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Baldwin, Swain, Lipnicki alight for Fireflies

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“She Dreams Of Fireflies”, a noir action-thriller described as a cross between ‘Blue Ruin’, ‘Wild Things’ and ‘No Country For Old Men’, has landed William Baldwin, Dominique Swain, and Jonathan Lipnicki.

Director Bejamin Goalbre’s film fixes on a young deputy in the quiet California mountain town of Ducor who lives in the shadow of her deceased hero father. Troubled by a dark family secret, Reese struggles to open her heart up to Wes, the handsome deputy that wants to start a life with her. Lela, a mysterious stranger, comes to town and opens Reese up to a whole new way of facing her demons.The two women quickly develop a powerful connection rooted in vengeance.When Lela commits a murder and Reese helps her cover it up, things quickly spin out of control, forcing Reese to choose between the man she loves and her desire for revenge.

Joining the abovementioned trio in the film are Ryan Slater (“The Amazing Panda Adventure”), Wolfgang Bodison (“A Few Good Men”), Monique Rosario (“Drifter”), and Mary Wilson (the founder of ‘The Supremes’).

Producers are out to Peter Facinelli, John Slattery and Diane Krueger to also play roles.

The film, to shoot in Louisiana, is currently being shopped at Cannes by Phoenix Worldwide Entertainment.

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Here’s the full cast for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot!

Biggsy, The Dawson, Brodie, Shannon Elizabeth, Chris Jericho… and many more!

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Well, so far...

It’s been hard to keep up with the many casting announcements – usually outed by the mac-daddy himself, K.Smith, on Instagram – over on the “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”, which is currently filming in Louisiana. Under the direction of super-fit filmmaker Kevin Smith, the film sees the two hapless hangouts from your youth (Okay, my youth..) off on a trek to Hollywood to squish a reboot of ‘Bluntman and Chronic’ from getting made.  The flick, unarguably my most anticipated of 2019’s arse end (well, it’s a close call between “Reboot” and “Terminator : Dark Fate”), is due in theaters in the fall.

So, anywho, in addition to Smith and Jason Mewes, back in pivotal first billed positions, the former has rounded up a lot of his old pals – and some new ones – to appear either briefly or extensively in the laffer. There’s current it-stars like Grant Gustin (aka “The Flash”), View Askew-staples like Jason Lee (as his “Mallrats” character – and maybe more?), and even hulkish “True Blood” alum Joe Manganiello. But that’s just the tip of the Peter Berg.

Before we get to the list, ‘what about Ben Affeck?’ I hear you ask..

No, he never did get rid of that thigh-rash caused by the Bat suit.

Oh, but in terms of this?

Yup, sounds like it’s gonna happen. Despite Affleck and Smith’s fractured relationship, the “Chasing Amy” and “Mallrats” star said he’d be up for making an appearance in his old friend’s ‘comeback’ flick.

“I haven’t been asked to make an appearance, but you never know, there’s still time”, Affleck said in a new interview. “We’ll see. I think if it was up to me, I would rather do Holden (from “Chasing Amy”) than Shannon (From “Mallrats”), but I would defer to Kevin.”

So, sounds goodablelikely, yah?

Here’s who else we can expect to see in “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” – as of March 26.

Shannon Elizabeth
reprising her role as ‘Justice’ from “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”

Joe Manganiello
will play a Bailiff in a court room scene.

Harley Quinn Smith
Smith’s daughter will play Milly –

Grant Gustin
Smith, who occasionally directs episodes, has recruited “The Flash” star

Frankie Shaw
Frankie Shaw will play the prosecutor in a court room scene.

Justin Long
Smith’s “Tusk” star plays a lawyer in the aforesaid scene

Jason Lee
Is back as “Mallrats”‘ Brodie Bruce

Kate Micucci
Reunites with Smith as a Mooby’s employee

David Dastmalchian
“Twin Peaks” star plays a nervous cop

Diedrich Bader
Reprising Security Guard Gordon’ from “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”

Craig Robinson
The funnyman plays the judge in that abovesaid court room scene.

Molly Shannon
The “SNL” great plays an unspecified part.

Jason Biggs
Biggs is back as the “pie f***er” from “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”

James Van Der Beek
‘The Dawson’ is back to reprise his role from the earlier film.

Brian O’Halloran
It’s not a Smith flick without Dante Hicks!

Sheenan Cole, Mike R. Moreau, Verna Bendetta, Matt Westphalen, John C. Logan
play attendees at ‘Hollywood’ Comic-Con

Jeff Chase
he’s playing Legree in a scene

Jordan Monsanto
She’s playing a bailiff in a scene

Donnell Rawlings
He’s playing a Captain

Treshelle Edmond
Plays a new character called Soapy

Alice Wen
Always good value, look for her as Shan Yu

Jake Richardson & Nickfehlinger
Back as the kids that brought the ‘weed’ in “Strike Back”

Ralph Garman
The radio host plays himself in the flick.

Jen Schwalbach
Mrs. Kevin Smith plays a Mooby’s employee in the film

Chris Jericho
The wrestling superstar is in the movie

Method Man & Redman
OK, now this cast is getting ti-iight!

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Michael B.Jordan to play 400-year-old man!

“Harry Potter” producer David Heyman onboard “Highlander”-esque project

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In-demand thesp Michael B.Jordan will star in Warner Bros’ “Methusaleh”.

Originally envisioned as a vehicle for Tom Cruise, the film tells of a man who has managed to survive for hundreds of years, without showing the physical signs of age. In that time, he has accumulated vast intellectual knowledge, from multiple languages to the sciences, as well as survival skills.

“Creed” star Jordan will produce the film – which will be re-developed especially for the actor – via his Outlier Society with “Harry Potter” producer David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford.

The “Highlander”-like fantasy is envisioned as a possible franchise.

Via ‘Deadline

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Blumhouse rebooting The Craft

A new quartet to try out some spells!

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A reboot of ’90s horror classic “The Craft” is in the works at Blumhouse.

The news hails from Production Weekly, who have Zoe Lister-Jones (“Band Aid”) writing and directing for a July 2019 start. Jason Blum, Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are the billed producers, with Daniel Casey on scripting duties with Lister-Jones.

According to the site, the new film features a quartet of new witches-in-training.

“A remake of the 1996 supernatural teen thriller. When starting at a new school, Hannah befriends Tabby, Lourdes, and Frankie & quickly becomes the fourth member of their Clique. Hannah soon learns that she somehow brings great power to the quartet.”

Robin Tunney, one of the stars of the 1996 film, previously spoke about what she believed what make a reboot or sequel successful.

“I feel like in order to make it seem culturally relevant, they need to do something [new] and do it quite well. They just can’t pick it up where it left off and it’s all of our kids or something,” Tunney pointed out. “Generations of people have watched it. It’s the idea of somebody just trying to monetize that and not caring if it’s good or not would be sad. I would love to do it if I thought it was going to be cool. I’m so proud of the fact that I was in a movie that has been loved by so many generations of people and watched at so many sleepovers. It’s an honor.”

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