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“Limelight” Club Owner Peter Gatien to get Memoir, Biopic Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

PeterGatienAlfonsoGomezRejonThe director of Me and Earl and the Dying GIrl will helm the biopic about the Canadian owner of some of New York City’s most notorious nightclubs in the ’90s.

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LIMELIGHT (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Biopic about the reign and fall of Peter Gatien, the 1990s king of Gotham nightlife who owned the hip clubs Limelight and The Tunnel.

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Hulu Gives Straight-to-Series Order for Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington’s “Little Fires Everywhere”

ReeseKerryCeleste Ng’s book was optioned by Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine last year, who then brought it to Washington’s Simpson Street, and they brought on Liz Tigelaar (Casual) to adapt and act as showrunner for the series.

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Reese Witherspoon Picks Screenwriter Arash Amel to Adapt “In a Dark Dark Wood” for New Line

WitherspoonAmellDarkDarkRuth Ware’s best-selling novel is a suspense thriller about a woman attending the bachelorette party for her high school BFF she hasn’t seen in ten years.

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Boyd Holbrook Starring in Sci-Fi Thriller “The Thirst” for Fox Based on His Own Script

BoydHolbrookTNThe Narcos star will write and exec. produce the action-thriller based on his own original sci-fi concept.

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Scott Eastwood Joins Morgan Freeman in Nick Cassavetes’ Thriller “The Manuscript”

Scott Eastwood The ManuscriptThe indie film follows a jailed genius (Freeman) who writes and sends chapters from a mysterious novel to an aspiring young writer (Eastwood), ensnaring him in a high-stakes ploy to recover $100 million in stolen diamonds.

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Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Quentin Tarantino’s Manson Movie

Leo DjangoMargot Robbie is in talks to play Sharon Tate, while Tarantino is still deciding between Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise for the other male lead, with the latter actor believed to have a slight edge.

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MIMI FROM RIO (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Two brothers set out to transport the first human-like robot in the future.

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Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern to Star in Noah Baumbach’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Baumbach SplitNetflix is back in business with the writer-director of The Meyerowitz Stories, who has also cast Emmy winner Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie) in his next film.

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DON’T BE EVIL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The quirky dramatization of the founders and philosophy behind Google.

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Scarlett Johansson in Talks for “Reflective Light”

johanssonTNThe directorial debut by art photographer Gregory Crewdson was acquired by Focus earlier this year.

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DADDIO (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After a woman is picked up by a cab at JFK airport, she and the cabdriver head off into the night while they discuss their past and current relationships and the effect they have had on their respective lives.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese Reunite for Teddy Roosevelt Movie at Paramount

Leo and MartyRoosevelt was a noted environmentalist who helped preserve countless forests and national parks, which may be why DiCaprio is so invested in playing the politician.

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Todd Phillips, Martin Scorsese Developing a “Joker” Movie That Won’t Star Jared Leto

Joker Todd Phillips Martin ScorseseWarner Bros. is creating a new label that will expand the canon of DC properties to give the studio a bit more freedom in terms of storytelling, casting and last but not least, budget.

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Ryan Gosling Launches Arcana Production Company, Quickly Reteams With Emma Stone on “The Favourite”

Ryan Gosling Arcana The Favourite Emma StoneThe arrangement gives Gosling access to financing and puts him on equal footing with contemporaries like Jake Gyllenhaal, whose company Nine Stories has a first-look production deal with Bold Films.

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Jonah Hill to Star in Diamond District Drama “Uncut Gems” as A24 Unveils Trailer for Robert Pattinson’s “Good Time” (Video)

Jonah Hill Uncut GemsScott Rudin and Eli Bush will produce Uncut Gems with Sebastian Bear-McClard and Oscar Boyson from Elara Pictures, while Hill’s Wolf of Wall Street collaborators Martin Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff will serve as executive producers.

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Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette Eyed to Star in Ben Stiller’s Limited Showtime Series “Escape at Clinton Correctional” (Exclusive)

Clinton Correctional ShowtimeThe Tracking Board hears that Benicio del Toro is in negotiations to star opposite fellow Oscar winner Patricia Arquette in Escape at Clinton Correctional, an eight-episode limited series about the 2015 prison escape in upstate New York that Ben Stiller will direct for Showtime.

