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“Maleficent 2” Moves Forward as Disney Taps “Spectre” Scribe Jez Butterworth to Rewrite Sequel (Exclusive)

Jez Butterworth Maleficent 2Joe Roth is producing the sequel, which will see Angelina Jolie reprise her role as the iconic Sleeping Beauty villain. Plot details remain unknown at this time, and any potential release date would depend on Jolie’s schedule.

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“Spectre” Scribe Jez Butterworth Tapped To Rewrite Emma Stone-Starring “Cruella” For Disney (EXCLUSIVE)

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Spectre co-writer Jez Butterworth has been tapped to rewrite Cruella, the live-action family comedy from Disney. Butterworth takes over writing duties from Kelly Marcel, who was working on an original draft from Aline Brosh McKenna.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Hot “Black Mass” Scribe Jez Butterworth Set To Re-Write Mark Wahlberg’s “Bait And Switch”

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Edge Of Tomorrow scribe and esteemed playwright Jez Butterworth has signed on to re-write Universal’s Bait And Switch. The action-comedy follows a couple who swap houses with another couple in Bali, only to discover that they’re staying in the home of the world’s most sought-after spies.

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“Bond 24” Recruits Writer Jez Butterworth

Butterworth likes his scripts shaken, not stirred.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW — TRAILER #4 (Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton)

A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield.

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GET ON UP – TRAILER #2 (CHADWICK BOSEMAN, VIOLA DAVIS, OCTAVIA SPENCER)

Story follows the life and times of James Brown, an American singer and songwriter often referred to as “The Godfather of Soul” who was renowned for his vocals and feverish dancing.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW – TRAILER #3 (Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton)

A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. Through the training and battles he experiences in these time loops, he becomes a better soldier.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW – TRAILER #2 (Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Jeremy Piven)

A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. Through the training and battles he experiences in these time loops, he becomes a better soldier.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW – TEASER TRAILER (TOM CRUISE, EMILY BLUNT, JEREMY PIVEN)

A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. Through the training and battles he experiences in these time loops, he becomes a better soldier.

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GET ON UP – TRAILER (Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer)

Story follows the life and times of James Brown, an American singer and songwriter often referred to as “The Godfather of Soul” who was renowned for his vocals and feverish dancing.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW — TRAILER (Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Jeremy Piven)

A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. Through the training and battles he experiences in these time loops, he becomes a better soldier.

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CRUELLA (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps but will revolve around Cruella De Vil.

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SPECTRE (SALES)

Logline: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

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FLAG DAY (SALES)

Logline: Story is the true tale of Jennifer Vogel’s father’s life in a criminal underworld.

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BAIT AND SWITCH (AKA THE SWAP) (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a married couple decide to shake up their lives and do a house-swap with a couple from Bali. But when deadly assassins show up at their doorstep, they quickly discover that they are living in the home of the world’s most sought after spies.

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THE KID WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on a kid who witnesses the murder or a mysterious man bragging about an upcoming assasination plot, and is kidnapped to keep quiet. This pushes his parents to do anything it takes to getting him back.

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LONDON CALLING (SALES)

Logline: Story follows music producer Guy Stevens and his role in steering The Clash into rock history with their hit album “London Calling.”

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EDGE OF TOMORROW (SALES)

Logline: A new recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop where he wakes up one day in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. Through the training and battles he experiences in these time loops, he becomes a better soldier.

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GO LIKE HELL (SALES)

Logline: The true story of the competition between the Ford Motor Company and Italian sports car designer Enzo Ferrari, which culminated at the 1966 Le Mans race.

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WAITING FOR ROBERT CAPA (SALES)

Logline: Follows the love story and professional relationship between German-born Gerta Pohorylle and Hungarian-born Endre Friedmann from the time they met in Paris in 1935 until her death in 1937. Both exiled, communist, Jewish photographers, they changed their names to Gerta Taro and Robert Capa upon arriving to Spain to report on the Spanish Civil War.

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FAIR GAME (SALES)

Logline: Follows the true story of Valerie Plame, the undercover CIA operative whose cover was blown due to a politically motivated press leak.

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ASTEROIDS (SALES)

Logline: After the destruction of Earth, aliens save humanity from extinction only to then wipe them out at a later date.

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GET ON UP (SALES)

Logline: Story follows the life and times of James Brown, an American singer and songwriter often referred to as “The Godfather of Soul” who renowned for his vocals and feverish dancing.

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