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Ansel Engort to star in Dukes of Oxy 0

Ansel Engort to star in Dukes of Oxy

New Line Cinema is developing a big screen adaptation of the just-published Rolling Stone article, “Dukes of Oxy“. Michael De Luca is producing with Ansel Elgort (“Fault in our Stars”) and Emily Gerson Saines. Elgort will also potentially star as one of two teen high school wrestlers from Florida who built a multimillion-dollar business smuggling OxyContin...

Dornan and Murphy to star in WWII thriller 0

Dornan and Murphy to star in WWII thriller

Jamie Dornan (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) and Cillian Murphy have signed on to star in Anthropoid, a WWII thriller that Sean Ellis is directing. Based on the true story of two Czech soldiers who parachuted into their homeland — where ruthless SS general Reinhard Heydrich had earned himself the nickname “The Butcher of Prague” — with...

James Franco to star in Why Him? 0

James Franco to star in Why Him?

James Franco is in early talks to star in family comedy Why Him? The story follows a Midwestern father who takes his family to visit his daughter, who is attending Stanford, and subsequently gets into a competition with his daughter’s boyfriend, a young Internet billionaire. John Hamburg (“I Love You, Man”) is attached to direct for...

Denis Villeneuve to direct Blade Runner sequel 0

Denis Villeneuve to direct Blade Runner sequel

Denis Villeneuve is in talks to direct the sequel to 1982’s sci-fi classic Blade Runner. Harrison Ford is attached to reprise his role as Rick Deckard. While plot details are unknown, the story will take place several decades after the original. Hampton Fancher and Michael Green have written the screenplay. Alcon Entertainment and Ridley Scott are...

Leonardo DiCaprio to star in The Crowded Room 0

Leonardo DiCaprio to star in The Crowded Room

Leonardo DiCaprio has signed on to produce and star in The Crowded Room, a project he first expressed interest in back in 1997. Based on the book “The Minds of Billy Milligan” by Daniel Keyes, the film will tell Milligan’s story, including his court trial in the late 1970s in Ohio after being charged with robbery...

Rosamund Pike to star in The Deep Blue Goodbye 0

Rosamund Pike to star in The Deep Blue Goodbye

Rosamund Pike is in talks to join Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Goodbye. James Mangold is directing for 20th Century Fox. The story, based on John D. MacDonald’s novel, follows a self-described “salvage consultant” who recovers others’ property for a fee and along the way gets into trouble fighting bad guys and wooing women. Dennis...

Penn, Elba and Bardem in the Final Trailer for The Gunman 0

Penn, Elba and Bardem in the Final Trailer for The Gunman

Sean Penn, Idris Elba and Jasmine Trinca are driven by the thuth in the brand new trailer for The Gunman, the new action-thriller by Pierre Morel (“Taken”). Check out also these three new Character Posters: The film, also starringĀ Javier Bardem and Ray Winstone, hits theaters March 20, 2015.

Richard Linklater to direct Where'd You Go, Bernadette 0

Richard Linklater to direct Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Richard Linklater is in talks to direct Where’d You Go, Bernadette for Annapurna Pictures. The story, based on the best-selling novel by Maria Semple, tells the story of an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Branch who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, as narrated by her 15-year-old daughter Bee Branch. The script...

Will Ferrell to star in The House 0

Will Ferrell to star in The House

Will Ferrell has signed on to star in the comedy The House, from the writing team of Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien (“Neighbors”). Cohen will also direct. The story centers on a married couple who lose their daughter’s college fund. They team up with their neighbors to start an illegal casino in their basement to...