McCullers has been brought in to pen the script.
Sony Pictures’ Mulan has tapped director Alex Graves to bring the mythological Chinese heroine to the big screen. The project is one of two live-action version of Mulan, with Disney having their own adapted from their animated musical.
Ouija: Origin of Evil writer-director Mike Flanagan will direct from a script he co-wrote with Jeff Howard. Gugino and Greenwood join Henry Thomas, Carel Struycken, Kate Siegel, and Chiara Aurelia in the horror film.
Daredevil and The Punisher star Jon Bernthal has landed the lead role in the upcoming crime thriller Stingray from writer-director Anthony Hayes.
Oscar-winning writers Joel and Ethan Coen are signing in to work on the upcoming labyrinth thriller Dark Web for Fox. The film is based on two-part article out of Wired by Joshuah Bearman.
Tim Story, who helmed Ride Along and Ride Along 2, is expected to return to the director’s chair. Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi are penning the script based on the story by Greg Coolidge.
Disney has found their scribe for the live-action re-imagining of The Lion King with Jeff Nathanson. He will be teaming up with The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau to bring the fast-tracked production to life.
Pulitzer-prize winning writer Robert Schenkkan has been brought on to write the drama K Troop for Amazon Studios. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is attached to star in and produce the film through his hitRECord Films.
Indie comedy F*cking People has booked Samira Wiley for a role. The film is written and directed by Theresa Bennett. The project reteams Wiley with Aya Cash. Wiley current guest stars on the FX comedy You’re the Worst starring Cash.
Four-time novelist Helen Walsh is stepping into the film world once more to adapt and direct her latest novel, The Lemon Grove. Published in 2014 by Tinder Press, the film adaptation is set at Red Union Films with David Moores reuniting with Walsh as producer.
Netflix’s long-gestating feature Mute has tapped The Leftovers star Justin Theroux to join previously announced cast members Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard in the sci-fi thriller.
This would mark the feature film debut for Gold, an experienced theater director, as well as screenwriter Nick Yarborough, whose spec was discovered on the Black List.