The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (10.27.17)


90’s Films That Inspired the Call-Out Culture of Fourth Wave Feminism

“These films helped [women], even if it was simply to tell our subconscious that it’s ok to feel dissatisfied and want change,” writes Sabrina Cognata.

When Movies Stars Don’t Happen: Michael Fassbender

Are studios wasting money on talent like Michael Fassbender when they’re guaranteed to get audiences with popular IPs?

“Thor: Ragnarok’s” Zachary Levi to Star in “Shazam!” Movie From “Annabelle: Creation” Director

David F. Sandberg is directing from a script by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. Peter Safran is producing the superhero film, which is slated to start shooting in February.

More News from Around the Web

  • Ellen Fanning and Maisie Williams-starrer Mary Shelley has been acquired by IFC films. The period romance drama from Haifaa Al-Mansour premiered at Toronto. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street is developing Man of the House at ABC. The multi-camera hybrid comedy falls under Washington’s overall deal with ABC Studios. (Deadline)

  • Karl Urban and Ashley Greene team up to star in the action-adventure Snowblind. The film is being developed by the Coalition Group, Traveling Picture Show, and Ground Control. (Variety)

  • The 100 alum Devon Bostick is set to headline Tuscaloosa alongside Natalia Dyer, Tate Donovan, and Marchant Davis. The indie drama will be directed by Philip Harder based on his own screenplay. (Deadline)

  • Fox has given a script order to Morgan Murphy’s untitled comedy. The project is set in “the world’s most colorful bar in Mexico”. (Variety)


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