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Josh Malkin To Adapt Jeff Maysh’s Los Feliz Murder Mansion Piece


Jeff Maysh’s article about the true story of the 1959 murder/suicide of Lillian Perelson by her husband Harold and the Los Angeles house that has remained untouched since that night is being adapted into a film.

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Ben Kingsley Joins Brad Silberling’s “An Ordinary Man”

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Kingsley is hitting AFM hard this year with two project announcements, this time with An Ordinary Man, a thriller that follows a war criminal’s fight between survival and love.

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Chloë Sevigny Set To Play Lizzie Borden, Kristen Stewart Is In Talks To Join As Her Maid

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With a new format and a sales package set up for AFM, Chloë Sevigny will be picking up an axe for Pieter Van Hees in the biopic of Lizzie Borden.

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Fox In Early Talks To Have Edgar Wright Direct Johnny Depp In Bret McKenzie’s Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman’s “Fortunately, The Milk”

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With a powerhouse package of talent, from the source material to the star, Fox is looking to get a pretty sweet deal if it picks up the Neil Gaiman-based film.

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Benjamin Walker Joins Oren Uziel’s “Shimmer Lake”

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Making his feature directorial debut, Oren Uziel is helming his 2009 Black List script that follows a crime investigation backwards from the end to the beginning over the course of a week, and Benjamin Walker is attached to star.

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Rhys Ifans And Ed Skrein Will Star In The Upcoming “Gateway 6”

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This film should have no problem at AFM in a couple weeks now that Rhys Ifans and Ed Skrein have lent their action and performance gravitas to the sci-fi thriller project.

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Bella Thorne Joins “The Babysitter”

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Shake it Up! and The DUFF star Bella Thorne is the final piece of Mcg’s casting puzzle for his upcoming horror-comedy The Babysitter which is set to being shooting within a month.

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After Years Of Development, Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore Are Set To Star In “Blind”

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After many attachments and near misses, Michael Mailer will begin directing his brother’s script, Blind, with Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore teaming up again for the first time in almost 20 years.

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“Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” Squeezes In One More Cast Member Before Starting Production

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Has started shooting in New Orleans, and to celebrate they added another actor to the cast – perennial tough guy Holt McCallany.

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Skyler Gisondo Grows Up A Little Too Quick In “The Godmother”

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The Vacation star is ready to take on some serious roles, and proves it by jumping aboard the upcoming Griselda Blanco biopic as a college student who bites off more than he chew when he thinks it would be a good idea to smuggle drugs.

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Dimension Options Feature Adaptation Of Award-Winning Short “Polaroid” With Director Attached


Lars Klevberg’s new horror short, Polaroid, gets picked up for a feature adaptation after winning best short at the LA Horror Competition. Klevberg is attached to direct the adaptation.

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Two instagram-obsessed girls unlock a deadly spirit when they try to take a selfie with an old Polaroid camera.

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Korean Actor/Singer Lee Joon-gi Is In The Final “Resident Evil” Sequel

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The popular actor and singer will make his first Hollywood film appearance with the final chapter in the action-packed Resident Evil film series, based on the Capcom video game about the zombie apocalypse.

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Katie Khan’s Sci-fi Romance “Halcyon” Is Ready For The Rights Market

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Khan’s debut follows Max and Carys, two lovers stuck in space, as they contemplate their relationship and their current situation as the last few minutes of oxygen deplete, and is prime for a film adaptation.

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Melissa Leo, Sebastian Stan and Clark Duke Join Jim Carrey’s “I’m Dying Up Here”

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Jim Carrey’s new series that explores the world of Los Angeles standup in the 1970s has three new talented cast additions for the pilot in Melissa Leo, Sebastian Stan and Clark Duke.

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Mark Ruffalo Is Almost A Lock For “Thor: Ragnarok”

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Rumors have been flying and characters have been hinted, but it looks like Thor and Hulk may be buddying up for the latest sequel in the thunder god’s series.

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Myriad Pictures Picks Up The Domestic Rights To Marya Cohn’s “The Girl In The Book”

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Marya Cohn has made an auspicious directorial debut at the Los Angeles Film Festival, and Myriad Pictures has picked up the domestic rights for her drama starring Emily VanCamp and Michael Nyqvist.

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Brian K. Vaughan And FX Are Teaming Up To Bring “Y: The Last Man” To TV

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After years of development and multiple iterations, Y: The Last Man is going to try the small screen with FX in a promising move that leaves creator Brian K. Vaughan to tell his story his way.

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From Vogue To V-Day: Kate Winslet Will Play Lee Miller In The Amazing Story Of Her Life

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Kate Winslet is going right from playing Joanna Hoffman for Steve Jobs to another historically important woman, Lee Miller, who went from fashion model to photojournalist over the course of her extraordinary life.

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{EXCLUSIVE} Mattel Is Interested In A “Dino-Riders” Film

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Mattel is working with Solipsist Film to bring the 1988 Tyco cartoon Dino-Riders to theaters and give Paramount’s Transformers some worthy competition in the next few years.

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China, The US, And The UN Come Together To Bring “T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents” To The Screen

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In a deal that will bring together Chinese media groups, a veteran Batman producer and the UN, the 1960s comic series T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents is being adapted into a film.

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Bobbie Peers’ “William Wenton” Book Series Is Picked Up By Norse Code

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Morten Tyldum will be directing the first book in the upcoming Norse book series by filmmaker Bobbie Peers, which is focused on a young code-breaker who has left London to hide in Norway.

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“Key & Peele” Producer Sets Up New Series At Fox With King Bach

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Vine star King Bach (Andrew Bachelor) is starring in a new show on Fox from Key & Peele‘s Alex Rubens as an undercover cop in his old neighborhood.

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Toni Collette And Sam Trammell Are Joining Daniel Radcliffe In Domestic Terrorist Thriller “Imperium”

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Collette and Trammell will be playing an FBI agent and a white supremacist, respectively, on either sides of a plot to bomb innocent civilians in Daniel Ragussis Imperium.

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{Exclusive} Ottessa Moshfegh’s “Eileen” Hits Rights Market

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Ottessa Moshfegh’s Eileen is hitting the rights market hard. The book has drawn favorable comparisons to Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, described as Girl on a Train meets To Die For.

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The Orchard Purchases Horror Anthology “Southbound” From The Makers of “V/H/S”

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The horror anthology premiered at TIFF’s Midnight Madness and consists of five interlocking horror stories told by a group of travelers as they make their way down a long stretch of highway.

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John Harrison Is Set To Bring “The Call Of The Stryx” To TV with Element 8

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The Call of the Stryx, one of France’s most popular graphic novels is coming to TV thanks to Element 8 Entertainment, and will be adapted by Dune‘s John Harrison.

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George Lopez Plays Santa’s Successor In “Aloha Santa”

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The comedian will play Santa Claus’ irresponsible son who needs the help of Hawaiian locals to save Christmas when he takes over Santa’s duties and crash-lands his sled in Maui.

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{Exclusive} True Story Of “Togo” The Hero Sled Dog In Development At Disney

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Disney is working on the story of Togo, the lead sled dog who is considered by those close to the story (including the owner of Balto and Togo) to be the true hero of the Nome Serum Run of 1925.

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Patrick Rothfuss And Lionsgate Work Out Multi-Platform Deal For “The Kingkiller Chronicles”

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After the option from Fox expired in July, Rothfuss sat down with companies and worked out a deal with Lionsgate to work out his hugely popular Kingkiller Chronicles completely through the use of film, TV, and video games.

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