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Robert Zemeckis To Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ARES

Robert Zemeckis ('Welcome To Marwen,' 'Forrest Gump,' 'Cast Away,' 'Back to the Future') is near to closing a deal to take the helm for ‘Ares,’ a sci-fi thriller with an original script by ‘Captain Marvel’ scri...

HOBBS & SHAW Director Set For KUNG FU Movie

Stuntman-turned-filmmaker David Leitch (‘Atomic Blonde,’ ‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘Hobbs & Shaw’) has been tapped to direct a contemporary-set remake of 1970s TV series ‘Kung Fu,’ according to the team over at Deadlin...

Disney+ Announces Irish Launch Date

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment has set March 24th as the new launch date for Disney+ in markets across Western Europe. Pricing has also been confirmed in Ireland at €6....

Will Smith’s KING RICHARD Casts Its Venus & Serena

Saniyya Sidney (‘Fences,’ ‘Hidden Figures’) and Demi Singleton (‘Godfather of Harlem’) are set to join Will Smith for the Reinaldo Marcus Green-directed ‘King Richard,’ landing the roles of young Venus and Sere...

Jake Gyllenhaal Developing FUN HOME Film Adaptation

According to multiple outlets, Jake Gyllenhaal is set to produce and star in a film adaptation of Alison Bechdel's autobiographical ‘Fun Home.’ Published in 2007, the graphic memoir charts Bechdel’s fraught ...

Albert Hughes Directing FUGITIVE Remake

The suits in Hollywood have set in motion plans for a new take on ‘The Fugitive,’ tapping Albert Hughes (‘Alpha,’ ‘The Book of Eli’) for the director’s chair. Based on the 1960s television series created by ...

Timothée Chalamet to Play Bob Dylan for James Mangold

Mike Fleming over at Deadline is hearing word that Timothée Chalamet is set to play the legendary Bob Dylan in a biopic with James Mangold (‘Le Mans '66,’ ‘Logan,’ ‘Walk The Line’) attached to direct. Chalam...

Lee Daniels To Direct Vigilante Comic Feature STEALTH

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lee Daniels (“The Butler,” “The Paperboy”) has signed on to take the helm for ‘Stealth,’ a feature adaptation of ‘The Walking Dead’ creator Robert Kirkman and Marc Silvestri’s upcoming...

Yorgos Lanthimos Eyes THE HAWKLINE MONSTER Adaptation

According to the team over at THR, Yorgos Lanthimos, the filmmaker behind 'The Favourite,' 'The Lobster,' and 'Dogtooth,' has signed on to write and direct an adaptation of Richard Brautigan’s ‘The Hawkline Mon...

Stephen King’s FROM A BUICK 8 To Star Thomas Jane

The big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s novel ‘From A Buick 8’ is moving forward, with Deadline brining word that Thomas Jane (‘1922,' 'Dreamcatcher,’ ‘The Mist,’ ‘The Expanse) is set to star. Published ...