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Following the great success of Gone Girl, writer Gillian Flynn is joining forces with another big-name director. Flynn has been set to work with 12 Years a Slave helmer Steve McQueen for an untitled heist thriller, which he will also direct. More on the Gillian Flynn Steve McQueen project after the jump.  Deadline reports Flynn and McQueen will co-write the script. The untitled pic is based on the 2002 British miniseries Widows, created by Lynda La Plante (Prime Suspect). The story centered on the wives of a group of armed robbers.

Gillian Flynn Teaming With Steve McQueen for Heist Thriller Following the great success of Gone Girl, writer Gillian Flynn is joining forces with another big-name director. Flynn has been set to work with 12 Years a Slave helmer Steve McQueen for an untitled heist thriller, which he will also direct. More on the Gillian Flynn Steve McQueen project after the jump.  Deadline reports Flynn and McQueen will co-write the script. The untitled pic is based on the 2002 British miniseries Widows, created by Lynda La Plante (Prime Suspect). The story centered on the wives of a group of armed robbers.

Jack Huston Confirmed As The New Crow That's so DravenLast month, Jack Huston was revealed to be in talks to play The Crow's Eric Draven, but nothing official was announced. Now, however, the ink has dried on the contracts, the hands have been shaken and Huston can start digging into how he’ll play the tragic hero of The Crow for director Corin Hardy. Hardy was hired as the latest man to call the shots back in December, and it appears that the film is finally back on track after a tortuous spell in development limbo, with a shoot pencilled in for this spring.

Liam Neeson Targets Action Thriller 'Narco Sub' Game of Thrones director Brian Kirk has finalized a deal with 20th Century Fox to direct Narco Sub, with Liam Neeson being eyed to star. The project has been in development for several years, with filmmakers such as Tony Scott, Doug Liman and Antoine Fuqua attached to direct at one point. Now that the studio has a director in place, they will focus on securing a deal with Liam Neeson.The story follows an Ecuadorian drug lord who forces a disgraced Naval officer (Liam Neeson) to navigate a Narco Sub filled with cocaine past the Coast Guard.

Neill Blomkamp on altering his Alien story because of Prometheus 2 and more This probably says more about PROMETHEUS 2 than Neill Blomkamp's Alien film, but is interesting none-the-less. Last we heard regarding both films is that Blomkamp's Alien story would take place AFTER the events of PROMETHEUS 2. Interesting news considering that PROMETHEUS is a prequel to ALIEN, and Blomkamp's flick seems to at least take place after ALIENS. Furthermore, it looks like the... Read More...

Watch: Full Theatrical Trailer for 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation' "This may very well be our last mission." Yesterday brought a quick one-minute teaser trailer for Mission: Impossible 5, which has been given the official title of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. This time the IMF, which is now being dissolved by the CIA, is being hunted down by a group known as The Syndicate. And now the full theatrical trailer has arrived giving us much more of the problem that Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team have to deal with this time. After being a little hesitant yesterday, I think I'm officially excited to see this one.

Watch the first 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation' teaser trailer Ethan Hunt is back, and unsurprisingly, things aren’t looking up for the master spy. Paramount has released the first teaser for the fifth Mission: Impossible film, along with an official title, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. Tom Cruise returns as Hunt, along with familiar...

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John Woo Launches A Manhunt He's back in the action gameJohn Woo has spent the last few years of his directorial career focusing more on epic histories such as the Red Cliff films and more intimate dramas like The Crossing. And while he hasn’t eschewed action elements all together, he’s had his attention elsewhere. But it appears he’s ready to get back into the thriller game with Manhunt.Based on Japanese author Juko Nishimura’s novel, Manhunt was originally adapted into a film in 1976, and became the first foreign film released in China following the Cultural Revolution.

‘Barely Lethal’ Trailer: Hailee Steinfeld Is a Teen Assassin Here’s a slightly different spin on the “deadly operative just wants to lead a simple life” trope. Kyle Newman‘s Barely Lethal stars Hailee Steinfeld as a teenager who’s been trained since childhood to be an assassin. Kind of like Hit-Girl, or Hanna, or Marvel’s Black Widows. Only she decides she wants out so she can become a high schooler instead. As always happens in these types of movies, though, she discovers that leaving her old life behind isn’t as easy as she’d hoped. Among those on her tail are Samuel L.

‘The Crow’ Reboot Details; Jessica Brown Findlay May Join the Cast The reboot of the 1994 Brandon Lee-starring film/new adaptation of James O’Barr’s graphic novel, The Crow, has been in the works for over three years. In the director’s seat, Corin Hardy (The Hallow) recently took up the helm from F. Javier Gutierrez. As for the film’s star, Eric Draven, James McAvoy (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Tom Hiddleston (Crimson Peak) were attached to star before Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) signed on. However, Evans recently left The Crow and seems to have been replaced by Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire).

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