Browsing: Joel Silver
Erin was kidnapped in retaliation against Clay’s employer, the SPECIAL ACTIVITIES DIVISION. Clay went after her. He failed. She died. A broken man with nothing to live for – but for the slimmest chance, an impossible task: change the past. Illegal tech, a desperate plan, but for Clay this is the only option he has left.
Bullock will play an American who takes a job at an armored car company in London that was the recent target of a deadly heist. As she earns the trust of its tight-knit crew, we learn there’s much more to the woman than it seems, as she has both a troubled past and a mysterious agenda.
Development season continues to trek on this week as CBC has put legal drama Southern/Eastern into development. The project hails from Silver Pictures Television’s Joel Silver and writer John Romano, Lionsgate TV is the studio, where Silver Pictures has a first-look deal.
Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist is the latest classic to get the television treatment with NBC giving the contemporary take a script commitment. Joel Silver and Lionsgate are behind the adaptation with scribes Chad Damiani and J.P. Lavin penning the pilot.
When a political fight over the future of the top secret RIFT teleportation technology puts his family in the crosshairs, an ex-special forces operative must steal the device and go rogue in order to save them before they become collateral damage. Think Bourne Identity meets Jumper.
The thriller, which is cut from the same cloth as films like Unfaithful and Fatal Attraction, landed on the Hit List in 2015.
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe’s upcoming film The Nice Guys will probably do a decent job as counter-programming this weekend considering the theaters will be filled with massive blockbusters — but that is not good enough for super-producer Joel Silver.
Melton and Dunstan have been tapped to rewrite Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow’s sci-fi action spec Metronome, formerly known as World War X.
Wonder Woman screenwriter Jason Fuchs has been tapped to write yet another DC adaptation, which suggests that Warner Bros. has confidence in the work he’s done on the Gal Gadot solo feature.
George Clooney is setting up an all-star cast for his next directing project. After signing on to helm Suburbicon, written by Joel and Ethan Coen, he is now in talks with Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Josh Brolin to join the cast.
Robert Lynn’s dynamic new action spec Designated Survivor has quickly spread like a wildfire through town, landing at six major territories.
George Clooney is in talks to direct the latest script from the Coen Brothers, Suburbicon. The story is described as a period noir in the vein of their early breakouts Blood Simple and Fargo. Clooney recently wrapped filming on their upcoming comedy, Hail, Caesar!
Follows detective Lew Archer, who is hired by a spurned lover to expose the suave Frenchman who has run off with his client’s girlfriend, following a trail that leads to a deep conspiracy as the mysterious paramour is connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a ton of gambling debts.
Logline: Set in 1970s Los Angeles, a recovering alcoholic and a private investigator are brought together by the suicide of a fading porn star. Together, they launch an investigation after the girl’s aunt swears she saw her niece after her “death” and find that the conspiracy is more far reaching than they expected.
Currently titled “Lionhunters,” producers aim to bring back the successful franchise.
Logline: After a shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, former Navy SEAL, Henry, is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Now stuck in the woods with Clay, a man with a personal vendetta against Henry who has returned for retribution, the two mortal enemies must make a choice: put aside their past and work together, or die alone at the hands of the drug runners.