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Valiant Comics’ FAITH To Get Big Screen Treatment

Mike Fleming over at Deadline brings word that Sony Pictures has set in motion plans for ‘Faith,’ a feature based on the superhero series by Valiant Comics. Created by writer Jim Shooter and David Lapham, th...

Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo Remaking POINT BLANK

‘Mayhem’ and ‘Knights of Badassdom’ helmet Joe Lynch is to take the director’s chair for Hollywood’s English language remake of 2010 French hit ‘Point Blank’ for Netflix. With ‘Captain America: Civil War’ co...

GIFTED Star Emma Dumont to Lead Live-Action RAZOR

Emma Dumont (‘The Gifted,’ ‘The Magicians’) has scored the title role in ‘Razor,’ the big screen adaptation of Everette Hartsoe’s self-published comic series, Deadline has learned. Dumont will star as Nicole...

George Clooney May Direct ECHO

George Clooney has reportedly put his eyes on the Christopher MacBride-scripted sci-fi thriller ‘Echo’ for his next directorial effort. Per Deadline, the script centres on “a drone specialist has a psycholog...

Edgar Wright Making SPARKS Documentary

Cult synth-pop-rock band Sparks are set to get the documentary treatment, with Indiewire bringing word that ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Baby Driver’ filmmaker Edgar Wright is currently gathering archival material ...

THE WITCHES Remake Lands Robert Zemeckis

Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (‘Welcome To Marwen,’ ‘Forrest Gump,’ ‘Cast Away,’ ‘Back to the Future’) is in “final negotiations” to direct a new feature adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic ‘The Witches,’ Variety ...

Will Ferrell to Lead Netflix Comedy EUROVISION

Streaming giant Netflix has announced plans for Will Ferrell to star in a comedy based around the annual Eurovision Song Contest. In addition to starring, Deadline confirms that the ‘Anchorman’ and ‘Step Bro...

Tony Kaye To Direct Indie Crime Drama HONOURABLE MEN

Tony Kaye, the filmmaker behind ‘American History X,’ is attached to direct indie crime drama ‘Honourable Men,’ from a script by late screenwriter Gary DeVore. Per Variety, the film is set in New York City i...

Ewan McGregor Cast in THE SHINING Sequel DOCTOR SLEEP

"Come and play with us, Danny." Ewan McGregor has entered into talks with Warner Bros. for ‘Doctor Sleep,’ a follow-up to Stanley Kubrick’s iconic 1977 horror ‘The Shining’ that will see the ‘Trainspotting’ sta...

Gawker-Hulk Hogan Pic Lands Francis Lawrence

Francis Lawrence (‘Red Sparrow,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘Constantine’) will take directing duties for ‘Conspiracy,’ a drama about the demise of Gawker Media. Based on the book by Ryan Holiday, th...

Gal Gadot Joins Dwayne Johnson In RED NOTICE

Rawson Marshall Thurber is set to take the director’s chair for ‘Red Notice,’ a new action comedy that has Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot attached to star. Penned by Thurber, the film sees Johnson playing an I...

James Wan Developing ARACHNOPHOBIA Remake

Hollywood’s remake trend continues with Mike Fleming over at Deadline hearing word that a remake of 1990 horror comedy ‘Arachnophobia’ is in the works with ‘The Conjuring’ and 'Aquaman' director James Wan produ...

Eddie Murphy to Play Blaxpoitation Icon Rudy Ray Moore

Eddie Murphy, who hasn’t appear on screen since 2016’s ‘Mr. Church,’ has signed on to produce and star in ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ a biopic on blaxploitation star Rudy Ray Moore. The film, a longtime passion p...