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Sci-Fi Film “Cloud One” Finds Lead in Rachel Weisz

RachelExcerpt The film is being described as a grounded sci-fi movie, but the rest of the plot and character details are being kept under wraps.

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“The Help” Stars Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain Reuniting for Universal Holiday Comedy

spencerchastainUniversal won the bid for the original pitch and treatment co-written by Chastain, who will produce the film along with Maven Pictures. Crazy Rich Asians writer Peter Chiarelli will write the script.

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Scoot McNairy Cast in Season 3 of HBO’s Anthology Series “True Detective”

ScootExcerpt Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, and Stephen Dorff have also been cast. McNairy was recently cast in another upcoming project titled The Parts You Lose.

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John Malkovich Will Judge Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy in Voltage Pictures’ “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

John MalkovichThe two-time Oscar nominee joins Zac Efron in the rare narrative feature from Joe Berlinger, director of many great docs, including the Oscar-nominated Paradise Lost series.

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“2 Fast 2 Furious” Scribe Michael Brandt Sells Supernatural Thriller Pitch to 20th Century Fox

Michael Brandt Fox PitchBrandt co-created NBC’s Chicago Fire and its two spinoffs, and currently serves as an EP on all three Chicago series. He also directed the 2011 Richard Gere thriller The Double, and co-wrote Wanted and 3:10 to Yuma with Derek Haas.

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UNTITLED BRANT SUPERNATURAL THRILLER (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently under wraps.

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THE LEGACY OF LUNA (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The true story of Julia “Butterfly” Hill, who for two years, lived in a 1,000-year-old California redwood, dubbed Luna, as a way of bringing attention to the cutting of ancient redwoods and the damage from deforestation.

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Paul McCartney Animated Film “High in the Clouds” Back on Track with Writer Jon Croker

mcCartneyHighInClouds2The legendary musician is believed to be voicing a role in the film based on his book with Lady Gaga writing new songs. Croker previously wrote an early version of Paddington, which helped get that hit movie off the ground.

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Dakota Johnson to Star Opposite Chris Hemsworth in Drew Goddard’s Thriller “Bad Times at the El Royale” (Exclusive)

Dakota Johnson Bad Times at the El RoyaleChris Hemsworth is set to star alongside Oscar winners Jeff Bridges and Russell Crowe, Tony winner Cynthia Erivo, and up-and-coming actress Cailee Spaeny (Pacific Rim: Uprising).

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TV Casting Round-Up (01.2.18) – Christian Cooke Replaces Ed Westwick in “Ideal by Innocence” and More…

ChristianCookeExcerpt Frank Langella, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Annabella Sciorra, and Jack Reynor all get attached to projects as series regulars.

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Helena Bonham Carter in Talks to Play Princess Margaret on “The Crown”

helenabonhamcarterThe Oscar-nominated actor would replace Vanessa Kirby, who played Margaret during the first two seasons of the Netflix show created by Peter Morgan (The Queen).

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Ridley Scott to Direct “The Merlin Saga” for Disney, But We Have No Idea Why

Ridley Scott Merlin SagaKids today don’t care about Merlin, King Arthur, or any of this medieval mumbo jumbo. Was that not made evident by the underwhelming box office performance of Guy Ritchie’s recent King Arthur movie?

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German filmmaker Christian Ditter Will Direct New Line Sci-Fi Thriller “Stillwater”

ChristianDitterThe director of How to Be Single will work from a script by Beauty and the Beast scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos.

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Robbie Amell Attached as Male Lead to Greg Daniels’ Amazon Comedy Pilot “Upload”

RobbieAmellGettyThe actor best known for playing Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm on the CW’s The Flash will play a man who gets uploaded into his own personal version of heaven after dying.

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“Are You Sleeping” Drama Series Starring Octavia Spencer in Works at Apple

SpencerExcerpt The series joins the growing list of projects set for Apple’s streaming service along with the straight-to-series morning show starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.

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John Legend Playing Title Role in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!”

JohnLegendJesusChristLegend joins Alice Cooper in the live musical airing on Easter Sunday, April 1, which will be staged in front of a live audience at Brooklyn’s Marcy Armory.

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“Kill or Be Killed” Movie In the Works From “John Wick” Duo

Kill or Be KilledEd Brubaker’s gritty comic follows a depressed college student who tries to kill himself, only to be given a new lease on life by a demon who tells him he must kill one person each month if he wants to continue living. The young man figures if he’s forced to kill to survive, he might as well take out some bad people.

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“It” Director Andy Muschietti in Talks to Team With Russo Brothers on “The Electric State”

The Electric StateProduced with the help of Kickstarter contributions, Simon Stålenhag’s illustrated novel is described as a bold, apocalyptic vision of the American West.

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THE ELECTRIC STATE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In late 1997, a runaway teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA, where the ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline.

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“Good Time” Filmmakers Josh, Ben Safdie Remaking “48 Hours” with Jerrod Carmichael

safdiescarmichaelThe Neighbors star will co-write the script and play the role that became a break-out for Eddie Murphy with Paramount Players releasing the remake.

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Terrence Howard, Wesley Snipes to Star in RZA-Directed Heist Film “Cut Throat City”

howardsnipesRZAEiza González, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Demetrius Shipp Jr. and Shameik Moore also join the ensemble cast of RZA’s film, which has already begun production in New Orleans.

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Luca Guadagnino to Direct Jennifer Lawrence in True Crime Drama “Burial Rites”

LawrenceGuadagninoTriStar Pictures has the distribution rights to the adaptation of Hannah Kent’s 2013 novel about the execution of an Icelandic woman in the 19th Century.

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Scott Cooper, Guillermo del Toro Hoping to Team for Supernatural Thriller “Antlers”

CooperDelToroThe Shape of Water filmmaker has just attached himself to co-write and direct a remake of the 1947 Fox film Nightmare Alley, both projects for Fox Searchlight.

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“The Duff” Director Ari Sandel Chosen to Helm Sony’s “Goosebumps” Sequel

AriSandelTNThere are two possible scripts being developed, each based on a different one of R.L. Stine’s books in the popular series, but only one of them would star Jack Black as Stine.

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John Legend, Michael De Luca Producing “Long Way Down” for Universal

LegendDeLucaJason Reynolds’ finalist for the National Book Award had a small bidding war for the movie rights, which Universal won, getting De Luca and Legend as part of the package.

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CANCER INC. (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of corporatization of cancer in the US told through the eyes of a British, Wall Street analyst who uncovers the corruption behind the approval of a drug intended to treat prostate cancer.

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Hot Script About Young J.K. Rowling Voted to The Black List and The Hit List

JK RowlingWritten by Anna Klassen, When Lightning Strikes chronicles the true story of 25-year-old Joanne Rowling as she weathers first loves, unexpected pregnancies, lost jobs, and depression on her journey to create Harry Potter.

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Director Steven Caple Jr. Replaces Stallone as Director on “Creed 2”

CapleCreed2Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson are all returning for the sequel to the 2015 box office hit that put Stallone back in the Oscar race. Creed 2 is scheduled for release on Nov. 21, 2018.

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“Narcos” Director Jose Padilha to Develop Art Heist Movie “Master Thieves” for Sony

Master ThievesIt’s based on the true story of the Isabel Gardner Museum Heist in Boston, which is the single biggest property crime in the history of the United States.

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Showtime Puts “Kilroy County” into Development with Alexander Payne Producing

AlexanderPaynePayne and his production partners are joined by director Miguel Arteta, writer Roberto Benabib (Weeds) in this venture to adapt the Dutch series Holland’s Hoop.

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