The Red Sonja is a sword and sorcery comic-book heroine created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Barry Windsor for Marvel Comics in 1973.
The series will be an entirely new entry into America’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness and is slated to launch in conjunction with the next installment in the movie franchise, The First Purge.
The series is based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard.
The Golden Globe-winner previously starred in Hulu’s drama series Chance. Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Ellen Kuras have all signed on to direct episodes with scripts co-written by Luke Davies and David Michod.
If the pilot goes to series, this would be the second series HBO does with author Tom Perrotta based on one of his works, following the cult hit series The Leftovers.
Based on Amor Towles’ novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel, the television film will be adapted by Tom Harper (War and Peace).
Gaiman will exec. produce the series under his multi-year exclusive deal with FremantleMedia following the success of the Starz series American Gods based on Gaiman’s novel.
The script hails from the writing team of David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel, who penned Spike Lee’s Black Klansman, which sounds like it could be Lee’s first commercial hit since his 2006 heist movie Inside Man.
A struggling American sports agent mired in debt decides to take drastic action in order to save his business, by helping Cuba’s most famous baseball player defect to the United States. He soon realizes that he is entirely unprepared for what lies ahead, plunging into a world of traffickers, con-men and criminals. Based on the true stories of players who have risked everything to chase the American dream.
Set in a slightly dystopian version of Los Angeles, Gully follows three disaffected teenagers, all victims of childhood trauma, who are running a hedonistic riot.
The film follows longtime friends who head to Napa for the weekend to celebrate a friends 50th birthday. Production is currently underway in Los Angeles and will end in Napa.
Sandler will play a NYC cop who finally takes his wife (Aniston) on a long promised European trip. A chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit.
The high school-set film based on the real experiences of writer Mike Makowsky (I Think We’re Alone Now) is being produced by La La Land‘s Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones from Automatik.
The story concerns Otto Frank’s struggle to find a publisher for his daughter’s diary, which became one of the enduring documents of the Holocaust. Only one woman was willing to help him change the world — an ambitious young editor named Barbara Zimmerman.
We all saw Pine’s Steve Trevor die at the end of Wonder Woman. Or did we? We’re expecting him and a handful of other cast members to return for the sequel.
The project is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful, yet tragic Lady of the Lake.
Jennifer Kaytin Robinson will direct from her own screenplay, while Rodriguez will produce alongside Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron.
Directed by Stephen Gaghan (Syriana), production for the Universal release has already begun in London with Downey joined by Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Harry Collett and Jim Broadbent.
Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o will produce and play Noah’s mother in the film based on the South African comedian’s book.
While the team at Annapurna has loved this project since the company first became involved with it several years ago, sources say Megan Ellison was wary about financing the film, given the hit the company took on Kathryn Bigelow’s underperforming drama Detroit.
The trio have been working on the ABC sitcom, Wong as a writer and Park as the star, with it already being renewed for a fourth season. Plans are to make the Netflix film during the summer break.
The long-running superhero series was created by Busiek with artists Alex Ross and Brent Anderson back in 1995 with Busiek co-writing the proposed series pilot with Rick Alexander.
Bill Skarsgård and Maika Monroe play amateur criminals who break into a suburban home to discover the dark secret of the homeowners, whom Sedgwick and Donovan will play.
Susanna Jones’ award-winning novel was initially set-up at Amazon Studios, but Netflix comes on board with hopes to start filming the Japan-based story in May.
The film follows a New Orleans bartender (Hammer) whose life begins to unravel after a series of disturbing and unexplainable events transpire when he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
Actor-comedian Sinbad is headed to the small screen for Fox’s comedy pilot Rel. Joining him is Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore who replaces previously cast Angel Laketa Moore. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Written by Zack Stentz (Thor), the premise involves four misfit teenagers, who become unlikely allies when their summer camp experience is cut short by an alien invasion.
The story follows a woman who wakes up with amnesia, only to discover it’s her wedding day. She has to remember who she is, figure out who she’s marrying, and decide whether to go through with the ceremony.