Briefs : Cooper, Garfield, Boondock Saints III, Darth Maul series, Ghostbusters 5

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Under his newly-minted label, Bradley Cooper will produce a feature – maybe more – based on Dan Simmon’s “Hyperion” novels for WB. Tom Spezialy will adapt a property originally eyed for the small-screen treatment at SyFy. [More…]


Chris Pratt will voice Lasagna-loving cat ‘Garfield’ in a new animated film for Alcon Entertainment. Mark Dindal is directing the film from a script by David Reynolds. [More…]


Director Troy Duffy will reunite with Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flanery for a third “Boondock Saints” movie. Shaun Redick and Yvette Yates Redick are producing the package with Don Carmody and Duffy. The film will shoot next May. [May…]


’90s rom-com staple Freddie Prinze Jr will return to the genre for a new Netflix pic. Also starring Aimee Garcia, the untitled holiday rom-com “centers on Angelina, a pop star feeling career burnout, who escapes to grant a young fan’s wish in small town New York. There, she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career, but also a shot at true love.” [More…]


Network Entertainment are producing a documentary based on Andrew McCarthy’s book “Brat : An 80’s Story”. The “Less than Zero” actor will direct the film based on his memoir and produce it with Brian Liebman of Liebman Entertainment, with Derik Murray, Paul Gertz, and Brian Gersh exec producing for Network Entertainment.[More…]


A new animated series fixing on “Star Wars” villain Darth Maul is said to be in the works. Sith offering would reportedly be set before the events of the film “Solo : A Star Wars Story”. [More...]


Darren Lynn Bousman is working again with “Saw” regular Tobin Bell on a new horror pic titled “Cello”. Also starring Jeremy Irons, its the story of an aspiring cellist who learns the cost of his brand-new cello is a lot more insidious than he first thought. [More…]


Chris ‘CT’ Tamburello and Tom Berenger will star in the latest update of classic “The Most Dangerous Game.” Justin Lee will direct the pic, set to lens in the Pacific Northwest, with lissa Dowling, Kevin Porter, Eddie Finlay and Randy Charach also in the cast. [More…]


20th/Hulu will produce “The Boogeyman”, based on the Stephen King short story with Rob Savage helming.  Mark Heyman pens the latest draft of a pic that deals with a man’s visit to a psychiatrist where he recounted how his children were each killed by a sadistic presence, the title character. [More…]


No surprise to hear that plans are already afoot for a “Ghosbusters Afterlife” sequel with talk of possibly bringing in the cast of the 2016 Paul Feig-directed film to unite with the cast of this latest one. [More…]

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