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Helen Hunt and Dakota Fanning to star in Please Stand By 0

Helen Hunt and Dakota Fanning to star in Please Stand By

Helen Hunt and Dakota Fanning have signed on to star in Please Stand By. Ben Lewin (“The Sessions”) will direct. Fanning will play a brilliant young woman with autism who escapes her care home and embarks on a road-trip of a lifetime: to enter her script into a Hollywood competition. Hunt will play her no-nonsense carer...

Channing Tatum to star in The Forever War 0

Channing Tatum to star in The Forever War

Channing Tatum is set to star in The Forever War, the big screen adaptation of Joe Haldeman’s sci-fi novel, that has been in development for years. Warner Bros and Sony are now vying to set it up in their slate, while 20th Century Fox, who had the rights back in 2008 with Ridley Scott directing, is...

Tom Hardy in twin-role in the UK Trailer for The Legend 0

Tom Hardy in twin-role in the UK Trailer for The Legend

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland comes Legend, the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. A classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy...

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...