Goldie Hawn might be coming back into the spotlight as Amy Schumer’s mother in the yet-to-be-titled comedy from 50/50 director Jonathan Levine.
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Chris Weitz has found his next big project. After previously taking on Star Wars solo film Rogue One, Weitz has now been hired to pen the romance-adventure The Mountain Between Us.
Chernin Entertainment is following the trend of classic story retellings like Maleficent, developing a film centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Titled after the story’s heroine, Esmeralda is a live-action adventure adapted from Victor Hugo’s novel.
20th Century Fox has picked up Thomas Sweterlitsch’s newest sci-fi novel The Gone World. Neill Blomkamp has entered early talks to write and direct the adaptation, which Chernin Entertainment is producing.
Brian Duffield’s spec Underwater, which was bought by Chernin, has been set up at 20th Century Fox, paving the way for the aquatic thriller to propel through the development process.
20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are developing a film based on R.L. Stine’s popular Fear Street series, which predated his iconic children’s horror series Goosebumps.
20th Century Fox has hired screenwriter Will Staples to pen the script for Dark Web, based on the remarkable true story of the rise and fall of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht.
Lawrence is in talks to reunite with her Hunger Games director on the adaptation. Based on the novel by Jason Matthews, the story centers on a Russian spy and a CIA agent assigned to compromise the other, but soon find themselves in a charged duel of wills, skills, and forbidden romance.
Emerging actor Gabriel Chavarria has just landed a central role in the upcoming War of the Planet of the Apes. Chavarria will play one of two human leads in the sci-fi action pic, with this film exploring the fallout of a war sparked at the end of the franchise’s previous installment.
The influential producer has signed a two year overall deal with NBC Entertainment and Universal Television, which allows the company to develop amongst Universal TV’s roster of writers and producers, while still being able to also produce independently for cable and streaming outlets.
The crowdfunded short’s incredible visual effects and engaging atmosphere will hook you. It’s “The Matrix” meets “District 9.”
Synopsis: The end of the world seems like a nightmare to Ben. A memory of a past life that doesn’t belong to him. When Ben starts to remember Isabelle, the only love he’s ever known, he realizes she’s missing in his life. An existential descent into confusion and the desperate need to find out the truth begins. This reality depicts a stunning, surprising and dark world. A world that is clearly not his.
The BBC series creator is also on board to produce and pen the Fox adaptation.
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Jonathan Stokes will pen script of ‘David and Goliath’ inspired tale.