Hanks and Streep will play Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham respectively. Amy Pascal is the lead producer on the project, which will be co-financed by 20th Century Fox and Amblin Entertainment.
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Mark Rylance is close to pushing the start button on Ready Player One at Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow. The Oscar-winning Bridge of Spies actor is in negotiations for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel.
Steven Spielberg has been tapped to direct the movie adaptation of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara at Amblin Entertainment. The book, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Kertzer, will be adapted for the screen by Tony Kushner.
Simon Pegg is in talks to join Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One. He would join previously cast Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn.
Here is the complete list of nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards, as presented by Ang Lee, Guillermo Del Toro, John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
Set in 1858, the story follows a young Jewish boy in Bologna, Italy who was secretly baptized and taken from his family and raised as a Christian. The story will focus on his parents’ struggle to free their son which later becomes a political battle.
Logline: A little girl struggles to fit in at school, but after discovering a self help book from the 50’s, her popularity sky rockets.
Logline: Will chronicle the story of James Donovan, a prominent American attorney who was unexpectedly thrust into the center of the Cold War after being tasked by the CIA to slip past the Berlin Wall on his own and negotiate the release of the downed U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers.
Logline: Story centers on a teenager named Wade Watts who escapes his bleak surrounds by logging into Oasis, a globally networked virtual utopia where users lead idyllic alternate lives. When the game’s eccentric billionaire creator dies, he offers up his fortune as the prize in an elaborate treasure hunt, one that leaves Watts pitted against powerful corporate foes and several ruthless competitors who’ll do anything, in the Oasis or the real world, to reach the treasure first.