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Olivia Wilde Sets Up Directorial Debut “Booksmart” at Annapurna, Starring Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein

OliviaWildeKatilynDeverBeanieFeldsteinWritten by Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins with revisions by Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman, the comedy is about two high school seniors who realize they spent too much time studying and not enough time partying.

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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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Robert Pattinson to Star in Fantasy-Horror Movie “The Lighthouse” From the Director of “The Witch”

Robert Pattinson The LighthousePattinson and Robert Eggers nearly worked together once before, as we heard the director wanted to cast him alongside Anya Taylor-Joy in his Nosferatu remake. We’re glad the duo were able to find a project to work on together, as they strike us as a strong fit on paper.

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“Wonder” Filmmaker Stephen Chbosky to Direct Dr. Seuss Movie

Dr. Seuss and wife Helen PalmerJonathan Stewart and Eyal Podell wrote the script, and Carla Hacken (Hell or High Water) will produce the film via her Paper Pictures banner.

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Dev Patel To Star in “The Personal History of David Copperfield” From “Veep” Creator Armando Iannucci

DevExcerpt The film will be a modern take on Dickens’ title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his place within it.

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Sony’s Silver Sable-Black Cat Movie “Silver and Black” Lands Pair of In-Demand Female Scribes

Silver Sable Black Cat Christopher Yost SonyLindsey Beer (Chaos Walking) and Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel) have been tapped to write the superhero movie, which is being directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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“Den of Thieves” Gets Sequel with Gerard Butler, Director Christian Gudegast Returning

DenOfThievesSEquelO’Shea Jackson Jr. is still in negotiations, but otherwise, everyone including “50 Cent” Jackson are on board for another heist movie.

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Morgan Freeman & Forest Whitaker in Talks to Join John Travolta’s “Poison Rose”

PoisonExcerpt The Poison Rose is being described in the vein of Chinatown, L.A Confidential, and The Long Goodbye.

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LeBron James Producing “House Party” Remake for New Line

LeBronJamesHousePartyAtlanta writers Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori are writing the screenplay for James’ planned reboot.

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“Deadpool” Director Tim Miller, Brian Michael Bendis Team for Mystery X-Men Movie “143”

MillerBendisCould this be a solo Kitty Pryde movie from the creative duo? Fox isn’t saying what “143” refers to although astute X-readers will know that issue focused on the phasing mutant hero.

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Bette Midler, Sharon Stone Team Up for Andy Fickman’s “The Tale Of The Allergist’s Wife”

MidlerStoneBased on the award-winning Broadway play, the two Oscar-nominated actors will play childhood friends reunited years after leading very different lives.

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Alicia Vikander, Morten Tyldum Join Together for “The Marsh King’s Daughter”

VikanderTyldumMarshKingThe 2017 novel by Karen Dionne would put the Oscar-winning Swedish actor in the role of a woman born from the union of her mother with the man who kidnapped her, and Vikander’s character decides to get revenge for their treatment.

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THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A woman risks everything hunting down her father, a dangerous criminal who threatens her life.

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Ansel Elgort and Zendaya Lead Brian Helgeland Crime-Thriller “Finest Kind”

GyllenhaalElgortZendaya30West and STXinternational are teaming to finance and handle international sales with STX distributing the film in the UK and Ireland and bringing it to the European Film Market in Berlin to seek out buyers. CAA and Endeavor Content are handling U.S. sales.

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Elisabeth Moss to Play Rose Kennedy in Ritesh Batra-Directed “A Letter from Rosemary Kennedy”

ElisabethMossRoseKennedyThis is the third project Moss has signed onto since winning the Emmy for her role on Hulu’s award-winning show. Emma Stone was originally attached to play the troubled eldest sister of John K. Kennedy.

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Legendary, Universal Pick Up Hot Dwayne Johnson Project “Red Notice”

dwayne-johnsonThe third collaboration between Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, Skyscraper) is an action-comedy with no details on the plot, although it must be good since it began a bidding war between multiple studios.

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Joaquin Phoenix in Talks to Play the Joker in Todd Phillips’ Villain Origin Story

<> on January 19, 2018 in Park City, Utah. Phoenix is in talks to play the Joker in an origin story of the iconic Batman villain. Phillips will direct as well as co-write the film with Scott Silver.

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Amazon’s “Hanna” Series Casts Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman, Mireille Enos as Leads

HannaAmazonCastBased on the action film starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Darkest Hour‘s Joe Wright, the straight-to-series drama will start filming in March.

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Russell Brand Cast as Hitman in “Butterfingers”

RussellBrandGettyThe action-comedy directed by Barnaby Southcombe will begin production in the UK in July, and it will be brought to next week’s Berlin Film Festival to sell to potential distributors.

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Sony Nabs “Infinitum” Script From “Arrow” & “Legends of Tomorrow” Co-Creator Marc Guggenheim

MarcExcerpt While the logline is being kept under wraps a source described it as a sci-fi love story with Memento being a touchstone.

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INFINITUM (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently under wraps, but is described as a high-concept love story.

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Armie Hammer to Star in Untitled Annapurna Thriller From “Under the Shadow” Director

Armie Hammer AnnapurnaIn other news, Babak Anvari is teaming with screenwriter Mary Laws (The Neon Demon, Preacher) on an elevated horror anthology for Annapurna Television and Two & Two Pictures, and that project has multiple bidders.

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Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen and More Added to Robert Downey Jr.’s “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle”

BanderasSheenDolittleEmma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Holland will provide their voices to some of the animals to which Downey’s title character will speak. Production will begin later this month in London to prepare for an April 2019 release date.

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Kate Bosworth, Alfred Molina Join Edward James Olmos’ “The Devil Has a Name”

BosworthMolinaThe dark comedy based on a true story has already begun filming in L.A. with Molina and Bosworth playing the CEO and director of an oil company responsible for poisoning the water on David Strathairn’s farm.

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Amber Heard Cast as Lead in Thriller “Run Away With Me”

AmberHeardGettyDirected by Fred Grivois from a screenplay by Matthew Ian Cirulnick, XYZ Films and Sentinel Pictures hoping to start production this fall.

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Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg Writing “Jumanji” Sequel for Sony

pinknerrosenbergjumanji2Once again produced by Matt Tolmach, this will be another attempt for a sequel to catch lightning in a bottle and recapture the magic that made the Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart adventure comedy such a huge worldwide hit.

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Robert Zemeckis Goes Back to the Future, Producing “Steel Soldiers” for STX, Alibaba Pictures

RobertZemeckisWritten by Ken Kaufman (Space Cowboys), the original sci-fi project takes place in a future where humans and robots fight side-by-side in battle. Zemeckis is attached to product but not direct (as of yet).

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James Mangold Developing “Ford vs. Ferrari” Film in Wake of Scrapped Patty Hearst Film

James Mangold ExcerptTheoretically, the project being developed with writers Jez and John-Henry Butterworth would be Mangold’s next project for Fox, although he also has Don Winslow’s The Force on his plate.

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Octavia Spencer to Reunite with “The Help” Director Tate Taylor on Blumhouse Thriller “Ma”

OctaviaExcerpt The film will be produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions, which has been on a hot streak with Happy Death Day, Split and Oscar-nominated Get Out.

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Akiva Goldsman, Paramount Putting Together Impressive Writers Room to Adapt Popular “Ologies” Y.A. Book Series

AkivaGoldmsanOlogySeriesGoldsman will lead the writers room and produce the seven-movie series via his Weed Road banner with the likes of Michael Chabon, NIcole Perlman, Jeff Pinkner and Christina Hodson participating.

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