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The Shape of Water filmmaker has just attached himself to co-write and direct a remake of the 1947 Fox film Nightmare Alley, both projects for Fox Searchlight.
Sean Armstrong wrote the script, which tackles one of Australia’s most infamous cold cases.
Following his Oscar win as the director of La La Land, the acclaimed filmmaker continues his love of musicals with the series set around a French night club and songs written by Grammy winner Glenn Ballard.
The story is set amid the aftermath of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The incident claimed the lives of 189 American citizens, making it the deadliest act of terrorism against the U.S. prior to the Oklahoma City bombing and 9/11.
Hot off winning Best Director at the Oscars for La La Land, Damien Chazelle is attached to direct The Eddy, a new TV musical drama set in modern-day Paris. Jack Thorne will write the project.
La La Land writer-director Damien Chazelle has optioned the movie rights to his mystery thriller The Claim to Oceanside Media. Oceanside’s Scott Clayton will produce with Route One Entertainment’s Russell Levin and Motion Picture Capital’s Leon Clarance.
Young adult author Abby McDonald is getting into business with Tooley Productions who has acquired the rights to her spec script Pics or It Didn’t Happen, described as a “female-driven thriller for the Instagram generation.”
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark has received a jolt of energy in the form of Guillermo del Toro. The director will develop and potentially helm the adaptation of the trilogy of short stories.
Morales, who made waves after directing the Guillermo Del Toro-produced horror film Julia’s Eyes, is officially attached to direct Bull, Sam Armour’s contemporary take on Shakespeare’s Richard III.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as Wall-E meets Splash.
Horror maestro and visionary genius Guillermo Del Toro has another surprising project cooking in the pipeline. Fox Searchlight is producing the untitled original story, which is being kept very tightly under wraps.
Veteran director and writer signs on to new Amazon fantasy series.
The prolific writer/director/producer will give voice to Edgar Allen Poe’s frightful stories.
Logline: Based on the proof of concept teaser film written and directed by Chazelle. Under the director of a prestigious but borderline abusive instructor, a young college student begins to lose his humanity in his quest to become the core drummer of the top jazz orchestra in the country.