Breaking Bits : Snyder’s next, Trevorrow on Star Wars exit, Locke & Key pick-up, Halloween trailer & more – Moviehole
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Breaking Bits : Snyder’s next, Trevorrow on Star Wars exit, Locke & Key pick-up, Halloween trailer & more

Plus new TV spots for “The Equalizer 2” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

Zack Snyder says his next film will be an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1943 novel “The Fountainhead”. The novel, previously made into a movie in 1939, centers on the young architect Howard Roark, whose dream of constructing modernist buildings puts him in opposition with the architectural establishment.

Colin Trevorrow has broken his silence about being pink-slipped on “Star Wars : Episode IX”. In a chat with Empire, the “Jurassic World” helmer said he got to share his screenplay with Mark Hamill and George Lucas before being let go from the project.

“I don’t want to talk too much about it because I don’t want to affect the way that fans get to see these films. When we were kids, these movies came to us from far away. They were a gift. And the more we talk about how they’re made, the more it reveals that they’re just movies. But they’re not just movies, they’re more than that. Beyond that, I got the opportunity to tell a story that is a celebration of everything I believe in, I got to tell it to George Lucas and I got to tell it to Luke Skywalker, and those are experiences I will cherish for the rest of my life.”

The long-gestating series take on IDW’s “Locke and Key” is finally coming to the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix are nearing a series-order deal for the drama, with “Lost” alum Carlton Cuse on as showrunner.

Blumhouse’s Jason Blum has taken to Twitter to assure anxious franchise fans that the trailer for the new “Halloween” is dropping soon.

Jamie Dornan (”Fifty Shades of Grey”) and Matthew Rhys (”The Americans”) are set to lead the cast of ”Death and Nightingales” for the BBC. The three-part drama is based on Eugene McCabe’s 1992 novel, a story of love, betrayal, deception and revenge, set in the beautiful haunting countryside of Northern Ireland in 1885. (THR)

Uma Thurman will star in a new supernatural drama for Netflix titled “Chambers”. The “Pulp Fiction” actress will play the mother of a heart donor who forges a hesitant relationship with the young recipient only to find out her daughter may not be as dead as she thought.

Natalie Dormer will play Vivien Leigh in a new series for FremantleMedia and UK production company Mainstreet Pictures. The series which will focus on the two-time Oscar winner’s personal and professional successes and struggles. (Deadline)

Paul Rudd is rumored for a lead role in Paramount Pictures’ “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. The “Ant-Man” star would play “Tom a cop who befriends Sonic and will likely team up to takedown the evil Robotnik.”, according to ThatHashtagShow. (Update! : Paramount have gotten in contact with the source to tell them Rudd is no longer in the running to play the role).

A TV spot for “The Equalizer 2”, releasing July 20, aired during the NBA Finals. Here it is!

A New TV spot for Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” has been released ahead of the film’s July 6 release.

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