Patty Jenkins is directing the first two episodes of the series, which has also added Jefferson Mays to the cast.
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The series, based on the unpublished memoir of Andrew Shaffer, is described as “The Social Network” meets “Pretty Little Liars.”
The mother-son from “Fate of the Furious” didn’t have any scenes together, but that should change for the new movie from the director of “Lucy,” “La Femme Nikita” and “The Professional.”
“Girls Trip” co-writer Tracy Oliver is slated to pen the half-hour comedy series based on the 1996 hit Paramount movie starring Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Middler.
Written and executive produced by Michael Lisbe and Nate Reger from the CBS show “2 Broke Girls,” the concept involves two very different sisters whose lives collide.
Universal won the project in a competitive situation, and Ruben Fleischer will produce and direct from a script written by Girls scribe Murray Miller.
The duo’s feature film The Incredible Jessica James premiered at Sundance in Jan. and was picked up to stream on Netflix.
20th Century Fox’s family-friendly fantasy film will be Cornish’s first since his acclaimed 2011 debut Attack the Block, which launched John Boyega as a major star.
Lex Scott Davis, who starred in the Lifetime movie Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart, will co-star in the genre film from Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes.
The project stars Benedict Cumberbatch who is also executive producing through his SunnyMarch Productions with Canongate CEO Jamie Byng.
The Deep End filmmakers Scott McGehee and David Siegel have signed on to write and direct a new adaptation of William Golding’s timeless novel about a group of young boys stranded on an island.
The former assistant at Pulse Films left a screenplay on the desk of literary manager Brian Levy, who helped get it read by producer Zev Foreman of Voltage Pictures, which led to the competitive sale to Warner Bros. for an undisclosed amount.
Based on Travis Beacham’s Black List feature script, which Guillermo del Toro tried to get made, the eight-episode fantasy series will be directed by Paul McGuigan (Victor Frankenstein) and produced by Legendary Television, along with Bloom.
Jaeden Lieberher will star as a boy who runs away from home in search of his alienated mother.
The Tracking Board also hears the SNL alum is circling a project titled American Huckster in which he would play Chuck Blazer, the controversial and flamboyant central figure in the recent FIFA scandal, who died in July.
The writer of the upcoming survival thriller Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe has been extremely prolific writing and producing in Australia, and his next project Storm Boy is currently filming with Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney.
The actors originally played the Plummers, friends to Denzel Washington’s Robert McCall, in the 2014 crime thriller hit based on the eighties television show, which starred the late Edward Woodward.
Pullman will play the 41st Vice President, Nelson Rockefeller who served under President Gerald Ford from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th Governor of New York.
Filming for Maniac recently began in New York. The dark comedy will consist of 10 episodes for Netflix.
With plans to start production in the fall, the Tim Story-directed action film brings together the stars of the two previous Shaft movies, including the 1971 action classic, starring Richard Roundtree.
The project actually doubles as a reunion of sorts between Lathan and screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood, who previously worked together on Love & Basketball.
The prolific television producer is already arranging his second Netflix series, following Disjointed with Kathy Bates, which premieres on the network August 25. The show would be Douglas’ first major television series since 1972 and Arkin’s since 2002. It would also be the first time the star of 1979’s The In-Laws and the star of its 2003 remake appeared on-screen together.
Universal is believed to have made a very strong offer for the project, but Paramount is well within its right to match it under the terms of its deal with Appian Way. The only reason Paramount wouldn’t come away from this book battle victorious is if its war chest is running low — which it very well could be following a failed financing deal with China’s Huahua Media.