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Jude Law to Play Young Dumbledore in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Sequel

Jude Law ExcerptThe Tracking Board has confirmed that British actor Jude Law will be taking up the mantle of Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel.

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MARLOWE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTough as nails detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a beautiful blonde to find her ex-lover. As the case unfolds, Marlowe finds out that her ex-lover’s disappearance is part of a bigger mystery. As a result, he becomes wrapped up with one of the more powerful families in Bay Cities who are willing to go to any length’s to protect their fortune.

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RUIN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA nameless ex-Nazi captain navigates the ruins of post-WWII Germany determined to atone for his crimes during the war by hunting down the surviving members of his former SS Death Squad.

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Justin Kurzel Attached to Direct Hot Spec “Ruin,” Which Has Multiple Studio Offers (Exclusive)

Justin Kurzel RuinDescribed as a gritty revenge thriller, Ruin follows a nameless ex-Nazi captain who navigates the ruins of post-WWII Germany determined to atone for his crimes during the war by hunting down the surviving members of his former SS Death Squad.

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Colin Farrell in Early Talks for Disney and Tim Burton’s “Dumbo”

Colin Farrell ExcerptFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them actor Colin Farrell is in negotiations to join Disney and Tim Burton’s upcoming live-action remake of Dumbo, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

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“La La Land” Producer Jordan Horowitz Working with Martin Scorsese on Rodrigo Prieto’s Directorial Debut “Bastard”

Jordan Horowitz BastardSet in the small town of Bird’s Point, Missouri, the story is described as a taut revenge thriller set against the backdrop of a looming flood, though plot details beyond that are being kept under water.

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Colin Farrell to Reunite with “The Lobster” Director for Iran-Contra Amazon Series

Colin Farrell ExcerptFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them actor Colin Farrell is reuniting with Yorgos Lanthimos, his director from last year’s The Lobster, for an upcoming Amazon Studios limited series about the Iran-Contra scandal.

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Colin Farrell in Talks to Join Denzel Washington in Legal Drama “Inner City”

Colin Farrell ExcerptFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them actor Colin Farrell is currently in negotiations to co-star alongside recent SAG winner Denzel Washington in Inner City from writer and director Dan Gilroy.

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Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in and Produce “The Black Hand” for Paramount

Leonardo DiCaprio ExcerptOscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in and produce The Black Hand, a new film set up at Paramount Pictures based on the book of the same name by Stephan Talty. DiCaprio’s Appian Way banner will co-produce alongside The Gotham Group.

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“The Notebook” Director Nick Cassavetes to Helm “Honeymoon with Harry” for New Line (EXCLUSIVE)

Nick Cassavetes ExcerptActor-director Nick Cassavetes has been tapped to helm New Line Cinema’s upcoming dramedy Honeymoon with Harry. Pitch creator Dan Fogelman is writing the current draft of the script, which is based on Bart Baker’s novel of the same name.

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Kirsten Dunst to Produce and Star in New AMC Series from George Clooney and Grant Heslov

Kirsten Dunst ExcerptFargo’s Kirsten Dunst is heading back to television for AMC’s dark comedy series On Becoming a God in Central Florida. The project comes from George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures, Sony’s TriStar Television, and AMC Studios, with The Lobster helmer Yorgos Lanthimos set to direct. Dunst will star in the series and executive produce.

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Jonah Hill & Rooney Mara in Talks to Join Gus Van Sant’s John Callahan Biopic

hill-mara-excerptGus Van Sant is looking to add Jonah Hill and Rooney Mara to the cast of his forthcoming drama Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot. The two are in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in the biopic about quadriplegic cartoonist John Callahan.

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Imperative Nabs Rights to “Tangerine” with Scarlett Johansson to Star

scarlett johanssonAfter previously snagging Killers of the Flower Moon, Imperative Entertainment has made another big buy with the novel Tangerine. George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures is attached to produce and Scarlett Johansson has come aboard to star.

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