Category Archives: Attachments
Jonathan Baker’s Inconceivable has tapped Gina Gershon for a role. The movie stars Nicolas Cage, Faye Dunaway, Nicky Whelan, and Natalie Eva Marie.
The plot details around Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 giant robot action flick, continue to be vague, but its cast is shaping up nicely and the newest name to join is Aftermath star Levi Meaden.
The Marc Webb-helmed feature The Only Living Boy in New York has added Pierce Brosnan to star. He joins previously cast Kate Beckinsale, Kiersey Clemons, Callum Turner, and Jeff Bridges.
Actor-turned-director Paul Dano has tapped Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan to star in the big screen adaptation of the Richard Ford novel Wildlife. Earlier this year, the Tracking Board broke the news of Dano’s directorial debut of the drama which centers on a boy who witnesses his parents’ marriage falling apart after his mom finds another man.
Sony Pictures’ Jumanji has added Rhys Darby and Morgan Turner to the cast. The pair join previously cast Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, and Nick Jonas.
The upcoming Antoine Fuqua-helmed Wolf Boys, based on the non-fiction book by Dan Slater, has found its writer in Sheldon Turner. TriStar previously secured the rights to the book, which was published earlier this month by Simon & Schuster.
There have been talks circulating around a sequel to the 2014 crime thriller The Equalizer, but producer Todd Black has officially confirmed that The Equalizer 2 is happening with director Antoine Fuqua directing and Denzel Washington set to reprise his role as Robert McCall.
Deadpool star Ed Skrein has been tapped for the big screen adaptation of the popular manga graphic novels Alita: Battle Angel. The sci-fi action pic will be directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron.
Academy Award-nominated actress Rooney Mara has been tapped to star in the upcoming music drama Vox Lux where she will play a pop star. Set to original music from singer-songwriter Sia, the film will be a 15-year odyssey, taking place from 1999 to present day, and will track the rise of singer Celeste to superstardom while looking at the major cultural changes in the 21st century through her eyes.
Sisters and Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore is swapping out female-led comedies for a romantic drama, Lionsgate’s Goodbye for Now. The film is based on the novel by Laurie Frankel and in development with Temple Hill Entertainment.
The cast of Marc Webb’s forthcoming drama The Only Living Boy is starting to take shape with Kate Beckinsale being the most recent star to join the cast. The film follows a young man who learns of his overbearing father’s affair, but after trying to stop it, ends up becoming involved with the woman as well.
There’s another Andy Warhol film in the works because the world could never have enough of them. This time, Academy Award-winning actor Jared Leto is set to star as the iconic pop artist in the biopic appropriately titled Warhol.
Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan is in final talks to join Lionsgate’s Robin Hood: Origins. Dornan would join Taron Egerton, who will star as Robin Hood, Jamie Foxx as Little John, and Eve Hewson as Maid Marian. Otto Bathurst (Peaky Blinders) is directing from a spec script by Joby Harold.
Prolific television director Alik Sakharov is stepping away from the small screen and up to the big screen to direct Forty-Six. The film is being produced at Bee Holder Productions for Covert Media and QC Entertainment.
The Emmy-nominated comedy Black-ish is adding another high-profile guest star to their roster. Orange is the New Black star Lorraine Toussaint has been tapped to appear on the sitcom as the sister of Laurence Fishburne’s character, Pops.
Netflix’s upcoming comedy Little Evil has tapped Parks and Recreation alum Adam Scott and former Lost star Evangeline Lilly to star. They will join a cast which also features Owen Atlas, Bridget Everett, Clancy Brown, Donald Faison Chris D’Elia, Brad Williams, Marcus Terrell Smith and Tyler Labine.
Never Let Me Go director Mark Romanek has been tapped to direct romantic comedy Septillion to One. The script from Adam R. Perlman and Graham Sack was featured on the 2015 Hit List.
Fear the Walking Dead star Cliff Curtis has been tapped to join the cast of the Warner Bros. sci-fi action movie Meg. He will join an all-star cast that includes Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Rainn Wilson, and Li Bingbing.
Newcomer Cailee Spaeny will join John Boyega as the female lead in Pacific Rim: Maelstrom the sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi monsters vs. robots pic. Steven S. DeKnight is directing the film for Legendary Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
More news is rolling out of Toronto International Film Festival, with Eva Green and Emmanuelle Seigner set to star in the new film from Roman Polanski, Based on a True Story. The psychological thriller, which will start filming in Paris this November, will be sold by Lionsgate and Mars Distribution.
Hell or High Water scribe Taylor Sheridan has been tapped by Sony Pictures and Escape Artists to write Disorder, a remake of a 2015 French thriller written by Alice Winocour and Jean Stephane Bron and directed by Winocour.
20th Century Fox Animation is moving forward with Zita the Spacegirl. The studio has secured the rights to the graphic novel trilogy from Ben Hatke and intend to turn the series into a feature-length adaptation at Chernin Entertainment.
Jay Chandrasekhar’s cop comedy Super Troopers 2 has landed Rob Lowe to join the cast. The $4.5 million funding for the film was raising through an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign last year and reunites the original creative team
James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel has tapped Jackie Earle Haley to join the adaptation. He joins previously cast Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz.
The cast for director Ava DuVernay’s next film, an adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, is shaping up nicely and now it has found its lead: young 13-year-old actor Storm Reid.
Empire star Taraji P. Henson and Southside with You’s Tika Sumpter have joined a brand new Tyler Perry project. The prolific Perry will produce, write, and direct.
Marc Webb’s upcoming untitled drama is looking to add Dope star Kiersey Clemons to the cast. If she signs on, the actress will join Callum Turner for the film about a young man who learns of his overbearing father’s affair, but after trying to stop it, ends up becoming involved with the woman as well.
Leading man John Krasinski has landed a key role in Kathryn Bigelow’s upcoming film about the 1967 Detroit riot that lasted for five days and resulted in an enormous about of destruction.
CBS Films’ forthcoming Winchester has tapped Everest star Jason Clarke to join Helen Mirren in the thriller based on the real-life story of Sarah Winchester, who was convinced that she was haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester rifle.
Sicario star Benicio Del Toro is in talks to headline 20th Century Fox’s Predator reboot. The Nice Guys writer-director Shane Black is set to direct the project.