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ESCAPE TO VICTORY Remake Scores THE SHALLOWS Director

Jaume Collet-Serra (‘The Shallows,’ ‘The Commuter,’ ‘Jungle Cruise’) has closed a deal to direct a remake of the sports drama ‘Escape to Victory,’ The Wrap has learned. Directed by John Huston and starring Mic...

Denzel Washington Eyes Thriller LITTLE THINGS

Hollywood legend Denzel Washington (‘Flight,’ ‘The Equalizer’) is in talks to star in the crime thriller ‘Little Things,’ with John Lee Hancock on board to shape the script. Per Variety, the story follows a ...

Colin Farrell to Star in Kogonada‘s AFTER YANG

South Korea-born filmmaker Kogonada (‘Columbus’) has selected his next feature, an adaptation of the Alexander Weinstein short story ‘Saying Goodbye to Yang.’ Titled ‘After Yang,’ the futuristic drama will s...

CANDYMAN Reboot Eyes AQUAMAN Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen

Writer-director Nia DaCosta’s forthcoming reboot of the ‘Candyman’ franchise has reportedly found its hook-handed villain, with reports coming in that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (‘US,’ ‘The Greatest Showman,’ ‘Aquam...

Yorgos Lanthimos Takes The Helm for POP. 1280 Adaptation

Yorgos Lanthimos, the filmmaker behind ‘The Favourite,’ ‘The Lobster,’ ‘Dogtooth,’ has signed on to write and direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson’s crime novel ‘Pop. 1280,’ Deadline has learned. Published i...

GREMLINS Animated Prequel In the Works

The folks over at Variety are hearing word that a potential animated series based on the ‘Gremlins’ franchise is in the early stages of development over at Warner Bros. Television for its yet-to-be-named stream...

Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan in Biopic

Wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan is set for the biopic treatment with THR bringing word that Todd Phillips (‘The Hangover,’ ‘War Dogs’) is to take the helm for a Netflix feature starring Chris Hemsworth as the Hu...