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Fincher & Oldman Team for CITIZEN KANE Screenwriter Biopic

‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Social Network’ helmer David Fincher has signed on to take the director’s chair for ‘Mank,’ a biopic revolving around ‘Citizen Kane’ screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz that has Gary Oldman star...

Ben Affleck Leads FALLING TO EARTH Adaptation

Ben Affleck has closed a deal to take the lead in a feature adaptation of Kate Southwood’s acclaimed 2013 novel ‘Falling to Earth.’ Per Deadline, the book “is based on the 1925 Tri-State Tornado, the deadlie...

HOCUS POCUS Sequel in Development at Disney+

A follow-up to the 1993 cult classic ‘Hocus Pocus’ is believed to be in the works over at Disney+ with Variety hearing that ‘Workaholics’ writer and co-producer Jen D’Angelo is attached to shape the script. ...

VENOM Sequel Eyes Naomie Harris to Play Shriek

British star Naomie Harris (‘Skyfall,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ’28 Days Later’) is reportedly in talks to take on the role of the villain Shriek in the ‘Venom’ sequel. With Andy Serkis behind the camera, the sequel has...

THE BATMAN Casts Paul Dano As The Riddler

Paul Dano (‘There Will Be Blood,’ ’12 Years A Slave,’ ‘Escape at Dannemora’) has landed the role of The Riddler opposite Robert Pattinson in Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman.’ Featuring a script by Reeves and Mattso...

A BUMP ALONG THE WAY longlisted for 4 BIFAs

Following its successful opening weekend across Irish and Northern Irish cinemas, the award-wining comedy drama A BUMP ALONG THE WAY has been longlist nominated for four British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs)....

Zoe Kravitz to Play Catwoman in THE BATMAN

Zoe Kravitz (‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’) has landed the role of Selina Kyle aka Catwoman in ‘The Batman.’ Matt Reeves (‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Cloverfield’) is behind the camera for the...

Reynolds and Krasinski Become IMAGINARY FRIENDS

Ryan Reynolds (‘Deadpool’) and John Krasinski (‘A Quiet Place’) are teaming up for ‘Imaginary Friends,’ a fantasy comedy that Krasinski will also write, direct, THR has confirmed. Per the report, the film is...

Gal Gadot Set for Historical Thriller IRENA SENDLER

It has been announced that ‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot, along with her husband and producing partner Jaron Varsano, has formed the production company Pilot Wave with the company’s first project set to be the ...

Statham & Ritchie Reuniting for Heist Action Thriller

Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie, who previously collaborated on ‘Snatch’ and ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,’ are confirmed to be reuniting for a remake of Nicolas Boukhrief’s 2004 French revenge-thriller ‘...

Jack Reynor Joins Tom Holland in Russo Brothers’ CHERRY

Irish actor Jack Reynor (‘Midsommar,’ ‘Strange Angel,' 'What Richard Did’), ‘IT’ star Bill Skarsgård, and Ciara Bravo (‘Wayne,’ ‘The Long Dumb Road’) are set to star alongside Tom Holland in Joe and Anthony Rus...

IFI HORRORTHON 2019 – Full Schedule Announced

The most horrifying event in the Irish film calendar, IFI Horrorthon, will return to the newly refurbished IFI from Thursday, October 24th to Monday, October 28th. This year's festival, the most international i...