John David Washington, star of last year’s “Tenet”, will return to the sci-fi genre for Gareth Edwards’ “True Love”.
Set up at Regency, the Edwards-penned original is described as a “near future sci-fi story”. Plot details remain unwrapped. [More…]
Blake Lively will star in and produce a feature based on the Dark Horse Comic series “Lady Killer”.
“Juno” helmer Diablo Cody will adapt the source material.
Lively would play Josie Schuller, a seemingly perfect 1950’s housewife who moonlights as a highly-trained killer for hire. [More…]
Hannah John-Kamen (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”) will play the title character in Millennium’s long-gestating “Red Sonja” film.
Joey Soloway is directing the project and co-wrote the script with Tasha Huo.
“Hannah is a very talented actress who we’ve been following for years and she IS Red Sonja,” said Soloway in a statement. “Her range, sensibilities and strength are all qualities we have been looking for and we couldn’t be more excited to embark on this journey together.” [More…]
The Marsh King’s Daughter
“Rogue One” alum Ben Mendelsohn will co-star opposite another “Star Wars” actor Daisy Ridley in Neil Burger’s “The Marsh King’s Daughter”.
Mendelsohn will play Jacob Holbrook, the infamous “Marsh King,” who years ago kept his young daughter, Helena, and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. After a lifetime of trying to escape her past, the now grown Helena (Ridley) is forced to face her demons when her father unexpectedly returns.
Lensing begins in Canada next month.