The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (04.04.17)

db-rodriguezGina Rodriguez, Catherine Hardwicke Circling Miss Bala Remake at Sony

While Rodriguez doesn’t have an offer yet since Hardwicke just boarded the project, there’s no doubt she would absolutely crush this role, as the rising star of Jane the Virgin is a strong match for the material.


db-rogen-goldbergSeth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Bringing Comic Series Invincible to the Big Screen

The duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are furthering their comic book fandom with a feature adaptation of Invincible. The Sausage Party pair, who adapted the comic series Preacher for AMC, will team with Invincible creator Robert Kirkman for the Universal pic.


db-tobeyTobey Maguire to Make Directorial Debut with Blood on Snow Adaptation

The Tracking Board has confirmed that actor Tobey Maguire is making his directorial debut with an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo thriller Blood on Snow.



More News From Around The Web

  • Director Barry Levinson and comedy giant Billy Crystal are teaming for the comedy Revival. Written by Phil Primason, the story follows a once-legendary Broadway composer who, after a bitter public divorce, gets stuck composing jingles to make ends meet. When he finds out that a Staten Island high school is staging his most famous musical, he becomes obsessed with shutting it down. (Deadline)

  • Colin Farrell is in talks to join Steve McQueen’s new film Widows alongside Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Debicki, Andre Holland, and more. (Variety)

  • Humans star Gemma Chan is set to join Constance Wu in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s  best-selling book Crazy Rich Asians. Jon M. Chu is directing the adaptation from a screenplay written by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim. (Variety)

  • Amy Madigan and Peter Fonda are joining what has turned out to be an impressive ensemble cast for writer-director Todd Robinson’s The Last Full Measure. (Deadline)

  • Netflix has picked up A Series of Unfortunate Events for a third season less than a month after the streaming service announced it was ordering Season 2. (Variety)

  • Ahead of this week’s second season finale, USA Network has handed out a third-season renewal for Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal drama Colony starring Lost alum Josh Holloway and The Walking Dead‘s Sarah Wayne Callies. (Variety)

  • Penthouse founder Bob Guccione’s rise to the top of the media landscape and fall into financial ruin will be the subject of a new television series from Jerrick Media and Maven Pictures. (Variety)

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