The popular television and film actor will star in Lionsgate’s screwball operatic comedy.
Emperor will specifically follow Caesar and Brutus’ journey from boyhood pals to warriors with powerful political ambitions, presenting a credible threat to the establishment. The film is intended to kick-start a film trilogy, with the opening installment taking from Iggulden’s first two books.
Jim Miller is overseeing development for Lionsgate,with the intent to develop a heartwarming family story in the vein of The Hundred Foot Journey. The original film’s producers Eric Jehelmann, Philippe Rousselet, and Stephanie Bermann are returning to produce the remake.
Published via HarperCollins on August 23, 2011, the property was soon snatched up by Sony Pictures, with Matt Tolmach producing. Tolmach and his Matt Tolmach Productions will also make the jump to Lionsgate.
Will a Kingsman be taking up arms against Prince John?
The studio recently closed the rights to the Japanese series, which follows Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who dreams of one day becoming the Hokage, the village ninja who serves as protector, leader, and is considered strongest of them all.
Story details of the much buzzed-about thriller BED REST written by Lori Evans Taylor are being tightly kept under wraps, but we’re hearing it’s being pitched as a smart character-driven contained thriller.
Broken into two films, the second part of Homer’s epic of Odysseus’ 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War. While Odysseus battles mystical creatures and faces the wrath of the gods, his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus stave off suitors vying for Penelope’s hand and Ithaca’s throne long enough for Odysseus to return.
The popular magazine article following the major Los Angeles motorcycle sting operation is getting the film treatment. The March 18th article details an undercover operation where four California Highway Patrol detectives infiltrated the growing sports bike subculture of Los Angeles to take down the black market demand for stolen bike parts.
Logline: Follows an alternate history vision of the 1940s where the discover of new ore lead to the development of combat robots and World War II never ended. The world is now divided into three blocs: the Allies, comprised of the US, the Commonwealth, and the French colonies; the Axis, not led by Hitler, who was successfully assassinated in Operation Valkerie; and the SSU, a union of the USSR and China.