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David Frankel to Direct ‘Departure’ for Good Universe

variety.com – David Frankel is set to direct the sci-fi romance “Departure” for Good Universe. Billy Ray penned the script with Ray and Jim Whitaker producing. Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane will executive produce alongside John Middleton and Roy Lee. The story follows a brilliant man in 1973 Miami who is investigating how a 727 suddenly vanished... 6 days 10 hours ago via jetli
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Lake Bell to Direct ‘The Emperor’s Children’ Adaptation

variety.com – Lake Bell has scored her second directing gig following “In a World,” signing on for New York City story “The Emperor’s Children.” Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins are producing the adaptation of the Claire Messud novel. Noah Baumbach is writing the script. The novel, published in 2006, centers on a trio of entitled... 1 week 4 hours ago via jackiechan
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Voltage Sets John Moore And William Wisher For Pierce Brosnan-Starrer ‘I.T.’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Voltage Films has set John Moore to direct and William Wisher Jr. to rewrite I.T., the thriller that will star November Man's Pierce Brosnan. Brosnan will play a successful publisher whose relationship with a young I.T. consultant sours. He soon finds the former friend is using technology to threaten his family, business, and life. 1 week 6 hours ago via brucelee
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‘Last Exorcism 2′ Director Boards Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Pivot’

variety.com – Lotus Entertainment has tapped Ed Gass-Donnelly, director of “The Last Exorcism Part II,” to write and direct the sci-fi thriller “Pivot.” The story centers on a scientist inventing a device to pivot between parallel universes to save his wife’s life — but to be with her, he’ll have to kill the parallel version of himself.... 1 week 1 day ago via jackiechan
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'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel Has a Director (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman are reprising their roles 2 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Peter Jones to Direct ‘The Presidents Club’ Documentary (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – ward-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Jones has acquired the rights to “The Presidents Club,” the 2012 New York Times best-selling book by Time editors Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy. The book is about how presidents from Herbert Hoover through Barack Obama have worked with — and sometimes against — each other when they were both in and out of power, TheWrap has learned.

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Relativity Headed ‘Out Of This World’ With ‘Hector’ Helmer

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: After opening alien family pic Earth To Echo last month, Relativity Media is embarking on a new intergalactic mission with Out Of This World. Unlike acquisition title Echo, which originated at Disney, Relativity’s aboard this one early. The studio will produce and distribute the sci-fi adventure about a youngster named Gardner, who’s raised in secret by scientists on a Mars colony after the death of his astronaut mother. 4 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Alex Kurtzman to Direct ‘The Mummy’ Reboot for Universal

thewrap.com – “The Mummy” producer Alex Kurtzman is now nearing a deal to direct the classic monster movie for Universal, TheWrap has learned. Kurtzman has been working with Chris Morgan to launch the Universal Monster Movie Universe. “The Mummy” is going to be the first film in that ambitious plan, and Universal will release the movie on May 22, 2016.

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Warner Bros. Sets ‘Imitation Game’ Director for ‘Chain of Events’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Headhunters” helmer Morten Tyldum has come on to direct the adaptation of the Swedish thriller “Chain of Events” with Mark L. Smith attached to adapt. Described as “World War Z” meets “The Da Vinci Code,” the book was written by Frederick T. Olsson and follows a washed-up cryptologist who finds himself pulled into an international... 5 weeks 22 hours ago via brucelee
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Soska Sisters to Direct 'Painkiller Jane' Adaptation (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The comic was created by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada when the duo had their 1990s publishing imprint, Event Comics. 5 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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Baby Driver will be Edgar Wright’s next film

feedproxy.google.com – After what must have been an incredibly difficult decision to walk away from long-term passion project, Ant-Man, Edgar Wright has settled on Baby Driver as his next directorial gig. Deadline reports that the film will be “a collision of crime, action, music and sound”, which sounds like a perfect description of Wright’s gleefully kinetic style. 5 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Warners Taps Mark Romanek to Direct ‘Shining’ Prequel ‘Overlook Hotel’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Mark Romanek is in negotiations to helm Warner Bros.’ “Overlook Hotel,” a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic “The Shining.” Former “Walking Dead” showrunner Glenn Mazzara recently turned in his draft for the original story, with Mythology’s James Vanderbilt, Brad Fischer and Laeta Kalogridis producing. Based on Stephen King’s original prologue to “The Shining”, which... 6 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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TriStar Sets ‘Devil Wears Prada’ Helmer For ‘What Alice Forgot’

deadline.com – Tom Rothman’s TriStar has pre-emptively acquired What Alice Forgot, the 2011 novel from bestselling author Lianne Moriarty, with Oscar-winning director David Frankel (Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me, Hope Springs) set to helm. Story tracks a woman who wakes up after a head injury with no memory of the last 15 years. 6 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Ron Howard To Helm Authorized Beatles Docu On British Invasion Years

deadline.com – Ron Howard will direct a feature documentary on The Beatles. The focus will be the period from 1960-1966 when the mop-topped quartet took Europe and then the United States by storm with a flurry of 166 concerts in 15 countries and 90 cities. By the time they finished the last concert in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1966, they were as big a band as Elvis Presley was a solo artist. 6 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Deepwater Horizon Disaster Movie Draws ‘All Is Lost’ Director J.C. Chandor

variety.com – J.C. Chandor, director of “All Is Lost,” has come on board Summit and Participant Media’s movie on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig tragedy. Summit and Participant, in association with Image Nation Abu Dhabi, acquired feature rights in 2011 to The New York Times article “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” written in December by David Barstow, David... 7 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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