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A timely tale of three families during World War II whose worlds are turned upside down following Pearl Harbor. Divided by war, internment, and racism, but united by tragedy, these families from Hawaii, Tokyo, and Oregon try to make sense of their loss, and attempt to rebuild their shattered world.
Kidman, Kelley, and HBO found great success this past year with their breakout hit Big Little Lies which won eight Emmy Awards and four Golden Globes. The Undoing will be a limited series based on the book You Should Have Known.
Adapted from Katherine Applegate’s award-winning book by Mike White and directed by Thea Sharrock (Me Before You.
Plot details remain vague, but it’s known that Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi wrote the script and are producing with Kusama, with whom they previously worked on The Invitation and Aeon Flux.
Out-manned, out-gunned and cut off from any rescue, a United States Coast Guard Captain struggles to keep his three-member crew alive after intercepting a Colombian narco sub. The submarine’s pilot, a brilliant and murderous drug runner, is captured by the USCG crew. However, once on board, a far more lethal threat begins to unfold.
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in Shoot Like a Girl, TriStar’s adaptation of Mary Jennings Hegar’s upcoming memoir “Shoot Like a Girl: How One Woman’s War Against the Taliban Led to Her Victory Over the Department of Defense.”
It’s said that truth is stranger than fiction and that is no more apparent than in Search for Isabella V., written by Dan McDermott. The long in development project is now set up at Sierra/Affinity and based on the apparently true story of a billionaire heiress who went on the run, only to have her wealthy father send hit men after her to track her down.
Kenneth Branagh’s Murder On The Orient Express remake has just taken a hit with Oscar winner Angelina Jolie departing the project. She was reported as being in negotiations to join the cast but the studio will now turn to other big names to fill the void.
Nicole Kidman is in talks to join Colin Farrell in The Killing Of A Sacred Deer. The psychological thriller is written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, who recently worked with Farrell on The Lobster.
Photograph 51 is headed from stage to screen – with playwright Anna Ziegler adapting the script from her own source material. Nicole Kidman, who toplined the West End critical favorite, is set to star with the play’s director Michael Grandage set to direct.
After a flurry of rumors, BBC has confirmed that Nicole Kidman will join Elisabeth Moss for the second season of Top of the Lake.
Academy Award-winner Angelina Jolie is in talks join the remake of Murder On The Orient Express. She would star opposite Kenneth Branagh, who will also direct the film.
Wonder Woman may be adding to the Amazons of Paradise Island, with Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman in talks to play a high-ranking warrior opposite Gal Gadot in the DC film. Patty Jenkins is directing the film due out in June 2017.
Elusive director Adrian Lyne has signed on to direct Silent Wife starring Nicole Kidman, which will be introduced to buyers at the upcoming American Film Market. The film is an adaptation of the novel by A.S.A. Harrison.
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.
Angelina Jolie has partnered with Netflix for her next project. Jolie will co-write and direct an adaptation of Lou Ung’s memoir First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. Oscar-nominated Cambodian director and producer Rithy Panh will produce.
Logline: Centers around the life of a young girl, when the Khmer Rouge regime assumed power in Cambodia and she was forced from her family’s home and trained as a child soldier.
The long-gestating adaptation of NY Times Bestseller Meg is now moving forward at Warner Bros. The film is based on the original bestselling novel MEG: A Novel Of Deep Terror written by Steve Alten, which centers on two men from opposite points of view that are forced to band together in order to neutralize the terror that’s threatening the California coast.
Watts set to join the Expendables spin-off, with Beckinsale in talks and other offers out.
Thornton is in talks to join Bullock in the Warner Bros. drama.
Coup d’Etat Films’ movie based on the infamous sociological experiment nabs the “C.O.G.” director and “The Knick” star, along with six more cast members.
The adaptation of Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven’s horror parody is picking up steam.
“Prison Break’s” Wentworth Miller penned the spec script for the thriller.