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Fred Hechinger (“The White Lotus”, “Pammy & Tom”) has joined Sony Pictures’ “Kraven the Hunter”. It’s said he will play Aaron Taylor Johnson’s (he’s playing the title character) brother, Chameleon, in the film. [More..]


Patrick Stewart has responded to rumours that he might appear as Professor X in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”, saying “You know, people have been imitating my voice ever since I came on the stage 60 years ago. So, I can’t be held responsible for that.” [More…]


“Indiana Jones 5” and “The Wolverine” director James Mangold is set to direct and produce a biopic on Buster Keaton. The film is based on the book Buster Keaton: Cut to the Chase by Marion Meade, and ”execs have made this a top priority as they meet with writers to adapt the book”. [More…]


John Carpenter has revealed he’d like to do a follow-up to one of his earlier hits. “I would like to do a sequel to ‘The Thing,’ or a continuation, something like that. But I don’t know. See, there are a lot of things in this world I don’t know.” [More…]


Donald E.Westlake’s ‘Parker’ could be coming to the big screen courtesy “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” duo Shane Black and Robert Downey Jr. [More…]


Following the film’s triumphant performance at the box office, Sony CEO Tom Rothman hints that sequels to “Uncharted” are definitely on the way. [More…]


Frank Grillo is set to star in horror thriller “Man’s Son”, centering around a young couple hoping to create an aesthetically pleasing audition tape for an up-and-coming Charles Manson film. But when the couple chooses an eclectic desert Airbnb as the perfect backdrop, the dark events of the audition material slowly slip into their reality. Eventually, they find themselves intertwined in the sinister plot of an occult leader (played by Grillo). [More…]


Aziz Ansari (“This is the End”) will direct Bill Murray in his feature directorial debut, an adaptation of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by surgeon Atul Gawande. [More…]


Kenneth Branagh has joined the cast of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer biopic, while a first look image was released from the film.



“Basic Instinct” siren Sharon Stone will star in and produce a feature version of Lisa Barr’s upcoming novel “Woman on Fire”. In the May 1 release, “a savvy, young journalist gets embroiled in a major international art scandal centered around a Nazi-looted masterpiece, and must contemplate whether finding the painting and exposing its dark history is worth her life.” [More…]


Roku has released a first look image of Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al Yankovic in ”Weird: The Al Yankovic Story”.



TikTok star Addison Rae will headline Paramount Players’ “Fashionista”. Plot is being kept under wraps. [More…]


Aaron Pierre has joined the new “Blade”. His role has yet to be announced. [More…]


Leslie Jones (“Ghostbusters”) will produce and star in an untitled Christmas comedy for Lionsgate. [More…]


“Illusionist” director Neil Burger, Dirk Wittenborn and Johnny Lin’s new production arm Clandestine Laureate are crafting an untitled film that tells the story of unlikely math genius Christopher Havens. [More…]


“Shang-Chi” star Simi Liu  has joined Sam Worthington, Jordana Brewster, Robbie Amell and Alicia Sanz in thriller “Hello Stranger”. The movie “follows Faye, a woman who attempts to replace her newly deceased husband, Evan, with an android simulant (SIM). Although SIM Evan appears like human Evan in every way, Faye does not feel the same love for SIM Evan as it does for her. SIM Evan tries to win Faye back while at the same time being on-the-run from a government agent chasing down SIMs who have become “conscious” and could potentially be a threat to humankind.” [More…]

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