Akiva Goldsman has been tapped to write the script for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, the sequel to the horror classic The Shining. Goldsman is currently serving as a writer and producer on Sony’s adaptation of King’s The Dark Tower series.
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The executive producers of USA’s buzzy new series Colony have signed on to rewrite Rampage, from the team behind Dwayne Johnson’s blockbuster disaster pic San Andreas.
The holiday season may be over but it is clearly still on everyone’s mind as we can confirm that Brian Sawyer & Gregg Rossen’s spec Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas is now in three territories and more on the way!
David Frankel is in early talks to direct Collateral Beauty from New Line. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon was previously attached to direct the drama.
New Line is in talks with Good Universe to pick up James Franco’s look into the demented world of Tommy Wiseau, The Disaster Artist, based on the book by one of the The Room‘s stars, Greg Sestero, and Tom Bissell.
Swanberg had been slated to make his studio directorial debut on the project since February of this year, though sources now indicate that the Drinking Buddies helmer has fallen off the project.
Michaelbrent Collings’ spec Strangers, based on his own bestselling novel, is burning up the market today. It’s already into multiple territories, with some big name buyers eyeing the twisted take on the contained thriller.
Evan and Shea Mirzai are out with a new international action comedy spec that’s shaking up the town. We’re hearing it’s already into several territories, with some big name producers eyeing this hot property.
Sources confirm that Annabelle 2 is actively in development, with Gary Dauberman returning for another sinister outing. The Conjuring helmer James Wan is once again producing, while Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada oversee for New Line.
New Line Cinema and the creator of Saw have signed on to produce Keith Donohue’s 2014 novel about an autistic boy who brings the monsters that he draws to life.
The Tracking Board exclusively reported on the hot novel last month, when several studios were making offers. We now can confirm that New Line won out, with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea coming on to produce under their Pacific Standard banner.
Sources close to The Tracking Board have confirmed that the action-packed historical drama The Virginian is officially a-go at New Line Cinema. Bradley Cooper joins Henry Cavill and Michael Fassbender as actors who could play George Washington.
After over a year in recovery and a spectacular reception at the Emmys last night, Morgan has made significant progress and is ready to start taking on gigs again.
The critically acclaimed Vertigo comic, created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, is the first adaptation to move forward at New Line after Warner Bros. transferred their DC Comics offshoot’s titles to the sibling studio.