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Ice Cube Casts His Son to Play Himself in 'Straight Outta Compton' Back in 2012, Universal landed The Italian Job director F. Gary Gray to helm Straight Outta Compton, the developing film about the infamous rap group NWA. The film is being produced by one of the group's own, rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube, and he's keeping one of the lead roles in the family. After some convincing, The Wrap reports Ice Cube has officially cast his own son O'Shea Jackson Jr.

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New Line Takes Over The "It" Adaptation

darkhorizons.com – After five years of development on the project, Warner Bros. Pictures is handing over development of its new film adaptation of Stephen King's "It" to its New Line division. It's a rare move, but not unanticipated as the companies are now becoming more clearly defined about what films they intend to make.

13 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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New Line Pre-Empts Pitch ‘Brothers Of The Bride;’ PJ Byrne To Star

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: New Line has made a preemptive deal for Brothers Of The Bride, a comedy pitch that will be written by PJ Byrne, Terry Scannell, Aaron Ginsburg and Wade McIntyre. Ben Stiller’s Red Hour will produce what sounds like a pretty good one. A dying father makes his three estranged sons promise they will work together to stop their little sister from marrying her obnoxious fiance. 15 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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‘Y: The Last Man’ Movie Needs to Start Filming in 2014

screenrant.com – One day, without any warning, every living mammal with a Y chromosome drops dead simultaneously. The entire planet is plunged onto chaos by the loss of half the population – including the majority of world leaders – and humanity faces the very real possibility of extinction. The only possible saving grace is Yorick Brown and his Capuchin monkey, Ampersand, who are the only males to have survived this devastating plague.

30 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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New Line Could Lose ‘Y: The Last Man’ If They Don’t Go Into Production Soon

feedproxy.google.com – In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Y: The Last Man co-creator Brian K Vaughn revealed that New Line Cinema has only a few months left to get Y: The Last Man into production before they lose the rights to make the big screen adaptation. It’s my understanding that the rights to “Y: 30 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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New Line Engages In 'Fist Fight' Pitch With 'New Girl’s Max Greenfield

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: New Line Cinema has acquired Fist Fight, a comic pitch based on an idea by New Girl star Max Greenfield. The actor brought the idea to 21 Laps and developed it with them and writers Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, the scribes behind the 2011 Black List script Chewi. 36 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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'The Conjuring' Writers On Board 'San Andreas 3D' (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – New Line has tapped "The Conjuring" writing team of Carey Hayes and Chad Hayes to pen earthquake disaster movie “San Andreas: 3D.” 1 year 5 weeks ago via jetli
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New Line Picks Up Action Comedy Spec 'The Lost' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Shawn Levy and his 21 Laps banner are on board to produce. 1 year 5 weeks ago via brucelee
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New Line Picks Up Secret Horror Pitch from 'Friday the 13th' Writers (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – New Line has picked up an untitled and top-secret horror pitch from Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, the writers behind the company’s 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th and 2003’s Freddy vs. Jason. 1 year 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Will Ferrell, Jack Black Attached to Star in New Line's 'Tag' Movie (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Will Ferrell and Jack Black are longtime friends but they've never worked together -- until now. The duo are attached to star in "Tag Brothers," a pitch based on a recent Wall Street Journal article that was just snapped up in a major bidding war by New Line Cinema. 1 year 18 weeks ago via donnieyen
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