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Reed Morano Boards Anne Frank Drama KEEPER OF THE DIARY

'The Handmaid's Tale' director Reed Morano, who was recently in the country shooting the Blake Lively-led spy thriller ‘The Rhythm Section,’ is reportedly in talks to take the helm for ‘Keeper Of The Diary.’ ...

Taika Waititi’s JOJO RABBIT Enlists Scarlett Johansson

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Isle of Dogs’ star Scarlett Johansson is set to join the cast of ‘JoJo Rabbit,’ writer-director Taika Waititi’s World War II satire. Blending Waititi’s signature humour, pathos,...

STIR OF ECHOES Duo Reunite for YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT

Kevin Bacon and his ‘Stir of Echoes’ writer-director David Koepp are teaming up for ‘You Should Have Left,’ an adaptation of German author Daniel Kehlmann’s 2017 ‘The Shining’-esque horror novel. The book is...

Emily Blunt Joins Dwayne Johnson for JUNGLE CRUISE

Emily Blunt, who next graces the big screen in John Krasinki's supernatural horror ‘A Quiet Place,’ has signed on to star alongside Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise.’ The family adventure is based o...

Joe Wright to Direct THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

British filmmaker Joe Wright (‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘Hanna,’ ‘Anna Karenina’ ‘Atonement’ director) and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracy Letts are teaming up for a film adaptation of A.J. Finn’s best-selling thrill...

CAPTAIN MARVEL Officially Begins Production

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, California, on its newest film, ‘Captain Marvel.’ The production is shooting in and around the greater Los Angeles area, which will also serve as t...

LEGION Creator’s PALE BLUE DOT To Star Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman (‘Annihilation.’ ‘Jackie’) is set to take the lead role in ‘Pale Blue Dot,’ a sci-fi drama that will mark the directorial debut of  ‘Legion’ and ‘Fargo creator’ Noah Hawley. Based on a screen...

TRUE AMERICAN Adaptation Eyes Mark Ruffalo & Kumail Nanjiani

Mark Ruffalo (‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘Spotlight’), Kumail Nanjiani (‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Silicon Valley’) and Amy Adams (‘Justice League,’ ‘Arrival’) are reportedly set to co-star in post 9/11drama ‘The True American.’ ...

BACKDRAFT Sequel On The Way?

Universal Pictures has reportedly put in motion plans for a follow-up to Ron Howard’s 1991 firefighter blockbuster ‘Backdraft,’ tapping Gonzalo López-Gallego (‘Apollo 18,’ ‘Open Grave’) to direct. Tentativel...

Ridley Scott May Tackle QUEEN & COUNTRY

Ridley Scott ('Alien Covenant,' ‘All The Money In The World.’ 'The Martian') is reportedly eyeing the director’s chair for the comic book adaptation ‘Queen & Country.’ Adapted from the Oni Press comic se...

THE GRUDGE Reboot To Star Andrea Riseborough

Nicolas Pesce, the filmmaker behind the critically acclaimed 2016 Sundance horror ‘The Eyes of My Mother,’ is set to take the director’s chair for Hollywood’s new take of Takashi Shimazu’s ‘Ju-on,’ with Andrea ...

Lucas Hedges to Play Shia LaBeouf in HONEY BOY

‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Three Billboards’ star Lucas Hedges has been set to play a young version of Shia LaBeouf in ‘Honey Boy,’ a roman-a-clef style story about LaBeouf's relationship with his father. The Black Li...

Taika Waititi to Play Hitler in JOJO RABBIT

Director Taika Waititi has selected his ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ follow-up and will step behind the camera for ‘JoJo Rabbit,’ a World War II satire that will also see Waititi playing an imaginary version of Adolf Hitle...

Ava DuVernay Will Direct Kirby’s THE NEW GODS

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and ‘Selma’ filmmaker Ava DuVernay has signed on to take the helm for a big-budget adaptation of legendary comic artist/writer Jack Kirby’s iconic DC Comics title ‘The New Gods’ for Warner B...