Category Archives: Attachments
The cast of Ocean’s 8 is welcoming late night talk show host James Corden to the cast. The carpool karaoke creator will join the all-star cast that includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, and Helena Bonham Carter.
Nia DaCosta has lined up Tessa Thompson and Lily James to headline in her directorial debut Little Woods. They join a cast that also includes James Badge Dale, Luke Kirby, and Lance Reddick.
Warner Bros. and DC are looking to rise from the ashes of 2011’s critically panned Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds. The studio has taken a huge step forward on revamping the project by tapping David Goyer and Justin Rhodes to write the script for the new version of the franchise, Green Lantern Corps.
The long-in-development Romeo & Juliet project Rosaline has taken another step forward with the attachment of Ry Russo-Young. She is set to take over directing duties from Alex Timbers.
Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage may be swapping Fox for Disney to join another Marvel film. The actor is in early talks to play a key role in Avengers: Infinity War. He previously starred X-Men: Days of Futures Past from Marvel and Fox.
Anna Kendrick is in talks to star in a female Santa Claus movie from Disney and Miss Congeniality scribe.
Disney continues to ramp up their live-action projects as Tim Burton’s Dumbo is eyeing Will Smith for a starring role. The film is an adaptation of the 1941 animated film that follows a circus elephant who is ridiculed because of his giant ears and learns to fly with the help of his only friend, a mouse.
Academy Award-nominated Taraji P. Henson has been tapped as the lead in the Screen Gems pic Proud Mary. She will step into the role of a hit woman whose life is turned completely around when she meets a young boy who awakens in her a maternal instinct she never knew she had.
After her super powers are discovered, a woman goes on the run and goes into hiding at her estranged family’s home.
Following his characters in The Hunger Games, Zombieland, and even last year’s The Edge of Seventeen, Woody Harrelson is currently in talks to join Disney and Lucasfilm’s second Star Wars spinoff film centered around a young Han Solo as the mentor to Solo.
Netflix is continuing to expand its slate of original films with Happy Anniversary, to be written and directed by Jared Stern. Industry Entertainment and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment are producing the project.
Actor Matt Damon has stepped away from making his directorial debut with the film Father Daughter Time, instead handing the reins to Gavin O’Connor. Damon will still produce with Ben Affleck, Drew Vinton, and Chris Moore via their Pearl Street production banner.
The Weinstein Company’s remake of The Intouchables is looking to add Nicole Kidman and Amara Karan to the cast. The two would join Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart in the remake of the French original directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano and starring Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy.
Sony Pictures’ forthcoming Holmes & Watson starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly has added Ralph Fiennes and Hugh Laurie to the roster. Details about their characters in the comedic take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s books are currently being kept under lock and key.
20th Century Fox’s forthcoming reboot of the 1987 sci-fi action pic Predator has added Moonlight breakout star Trevante Rhodes. Directed by Shane Black, Rhodes will join previously announced cast members, Boyd Holbrook and Olivia Munn.
The growing cast of the new adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express has added a new name: Willem Dafoe. The film, which hails from 20th Century Fox, is being directed Kenneth Branagh.
One of Marvel’s most highly anticipated films, Black Panther, has added another big name to its roster. Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast as N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past.
Director David Slade, who has found a home for himself on the small screen, is taking on his next feature with the western Surrounded. The film comes from a spec written by Andrew Pagana and Justin Thomas back in 2012.
The Tracking of a Russian Spy based on Mitch Swenson’s novella of the same name, has found its director in Nima Nourizadeh.
German director Uli Edel, best known for films like Last Exit to Brooklyn and Body of Evidence, has tapped his next project as The Civilian, based on a spec script by Brian Pittman and Rachel Long. The project is being developed by Millennium Films.
Bad Moms star Kathryn Hahn is looking taking a dramatic turn in the Netflix drama Private Life. She is in negotiations to star as an author who is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant, putting the relationship between her and her husband on edge.
Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams are ready to roll the dice in Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s upcoming comedy Game Night. Bateman will also produce under his Aggregate Films banner alongside James Garavente.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales co-director Joachim Ronning’s pitch for Origin has landed at Paramount Pictures with a preemptive deal. Ronning will co-write the script with his brother Andreas and is also attached to direct.
Action star Sylvester Stallone is picking up the director mantle once more for Tough as They Come, based on the Travis Mills memoir of the same name. Stallone will also co-star in the film alongside Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Adam Driver.
Gus Van Sant is looking to add Jonah Hill and Rooney Mara to the cast of his forthcoming drama Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot. The two are in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in the biopic about quadriplegic cartoonist John Callahan.
The young adult romance novel The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon has landed at Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM for a feature film adaptation. Tracy Oliver, the scribe behind Barbershop: The Next Cut, is set to adapt the book.
Universal Studios is putting together an all-star team for an original musical based on Everything’s Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals. The film will star Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig with Amblin Entertainment producing and Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman set to write the score.
Oscar-nominated actor Woody Harrelson is tackling a new venture in the form of Lost in London. The project is a live event that will give audiences the chance to watch a film shot in real time. Harrelson wrote the project and is set to direct and star.
One of the various live-action Disney films currently in development has found a leader. Cruella, the origin story of 101 Dalmatians’ Cruella de Vil starring Emma Stone as the titular fur-wearing antagonist, has tapped Alex Timbers to direct.
Orange Is the New Black actor Ruby Rose is currently in talks to join Universal’s Pitch Perfect 3, the highly anticipated third installment of the female-driven acapella franchise. Most recently, Trish Sie took over directing duties from Elizabeth Banks.