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Paul Pell has signed on to pen Disney’s forthcoming holiday comedy, Dashing Through the Snow. The project will add to the list of the Mouse House’s family-oriented, holiday fare.
Paul McCartney is set to appear in next year’s Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Production has wrapped, but directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanderberg went back and filmed an additional set-piece revolving around McCartney.
Disney is turning to David Koepp to pen the latest installment of the Indiana Jones franchise. This marks the fifth collaboration between David Koepp and Steven Spielberg – the most recent being Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
After previously releasing a shortlist back in January, reports are now stating that Disney and Lucasfilm have narrowed down their top picks for the lead role in the Untitled Han Solo Spinoff to Alden Ehrenreich, Jack Reynor, and Taron Egerton.
A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!
Lasse Hallstrom will bring his directing magic to the live-adaptation of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, the classic holiday tale by E.T.A. Hoffman.
The movie adaption of the beloved Disney ride, It’s a Small World has found its writing team in Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the mastermind behind the the Broadway juggernaut, Hamilton, is one spoonful of sugar away from joining the cast of the untitled Mary Poppins sequel at Disney.
Ava DuVernay will sit in the director’s chair for Disney’s adaptation of the classic fantasy novel, A Wrinkle in Time. The young adult novel was written by Madeleine L’Engle and was the recipient of the Newbery Medal in 1963.
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!
Benedict Cumberbatch will not be the only Benedict in the forthcoming magic-laced Marvel vehicle, Doctor Strange. Benedict Wong has officially signed on to play Wong, Dr. Strange’s right hand man and one of the most popular characters among avid readers of the comics about the Sorcerer Supreme.
Creed helmer Ryan Coogler is officially joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Black Panther director. The pic, starring Chadwick Boseman, is slated for a February 16, 2018 release.
Based on the series of books written by T.A. Barron, The Merlin Saga follows the early years of the iconic wizard, long before he helped King Arthur. Gil Netter is producing the fantasy epic, which is intended to start a new franchise akin to Harry Potter.
The Explorers Club centers on Sebastian, a shy boy who teams up with the risk-taking Evie in search of her grandfather, who’s been kidnapped for a map leading to the fountain of youth.
Published in April via Dial Books, the Ursula Vernon-penned adventure centers on a twelve-year-old witch who must navigate a slew of bizarre magical tasks in order to claim a dark castle as her own.
Lloyd Taylor has come on to script the latest draft of the pic, which sees John Jacobs producing via his Smart Entertainment shingle. Sources also confirm that the studio is actively searching for a director to take on the Christmas comedy.
Rumors have been flying and characters have been hinted, but it looks like Thor and Hulk may be buddying up for the latest sequel in the thunder god’s series.
From Fifty Shades of Grey to Fifty Shades of…Spots? Kelly Marcel, known for scripting the Fifty Shades adaptation and Saving Mr. Banks, has next been tapped to write Walt Disney Pictures’ live-action Cruella.
Benicio Del Toro is on track to become one of the iconic villainous character actors of our time, as he is set to reprise his eccentric Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Disney is working on the story of Togo, the lead sled dog who is considered by those close to the story (including the owner of Balto and Togo) to be the true hero of the Nome Serum Run of 1925.