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Richard Linklater is the likely choice to direct ‘The Rosie Project’ with Jennifer Lawrence

As pleased as I was to find out that Phil Lord and Chris Miller were getting to put their unique stamps on Han Solo with their Star Wars spinoff project, I mildly...

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Live Action version of ‘The Sword in the Stone’ is coming our way from Disney

One of my absolute favorite animated films from Disney is The Sword in the Stone. All throughout my childhood I watched, sang along to, and quoted it like it was my job....

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David Gordon Green to direct the Boston Marathon bombing film ‘Stronger’

I’m always on the lookout for what David Gordon Green is planning to do next. Consistently one of the more interesting filmmakers out there, he moves between...

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Jennifer Lawrence to star in the adaptation of ‘The Rosie Project’

For some reason, over the past year or so, there’s been a run of books I dig getting made into films. There was Men, Women and Children along with This is Where I...

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Duncan Jones’ Passion Project ‘Mute’ is Next on His Agenda

One of the many passion projects I’ve been hoping to see a director be able to get off the ground is Duncan Jones‘ Mute. An essentially silent science...

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J.K. Simmons will team up with Damien Chazelle in the musical ‘La La Land’

After how amazing Whiplash was, I was always going to be down for whatever filmmaker Damien Chazelle chose to do next. In some ways, a full on musical makes perfect...

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Colin Trevorrow might be the director of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Back when the search was on for someone to direct Star Wars: Episode VII (before J.J. Abrams came on board and the name changed to Star Wars: The Force Awakens), an...

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller to make a ‘Star Wars’ spin-off about Han Solo

I have to imagine that a lot of people have been waiting for this one. Not only have we found out what another one of the impending Star Wars spin-off films will be...

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Paul Thomas Anderson is writing ‘Pinocchio’ for Robert Downey Jr.

Now here’s some pretty weird news. It’s odd enough that Robert Downey Jr. is of the mind that we need a new Pinocchio movie, but now he’s recruited...

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J.C. Chandor Likely Signing On to Direct Tom Hanks and Will Smith in ‘Triple Frontier’

If the name Triple Frontier sounds familiar, that’s probably because this was originally supposed to be a Kathryn Bigelow/Mark Boal production, going back to...

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Tom Hanks is Clint Eastwood’s choice to play Captain Sully for His Next Film

Could the man who played Captain Richard Phillips be our Captain Sully Sullenberger? Well, if reports are to be believed, Tom Hanks is in fact who director Clint...

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt look to officially be Morten Tyldum’s ‘Passengers’

Even if you don’t care much for Jurassic World (though I did, to a mild degree at least), there’s a definite silver lining to be found in terms of its record...

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Marvel and Sony at Odds about the Next Spider-Man?

As much as most of us seemed to rejoice when Spider-Man returned to the Marvel fold, it loomed in the back of our mind that this wasn’t a straight integration into...

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Jon Bernthal will be The Punisher for Marvel on Season Two of ‘Daredevil’

Once Marvel re-acquired the rights to The Punisher, it was only a matter of time until they figured out a way to work the character back into the fold. Considering the...

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Emily Blunt could be ‘The Girl on the Train’ for Tate Taylor

I think we can all agree that Emily Blunt is going to get an Oscar nomination one day. It’s just a question of when, not if, and what kind of a role it will be...

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James Wan will direct ‘Aquaman’ for DC and Warner Brothers

There’s an interesting theme developing for DC and Warner Brothers, in terms of the directors they’re hiring for upcoming superhero outings. Even starting...

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Clint Eastwood’s next film will be about Captain “Sully” Sullenberger and the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

Even if Clint Eastwood is far from a consistent filmmaker in my eyes, quality wise, I’m always intrigued by his choices. He’s riding high on the huge success...

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Jonathan Levine, Ted Melfi, and Jon Watts are finalists to direct the new ‘Spider-Man’ film

You the reader made no secret of your displeasure with most of the choices up for the role of Spider-Man, but that was kind compared to your thoughts on the people up...

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Amy Schumer to write and star in an Action/Comedy produced by Paul Feig

Even before it debuted a work in progress cut to rapturous praise at South by Southwest, Trainwreck was one of the more anticipated films of the summer to many. Written...

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Roger Deakins Teaming with Denis Villeneuve for ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

Cinematographer Roger Deakins is clearly having a moment. The legendary DP who notoriously has yet to win an Oscar must be flying high on the luminous praise that...

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Edward Zwick will direct Tom Cruise in a ‘Jack Reacher’ Sequel

As a filmmaker, I’m not sure that Ed Zwick gets the credit he truly deserves. Is he particularly flashy? No, but he’s a steady hand responsible for more...

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Focus Features Acquires Tom Ford’s Sophomore Feature ‘Nocturnal Animals’

Ever since A Single Man came out over a half decade ago (starting Colin Firth on a path to win an Oscar the next year for The King’s Speech, in the process),...

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Natalie Portman to play Jackie Kennedy in the biopic ‘Jackie’ from Pablo Larrain

Here’s a project that I remember first reading about a number of years ago. Almost a half decade ago, the biopic Jackie about the immediate days following the...

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Marvel wants Ava DuVernay to direct either ‘Black Panther’ or ‘Captain Marvel’

Go figure, about a week or so ago I was daydreaming and trying to figure out who I’d line up to direct some of Marvel’s upcoming slate (inspired of course by...

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Look at the Shortlist of Potential Directors for the Possibly Titled ‘Spider-Man: The New Avenger’

While Marvel/Sony look to finalize a choice to play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the potentially titled Spider-Man: The New Avenger, they’re also seeking to lock in...