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In what’s looking to be the biggest spec sale of the year, DON’T WORRY DARLING heads into multiple studios and streaming services with Olivia Wilde attached to direct and Katie Silberman rewriting.
The story concerns a town in Maine where a space craft is unearthed. It emits a dangerous gas that begins to transform all the town’s residents except for one man who is immune to the effects of the gas thanks to a steel plate in his head.
Ben Affleck isn’t long for the cape and cowl, while Zack Snyder has directed his last DC movie, and possibly his last movie ever for Warner Bros., where he still has a producing deal.
A gritty western that follows two ambitious adventurers during the Gold Rush era as they set out to conquer and prosper in California’s Yuba river valley – a place that would go down in history as being one of the most dangerous, lawless, and wealth-fulfilling areas in the whole world. There Will Be Blood and Legends of the Fall.
Netflix has acquired the Russian mafia manuscript Vor by newcomer author Rimma Rose in preemptive film rights deal, setting up a potential publishing frenzy.
In the Russian Mafia, a “Vor” is a made man; an honor only given when the recruit shows loyalty beyond measure, with members of the Vor-world accept the code of the “Thief within the Law”. Criminologists and top military officials have cited Vor as one of the most lethal, best structured criminal organizations in history, still in operation to this day.
Letterman is set to direct the highly-anticipated adaptation of the iconic role-playing game from Warner Bros., Vertigo and Hasbro.
Warner Bros. and 1821 Media are teaming up on an untitled “Treasure Hunt” feature based on an idea from 1821’s Terry Dougas. Grant Pierce Myers has signed on to write the the script.
Margaret Qualley has been cast as the female lead in Warner Bros.’ Death Note, the adaptation of the popular manga series. She is set to star opposite Nat Wolff.
Nelson Greaves and Sam Chalsen, staff writers for FOX’s Sleepy Hollow, have been brought on to rewrite the Spy Hunter adaptation for Warner Bros., based on the classic arcade game.
Lars Klevberg’s new horror short, Polaroid, gets picked up for a feature adaptation after winning best short at the LA Horror Competition. Klevberg is attached to direct the adaptation.
Rosario Dawson will be donning the modular plastic cowl and cape for the spinoff of the Lego Movie with returning Batman voice, Will Arnett.
Nat Wolff, the hot up-and-coming actor who recently appeared in the teen dramedy Paper Towns, is currently in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. adaptation of the cult manga series Death Note.