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‘Thank You For Your Service’ With Miles Teller, Amy Schumer Gets Awards Season Release

Universal has set its upcoming drama “Thank You For Your Service” smackdab in the middle of awards season with an Oct. 27 release date. The film, which takes a  look at how Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects American servicemen and women returning home from war, is the directorial debut of “American Sniper” writer Jason Hall. Miles […]

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Bob Iger Teases New Han Solo Spinoff and ‘The Last Jedi’ Details

Disney CEO Bob Iger teased some of the first details of the upcoming Han Solo spinoff and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” films at the Scale: The Future of Tech and Entertainment conference in Santa Monica Thursday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, on the subject of “The Last Jedi” and whether star Carrie Fisher’s recent death would change the […]

Jake Gyllenhaal Reteams with Daniel Espinosa for ‘The Anarchists vs ISIS’

Read the Press Release: Los Angeles, CA (March 23, 2017) – Ninestories’ Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker in association with Bold Films have optioned Seth Harp’s Rolling Stone piece “The Anarchists vs ISIS.” Daniel Espinosa is set to direct the film adaptation, and will produce under his newly formed production banner BOZI alongside Ninestories’ producers […]

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PGA Announces Damien Chazelle, Ava DuVernay, Jordan Peele, Oprah Winfrey and More for 9th Annual Produced by Conference

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today initial headlining sessions for its 9th annual Produced By Conference (PBC) in Los Angeles, which include “360 Profile: 21 Laps Entertainment” with company Founder Shawn Levy, and principals Dan Cohen and Dan Levine; “Conversation With: Damien Chazelle”; […]

Topic, First Look Media’s Studio, Teams Up With Oscar Nominee Rodrigo Prieto for His Directorial Debut ‘BASTARD’

Martin Scorsese & Emma Tillinger Koskoff to Executive Produce with La La Land’s Jordan Horowitz Set to Produce Read the Press Release: New York, NY (March 23, 2017) – Topic, First Look Media’s entertainment studio, announced today that they will finance Academy Award-nominated cinematographer, Rodrigo Prieto’s (Silence), directorial debut of BASTARD, with an original script penned […]

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Brie Larson to Play First Female Presidential Candidate in ‘Victoria Woodhull’ Biopic

Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson may have her sights on more Oscar gold. According to new reports, Larson has signed on to play the first female presidential candidate, Victoria Woodhull, in an eponymous biopic. Amazon bought the “Victoria Woodhull” package, which has Ben Kopit (“The Libertine”) attached to pen the screenplay. There’s no word yet […]

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ With Emma Stone, Steve Carell to Debut in September

Mark your calendars. Real-life tennis tale “Battle of the Sexes” – starring newly minted Best Actress winner Emma Stone and Steve Carell – will hit theaters Sept. 22. The date puts it up against opposite Lionsgate’s firefighting drama “Granite Mountain,” as well as Warner Bros.’ animated “The LEGO Ninjago Movie.” The filmmakers behind “Little Miss Sunshine,” Jonathan Dayton […]

Chris Evans and Haley Bennett to Star in Spy Film ‘Red Sea Diving Resort’

Chris Evans and Haley Bennett will star in real-life spy drama “Red Sea Diving Resort.“ The film is written and being directed by Gideon Raff, known for the Showtime series “Homeland.” Raff will also produce with Alexandra Milchan. Bron Studios (“Fences”) is financing the project. Variety put forth the following plot synopsis in its report: The […]

Annapurna Television’s ‘AMBERVILLE’ In Development at Amazon Studios

Annapurna TV is developing a new adult CG-animated series Amberville at Amazon Studios for Amazon Prime Video. Created by Chris McCoy and SAUSAGE PARTY’s Conrad Vernon, Amberville is based on Tim Davys’ “Mollisan Town” book series, published by HarperCollins. Amberville is a darkly comedic animated crime show set in a city populated by living, breathing […]

Penélope Cruz Cast as Donatella Versace in ‘Versace: American Crime Story’

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2017 – Academy Award® winning actress Penélope Cruz has been cast to play Donatella Versace, the sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in Versace: American Crime Story. Versace: American Crime Story is the third installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. […]