Category Archives: Attachments
Disney has brought on songwriter Bret McKenzie and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon to rewrite the long-gestating comedy Bob The Musical. The project, which has been in development since 2004, centers on a man who suffers a blow on the head and begins to hear people’s inner songs.
Miguel Arteta is set to direct teenage drama All The Bright Places. Elle Fanning is set to star in the adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel, which centers on a young girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.
High School Musical’s Kenny Ortega and American Idol’s Simon Cowell are teaming up to make music-driven drama Delinquents. Set up at Sony Pictures, it is the story of a group of teenage boys who meet in detention, form a band, and enter a battle of the bands competition.
Seth Gordon is in talks to direct Paramount’s Baywatch movie. The Horrible Bosses helmer would join star Dwayne Johnson in the film based on the classic NBC television series. Gordon’s past credits include the Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy starrer Identify Thief, Four Christmases, and gamer documentary The King of Kong.
Angelina Jolie has partnered with Netflix for her next project. Jolie will co-write and direct an adaptation of Lou Ung’s memoir First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. Oscar-nominated Cambodian director and producer Rithy Panh will produce.
Ted Field will produce crime thriller BRACKISH WATER through his Radar Pictures, to be directed by Noah Harald, who also wrote the script. Benjamin Friedberg and Mike Weber will also produce for Radar.
Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox are teaming up for The Cartel, an adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel that centers on the Sonora drug cartel led by the infamous Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Scott is set to direct the project, with a script by Shane Salerno.
Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz is in talks to join Zac Efron and Seth Rogen in Neighbors 2, the sequel to 2014’s surprise box-office hit. The sequel’s plot is being kept under wraps, but co-star Rose Byrne is also set to reprise her role.
Trainwreck co-star Brie Larson is in talks to play the female lead in Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island, joining Tom Hiddleston. Jordan Vogt-Roberts will direct from a script penned by Max Borenstein and Real Steel scribe John Gatins. The film follows explorers as they venture deep into the dangerous, ancient home of King Kong and encounter the mutant giant creatures that rule the island.
Award-winning director Chad Hartigan has set his next movie, titled Morris From America, which will star Craig Robinson and Carla Juri. The coming-of-age tales follows a 13-year-old hip-hop loving boy who moves to Heidelberg, Germany with his father and struggles to fit in at his new home.
Ludacris confirmed that he will be appearing as a guest star in the second season of Fox’s ratings phenomenon Empire. Instagram was the Fast and Furious actor’s social media outlet of choice on Thursday to confirm his role with his followers.
Logline: An anti-superhero tale in which extraordinary humans use their powers not for good, but to enslave the rest of humanity.
Writer-producer Simon Kinberg has been brought on board to write the story and treatment for Warner Brothers’ attempted remake of the 1976 sci-fi classic Logan’s Run.
Amy Poehler and Ike Barinholtz are pairing up for an untitled basketball comedy. Just picked up by Universal, Poehler will star as a washed-up basketball coach asked to lead an NBA team, forced to deal with the pressures of being the first female coach.
San Andreas helmer Brad Peyton is in talks to direct New Line’s videogame adaptation Rampage, reuniting him with star Dwayne Johnson and producer Beau Flynn. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the live-action adaptation will closely resemble the game, with three giant monsters destroying major cities that can only be stopped by Johnson.
Tyler Perry has been cast in the upcoming adaptation of Brain On Fire, based on journalist Susannah Cahalan’s bestselling memoir. The film follows Susannah as she suffers from psychotic episodes and seizures, causing her to question her sanity while searching for a diagnosis. Perry will portray Susannah’s boss, an editor at The New York Post.
Sony Pictures Animation has won the rights to an animated movie pitch centering on the Emoji, in a heated three studio bidding war. The project will be co-written by Eric Siegel and Anthony Leondis. Leondis is also attached to direct.
Mac is making Minecraft. The It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator and co-star has been selected by Mojang AB to direct the film adaptation of the best-selling video game.
Spider-Man reboot director Jon Watts has closed a deal with End Cue for a new project, currently called the Untitled Urban Explorers film.
The perpetually in-development feature based on the best-selling book series lands a new writer and producer.
Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman is the latest to join the Disney live-action reboot family with Sword in the Stone
Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey are reuniting with Bill Dubuque on a dramedy about the presidential debates.
Oscar-nominated Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike will join Jon Hamm in the upcoming Radar Pictures political thriller High Wire Act. The Machinist helmer Brad Anderson is set to direct the project from a script by Bourne franchise writer Tony Gilroy.
The Masters of Sex star joins Sony Pictures’ sci-fi space romance, alongside Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.
The indie darling is in talks to star in a second Woody Allen picture just as her first is opening.
The duo was originally on the short list to direct, and now they’re getting set to write the newest web-head reboot.
Muschietti will replace Cary Fukunaga, who left the project in May due to creative differences.
Cera is going to reteam with Will Arnett instead of tracking magical creatures.
Walker will star alongside Nicholas Cage in the Mario Van Peebles-directed USS Indianapolis.
Constantin and Invention Studios have put McCullah in charge of this female-driven comedy