Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, and Stephen Dorff have also been cast. McNairy was recently cast in another upcoming project titled The Parts You Lose.
The 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.
Brandt 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.
The Weinstein Company is no longer involved with the project, which will co-star Ellie Bamber as Cosette, Erin Kellyman as Éponine, Josh O’Connor as Marius, and Adeel Akhtar and Olivia Colman as Monsieur and Madame Thénardier.
The Emmy-nominated Stranger Things star will also be making her big screen debut in Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters, so what’s next for the beloved childhood star?
The 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.
Chris 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).
Frank Langella, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Annabella Sciorra, and Jack Reynor all get attached to projects as series regulars.
The 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).
Kids 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?
The director of How to Be Single will work from a script by Beauty and the Beast scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos.
The 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.
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.
Legend 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.
Ed 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.
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.
The 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.
Eiza 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.
TriStar 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.
The 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.
There 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.
Jason 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.
Written 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.
Michael 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.
Payne 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.