When retired curmudgeon Ed Fitzgerald loses his house to the bank and refuses to go into a nursing home, he decides to take a long shot…he posts a flyer and puts himself up for adoption. Unfortunately, everyone in town knows what a miserable pain the ass he is, so there’s only one taker – a venturesome single mother from China with a troubled teenage son. Inspired by a true story.
Set in a recording studio in the 1920’s, over the course of one afternoon, a group of musicians and the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey record several songs as they discuss the questions of prejudice and the problems facing black people in American society.
True story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917, which was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers seeking retribution for the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The two-hour riot led to the largest murder trial in history.
In the aftermath of the shocking murder spree of ’69, Hollywood movie star Steve McQueen embarks on a vengeful hunt for the killers — the Manson family. As police hit a dead end, Steve’s unconventional pursuit pulls him deeper into the surreal world of the shamanic leader Charles Manson…while also sending McQueen into a downward spiral with his career and relationship with his family.
After a Native American trucking baron and his family disappear, the lives of three women – an FBI agent investigating the case, a parolee searching for her missing son, and a young girl with psychic abilities – collide on an oil-rich Indian Reservation haunted by demons both figurative and literal.
On the eve of his 75th birthday, billionaire Charles Abernathy invites his four estranged children back home out of fear that tonight someone – or something – is coming to kill him. To ensure his family will help protect him from whatever’s coming, Abernathy puts each of their inheritances on the line.
Passed over for promotions and chronically single, a Korean woman decides to undergo drastic plastic surgery in order to get ahead in all areas of her life. Her dreams come true, at first, until she gives birth to a daughter who looks nothing like her current beautiful self, causing the vicious cycle to begin again.
This is the untold true story of how a straight-arrow U.S. marshal and a hot-headed mafia hitman succeeded in breaking the mob and, in doing so, created the Witness Protection Program. Only much later did the world learn their success was based on a lie, a frame-up that became the greatest scandal in the history of the FBI.
Clooney was originally slated to play Colonel Cathcart, but that role will now go to Chandler. Clooney will instead play the supporting part of Scheisskopf, which gives him more time to focus on directing and producing.
The writers of Battleship and the upcoming The Meg will write the family movie in which Bautista plays a CIA operative who gets paired with a 9-year-old girl.
Jennifer Morrison is also in talks for the drama from the writer of Contagion and The Bourne Ultimatum that looks at the CIA’s interrogation procedures post-9/11.
When her long me friend and secret crush returns home from years abroad, a lonely twenty-something fresh off a breakup sees an opportunity to nally have everything go her way. However, her hopes are upended when she meets her friend’s gorgeous new fiancée, and finds herself oddly drawn to this mysterious woman.
Miranda July has lined up an all-star cast for her heist feature including Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, Richard Jenkins, and Debra Winger. Production is set to begin in May.
The film follows a New Orleans bartender (Hammer) whose life begins to unravel after a series of disturbing and unexplainable events transpire when he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
Actor-comedian Sinbad is headed to the small screen for Fox’s comedy pilot Rel. Joining him is Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore who replaces previously cast Angel Laketa Moore. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.