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Richard Linklater Directing Bill Hicks Biopic

Legendary stand-up comic Bill Hicks is set to receive the biopic treatment, with news coming in that Richard Linklater (‘Dazed and Confused,’ ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Before Sunrise’) will write and direct an untitled film ...

Chris O’Dowd Joins HOW TO BUILD A GIRL Adaptation

‘Lady Bird’ breakout Beanie Feldstein is to take the lead in a big screen adaptation of TV critic and columnist Caitlin Moran’s bestselling semi-autobiographical ‘How to Build A Girl,’ with Emma Thompson, Chris...

Sylvester Stallone Adapting James Byron Huggins’ HUNTER

It has been announced that Sylvester Stallone’s Balboa Productions is moving ahead with an adaptation of James Byron Huggins’s novel ‘Hunter,’ a sci-fi thriller which was almost adapted as ‘Rambo V’ at one poin...

Cork Film Festival 2018 launches with over 250 films

The 2018 programme for Ireland’s first and largest film festival, launched this week with an aim to showcase Irish and international films with a focus on current global issues. The programme for Ireland’s f...

Amy Winehouse Biopic In The Works

Alison Owen and Debra Hayward’s UK-based producers banner Monumental Pictures is set to produce a biographical feature based on the life of late Grammy-winning, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Amy Wine...

James Gunn To Write, Possibly Direct SUICIDE SQUAD 2

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn has signed on to shape the script for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s ‘Suicide Squad’ sequel, with an eye towards also directing. The project would mark Gunn’s first...

Michael Peña Taking A Trip To FANTASY ISLAND

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ and the forthcoming ‘Narcos: Mexico’ star Michael Peña is set to take on the role of Mr. Roarke in a big-screen reimagining of classic 1970s TV series ‘Fantasy Island,’ Deadline has learn...