Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo are producing the vigilante superhero movie with a plot that’s being kept under wraps.
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Set in the ’70s in the Pacific Northwest, Charles Burns’ acclaimed graphic novel follows a group of high school kids who contract a mysterious STD known as “the Bug” that causes physical mutations, leaving the community to deal with the fallout.
Mexican filmmaker Isaac Ezban (The Similars) will direct the adaption by Ben Poole with Ehren Kruger and Daniel Bobker (The Ring) producing.
The horror satire follows an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to survive the image-obsessed world of music television. Her professional success comes at a higher cost than anticipated, however, when she discovers that her new hair may have a mind of its own.
Based on the graphic novel by Jay Longino and Caanan White, Son of Shaolin is a modern-day kung fu epic that combines Shaolin mythology with urban gentrification.
Plot details of Daniel Kunka’s script are being kept in a black hole on the Universal lot, but it’s expected to be a high-concept tentpole in the vein of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Universal already has a relationship with Trachtenberg and Kunka, who are developing Crime of the Century for the studio and producer Chris Morgan.
Twentieth Century Fox has picked up the spec script The State from the writing duo Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani. David Lonner and Ben Rowe from Oasis Media are set to produce the international action thriller that follows a father in a desperate race to rescue his son.
Lionsgate is in talks with 10 Cloverfield Lane director Daniel Trachtenberg to helm their Houdini feature based on William Kalush and Larry Sloman’s book The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero.
The upcoming big-screen adaptation of the DC superhero The Flash at Warner Bros. has hit a speed bump. Rick Famuyiwa has recently left his post as the director over “creative differences.”
Coming off directing Star Trek Beyond, Justin Lin and his production company Perfect Storm Entertainment are set to produce Revenge at a Wedding, a new dark comedy helmed by Nima Nourizadeh.
Thunder Road Pictures has bought the spec penned by History of Violence screenwriter Josh Olson and Terminator: Rise of the Machine scribe John Brancato. The story is being described as an action pic that is a female-driven hybrid of First Blood and John Wick.
Ethan Hawke has signed on to star in 24 Hours To Live. Sierra/Affinity will be handling international sales at the European Film Market in Berlin while CAA handles domestic rights.
The Tracking Board exclusively confirmed in August that Dareen Lemke would be scripting the adaptation of the popular YA novel Endgame: The Calling, and now sources confirm that emerging director Brad Parker is in talks to direct.
Justin Simien, the man behind Dear White People has signed on to work with former WME agent, Charles King, to create a new musical focused on race and culture for the new media company MACRO.
Rick Famuyiwa has signed-on to a currently untitled project from Charles King’s Macro. King and Poppy Hanks are producing the film for Macro, the company’s first film that is focused on projects for diverse audiences.
Parker also worked with Matt Reeves on “Let Me In.”
Brad Pitt’s production company has found a writer for its movie about the infamous Steubenville rape case.