Christian Bale is set to play Italian supercar founder Enzo Ferrari in director Michael Mann’s long-awaited biopic Ferrari. The film will seek financing in the upcoming festival circuit, with shooting scheduled to begin next summer.
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The most romantic city in the world is about to get a dose of action-packed suspense in Paris Trap, a new thriller being produced by Mark Gordon through his Mark Gordon Company, from a script by Daniel Taplitz.
Tom Holland has joined the cast of director James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, based on David Grann’s best-selling book. The film, which also stars Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson, is being produced by Brad Pitt.
Warner Brothers is developing a biographical drama based on the life of iconic astrophysicist Carl Sagan. His widow, Ann Druyan, will serve as a producer on the film.
Ben and Kate creator Dana Fox will write the script for Best Thing That Ever Happened, a new romantic comedy from Universal Pictures.
Will Packer has come on board to produce the new thriller Breaking In, which Focus Features plans on releasing under their newly-revived Gramercy Pictures label.
E.B. Rhee’s epic sci-fi short The Garden is set to become a feature at Polly Johnsen’s Polymorphic Pictures, with eyes to develop the story into the next big science fiction franchise.
Screenwriter James Coyne is taking a pass at the big budget action-adventure adaptation of Robert Lewis Stevenson’s Treasure Island from Warner Brothers. Guy Ritchie and Lionel Wigram are producing under their first-look deal with the studio.
James Wan will produce the Mortal Kombat reboot currently underway at New Line Cinema and Broken Road Productions. The in-demand director has been brought over to uppercut some new life into this previously paused picture.
Emily Mortimer and Michelle Dockery have joined Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter and Jim Broadbent in the big screen adaptation of 2011 Man Booker Prize winning novel The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes.
Michael Shannon and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have joined Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams in Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals. Ford will also write and produce the film, marking his first feature since his acclaimed 2009 debut A Single Man.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 writer Jeff Pinkner has been brought on to rewrite the script for Universal’s Creature From The Black Lagoon. Akiva Goldsman is overseeing the project for Universal.
Laurence Fishburne has entered final negotiations to join Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in the upcoming space drama Passengers. The veteran actor is the latest addition to the Sony project after Michael Sheen signed on last month.
Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea have signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios to develop and produce exclusively broadcast television series under their Pacific Standard banner. Witherspoon and Papandrea will bring in a dedicated TV executive to work with Pacific Standard’s creative executive Jeanne Snow.
SNL cast member Cecily Strong will star opposite Jessica Chastain in the romantic comedy Plus One, produced by The Weinstein Company and Gloria Sanchez Productions. With Strong on board, producers are ready to move forward, with eyes for a female director.
X-Men director Bryan Singer has confirmed that plans are in the works for an X-Men / Fantastic Four crossover film. The film is being developed by Singer and 20th Century Fox.
Billy Bob Thornton has signed on for the lead in Amazon first straight-to-series pick up The Trial, created by TV veteran David E. Kelley. Kelley co-wrote the script with Jonathan Shapiro, and both will executive produce on the series.
Ludacris confirmed that he will be appearing as a guest star in the second season of Fox’s ratings phenomenon Empire. Instagram was the Fast and Furious actor’s social media outlet of choice on Thursday to confirm his role with his followers.
We’ve got new details on the Emmy-nominated series’ sophomore season.
Martin Campbell is in negotiations to direct Jackie Chan in STX Entertainment’s action-thriller, formerly known as The Foreigner.