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Casey Affleck, “Gilmore Girls” Creators Sign Overall Deals with Amazon Studios

affleckpalladinosTNAffleck won an Oscar for his role in the Amazon-released “Manchester by the Sea” while Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino are making “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at the network.

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Fox Commits to Royal Custody Comedy from Danny Zuker, Trevor Engelson and Dan Farah

Engelson’s ex-wife Meghan Markle is currently dating Prince Harry, and the fictional premise of show involves a divorced man whose ex-wife marries into the British Royal family.

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“Expendables” Writer Dave Callaham Joins Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns to Write “Wonder Woman 2”

DaveCallahamTNBesides having a story credit on the 2015 Godzilla remake, Callaham has also been working on Universal’s latest The Wolfman reboot, and he’d worked with Jenkins before on an English language adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s Jackpot.

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Damien Chazelle Brings Original Series “The Eddy” to Netflix

Damien Chazelle ExcerptFollowing his Oscar win as the director of La La Land, the acclaimed filmmaker continues his love of musicals with the series set around a French night club and songs written by Grammy winner Glenn Ballard.

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“Star Trek” Scribes JD Payne, Patrick McKay Adapting “A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising” for Fox

paynemckayexcerptThe in-demand writers also have Dwayne Johnson’s Disney movie Jungle Cruise on their plate, as well as Deadliest Warrior with Paramount. They were also once involved with developing a Flash Gordon film for Matthew Vaughn to direct.

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“Stranger Things” Director Rebecca Thomas Attached to Helm “Intelligent Life”

rebeccathomasexcerptThe in-demand director has already been signed to direct a live action retelling of The Little Mermaid for Universal, John Green’s Looking for Alaska at Paramount and a movie based on a James Wan graphic novel Malignant at Fox.

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Simon Pegg Circling Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”

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Simon Pegg is in talks to join Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One. He would join previously cast Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn.

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Donovan Marsh To Helm Gary Oldman Starrer “Hunter Killer”

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After being delayed with Relativity’s Chapter 11, Hunter Killer has attached Donovan Marsh to direct the action drama starring Gary Oldman and Gerard Butler. It has also been given a July 25 start date.

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Things Are Looking “ROSIE” For Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in the adaptation of Graeme Simsion’s novel.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (06.06.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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