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BITTER ROOT Comic Headed to the Big Screen

Deadline brings word that Legendary Pictures has acquired the feature film rights to ‘Bitter Root,’ the acclaimed horror-action series from Image Comics. Created by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene, and Chuck...

JAMES & LUCIA Adds Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon is set to join fellow Irish actor Aiden Gillen on the cast of ‘James & Lucia,’ a drama about the final years of literary genius James Joyce. With Robert Mullan writing and directing, the f...

John Cho Leading Netflix’s Live-Action COWBOY BEBOP

John Cho (‘Searching,’ ‘The Twilight Zone’), Daniella Pineda (‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ ‘Mercy Black’), Mustafa Shakir (‘Luke Cage,’ ‘The Deuce’), and Alex Hassell (‘The Boys,’ ‘Genius’) are all set to ...

Andrew Scott Joins Sam Mendes’ WWI Drama 1917

George MacKay (‘Captain Fantastic,’ ‘Pride’) and Dean-Charles Chapman (‘Game of Thrones’) are set to take the lead roles in ‘1917,’ the latest offering from British filmmaker Sam Mendes (‘Spectre,’ ‘Skyfall,’ ‘...

Taika Waititi Reunites With Ryan Reynolds In FREE GUY

Filmmaker and actor Taika Waititi (‘Thor:Ragnarok,' 'What We Do In The Shadows’) has signed on to join the cast of ‘Free Guy,’ a video game-inspired action comedy that will reunite him with his ‘Green Lantern’ ...

Reitman’s GHOSTBUSTERS Adds McKenna Grace

Mckenna Grace, the young actress best known for her roles in ‘Captain Marvel,’ The Haunting of Hill House’ and ‘Gifted,’ has scored a leading role in Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters 3,’ according to THR. Plot ...

Mark Hamill to Voice Chucky In CHILD’S PLAY Reboot

“More than a toy… he’s your best friend.” It was announced this past weekend that legendary ‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill will lend his voice to iconic horror character Chucky in the upcoming ‘Child’s Play’ reb...

Michael B. Jordan Joins Biblical Drama METHUSELAH

Michael B. Jordan (‘Creed,’ ‘Black Panther’) has signed on to produce and star in ‘Methuselah,’ a fantasy epic that has Tony Gilroy on board to shape the script. The biblical drama centres on Methuselah, the...

Macon Blair to Direct and Write TOXIC AVENGER Reboot

Legendary is planning to reboot Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz’s cult classic franchise ‘The Toxic Avenger,’ and has brought in actor-turned-filmmaker Macon Blair (‘I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore,’ ...

Michael Rooker & Dylan O’Brien Have MONSTER PROBLEMS

Michael Matthews (‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’) is set to take the helm for ‘Monster Problems,’ a sci-fi comedy that has Michael Rooker (‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘The Walking Dead’) and Dylan O’Brien (‘The M...

Zach Braff to Direct Mike Vukadinovich’s ROCKET COLA

Zach Braff (‘Garden State,’ ‘Wish I Was Here, ‘ ‘Going in Style’) has signed on to take the helm for the absurdist original comedy ‘The Secret Ingredients of Rocket Cola.’ Based on the 2014 Black List script...