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Dustin Hoffman and Sissy Spacek will star in Darren Le Gallo’s directorial debut “Sam & Kate”.Jake Hoffman and Schuyler Fisk also star in the film, which Le Gallo’s partner Amy Adams will executive produce.

The film follows a life-affirming family comedy-drama film that takes place in a small town in the heart of the country. Dustin Hoffman will play Bill, the larger-than-life father being taken care of by Sam (Jake Hoffman), who has returned home to take care of his ailing father. While home, Sam falls for a local woman, Kate (Fisk). At the same time, Bill starts to fall for her mom, Tina (Spacek). The course of true love never runs smooth, and these four will be forced to confront their pasts while trying to make new love work in their lives. [More…]

 

Todd McFarlane has announced TV plans for “Spawn” characters Sam and Twitch. [More…]

 

The Farrelly Brother’s will produce a sequel to “Kingpin”, the 1988 comedy starring Woody Harrelson and Bill Murray, at Village Roadshow Pictures. [More…]

 

Jameela Jamil (“The Good Place”) will play Marvel villain in Disney+’s “She-Hulk”. [More…]

 

Gemma Arterton will play Jackie Kennedy and in new feature ”37 Heavens”, the story of a “much-speculated-about relationship between Kennedy and British diplomat Lord David Harlech, who will be played by Mare Of Easttown and The Hurt Locker star Guy Pearce.” [More…]

 

John Legend’s Get Lifted is developing a biopic on late comedian Bernie Mac. “We just partnered with Bernie Mac’s estate to cover Bernie Mac’s story,” Legend’s producing partner Mike Jackson revealed during a panel discussion at the 2021 Tribeca Festival. “something that John doesn’t know about yet”. [More…]

 

The “Fletch” reboot, starring Jon Hamm, is finally inching forward… and it has a title!

 

Forest Whitaker will reprise his “Rogue One” role for Disney+s “Star Wars : Andor” series. [More…]

 

Peter Stormare and Corey Stoll are among additions to Zack Snyder’s animated norse god mythology movie “Twilight of the Gods”. [More…]

 

”Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” has gotten the axe at NBC after just two seasons. “Sources say talks between NBCUniversal and producers Lionsgate TV to move the Jane Levy-led musical dramedy to streamer Peacock fizzled. Lionsgate TV plans to shop the series.” [More…]

 

Darren Lynn Bousman (“Spiral”) will direct the first instalment in a new series of films about the LaLaurie Mansion. [More…]

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