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There’s Going to Be a “Jingle Jangle” Movie On Netflix, But It’s Not What You Think

David E Talbert Jingle JangleIn this family holiday musical, a cobblestone world comes to life in this tale of an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention that could change their lives forever — if they can get it to work in time for the holidays.

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JINGLE JANGLE (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM An embattled toymaker and his precocious granddaughter work to finish a magical invention in time for the holidays.

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Michelle Williams in Talks to Join Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal in Luca Guadagnino’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Michelle Williams RioGyllenhaal will play a financial reporter who travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend (Cumberbatch), only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend’s death.

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DESPERATE DESIRES (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Retired exploitation film director Doris Wishman lives in obscurity, spending her days working at a Miami sex shop and nights with her hilarious and heartbreaking family, until an avid fan shows her that her old movies still have some left in them, and Doris shows him that she does, too.

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Jenny Slate in Talks to Join Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed in Sony’s “Venom” Movie

Jenny Slate VenomThe SNL alum is slated to play a scientists in Ruben Fleischer’s comic book movie, which will co-star Michelle Williams as a district attorney who may fall for Hardy’s Eddie Brock.

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Anna Paquin Playing De Niro’s Daughter in Scorsese’s “The Irishman”

annapaquinTNThe Oscar-winning actress joins the cast of Scorsese’s crime-drama for Netflix, in which De Niro will play hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, who might have been responsible for Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance.

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Eva Longoria Joins Ken Marino Comedy “Dog Days”

longoriamarinoTNThe “Desperate Housewives” star would play a wife and mother whose adopted daughter falls in love with a lost dog, and that’s just one of a bunch of dog-related stories in the movie.

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Michelle Williams in Talks for Female Lead Opposite Tom Hardy in Sony’s “Venom”

Michelle Williams VenomIt’s been remarkable to see Williams’ career blossom since her Dawson’s Creek days, as she’s racked up four Oscar nominations for her work in Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, My Week With Marilyn and Manchester by the Sea.

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Radio Silence to Direct Genre Film “Family Ritual” for Fox Searchlight (Exclusive)

Radio Silence Family RitualPlot details remain under wraps, but sources say the script was written by Guy Busick and Ryan Murphy, and describe it as being in the vein of Jordan Peele’s hit Get Out.

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“Tyrant” Alum Cast as Series Regular in Fox Drama “The Resident”

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The show follows a hopeful young doctor who serves under an experienced, brilliant resident who shows the good and evil in modern day medicine. Atias will play Renata Thorpe, a strong, elegant businesswoman who serves as the hospitals CEO.

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Seth Gordon Tackles the Real-Life Drama of “Tulia”

gordontuliaxcerpt2The filmmaker best known for comedies like Horrible Bosses, Four Christmases, and the recent Baywatch will tackle more serious fare with the 1999 Texas drug scandal documented in the 2005 book Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson to Replace Ben Foster and Join Chris Pine in Netflix’s “Outlaw King”

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Outlaw KingDavid Mackenzie’s period film won’t just be about ransacking castles, as the script is said to feature a prominent love story between Robert the Bruce and his Queen, Elizabeth de Burgh.

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CAN YOU SAY HELLO (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After getting expelled from college in his senior year for a frat prank gone wrong, Kieran falls into a job as an aide for a teenage boy with autism and ends up in an unexpected friendship with the boy’s mother who is dealing with many issues of her own.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (09.05.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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