Dave Callaham, writer of The Expendables trilogy, Wonder Woman 84 and Marvel’s Shang-Chi has been hired to write the script.
Fox has ordered a film re-enactment drama pilot from Sarah Watson, the creator of "The Bold Type." In the untitled project, Stella Cooper returns to her distressed automotive hometown to substitute teach after failing to make it in New York and carrying a heavy secret. She finds inspiration, hope, and ultimately salvation when she agrees […]
Sony Pictures is in early development of a reboot of the "Anaconda" franchise, hiring "Divergent" writer Evan Daugherty to write the project. The studio has not set up the project with a producer, director or actors. Sony released the original "Anaconda" in 1997 as a horror thriller starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric […]
From bears to lions to deer: Disney is developing a lifelike remake of its 1942 animated feature "Bambi," Variety has confirmed. Screenwriters Geneva Robertson-Dworet ("Captain Marvel") and Lindsey Beer ("Sierra Burgess Is a Loser") will write the screenplay, with Chris and Paul Weitz's Depth of Field producing. The film will employ the same photo-realistic CGI used on […]
It's official. Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is fully aboard Disney's live-action remake of its animated classic Pinocchio. He'll direct, and co-write the next draft with Chris Weitz for a possible year-end production start. Casting is still being determined. Zemeckis and Weitz will write off the previous draft that the latter penned with Simon Farnaby. The original […]
Warner Bros. is reteaming with "Suicide Squad" director David Ayer on a contemporary remake of the classic war pic "The Dirty Dozen." Ayer will write and direct a retelling of the World War II film. Simon Kinberg is producing the movie as is Ayer and Chris Long’s production company Cedar Park Entertainment with Long serving as […]
A "Turner & Hooch" television series is in the works at streaming service Disney Plus, bringing back to life the 1989 Tom Hanks buddy comedy that pairs a detective with a dog as they set out to solve crime. Matt Nix, known for "The Gifted" and "Burn Notice," is attached to write and executive produce […]
Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it's off to Disney Marc Webb goes. The filmmaker is in talks to direct the studio's upcoming live-action adaptation of "Snow White." While the deal isn't finalized, sources tell Variety that Webb is the top choice to helm the movie. "The Girl on the Train" screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson is in negotiations to […]
<strong>UPDATED, 4:40 PM: </strong>We’re hearing New Line Cinema has taken the pole position on acquiring the remake of <em>Train to Busan</em>, which Gary Dauberman will write and James Wan will produce alongside original rightsholder Gaumont. Five studios have been in the mix on the hot property, a redo of the 2016 Korean apocalyptic zombie thriller, with Universal bowing out earlier and Paramount, Lionsgate and Screen Gems all circling with New Line. We understand New Line is now in…
The Amazon-backed horror movie officially has the blessing of Quentin Tarantino.
We dare you not to cry as the beloved pachyderm comes to life in the heartstring-tugging preview.
Vigilante violence seems like a tricky proposition in this mass-shooting-wracked modern age — how will audiences respond to the new "Death Wish"?
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp has been teasing a remake of the ‘80s classic Flight Of The Navigator on his Twitter page
Danny McBride, a co-writer of the new "Halloween" sequel, explains how they convinced Jamie Lee Curtis to return to the rebooted franchise.
Original version, about of widower who can't quite commit suicide, was nominated for two Academy Awards earlier this year.
Second trailer for 2017 reboot of 'Flatliners,' Brat Pack medical drama now starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, from director Niels Arden Oplev
Guy Ritchie and the studio are trying to wrap up a months-long search that has included names (Riz Ahmed, Dev Patel) and complete unknowns from around the world to play the street hustler turned prince.
Sam Mendes is in early talks to direct Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Pinocchio.” Sources close to Mendes say this it is premature and that the director has not fully committed to coming on board yet. Mendes has not been able to have a full sit down on the project due to his commitment to his... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/sam-mendes-pinocchio-movie-disney-1202393732/" title="Read Sam Mendes in Early Talks to Direct ‘Pinocchio’ Live-Action Reboot">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Will Smith in early talks for key magical, musical role in 'Aladdin,' upcoming Guy Ritchie film, as character originated by Robin Williams in '90s animated feature
Michael Keaton is in negotiations to play the villain in the live-action “Dumbo” movie for Disney. The film would mark a reunion with Tim Burton — their first project together since 1992’s “Batman Returns.” Colin Farrell is currently in talks to star alongside Eva Green and Danny DeVito. Ehren Kruger penned the script. Justin Springer, who worked on “Tron: Legacy,” is... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/michael-keaton-dumbo-tim-burton-1202022958/" title="Read Michael Keaton in Talks to Play Villain in Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ (EXCLUSIVE)">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>