The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (10.16.17)


lundbergalexanderTNDaniela Taplin Lundberg, Stay Gold Features Buy Cameron Alexander Spec Script “The Heart of the Beast” (Exclusive)

The producer of “Kids Are All Right,” “Beasts of No Nation” and “Hello, My Name is Doris” won the dramatic thriller in a competitive bid.


7852interviewTNAlexandre Philippe Explains How Doc “78/52” Delves So Deeply into Hitchcock’s “Psycho” Shower Scene

Featuring interviews with Guillermo del Toro, Elijah Wood, Peter Bogdanovich, Danny Elfman and a couple surprise guests.


In Hollywood, We’ll Tolerate You Only as Long as We Need You

There have been numerous scandals in Tinseltown that have damaged careers, but there’s a basic tenet as to why some are able to return to glory and others, like Harvey Weinstein, cannot.


More News from Around the Web

  • The Night Of star Riz Ahmed is set to topline Netflix’s adaptation of Shakespeare tragedy Hamlet in the title role. Mike Lesslie, who wrote the 2015 adaptation of Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender, will pen the modern-day-set adaptation. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Mr. Universe 2014 has been cast as a young Arnold Schwarzenegger in George Gallo’s Bigger. The project follows Joe and Ben Weider, the founders of the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding contest. (Deadline)

  • Veep‘s Reid Scott is circling a role in Sony’s Venom starring Tom Hardy. The project also stars Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, and Jenny Slate, with Ruben Fleischer directing. (Variety)

  • Mamma Mia sequel has added Oscar winner Cher to the cast. Details on her role in the film are being kept under wraps. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • John Turturro has joined the cast of Name of the Rose as William of Baskerville, the 14th-century Franciscan monk. The TV adaptation is based on the book by Umberto Eco of the same name. (Variety)

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