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Goyer Drops Out Of “He-Man” Reboot

  Writer/director David S. Goyer has dropped out of directing the long in development reboot of the “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” property at Sony Pictures. Goyer, who was reportedly in talks in November, never officially signed on to helm and now has shut down the possibility due …

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Duncan Jones Explains Netflix’s Importance

  There’s been a lot of talk about Netflix in the past week in the wake of the unexpected launch of “The Cloverfield Paradox” directly on the streaming service. Plenty of pieces have gone on about how Netflix is a disruptor of film distribution & marketing, others have started slamming …

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Chalamet To Play Henry V In “The King”

  Oscar nominee Timothee Chalamet (“Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird”) will star as a young Henry the Fifth in “Animal Kingdom” and “The Rover” director David Michod’s new feature “The King” at Plan B and Netflix. After his brother is killed in battle before his coronation, a young …

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Elisabeth Moss To Play Rosemary Kennedy

  “The Handmaid’s Tale” star Elisabeth Moss has scored the title role in the feature “A Letter From Rosemary Kennedy” from filmmaker Ritesh Batra (“The Sense of an Ending,” “Our Souls at Night”). The film will tell the little-known but haunting story of the eldest sister of President John F. …

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Alex Garland Talks His New FX Sci-Fi Series

  Hot off the heels of stellar early reaction to his second directorial effort, “Annihilation,” filmmaker Alex Garland has revealed that he’s developing a new eight-part sci-fi TV series for the FX network. Talking with Fandango, he says nothing is set in stone as yet: “It’s a sort of science …

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Paramount Planning A Gucci Mane Biopic

  Paramount Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are teaming up to produce a biopic about rapper and trap music forefather Gucci Mane. Mane, a prolific Atlanta artist, is credited as the pioneer of Southern subgenre and made his studio album debut in 2005 with “Trap House”. Born in poverty-stricken Alabama and …

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Garner To Lead HBO & Dunham’s “Camping”

  Over a decade after “Alias” wrapped, its star Jennifer Garner will return to live-action television with a leading role in HBO’s forthcoming eight-episode limited comedy series “Camping” based on the Sky Atlantic series. The series chronicles a camping trip to celebrate the 45th birthday of the husband of Garner’s …

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Ron Howard On Why He Took Over “Solo”

  Even amongst the large number of troubled productions, the upcoming “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a standout. Back in the summer of last year, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired from the “Star Wars” spin-off over creative differences – with just three weeks of filming to …

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“What We Do In Shadows” Series Casts Up

  Beloved creature actor Doug Jones (“Star Trek: Discovery,” “The Shape of Water”) and “Lady Bird” actress Beanie Feldstein are joining the cast of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s “What We Do in the Shadows” television series for FX. They join former “Limitless” TV series lead Jake McDorman, “The IT …

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Universal Wins Dwayne Johnson’s “Red Notice”

  Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have teamed up to pick up the much sought after Dwayne Johnson-led action vehicle “Red Notice”. The pair has won a bidding war that included almost all the major studios such as themselves along with Warners, Paramount and Sony. The $125-150 million budget project …

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TV News: McHale, Gone, Little, Cards, Sucks

  The Joel McHale Show Netflix released the official trailer for “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale,” a weekly comedy commentary series tackling the absurdity of today’s politics, sports, and pop culture distilling all of it into snappy half-hour episodes. Kevin Hart will guest star in the first episode …

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Annapurna Sets Cheney & Hammer Films Dates

  Annapurna has announced a number of release dates with Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney film set to open in limited release on December 14th ahead of a December 21st wide expansion. The film stars Christian Bale playing Dick Cheney, Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush, Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney, …

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Elizabeth Olsen To Lead Facebook Series

  Elizabeth Olsen (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Wind River”) is set to star in and executive produce an untitled half-hour female-driven dramedy for Facebook’s new streaming platform Facebook Watch. The project, originally set up at Showtime, has been given a ten-episode straight-to-series order. Playwright Kit Steinkellner (“Z: The Beginning of …

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First Footage: Illumination’s “The Grinch”

  Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released the first footage from their adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ iconic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” children’s book. The TV spot for “The Grinch,” released in conjunction with the start of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, can be seen below and comes ahead of …

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Disney’s Streaming Service Launch Line-Up

  Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming streaming service is coming into focus as the initial slate original productions seems to be set following meetings the studio has been conducting with members of the creative community reports Deadline. The service will start in Fall 2019 with a domestic focus only, expanding overseas …

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