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Sony Developing Valiant Comics Adaptation “Faith”

  Sony Pictures is set to explore their deal with Valiant Entertainment further with plans for a live-action feature film adaptation of the comic “Faith”. First introduced in 1992 and currently leading her own solo comic book series, Faith is a plus-sized heroine who can fly and create psychic bubbles …

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Keegan-Michael Key To Join “Dolemite”

  Actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key is set to join the Netflix biopic “Dolemite Is My Name!” starring Eddie Murphy as famed raunchy comedian Rudy Ray Moore. Moore’s X-rated stand up was infused with rapping and rhythm and he became popular for his character Dolemite who got a big screen …

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The “Firestarter” Remake Scores A Director

  Having won the Golden Bear for “Head On” and more recently the Golden Globe for the Diane Kruger-led “In the Fade,” filmmaker Fatih Akin is now headed to the U.S. market with the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s pyrokinetic novel “Firestarter” at Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions. Based …

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Disney Shuts Down DisneyToon Studios

  Following Pete Docter and Jennifer Lee succeeding John Lasseter as chief creative officers at Pixar & Disney, the studio is now set to close its third animation studio – Disneytoon Studios. There will be layoffs of 75 animators and staff, and it is unclear if any will be transitioned …

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New Trailers: Madeline, Juliet, Father, Night, Animals

  It has been a busy week for speciality film trailers with six smaller upcoming releases dropping their full trailers online starting with one of the most well received trailer launches this year with the preview for Sundance entry “Madeline’s Madeline”. Newcomer Helena Howard plays an integral part of a …

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“Missing Link,” “Fahrenheit 11/9” Set New Dates

  Several key new release date changes have been announced in the last few days. First up, Annapurna Pictures have set an April 19th 2019 release for “Missing Link,” the fifth feature from Oscar-nominated animation studio LAIKA (“Kubo and the Two Strings,” “Paranorman,” “Coraline”) which follows the last living remnant …

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“Expanse” Producers To Adapt “Gideon Falls”

  Hivemind has acquired the screen rights to Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s Image Comics title “Gideon Falls” with plans to adapt it into a series. Blending rural mystery and urban horror, the story follows a mystery connecting a Catholic priest sent to a small town and a recluse obsessed …

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“Lady Bird” Trio Reunite On “Little Women”

  “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig and that film’s two young stars Saoirse Ronan and Timothee Chalamet are in talks to reunite on a new adaptation of the Mary Louise Alcott classic “Little Women” at Columbia Pictures. Meryl Streep, Emma Stone and Florence Pugh are also in talks to star …

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TV News: Grantchester, Ghosted, NOS4A2, Promos

  Grantchester Tom Brittney (“Outlander,” ‘UnReal”) is set to take over as the lead in the fourth season of PBS and ITV’s religious crime drama “Grantchester”. Brittney’s Reverend Will Davenport will effectively take over from departing James Norton who played the jazz-loving clergyman Sidney Chambers. Brittney will become the crime-solving …

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Feige Confirms “Doctor Strange 2” Planned

  Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed that there are plans to do a direct “Doctor Strange” sequel. Speaking with Cinema Blend as part of press rounds for “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” Feige hinted that another standalone adventure for the Sorcerer Supreme is coming. He says: “[Doctor] Strange, you …

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“Westworld” Finale Ratings Were Notably Down

  HBO’s “Westworld” returned the other month to excitement but now, two months on and following its second season run, there’s been surprisingly little chatter about it. Variety reports that the show’s second season closed out with 30% fewer viewers compared to the first season. Sunday’s finale nabbed 1.6 million …

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“Solo” Co-Scribe Pens Delayed “Indiana Jones 5”

  “Solo: A Star Wars Story” co-writer Jonathan Kasdan is reportedly set to take over scripting duties on the fifth “Indiana Jones” film, stepping in for Spielberg regular David Koepp. Kasdan’s father Lawrence Kasdan penned the screenplay for the original Raiders of the Lost Ark” and did an uncredited script …

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Netflix To Adapt Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children”

  Netflix has announced that it is set to adapt Salman Rushdie’s novel “Midnight’s Children” into an original drama series which will be available to stream globally across 190 countries. The story follows the life of Saleem Sinai who was born on the stroke of midnight on August 15th 1947, …

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“Equalizer,” “Mamma Mia 2” To Have Solid Openings

  Both “The Equalizer” and “Mamma Mia” sequels are set to open in three weeks and both are reportedly tracking to score opening weekends of either just over or under $30 million each according to early figures. Those are solid numbers. The Denzel Washington-led “The Equalizer” opened in 2014 to …

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HBO Orders New Danny McBride Comedy Series

  HBO certainly loves comedian Danny McBride as, following their collaborations on “Eastbound and Down” and “Vice Principals,” the pair are teaming yet again for another half-hour comedy series. Titled “The Righteous Gemstones,” the network has given a pilot order for the series about the world famous Gemstone televangelist family, …