Teaching Miss Quinn
Margot Robbie will produce and co-star in “Fools Day”, a New Line film based on the short film of the same name by Cody Blue Snider. In it, a fourth-grade class who plays an innocent April Fools prank on their teacher accidentally kills her. Convinced they’ll go to prison if anyone finds out, they try to hide her body before a police officer arrives for their anti-drug lesson. Robbie, currently hot off “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood”, plans to play the teacher. [More…]
Hunnam in deep end for downunder drama
Charlie Hunnam (“Sons of Anarchy”, “Pacific Rim”) will star in Apple’s “Shantaram”. Based on Gregory David Roberts’ best-selling novel, it tells the story of Lin (Hunnam), a man on the run from an Australian prison looking to get lost in the teeming city of Bombay. Cut off from family and friends by distance and fate, he finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India. Justin Kurzel will direct the first two episodes of the series. [More…]
Ford movie now TV series
“Leftovers” star Justin Theroux will star in a small-screen take on Harrison Ford classic “The Mosquito Coast”. The story follows an idealist who uproots his family and moves them to Latin America. Neil Cross is adapting the book for television in addition to serving as showrunner. [More…]
Babadook star for NZ drama
Essie Davis and Thomasin McKenzie are starring in “The Truth of Bunny King”, a New Zealand-lensed film that marks the debut of Gaysorn Thavat. Davis will play Bunny King, a mother of two with a sketchy past and a sharp tongue who works traffic intersections as a squeegee bandit. Bunny finds her frustrations difficult to contain, leading her to clash frequently with the public and police. Finding herself without her children or a home, she crashes at her sister’s where her stay is interrupted by a confrontation with her sibling’s partner, which leads Bunny to try and take her niece Tonyah (McKenzie) under her wing. [More...]
Evil Dead director makes short long
Sam Raimi will produce a feature film of the Lucas Paulino and Ángel Torres directed horror short “Bedtime Story”. In the short, written by Paulino and Torres, two young brothers, who, after hearing their Mother’s haunting bedtime story, are terrorized when it comes to life. The producers are now out to writers. [More…]
And they’re likely not Glass 2 and Glass 3
Universal and M.Night Shyamalan are collaborating on a further two films – the first is out February 26, 2021, and the second, February 17, 2023. Said Shyamalan: “There are wonderful studios out there, but Universal has made it a mandate to release original films. They are the best at finding an audience for new stories with unexpected tones. I believe original films are crucial to the longevity of the theatrical experience. I am so excited to be working with them again and bringing new stories to the movie screen for years to come.” [More…]
More for ‘The Wars’…
Natalia Tena and comedian Bill Burr are both in the “Mandlorian” series that’s coming up on Disney Plus. [More…]
A poster for the highly-anticipated “The Irishman”, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, has been released ahead of the film’s New York Film Festival premiere next week.
— New York Film Festival (@TheNYFF) September 16, 2019
I’ll be back.. in jpegs.
A number of new photos from this November’s “Terminator : Dark Fate” have been released.
Set us Off all why don’t you!?
Issa Rae, co-creator of the HBO comedy “Insecure”, is producing a remake of the ’90s crime caper “Set it Off”. [More…]
Two times the Rudd in Netflix trailer
A trailer for Paul Rudd’s new Netflix comedy “Living With Yourself” has been released. The comedy, featuring the “Anchorman” and “Ant-Man” star in dual roles, airs on the streaming service on October 18th.