Based on the award-winning Broadway play, the two Oscar-nominated actors will play childhood friends reunited years after leading very different lives.
The 2017 novel by Karen Dionne would put the Oscar-winning Swedish actor in the role of a woman born from the union of her mother with the man who kidnapped her, and Vikander’s character decides to get revenge for their treatment.
30West and STXinternational are teaming to finance and handle international sales with STX distributing the film in the UK and Ireland and bringing it to the European Film Market in Berlin to seek out buyers. CAA and Endeavor Content are handling U.S. sales.
This is the third project Moss has signed onto since winning the Emmy for her role on Hulu’s award-winning show. Emma Stone was originally attached to play the troubled eldest sister of John K. Kennedy.
The third collaboration between Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, Skyscraper) is an action-comedy with no details on the plot, although it must be good since it began a bidding war between multiple studios.
Phoenix is in talks to play the Joker in an origin story of the iconic Batman villain. Phillips will direct as well as co-write the film with Scott Silver.
Based on the action film starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Darkest Hour‘s Joe Wright, the straight-to-series drama will start filming in March.
While the logline is being kept under wraps a source described it as a sci-fi love story with Memento being a touchstone.
In other news, Babak Anvari is teaming with screenwriter Mary Laws (The Neon Demon, Preacher) on an elevated horror anthology for Annapurna Television and Two & Two Pictures, and that project has multiple bidders.
Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Holland will provide their voices to some of the animals to which Downey’s title character will speak. Production will begin later this month in London to prepare for an April 2019 release date.
The dark comedy based on a true story has already begun filming in L.A. with Molina and Bosworth playing the CEO and director of an oil company responsible for poisoning the water on David Strathairn’s farm.
Directed by Fred Grivois from a screenplay by Matthew Ian Cirulnick, XYZ Films and Sentinel Pictures hoping to start production this fall.
Once again produced by Matt Tolmach, this will be another attempt for a sequel to catch lightning in a bottle and recapture the magic that made the Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart adventure comedy such a huge worldwide hit.
Written by Ken Kaufman (Space Cowboys), the original sci-fi project takes place in a future where humans and robots fight side-by-side in battle. Zemeckis is attached to product but not direct (as of yet).
Theoretically, the project being developed with writers Jez and John-Henry Butterworth would be Mangold’s next project for Fox, although he also has Don Winslow’s The Force on his plate.
The film will be produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions, which has been on a hot streak with Happy Death Day, Split and Oscar-nominated Get Out.
Goldsman will lead the writers room and produce the seven-movie series via his Weed Road banner with the likes of Michael Chabon, NIcole Perlman, Jeff Pinkner and Christina Hodson participating.
The Emmy-winning actor will play a punk rocker in the new movie from the filmmaker behind Listen Up Phillip and Queen of Earth.
The Descendants star joins original series stars Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish in the potential spinoff series, which has a pilot order.
Director X’s remake of the 1972 crime classic, starring Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell, has been set for release in just five months.
This won’t be the first King project for Flanagan, who wrote and directed 2017’s Gerald’s Game.
This will reteam Gordon with Amazon, who co-distributed The Big Sick with Lionsgate.
Hines previously sat behind the camera for the 209 romantic comedy Serious Moonlight which starred Meg Ryan and Timothy Hutton.
Reynold’s will develop Clue as a possible starring vehicle for the actor. The Deadpool writing team of Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese will pen the script.
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.
Universal 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.