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Steven Spielberg Tackling DC Comics Adaptation BLACKHAWK

Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who is coming off the success of his adaptation of Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One,’ is set to produce a movie based on DC Comics' WWII-themed title ‘Blackhawk,’ with an e...

IT Breakout Sophia Lillis Is The New Nancy Drew

Sophia Lillis, best known for playing Beverly Marsh; the heart of the Losers Club in the blockbuster adaptation of Stephen King’s novel ‘IT,’ has scored the lead role in ‘Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase.’ ...

Margot Robbie’s HARLEY QUINN Spinoff Lands a Director

Cathy Yan, the former Wall Street Journal reporter turned filmmaker behind the dark comic ‘Dead Pigs,’ is reportedly in talks to take the helm for Warner Bros. and DC’s untitled ‘Suicide Squad’ spinoff centred ...

F. Gary Gray to Direct M.A.S.K. Movie

The big screen outing of classic 80s cartoon series ‘M.A.S.K.’ is finally moving forward. Mike Fleming Jr over Deadline is hearing word that Paramount Pictures and Hasbro have tapped F. Gary Gray (‘The Fate of ...

Gabriel Luna Is The New TERMINATOR

After a lengthy search, we have our new Terminator. Gabriel Luna, best known for playing the Robbie Reyes version of Ghost Rider on ‘Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,,’ will take on the role of the titular Termin...

FAST & FURIOUS Spin-Off Lands DEADPOOL 2 Director

Stunt coordinator-turned-director David Leitch (‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘Atomic Blonde,’ ‘John Wick’) has reportedly signed on to take the reins for a ‘Fast & Furious’ spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Stath...

Liam Neeson & Lesley Manville Are NORMAL PEOPLE

Ballymena legend Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville (‘Phantom Thread’) are set to co-star in ‘Normal People,’ a Ireland-set romantic drama that has ‘Good Vibrations’ and ‘Cherry Bomb’ duo Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glen...

Melissa McCarthy Has SUPER INTELLIGENCE

Filmmaking couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have found their next project, the Steve Mallory-scripted action comedy ‘Super-Intelligence.’ Falcone will take the director’s chair with McCarthy playing C...

Donnie Yen Joins Disney’s Live Action MULAN

Legendary Chinese action star Donnie Yen (‘Rogue One,’ ‘Ip Man,’ ‘Sleeping Dogs’) is set to join the cast of ‘Mulan,’ Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation that has actress, model and singer Liu Yifei (‘The ...

Ramin Bahrani to Tackle THE WHITE TIGER

‘Fahrenheit 451’ and ‘99 Homes’ director Ramin Bahrani has set an adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s debut novel ‘The White Tiger’ as his next directorial effort, Deadline has learned. The Man Booker Prize-winnin...

Kristen Stewart to Lead AGAINST ALL ENEMIES

Australian filmmaker Benedict Andrews (‘Una’) is set to direct Kristen Stewart, Jack O’Connell, Anthony Mackie in ‘Against All Enemies,’ with production pencilled in for the summer. Also starring Zazie Beetz...

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...