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7:17 PM 8/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
X-Men: First Class screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are penning the untitled live-action/CGI Looney Tunes movie over at Warner Bros., THR has learned. The duo are also writing the Power Rangers movie for Lionsgate. Steve Carell is attached to star and his Crazy Stupid Love directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are in early talks to helm.
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... 5 days 12 hours ago via jetli
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... 6 days 6 hours ago via jackiechan
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. 6 days 8 hours ago via brucelee
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 12 hours ago via jackiechan
11:12 AM 8/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
David Yates is going back to the Harry Potter universe and will direct the first installment of spinoff series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. Yates directed the last four Harry Potter movies. Written by J. K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is companion book to the main series which talks about the various fantastic creatures found in the Harry Potter universe.
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. 2 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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 6 hours ago via jetli
5:35 PM 7/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
Shortly after being hired to shepherd the new "shared universe" that's being stitched together for Universal's monster movie properties, it appears as though Alex Kurtzman is just a signature or two away from getting the green light to direct the studio's upcoming reboot of The Mummy.