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Ron Howard to Take Over and Finish “Han Solo” Movie for Lucasfilm

Ron Howard ExcerptAfter the surprise firing of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm have tapped Ron Howard to take over the untitled Han Solo standalone film.

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HILLBILLY ELEGY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles J.D. Vance’s upbringing in the Rust Belt city of Middletown, Ohio, and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky, where he grew up among the working class “hillbillies.” He and his family endured social and economic hardships, and also struggled with drug addiction.

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THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM After being dumped by her boyfriend who is a spy, a woman and her friend become embroiled in a conspiracy.

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AFTERLIFE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the novel Afterlife.

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Jennifer Lawrence to Star as Zelda Fitzgerald in Biopic

<> on May 23, 2016 in New York City.The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence is taking a trip into the past to play Zelda Fitzgerald in the biopic, currently titled Zelda. The project is in development as a potential directing vehicle for Ron Howard.

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ZELDA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCenters on Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his indispensable muse and fiercest competitor. Desperate to define herself through her own art, the film explores the question: Can love exist between creative equals? Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Zelda Fitzgerald was dubbed was hailed as the “first American Flapper.”

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TIGER & BUNNY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn a futuristic city where superheroes fight crime, a veteran is forced to partner with a cocky rookie.

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SPLASH (REMAKE) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline being kept under wraps, but a role reversal remake of the 1984 film starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah.

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Inferno — Official Trailer (Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy)

infernoWhen Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.

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Ron Howard Circles Skydance Adaptation Of Neal Stephenson Sci-Fi Epic “Seveneves”

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Ron Howard is circling the director’s chair for Seveneves, the adaptation of Neal Stephenson’s acclaimed sci-fi novel. Howard, who is already a producer on the project, would be reuniting with his Apollo 13 screenwriter Bill Broyles.

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SEVENEVES (SALES)

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When a cataclysmic event threatened life on Earth, the human race survived by traveling into space, and 5,000 years later, the descendants travel to Earth, completely altered by the disaster and time.

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Jackie Earle Haley Joins The Cast Of “The Dark Tower”

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Jackie Earle Haley will sink his teeth into the role of the evil vampire, Sayre in the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower.

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THE KILLERS (SALES)

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Two hitmen kill an unresisting ex-prize fighter, and when an investigator pursues the case, he uncovers a tale of betrayal, crime and a series of events that led to his murder.

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The Battle Over Sean Parker’s Screening Room – Where Hollywood’s Heavyweights Currently Stand

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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.

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“The Dark Tower” Taps Newcomer Tom Taylor For Key Role

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The highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has added young up and comer Tom Taylor to the cast.

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Matthew McConaughey And Idris Elba Confirmed For Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”

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Following months of speculation, it has been confirmed that Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in Sony’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. With the A-listers on board, production on the long-awaited project is expected to begin this spring.

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Abbey Lee Courted For Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”

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Model-turned-actor Abbey Lee is the latest name to be thrown into the ring for the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of The Dark Tower. Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey are also slated to star

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{Exclusive} Ron Howard Set To Direct Robert Downey Jr.’s “Pinocchio”, Replacing Paul Thomas Anderson

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The Academy Award-winning director is set to helm Warner Bros.’ live-action adaptation of the classic story about a wooden puppet who wants to be a real boy.

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Idris Elba Circling Lead In Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”

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Idris Elba is said to be circling the lead role in Sony’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. Elba would anchor the first of what Sony expects to be a multi-film franchise.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA — TRAILER 4 (Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw)

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The twenty-one crew members of a whaling boat resort to extreme measures in order to survive after their ship is attacked by a giant whale in 1820.

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{Exclusive} Ron Howard And Brian Grazer Stoked For New Skateboarding Pic

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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s latest project is centered around the world of skateboarding. While details of the story are being kept under wraps, we hear that it’s being pitched as 8 Mile meets Lords of Dogtown.

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UNTITLED IMAGINE SKATEBOARDING PROJECT (SALES)

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A teenager uses skating to escape the urban blight. Pitched as 8 Mile meets Lords of Dogtown.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA — TRAILER 3 (Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw)

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The twenty-one crew members of a whaling boat resort to extreme measures in order to survive after their ship is attacked by a giant whale in 1820.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Emerging Director Josh Greenbaum Helming Universal’s “No Hearts Club”

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The pic, which is being produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for their Imagine Entertainment shingle, was sold as a pitch from Ben Schwartz in 2012, with Schwartz also hired on to write. Josh Greenbaum is now feeling the pangs of love for the project, and has signed on to direct.

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HOW TO STEAL THE MONA LISA & SIX OTHER TREASURES (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but centers on a heist of the world’s greatest treasures.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Ron Howard Nabs Forthcoming Adventure Guide “How To Steal The Mona Lisa”

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Though it’s not going to hit shelves until March 1st, 2016, Taylor Bayouth’s How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures is already primed for a big-screen adaptation.

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YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FAMILY (SALES)

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A teenage boy gets pulled into the lie to protect his father’s secret, second family.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA — OFFICIAL TRAILER (Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw)

The twenty-one crew members of a whaling boat resort to extreme measures in order to survive after their ship is attacked by a giant whale in 1820.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA — TEASER TRAILER (Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw)

The twenty-one crew members of a whaling boat resort to extreme measures in order to survive after their ship is attacked by a giant whale in 1820.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR (SALES)

Logline: Based on the novel by Joel Dicker about a young superstar novelist who finds himself embroiled in a sensationalized murder mystery when his mentor, an icon of American literature, is implicated in the crime of a missing 15-year-old girl who turns up dead in the author’s backyard.

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