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ROGUE TROOPER Movie Coming From Duncan Jones

Duncan Jones, the talented filmmaker behind ‘Moon,’ ‘Source Code’ and ‘Warcraft,’ has announced that he is working on a big screen outing of the 2000AD comic series ‘Rogue Trooper.’ Created by Gerry Finley-D...

Jon M. Chu Planning Thai Cave Rescue Movie

‘Now You See Me 2’ director Jon M. Chu has announced that is to reunite with his ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ backers Ivanhoe Pictures for a feature about the high risk rescue of the 12 soccer boys and their coach from ...

Cate Shortland to Direct BLACK WIDOW Movie

Marvel Studios has hired tapped Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland (‘Lore,’ ‘Berlin Syndrome’) to take the director’s chair for a standalone of Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow. According to THR, the studio...

Neill Blomkamp Developing ROBOCOP Sequel/Reboot

Robocop will return. The always-reliable Mike Fleming Jr over at Deadline is hearing word that MGM has enlisted Neill Blomkamp (‘District 9,’ ‘Chappie,’ ‘Elysium’) to develop a new installment of ‘RoboCop.’ ...

Irish Star Barry Keoghan to Lead Y: THE LAST MAN Adaptation

Barry Keoghan (‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer,’ ‘Dunkirk’), Imogen Poots (‘I Kill Giants,’ ‘Frank & Lola’), Lashana Lynch (‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Brotherhood’), Juliana Canfield (‘Plain Fiction’), Diane Lane (‘J...

Official First Look at Zachary Levi In SHAZAM!

After some fuzzy set photos and a promo poster, director David F. Sandberg has unveiled, via Entertainment Weekly, the first official still from his superhero film starring Zachary Levi. On the design of...

Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN Adds Jeremy Renner

Jeremy Renner (‘Tag,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War’) has scored the co-lead in ‘Spawn,’ taking on the role of Detective ‘Twitch’ Williams opposite Jamie Foxx’s titular demonic vigilante. Marking the directori...

BLACK PANTHER Breakout Winston Duke to Play Kimbo Slice

Winston Duke (‘Black Panther,’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Person of Interest’) has scored the lead role in ‘Backyard Legend,’ the upcoming biopic of late mixed martial arts legend Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, ...

Matt Damon Eyes Marc Rich Biopic THE KING OF OIL

Matt Damon is in the “early stages” of taking the lead role in a no-holds-barred biopic of fugitive billionaire commodities trader Marc Rich in ‘The King of Oil,’ according to Deadline. The film is based on ...

CHILD’S PLAY Reboot In The Works

Iconic horror villain Chucky is next for the reboot treatment, with THR hearing word that Norwegian filmmaker Lars Klevberg (‘Polaroid’) has been tapped to direct a new take on the demon doll. Directed by '8...

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...