The Tracking Board’s Debrief (05.18.17)

db-Sandra-Bullock-Cash-TruckSandra Bullock Returns to Action Thrillers, Will Channel Her Inner Liam Neeson in Cash Truck

Bullock will play an American who takes a job at an armored car company in London that was the recent target of a deadly heist. As she earns the trust of its tight-knit crew, we learn there’s much more to the woman than it seems, as she has both a troubled past and a mysterious agenda.

db-Angela-Bassett-Mission-Impossible-6Angela Bassett to Play CIA Director Alongside Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 6

Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie is returning alongside stars Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin. They’ll be joined by franchise newcomers Henry Cavill and Vanessa Kirby.


db-the-dark-crystal-imageThe Dark Crystal to be Revived as a Prequel Series at Netflix

Jim Henson’s 1982 feature film The Dark Crystal is getting the Netflix treatment as a prequel series. The groundbreaking fantasy adventure is coming to the streaming giant as a prequel series titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.


More News From Around The Web

  • Oscar-nominated actress Sally Hawkins will reprise her role of a creature-tracking scientist for Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Legendary and Warner Bros.’ sequel to its 2014 movie. (The Hollywood Reporter)

  • Catherine Deneuve and her daughter Chiara Mastroianni are set to topline Julie Bertuccelli’s Claire Darling,  a lighthearted drama with fantasy elements that Memento is pre-selling at Cannes. (Variety)

  • Charles Dance, known for his role as Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Game of Thrones, has closed a deal to join Legendary/Warner Bros’ Michael Dougherty-helmed sequel Godzilla: King of the Monsters. (Deadline)

  • Carrie Brownstein, the co-creator, writer, and star of IFC’s Emmy-winning sketch comedy Portlandia, will make her feature film directorial debut on MGM’s Fairy Godmother. (Deadline)

  • Fullscreen has ordered a talk show with drag superstar Willam Belli of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame, which is part of the subscription-video service’s programming lineup celebrating the LGBTQ community in June. (Variety)

  • Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones is set to star as drug kingpin Griselda Blanco in a Lifetime movie. Set to premiere in 2018, Cocaine Godmother examines the complicated life of Griselda, who made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport at age 17 with her first husband. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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