The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.23.17)



db-barry-jenkins2017 Academy Awards: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

With the diversity and caliber of this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, it’s hard to choose one to reign over its competitors. However, we’ve taken on that daunting task to pick what we think are the best of the best and who should go home with that coveted golden statuette at the end of the night, as well as which ones probably will.



db-cameronCameron Monaghan, Shameless Co-Stars Join Voice Cast of 
My Love Affair With Marriage

Shameless stars Cameron Monaghan, Emma Kenney and Ruby Modine have joined the voice cast of Signe Baumane’s animated feature MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH MARRIAGE, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned.




db-matt-reevesWarner Bros: Matt Reeves to Direct The Batman After All, But No Mention of Ben Affleck

After two weeks of negotiations, Warner Bros. has announced that Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) has officially signed on to direct The Batman. While Ben Affleck was conspicuously absent from the studio’s press release, prompting concern among DC fans, studio insiders insist he remains onboard to play the titular superhero.


More News From Around The Web

  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman have signed on to star in the romantic drama Irreplaceable You from Veep helmer Stephanie Laing. Written by Bess Wohl, the film follows Abbie and Sam, soul mates who were destined to be together until death got in the way. (Variety)

  • Fox is developing a feature film based on Kendare Blake’s bestselling fantasy novel “Three Dark Crowns. ’s 21 Laps is set to produce the four-volume series which follows triplets who are all equal heirs to the crown and have magical powers. (Variety)

  • Sienna Miller and Giancarlo Giannini have joined The Catcher Was A Spy, the Ben Lewin-directed drama that stars Paul Rudd, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti, and Jeff Daniels. (Deadline)

  • Sony Pictures has set Jeffrey Nachmanoff to direct Five Against A Bullet, the action thriller starring Jackie Chan. Matt Corman and Chris Ord are writing the latest draft under Nachmanoff’s supervision. (Deadline)


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