Browsing: Michael De Luca
In Ohio in the 1970s, a Chinese American family is shocked when the body of their teenaged daughter, Lydia, is found in the local lake. The investigation into Lydia’s death rips the family apart as long-kept secrets finally emerge.
Jason Reynolds’ finalist for the National Book Award had a small bidding war for the movie rights, which Universal won, getting De Luca and Legend as part of the package.
Shawn is dead and Will knows the rules. No crying. No snitching. Revenge. With his brother’s gun in his waistband, Will steps into the elevator, but as each floor descends Will’s mission becomes more and more muddled as the elevator stops on each floor, and at each stop, someone connected to his brother gets on.
In 1824, wrongfully imprisoned ROBERT GREENHILL must partner with notorious murderer ALEXANDER PEARCE to escape a brutal penal colony and survive the treacherous Tasmanian wilds… but as their adventure takes increasingly darker turns, Greenhill begins to suspect he may become Pearce’s next victim. Based on a true story.
The Logan Lucky star will play Scott Lawson, a rookie FBI agent assigned to a sleepy Texas border town where he writes reports about the drug war… until he’s presented with an opportunity to infiltrate the cartels themselves.
A rookie FBI agent named Scott Lawson is assigned to the border town of Laredo, Texas, where he writes reports about the drug war but doesn’t get to do much else. Until he’s asked to check out an anonymous tip that a horse sold for a record price at an Oklahoma auction house.
Black Hawk Down author Mark Bowden has spent the past five years working on the book, which will be published June 6. It examines the Tet Offensive, which was the turning point of American involvement in the Vietnam War, and features characters on all sides of the conflict.
The decision should come as music to Hollywood’s ears, as Paramount had not been making as many movies as usual under outgoing CEO Brad Grey. By hiring the tag-team of Gianopulos and De Luca, it’s a signal that Paramount is ready to start making movies again.
He’ll have his work cut out for him on the Melrose lot, but if anyone can turn the studio around, it’s the producer of The Social Network, Moneyball and Captain Phillips.
*UPDATED February 27th* As the project now goes into all buyers, more talent circles and offers start to come in! Gearing up for a star-studded Oscar weekend, one spec script has taken the town by storm as A-list talent and Producers fight for a piece of the pie.
Chronicles the love story between John Lennon and Yoko Ono and their peaceful activism.
Grunhilda, a cold-hearted woman who inherits her famous ancestors’ recipes and cauldron in a world where no one believes in magic anymore. When she takes on a job as a school lunch lady, she delights in scaring students — until she meets a timid girl who needs help at school and home and becomes an unlikely friend.
The search for next year’s Oscars producers has finally been completed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce the 89th Academy Awards, which is set to air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.
As if the current campaign trail wasn’t entertainment enough, a new scripted series about a presidential campaign is in development with Fox’s Megyn Kelly attached to produce alongside Michael De Luca.
Dakota Johnson is set to join Andrew Garfield in the Los Angeles set noir crime thriller, Under the Silver Lake directed and written by David Robert Mitchell.
Under The Silver Lake has set up its domestic rights with A24. Just last week it was announced that Andrew Garfield was attached to star in the David Robert Mitchell pic.