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.
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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.
Aaron Stockard is set to adapt Bunker Hill for Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Pearl Street Films. The book was written by Nathaniel Philbrick and acquired by Warner Bros. in 2013.
The unique, untold American gangster story of Jose Miguel Battle Sr. (“El Padrino”), the leader of the “The Corporation” – also known as “The Godfather.”
Kevin James has been tapped to star in 44, a feel-good and inspirational true story of Joey Williams, a 44-year-old Tennessee family man who returns to college in order to fulfill his dream of playing collegiate football.
Simon Pegg is in talks to join Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One. He would join previously cast Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn.
Wonder Woman screenwriter Jason Fuchs has been tapped to write yet another DC adaptation, which suggests that Warner Bros. has confidence in the work he’s done on the Gal Gadot solo feature.
The Tropic Thunder scribe has been tapped to write and direct Warner Bros.’ relaunch of the Cannonball Run franchise. The film will mark Cohen’s feature directorial debut.
There’s word today that One Direction singer Harry Styles has accepted a supporting role in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming World War II action adventure pic, Dunkirk. Styles joins previously cast Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and Oscar winner Mark Rylance.
UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.
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!