Jay and Mark Duplass, the veteran American independent filmmakers behind “The One I Love,” “The Overnight,” “Creep,” and “Jeff Who Lives At Home,” are entering into a new agreement with Netflix that gives the streaming giant worldwide rights to their next four upcoming films. The first film under the deal is an untitled Duplass Brothers-Ray […]
The Netflix reboot of “Lost in Space” has an official premiere date, the streaming giant announced Wednesday. The new show 10-episode first season will launch on April 13. In the first trailer, the Robinson family prepares to leave Earth in search of a planet capable of sustaining human life, but things quickly go awry. Set […]
Following the critical acclaim of “Paddington 2,” Disney is in talks with director Paul King to helm its live-action “Pinocchio,” sources tell Variety. Andrew Miano and Chris Weitz are producing. Jack Thorne is rewriting the script. The original animated classic follows the age-old tale about a living puppet, who with the help of a cricket […]
Scott Baio denied all allegations of sexual harassment and child abuse by his “Charles in Charge” co-stars Nicole Eggert and Alexander Polinsky, during a press conference held Wednesday. Baio was not present at the Los Angeles press conference, as he was with his family at his young daughter’s school event. Baio’s spokesman, Brian Glicklich, and civil […]
The “Veep” star revealed on Wednesday she successfully underwent surgery following her breast cancer diagnosis last year and is “feeling happy and ready to rock.”
Dev Patel is set to play David Copperfield in FilmNation’s new retelling of Charles Dickens’ “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” which will be directed and written by “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci. The project will offer a modern take on Dickens’ title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within […]
In another shock to the traditional TV ecosystem, prolific producer Ryan Murphy is moving to Netflix under a record-setting deal valued at $250 million-$300 million. The five-year pact calls for the showrunner to produce new series and films exclusively for Netflix. The deal starts July 1, when his current deal with 20th Century Fox TV expires. […]
Heist thriller “Den of Thieves” is getting a sequel, with actor Gerard Butler and director Christian Gudegast on board to return. Mark Canton and Tucker Tooley will again produce, along with Butler and Alan Siegel with their G-Base company, and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson with his production company G-Unit Film & Television. “Den of Thieves […]
HBO’s “The Deuce” is planning to begin filming its second season in a few weeks with James Franco still on board as star and executive producer of the drama series. Franco’s status on the show had been questioned after five women came forward to the Los Angeles Times in January with allegations of sexual misconduct […]
Melissa McCarthy will star with Tiffany Haddish in the mob drama “The Kitchen” for New Line Cinema and DC Entertainment. “Straight Outta Compton” writer Andrea Berloff will direct from her own script, based on the comic book series by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint. The movie will mark Berloff’s feature […]
Love Actually fans were left stunned after learning a shock revelation about the film's stars Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Knightley played Julie in the hit 2003 rom-com, who weds Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor) only to find his best friend (Andrew Lincoln) is madly in love with her. Brodie-Sangster played a school child who learns the drums in order to impress a fellow pupil he has fallen for.
Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is gaining momentum with forecasts estimating as much as $170 million in North America during the four-day President’s Day weekend, updated tracking shows.