Stefon Bristol will direct and Spike Lee will produce “Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu” for Netflix. Set in East Africa, 1928, the roguish Black American gunslinger GORDON HEMINGWAY teams up with the elite warrior PRINCESS ZENEBÉ of Ethiopia to rescue their kidnapped regent from an ancient evil.
Disney+ are readying a sequel to “Stargirl”. The company’s live actin film division is bringing back much of the creative team behind the original movie, including star Grace VanderWaal and director Julia Hart, who will this time be joined by actor Elijah Richardson as well as composer-musician Michael Penn, the latter who will write and perform original music for the film. [More…]
Disney+ has tapped “Battlestar Galactica” alum Ron Moore to develop a franchise based on Disney’s Magic Kingdom. The first project in the works as part of the so-called ”Magic Kingdom Universe is The Society of Explorers and Adventurers”, which is set in a world where all the themed lands and characters of the Disney parks and classic films actually exist in another reality. [More…]
Mattel’s “Monster High” is being turned into a live-action TV movie and animated series. The projects hail from Nickelodeon and Mattel, with the movie being written by Jenny Jaffe (“Big Hero 6”), Greg Erb and Jason Oremland (”Princess and the Frog”). [More…]
Former “Friday Night Lights” star Taylor Kitsch has joined the cast of Amazon thriller series “The Terminal List”. Chris Pratt is already onboard the series, based on the Jack Carr novel of the same name. [More…]
The character of Easy Rawlins, the detective at the center of Walter Mosley’s books, is getting a new series courtesy Amblin Television. [More…]
Netflix has released a teaser trailer for “Jupiter’s Legacy”, a new superhero effort starring Josh Duhamel and hailing from Mark Millar (“Kick-Ass”), landing May 7.