Untitled Gene Kelly biopic
MCU alum Chris Evans is rumoured to be playing sing-song man Gene Kelly in a new untitled film from his “Knives Out” producer Rian Johnson. The “Captain America” star would produce alongside Mark Kassen, Johnson and Ram Bergman’s T-Street Productions and John Logan, who will also write the scriot. No studio is attached.
The film is about a 12-year-old boy who works on the MGM Lot in 1952 and begins to create an imagined friendship with the legendary movie star Kelly while working on his next film. [More…]
Vanessa Kirby (“Mission : Impossible – Fallout”) will star alongside Joaquin Phoenix in Ridley Scott’s “Kitbag”. She will replace Jodie Comer, who exited the project over scheduling.
The Apple Studios project explores Napoleon Bonaparte’s origins and his swift, told through the lens of his addictive and often volatile relationship with the Empress. [More…]
The Devil In The White City
Keanu Reeves is set to star in Hulu’s “The Devil in the White City” series for executive producers Martin Scorsese and Leonardo Di Caprio.
Based on the book of the same name, it tells the true story of “two men, an architect and a serial killer, whose fates were forever linked by The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. It follows Daniel H. Burnham, a brilliant and fastidious architect racing to make his mark on the world and Henry H. Holmes, a handsome and cunning doctor who fashioned his own pharmaceutical “Murder Castle” on fair grounds – a palace built to seduce, torture and mutilate young women. The story takes the viewer on a tour of murder, romance and mystery in the gilded age.” [More…]
Josh Hartnett (“Wrath of Man”) will star in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer biopic.
Also starring Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Rami Malek and Cillian Murphy, the films stars Murphy as “J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who ran the Manhattan Project that led to the invention of the atomic bomb. The film will bow on July 21, 2023, a slot typically saved for Nolan films in the past. It’s also roughly two weeks before the anniversary of the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima.” [More…]