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Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as a grounded sci-fi with time travel elements.
Follows American heiress and super-spy Virginia Hall, who attempted to break into the ranks of the American Foreign Service in the years before World War II. Rejected because of her gender and a disability, Hall worked during the war for the British intelligence unit SOE. She later joined the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA.
Story details being kept under wraps, but pitched as an Ocean’s Eleven-style heist movie with animals in Las Vegas.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is set to produce Beta, from a script by Now You See Me screenwriter Ed Solomon. Abrams will produce through his Bad Robot banner for Paramount.
Story details are being kept under wraps, but centers on a college age male and contains elements of Inception and The Matrix.
A look at the enduring impression left by actor Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek.
You know it’s coming, simply because it’s all anyone can talk about. They tell you to pick a side, they throw all kinds of images and faces at you, they talk numbers and revel in the intrigue and suspense. It’s going to be huge, they tell you, and you look at the evidence and realize that, in one form or another, they’re right.
This week, Napster founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker unveiled his latest venture project, Screening Room, and sought the backing of some of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers. Now, a line has been drawn in the sand, with some of Hollywood’s biggest players taking sides.
Usually when there’s a lot of hype around a film that’s been cloaked in mystery, the outcome is more-or-less disappointment. This is not the case with 10 Cloverfield Lane.
UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.
Chronicles the real-life 1920s mystery surrounding the suspicious deaths of several Osage Indians, who were at the time among the richest people on the planet. The story follows the twists and turns of the investigation that eventually became the first major case solved by J. Edgar Hoover’s brand new FBI.
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.
With Sundance just around the corner, we’re bringing you our picks for what’s worth watching at the festival. The Spotlight, Special Events and Shorts program include something new from J.J. Abrams, Cannes-darling The Lobster, and Don Cheadle as Miles Davis.
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.