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Sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which moves deeper into an increasingly dark time for the wizarding world, where Newt and our other heroes have to decide on their allegiances.
The red hot sci-fi thriller RIFT from Larry Lasky continues to set the town on fire as it makes its way into every major studios and over a dozen top production companies. We’re also hearing that an A-list director is circling, cranking up the heat around what could be the summer’s next big spec sale.
The spec market is heating up once again as the red hot sci-fi thriller RIFT from Larry Lasky makes its way around town. Circle of Confusion’s Zach Cox is leading the charge on this one, which already has Rock Shaink attached to produce under his Romark Entertainment banner.
Warner Bros. has picked up Worst Tinder Date Ever after making a preemptive bid on the pitch from Friends With Benefits scribes David Newman and Keith Merryman for what was reportedly a high six figure sum.
Warner Bros. bought the action thriller pitch from Matias Caruso with Guy Ritchie attached to produce. Caruso, who landed on the 2013 Hit List for his script Offerings, is the writer of the upcoming horror comedy Mayhem.
Suicide Squad doesn’t hit theaters until August, but Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment already have their eyes set on a Harley Quinn spin-off movie.
Johnny Depp will step into the lead role of the Brett Ratner-directed The Libertine — not to be confused with the 2004 drama of the same name which also starred Depp.
Justin Lin is eyeing the director’s chair for Space Jam 2, the Warner Bros. follow-up to the classic 1996 live-action/animated hybrid which will star LeBron James.
The Flash movie has a hit a speed bump. Director Seth Grahame-Smith has pulled out of the Warner Bros. adaptation of the comic character starring Ezra Miller due to “creative differences”.
Melton and Dunstan have been tapped to rewrite Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow’s sci-fi action spec Metronome, formerly known as World War X.
Dafoe, who portrayed The Green Goblin in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man triology, has joined the cast of Warner Bros.’ next installment of its DC Universe franchise, Justice League.
Action movie regular Jason Statham is in talks to star in MEG, an adaptation of the horror novel of the same name by Steve Alten. The book was a bestseller, reaching nineteen on New York Times list.
Mark Rylance is close to pushing the start button on Ready Player One at Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow. The Oscar-winning Bridge of Spies actor is in negotiations for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel.
Warner Bros. has made it official: Ben Affleck will direct and star in a standalone Batman movie. The news was confirmed by studio CEO Kevin Tsujihara at CinemaCon on Tuesday.
UPDATE (4.7.16): Paramount has come out on top in the fight for T.J. English’s The Corporation with a stunning seven figure offer. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce through their Appian Way banner, with Benicio Del Toro set to star.
Warner Bros. is shifting a couple of things around when it comes to the release dates of two of their most highly-anticipated films: Wonder Woman and The Jungle Book: Origins. The studio also announced release dates for two other DC comic book movies.