Category Archives: Attachments
Tom Cruise is in negotiations to star in Universal’s The Mummy reboot. Cruise’s involvement would help to launch the studio’s planned series of monster movie revivals–but would also serve to set the tone for the franchise moving forward.
Now that Jessica Jones has won the hearts of fans everywhere, focus is shifting to the next Netflix/Marvel collaboration with Luke Cage as the series adds Sonia Braga to the cast.
After directing this year’s Oscar-buzzing Black Mass, Scott Cooper is now looking to make his next project White Knight from Warner Bros. Cooper is in talks to rewrite and direct the project.
Lee Daniels is re-teaming with Pam Oas Williams to develop The Queen, based on the 2013 article from Slate’s executive editor Josh Levin titled ‘The Welfare Queen’. Daniels, who previously worked with Williams on The Butler, will produce.
Filming for the eight-part event series Taboo has gotten underway this week in London as production adds Michael Kelly and Jonathan Pryce to the cast.
White Collar alum Matt Bomer will star in the Amazon drama series based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon. Because the series was ordered as cast-contingent, Bomer’s casting paves the way for the series to go into production.
Carrie-Anne Moss and Faye Dunaway have joined The Bye Bye Man. They will star alongside Doug Jones, Michael Trucco, Douglas Smith, Cressida Bonas, and Lucien Laviscount.
Twilight helmer Catherine Hardwicke is attached to direct a film based on the incredible life story of Ramona Pierson. Pierson is the former Marine Corps coder who, following a tragic accident that left her blind and broken, managed to become a US cycling champion and a Silicon Valley trailblazer.
After Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation‘s epic summer at the box office, the team behind the film are hoping to keep the squad together for the sixth installment with writer-director Christopher McQuarrie rumored to be considering a return.
After announcing actress Lucy Hale to star in Olivia Milch’s Dude, the film has found three actresses to complete the foursome: Alexandra Shipp, Kathryn Prescott, and Nora “Awkwafina” Lum.
Rumors begin swirling for the directing and casting roles of the Scott Rudin-produced Justice League Dark. The team is made up of John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Anton Arcane, The Demon, and Madame Xanadu.
Jessie Andrews has found his leading man for his next feature. Bill Hader has signed on to star in Empress Of Serenity. good Universe is producing.
It seems that Kathy Bates is getting into the holiday spirit, or rather spirits, joining Billy Bob Thornton’s drunken mall Santa in Bad Santa 2. Mean Girls helmer Mark Waters is directing the dark comedy sequel, which picks up where things left off since the raunchy 2003 holiday hit.
Maleficent’s Sam Riley is in talks to play the villain opposite Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell, Dreamworks’ adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series.
Oscar Isaac has entered talks to lead Paramount’s political thriller A Foreigner, which is being helmed by Me and Earl and the Dying Girl director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. Chris Terrio scripted the pic, which is based on David Grann’s 2011 New Yorker article A Murder Foretold.
Stone was initially attached, but originally had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts. Brie Larson was approached to fill the role, but now Stone has come back into the fold. Stone will star as tennis pro Billie Jean King in the sports drama, opposite Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs.
Kaluuya will star as a young African-American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, to be played by Girls star Allison Williams. Jason Blum is producing under his Blumhouse banner, along with QC Entertainment’s Sean McKittrick and Edward H. Hamm Jr.
The Silicon Valley star will lead the action/comedy, which follows a dysfunctional couple whose streak of bank robbing comes to a halt when they break up the night before their biggest heist ever.
Anthony McCarten has been hired to rewrite the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic from Sony. Spectre’s Ben Whishaw is considered the favorite for the role of the operatic frontman.
A contained action-thriller that all takes place in a CIA off-grid safehouse after a terrorist event. Zero Dark Thirty meets The Raid with dark espionage elements.
Brothers-in-law Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix have found their next collaboration, set to team on the 1916-set western Far Bright Star. Affleck, who previously directed Phoenix in the 2010 documentary I’m Still Here, will make his narrative directorial debut on the project.
Daddario takes on the female lead opposite Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson. The pic follows a seasoned lifeguard who becomes partnered with a young hotshot to save the beach from an environmental disaster.
Emma Stone is now attached to star in Love May Fail, an adaptation of the novel by Matthew Quick, who authored Silver Linings Playbook. Mike White scripted the feature, which has now made its home at TriStar when it was initially at Columbia Pictures.
Based on the series of books written by T.A. Barron, The Merlin Saga follows the early years of the iconic wizard, long before he helped King Arthur. Gil Netter is producing the fantasy epic, which is intended to start a new franchise akin to Harry Potter.
The film will serve as a remake of the 1953 film of the same name, which was an adaptation of Georges Arnaud’s novel. The story follows a group of desperate men who are hired to transport a shipment of highly explosive nitroglycerin across the jungle.
After making a splash with his Best Foreign Language Oscar submission The Wave, Norway’s Roar Uthaug will helm the much-anticipated Tomb Raider reboot for Warner Bros., MGM and GK Films.
Emerging star Nat Wolff has just been tapped to lead the independent thriller Rosy, in a move that is a far cry from his notable roles in The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns.
The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan continues to add to its already extensive cast with Taylor Kitsch. He joins Jessica Chastain, Kit Harington, Susan Sarandon, and Kathy Bates.
Matthew McConaughey has entered preliminary talks to take on The Dark Tower, an adaptation of Stephen King’s vastly popular horror/fantasy series. Sony wants the Oscar winner to star as the villainous Walter Padick, also known as the Man in Black.
Julianne Moore has joined Wonderstruck from writer-director Todd Haynes. The film is an adaptation of the children’s novel by Brian Selznick.