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Paramount Pictures has picked up the film rights to the upcoming Jeff VanderMeer sci-fi novel, set to be published next spring by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Scott Rudin is attached to produce through his Scott Rudin Productions with Eli Bush.
Ouija: Origin of Evil writer-director Mike Flanagan will direct from a script he co-wrote with Jeff Howard. Gugino and Greenwood join Henry Thomas, Carel Struycken, Kate Siegel, and Chiara Aurelia in the horror film.
Patric and Picking are set to star in the addiction drama based on the autobiography by Larry Glenz. Producer Christopher J. Scott will direct from his own script.
Trailer Park Boys creator Mike Clattenburg and Mike O’Neill have set new comedy Crawford at Comedy Central and Canada’s CBC. The 13 episode series would debut in late 2017.
The online streaming channel Seeso has greenlit There’s Johnny! a scripted series from Mad About You creator Paul Reiser which is set behind the scenes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
The indie comedy Home Again starring Reese Witherspoon has added Reid Scott to the A-list cast. Scott will also join Candice Bergen and Michael Sheen in the Open Road pic directed by Hallie Meyer-Shyer.
Cameron Cuffe has been cast as the male lead in the Syfy Superman prequel series Krypton. Cuffe will play Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El, in the series based on the DC Comics characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Spike Lee’s Netflix adaptation of his film She’s Gotta Have It has tapped Hamilton star Anthony Ramos as one of the male leads. The streaming giant recently gave a 10-episode order for the small-screen version of the 1986 indie classic.
Follows Air National Guard major “MJ” Hegar who was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. She received a Purple Heart but soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve.
Black Sails actor Toby Stephens has boarded the Netflix reboot of Lost in Space based on the 1965 cult classic TV series from Irwin Allen. Stephens joins Taylor Russell and Maxwell Jenkins in the series written and produced by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama.
The newly minted Emmy-winning Netflix comedy Master of None has landed Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett for season two. Bassett, along with series co-creator, Aziz Ansari, dreamed up an ideal role for her to test her comedy skills.
Hell or High Water scribe Taylor Sheridan has been tapped by Sony Pictures and Escape Artists to write Disorder, a remake of a 2015 French thriller written by Alice Winocour and Jean Stephane Bron and directed by Winocour.
James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel has tapped Jackie Earle Haley to join the adaptation. He joins previously cast Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz.
Hulu has put into development the best-selling book series Throne of Glass. The adaptation, titled Queen of Shadows after the fourth book, will be penned by Kira Snyder and Anna Foerster will direct the pilot.
Rob Reiner’s upcoming USA Network drama The Tap has set its lead cast, while the Starz miniseries The White Queen has added three new actors and a new director to its roster.
Days before the release of her new album, Lifetime has announced they are developing a movie about the life of pop star Britney Spears, simply titled Britney. In the film, set to be produced by Asylum Entertainment, actor Natasha Bassett will portray the singer.
Online streaming TV network Crackle is developing Guy Ritchie’s cult film Snatch into a dramatic series and it has tapped Hogwarts alum Rupert Grint to star. The Harry Potter actor will be joined by Dougray Scott and Ed Westwick.
From the minds of Pumpkin directors Adam Larson Broder and Tony R. Abrams comes a brand new feature film, Spivak, which has found its first two cast members in actors Rob Kazinsky and Maggie Lawson. The film is in production at BN Films and Super Crispy Entertainment, with Broder and Abrams set to both write and direct.