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CATFISH Directors Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman to Helm NERVE Adaptation for Lionsgate

collider.com – With only two installments left in the highly lucrative Hunger Games series, Lionsgate/Summit is continuing to mine YA properties for feature film fare, and now Heat Vision reports that Lionsgate has tapped Catfish directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman to direct an adaptation of the Jeanne Ryan novel Nerve. The story revolves around a high school senior who takes part in a global online game of truth or dare that plays out as “watchers” vote and comment (with her fate left to internet commenters, what could possibly go wrong?). 11 hours 37 min ago via jackiechan
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Lionsgate Taps ‘Catfish’ Directors for ‘Nerve’ Movie

variety.com – Lionsgate has hired “Catfish” directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman to helm its film adaptation of Jeanne Ryan’s young-adult novel “Nerve.” Liosngate-based Allison Shearmur is producing via her Allison Shearmur Prods. banner. Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer indicated during Friday’s conference call with analysts that the studio will continue to focus its efforts on young-adult properties... 12 hours 38 min ago via jackiechan
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'Catfish' Directors to Tackle 'Nerve' for Lionsgate (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Allison Shearmur is producing the company's adaptation of Jeanne Ryan's young adult novel. 13 hours 24 min ago via donnieyen
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Ron Howard To Direct ’80s-Set Drug-Smuggling Film ‘Mena’

feedproxy.google.com – Universal spent $1 million to purchase a spec script this weekend and has already set marquee director Ron Howard to helm it. The script is called Mena and was written by Gary Spinelli. It tells the true story of Barry Seal, a 300-pound pilot who illegally transported guns, drugs and other contraband for both the CIA and multiple drug cartels. 15 hours 49 min ago via brucelee
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Yippe-Ki-Yay! John McTiernan Lines Up First Post-Jail Job With DEA Thriller ‘Red Squad’

fb.indiewire.com – It’s been a rough few years for John McTiernan, the director who commonly blurs the line between craftsman and artist thanks to his genre-defining work on films like “Die Hard” and “Predator.” Thankfully, things to be turning around for the filmmaker, as Variety is reporting that McTiernan has lined up his first gig following his 12-month prison sentence (tangentially tied to the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping scandal that rocked Hollywood a few years ago): 2 days 16 hours ago via donnieyen
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‘The Fast And The Furious’ Rob Cohen Takes ‘Risk’

variety.com – “The Fast And The Furious” helmer Rob Cohen is set to direct action heist thriller “Risk.” Pic is penned by Eric Harlacher and produced by Adrian Politowski and Karl Richards at Umedia and Tim Kwok, Ksana Golod and George Parra, whose producing credits include “American Hustle,” “Nebraska” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” An actioner blending psychological suspense and action, “Risk” follows a brilliant thief... 3 days 16 hours ago via jetli
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THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS and ALEX CROSS Director Rob Cohen to Direct RISK

collider.com – Rob Cohen had a couple of back-to-back goofy hits with The Fast and the Furious and xXx, but he started hitting a slump with the evil-fighter-jet movie Stealth, a limp The Mummy sequel, and recently Alex Cross. But perhaps he'll get back on track with Risk. Thankfully not based on the board game, Risk is an action heist thriller.

3 days 17 hours ago via jackiechan
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Berlin: Rob L. Cohen to Direct Jewelry Heist Thriller 'Risk'

feedproxy.google.com – The movie is being sold by Belgian film giant uMedia's sales division and is out to cast with a summer 2014 shoot set.
 3 days 19 hours ago via donnieyen
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Berlin: Bill Paxton To Direct Adaptation Of Joe Lansdale Novel ‘The Bottoms’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Paradise City, the newly-minted production label of Paris-based Memento Films International, has tapped Bill Paxton to direct the adaptation of prolific author Joe Lansdale’s The Bottoms. The Edgar Award winning, racially-themed novel is set in East Texas and follows an adolescent boy, his little sister, and their father who stumble across the body of a black woman who has been savagely mutilated and left to die in the bottom of the Sabine River. 3 days 23 hours ago via jetli
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Robert Luketic to Direct Female Action Ensemble 'The ExpendaBelles'

feedproxy.google.com – After directing a mix bag of films like Killers, 21 and Legally Blonde, director Robert Luketic is going to round up some tough females for the gestating action ensemble The ExpendaBelles. Last fall, producer Avi Lerner had said Milla Jovovich, Cameron Diaz and Meryl Streep were in talks for roles, but right now nobody is set to star in the film and producers are just now coming up with a shortlist of actresses they would like to pursue. 4 days 15 hours ago via brucelee
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Robert Luketic to Direct Millennium Films' The ExpendaBelles

comingsoon.net – Deadline is reporting that Killers and 21 director Robert Luketic has been brought aboardMillennium Films’ all-female version of their hit The Expendables franchise, currently dubbed The ExpendaBelles . The project reunites Luketic with Legally Blonde scribes Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith who have penned the screenplay for the film. 4 days 16 hours ago via jackiechan
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Berlin: Finnish Director Antti Jokinen to Helm Romance ‘Helena’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Popular Finnish helmer Antti Jokinen (“Resident,” “Purge”) is to direct “Helena,” a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. “Helena” will topline rising star Krista Kosonen, whose first English-language film “Big Significant Things” will open SXSW, and Lauri Tilkanen. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel “The... 5 days 2 hours ago via theothersenhman
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'World War Z' Director Marc Forster Attached to 'Red Rising' Adaptation

feedproxy.google.com – After bringing the once worrisome adaptation of World War Z to the big screen last year, director Marc Forster is getting ready to adapt yet another book, this time with a story set on Mars. Deadline has word that two studios are currently in the mix to pick up the rights to Red Rising, the recently released novel from Pierce Brown, which has Forster attached to direct the film. 5 days 11 hours ago via jetli
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OddLot Lands Black List Script ‘Queen Of Hearts;’ Seth Gordon To Helm

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: OddLot Entertainment has acquired the Black List script Queen Of Hearts, and has set Seth Gordon to develop the project as a directing vehicle. OddLot will produce with Brillstein Entertainment Group, with Gordon’s manager David McIlvain to be one of the producers. It’s the first script by Stephanie Shannon, who worked as an assistant to McIlvain and wrote her script while holding that job. 5 days 13 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Legendary Sets Julius Onah To Helm ‘Brilliance’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Julius Onah has been set by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures to direct the David Koepp-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel Brilliance, which Joe Roth and Palek Patel are producing along with Legendary. It’s got tent pole potential. The tale is set in a world where a rare set of people are born with extraordinary abilities and are called “brilliants.” At the center of the story is a federal agent with great hunting gifts who is drafted to hunt down a terrorist, another such brilliant who intends to start a civil war. 5 days 16 hours ago via jackiechan
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