Kathryn Bigelow was previously set to direct the film, which once had Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed attached to star. Bigelow is now producing alongside Annapurna’s Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman, as well as director Pablo Larrain’s producing partner Juan de Dios Larraín.
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Andrea Berloff is directing the crime drama from her own screenplay, which is based on the DC/Vertigo comic book series of the same name.
Steven Spielberg’s Best Picture-winning Holocaust drama is celebrating its 25th anniversary along with Steve Buscemi’s cult classic In the Soup, while Brian De Palma’s Scarface turns 35 this year.
Marielle Heller directed the film, which tells the true story of bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel, who turned to forging letters once she was no longer able to get published.
Alma Har’el (Bombay Beach) is directing the movie, which is based on LaBeouf’s childhood and his explosive relationship with his father, an ex-con and recovering drug addict.
The guys also recap the Oscars and SXSW, delve into the latest trailer for Avengers: Infinity WarFear remake in the works at Universal.
Richard Wright’s celebrated novel emphasizes the systemic inevitability behind Bigger’s crimes, and the protagonist’s lawyer argues that his client cannot escape his destiny, as he’s a product of a society that has told him since birth who, exactly, he is supposed to be.
Based on the bestselling novel by Stephanie Perkins, the Nebraska-set story follows a young girl whose high school friends begin to die in a series of gruesome murders.
Ellen Page was once attached to star in the adaptation of Greg Rucka’s award-winning graphic novel, which follows a British female intelligence agent who is used as bait to lure the mastermind behind a terrorist attack in London out of hiding.
This seems like the kind of superhero movie that could be made by anyone, not material that’s crying out to be turned into an Ava DuVernay movie — whatever that means, these days.
Nine months after its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival, IFC Midnight has unleashed the violent thriller, which has been well-received by genre fans and critics alike. After all, how many genre movies rate 92 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes?
The festival made stars out of directors Kay Cannon (Blockers), Julia Hart (Fast Color) and the Prospect team of Zeek Earl and Christopher Caldwell.
Baltasar Kormákur directed the romantic survival drama, which STX will release on June 1.
Set over the course of one night, the film finds the Broad City star driving around Los Angeles with her heroin addict brother and his two-year-old daughter in search of a detox center.
Taking Flight tells the true story of Michaela De Prince, who grew up as an orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone before being adopted at the age of four and taken to the United States. She later became a world-famous ballerina, most recently appearing in Beyonce’s Lemonade.
Len Wiseman (Live Free or Die Hard) is set to produce and direct the action sequel, which will see Bruce Willis return once again as supercop John McClane, though the film is said to be an origin story of sorts.
The Good Time star plays a wealthy pioneer who sets out across the American frontier to marry the love of his life (Mia Wasikowska), but that logline hardly does the film justice, and since the film kind of defies description, just go in expecting a clever deconstruction of traditional gender roles.
The story follows a career con artist who finds his next mark in a wealthy widow whom he meets online. She takes him into her home and as she opens her life to him, he finds himself starting to care for her… but not all is what it seems in this cat-and-mouse game.
Dubuc is expected to provide some much-needed leadership at Vice, which has been forced to fire several top executives following sexual harassment allegations from multiple employees who have also taken aim at the company’s corporate culture, suggesting it is in dire need of repair.
Bay will turn his attention to Robopocalypse after he directs 6 Underground this summer. Written by Deadpool scribes Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, the secretive Skydance project is described as a cross between Suicide Squad and Bay’s own The Rock.
The director talks about how John Carpenter influenced the film, which finds our old friends Dollface, Pin-Up Girl and Man in the Mask chasing a family (including Christina Hendricks as Mom) around an abandoned trailer park this time around.
Damien Chazelle and his First Man star Ryan Gosling will square off once again against Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk), but will the team behind the Dick Cheney movie get the last laugh, or will it be Martin Scorsese and his Netflix movie The Irishman?
John Swetnam and Harris Wilkinson wrote the script, and according to those who have read it, it’s a home invasion movie set during an alien invasion.
Perry is producing and directing from his own screenplay, while Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick are set to star in the film, which is set up at Paramount Players.
But in the end, when everything was said and done, the right movie probably won Best Picture. The Shape of Water truly represents the best of Hollywood, from its flawless direction and stunning production design to its sumptuous score and rich performances, three of which earned Oscar nominations.
The studio has hired its Straight Outta Compton scribe Jonathan Herman to write the script, and there’s no word on whether the Rollercoaster will return, or whether it’ll be replaced by a sexy Ferris Wheel.
All eyes are on the heated Best Picture race, but Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay are two categories that are worth paying close attention to, as either one may signal this year’s big winner.
Hosts Jeff Sneider and Simon Thompson also review Eli Roth’s Death Wish starring Bruce Willis and discuss its box office prospects along with those of the new Jennifer Lawrence thriller Red Sparrow.
His original screenplay Beast follows a woman facing off against a bloodthirsty beast after her plane crashes in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
His original screenplay The Noble Woman tells the remarkable true story of a 16th Century French noblewoman who must fight to survive under impossible conditions when she and her lover are marooned on a remote Canadian island during an expedition to the New World.