Category Archives: Attachments
The Hitchcockian-esque thriller The Commuter has added Patrick Wilson to its star-studded manifest which includes his Conjuring co-star Vera Farmiga as well as Liam Neeson.
The writer who helped bring Harry Potter to the big screen, Steve Kloves, and 8 Mile scribe Scott Silver have been brought on to rewrite White Boy Rick. The project comes from a spec by Logan and Noah Miller that was featured on the 2015 Hit List.
The cast of the Jamie Dagg-directed thriller Sweet Virginia is starting to take shape with an impressive roster of actors including Jon Bernthal, Imogen Poots, Christopher Abbott, Rosemarie Dewitt, and Odessa Young.
Based on the story of Elisa Lam, a woman who was found dead in a water tank on the roof of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles, actor Michael Peña is attached to star in The Bringing. Frequent BBC director Jeremy Lovering is set to helm the thriller from Columbia Pictures.
The Expendables 3 helmer Patrick Hughes is set to direct Mark Wahlberg in the thriller Home Invasion for Paramount Pictures. The script comes from Aaron Guzikowski.
South Korean director Kogonada has tapped John Cho and Parker Posey for his upcoming Indiana-set drama Columbus. The two are joined by Haley Lu Richardson, Michelle Forbes, and Rory Culkin.
Agatha Christie’s short story and play, Witness For the Prosecution is set to hit the big screen with Ben Affleck attached to direct and star. This marks the second movie adaptation of Christie’s story. The first iteration was made in 1957 and was directed by Billy Wilder and starred Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, and Charles Laughton.
Coming off directing Star Trek Beyond, Justin Lin and his production company Perfect Storm Entertainment are set to produce Revenge at a Wedding, a new dark comedy helmed by Nima Nourizadeh.
Israeli filmmaker Tali Shalom Ezer is set to helm Mercy, starring Ellen Page and Kate Mara as lovers-at-odds. The film also stars Amy Seimetz, Pablo Schreiber, and Elias Koteas.
Denis Villeneuve’s simmering Untitled Blade Runner Sequel has added a “joker” to the cast. Jared Leto is the latest (and last) actor to be added to the all-star cast of the follow-up to the 1982 Ridley Scott sci-fi classic.
Friday Night Lights alum Taylor Kitsch has been tapped for the CBS Films and Lionsgate’s big screen adaptation of American Assassin. Kitsch is set to join Dylan O’Brien and Michael Keaton in the pic based on the bestselling novel by Vince Flynn.
From the minds of Pumpkin directors Adam Larson Broder and Tony R. Abrams comes a brand new feature film, Spivak, which has found its first two cast members in actors Rob Kazinsky and Maggie Lawson. The film is in production at BN Films and Super Crispy Entertainment, with Broder and Abrams set to both write and direct.
Whitney Cummings-starrer The Female Brain has added James Marsden, Lucy Punch, and Toby Kebbell. They join previously Sofia Vergara in the comedy based on the book by Louann Brizendine.
Having successfully stepped away from Hamilton with a Tony Award under his belt, Leslie Odom, Jr. is currently in talks to join Murder on the Orient Express, a new film adaptation of the classic 1934 Agatha Christie story. Thespian Kenneth Branagh is helming the remake, as well as starring as detective Hercule Poirot.
As DC Entertainment walks away from the polarizing remnants of Suicide Squad, they continue to forge ahead with their slate of movies including The Flash, which will include an appearance from the seldom seen hero Cyborg played by Ryan Fisher.
Guardians of the Galaxy scribe Nicole Perlman and Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch are in talks to write the live-action Pokemonmovie for Legendary Pictures with the first feature in what is expected to be a franchise centered on the character of ‘Detective Pikachu’.
Comedy cohorts Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are reuniting for Etan Cohen’s Holmes & Watson. The laffer is inspired by the infamous tales penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that follow Sherlock Holmes.
Looking to continue the successful trend of their live-action remakes, Disney has officially added The Little Mermaid to the schedule and paired up Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda with long-time Disney composer Alan Menken to write the music for the film.
Disney’s retelling of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms has found their Sugar Plum Fairy in Oscar-nominated actor Keira Knightley. She joins the growing cast which includes Mackenzie Foy, who stars as Clara, as well as lead ballerina Misty Copland. Morgan Freeman has also signed on to the live-action adaptation.
Wayne Kramer has found the leading man for his upcoming feature Ecstasia in Scott Eastwood. The Suicide Squad actor is set to star opposite Matilda Lutz in the sci-fi drama that follows a couple who live in a world where love no longer exists during their final days together before their love expires.
Former Funny Or Die writer and executive producer Lauren Palmigiano is set to make her feature film directorial debut with White Girl Problems. The film from Lionsgate is based on the bestselling book by Babe Walker.
Known best for his role as the fair-haired and deceiving Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise, Jason Isaacs has been tapped to join the cast of Hotel Mumbai at Thunder Road Pictures.
Coming off his adaptation of the YA novel The Maze Runner, Grant Myers is taking on a bold film for 20th Century Fox. Tides of War is a World War II film unlike any other and will undoubtedly get people talking.
Everything is awesome for Warner Bros. as they have tapped an all-star voice cast for The Lego Ninjago Movie. Dave Franco, Olivia Munn, and Jackie Chan have signed on to lend their voice to the animated feature and they are joined by a host of others including Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Pena, Abbi Jacobson, and Zach Woods.
Novelist and screenwriter Ellen Shanman is set to adapt Tiger & Bunny for Imagine Entertainment. The English-language live action feature film is based on the hit Japanese anime series and feature films.
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s upcoming DreamWorks thriller Haunted has tapped Game of Thrones favorite Rose Leslie to star opposite Alfre Woodard. The script was penned by Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes and based on the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw.
Ben Mezrich’s upcoming book Woolly has attached Oscar Sharp to helm the big screen adaptation. 20th Century Fox acquired the pitch and partial manuscript with Temple Hill’s Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen producing.
The high-flying trapeze duo of Lillian Leitzel and Alfredo Codona is getting the Hollywood treatment from Warner Bros. and the studio has found its Lillian in Margot Robbie.
The sequel to World War Z has hit many speed bumps as of late. Most recently, J.A. Bayona, who was signed on to helm the follow-up, stepped down and decided to direct the Jurassic World sequel instead. Now, star Brad Pitt is attempting to bring his zombie apocalypse movie back to life with Gone Girl director David Fincher.