The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.28.17)

unnamedThe Must-Stream Movies and Shows Coming to Netflix in August

Heading into the second half of the summer, Netflix is set to release some classics alongside their original projects that many have been waiting anxiously for.

comic con“Meet the Movie Press”: Comic-Con Recap, Jared Leto as Bloodshot and “James Bond 25” (Video)

TheWrap’s ace scooper Umberto “El Mayimbe” Gonzalez joins Simon Thompson and I to talk about the Marvel and DC panels, as well the Ready Player One trailer and the Spawn news.

sony excerptCritics May Disagree, But Tom Rothman Is Leading a Strong Charge in Sony’s Franchise Hunt

The master plan Rothman has put in motion to set Sony up for future success might not be working so well at the moment, but the strategy behind it is sound, explains Neil Turitz.

More News From Around the Web

  • Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty has booked Rory Scovel for a role in the comedy. He joins stars Michelle Williams and Emily Ratajkowski in the film penned by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, who are making their directorial debut. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Tracy Morgan and Luke Wilson starrer The S—heads has added Pedro Correa for a lead role. The dark comedy landed at Imperative Entertainment in March in a competitive situation. (Variety)

  • HBO movie My Dinner with Herve has tapped Mark Povinelli and Helena Mattsson to join the project. The film is written and directed by Sacha Gervasi and is based on the the story Gervasi penned Sean Macaulay. (Deadline)

  • Stranger Things actor Natalia Dyer has joined the indie film Mountain Rest. The drama marks the directorial debut of writer-director of Alex O Eaton. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Lydia Hearst is set to headline the film Beautiful, optioning the rights to Katie Piper’s memoir of the same name. Orian Williams is attached to produce with the hunt now on for a writer. (Variety)

  • Just days after landing the rights to Alpha Girls, Welle Entertainment has now optioned the rights to a second project: The Murders of Molly Southbourne. Welle’s Cathy Schulman will produce alongside Krishnan and Adam Stone. (Deadline)

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