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Steve Carell to star in I.Q. 83 0

Steve Carell to star in I.Q. 83

Steve Carell is set to star in the big screen adaptation of Arthur Herzog’s sci-fi novel, I.Q. 83. Paramount is developing the project and has set Charlie Kaufman to do write a new draft for the screenplay. Planning to create a social satire, rather than a drama, the story will follow Dr. James Healey who leads...

Meryl Streep to star in Florence Foster Jenkins biopic 0

Meryl Streep to star in Florence Foster Jenkins biopic

Meryl Streep is set to star as opera singer wannabe, Florence Foster Jenkins, in period biopic Florence. Jenkins was a New York heiress determined to become a famous opera singer despite her lack of talent. She persisted in performing during the late 1920s to the mid 1940s, ignoring public ridicule. Stephen Frears has signed on to...

Natalie Dormer to star in The Forest 0

Natalie Dormer to star in The Forest

Natalie Dormer has signed on to star in the supernatural horror thriller, The Forest. Jason Zada is directing for Lava Bear Films and Phantom Four. Set in a forest called Aokigahara, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives, the story centers on a young American woman who comes in search of...

James Wan to direct The Conjuring 2 0

James Wan to direct the sequel to his Conjuring

James Wan has just made a deal with New Line Cinema to return to direct The Conjuring 2, the sequel to his last year’s horror hit. He has also made a first-look producing deal with the Warner Bros-based film label, to develop and produce modest budget films in the science fiction, horror, and comedy genres through...

Renee Zellweger to star in Same Kind of Different as Me 0

Renee Zellweger to star in Same Kind of Different as Me

Renee Zellweger has signed on to star in Same Kind of Different as me, the faith-based drama that Michael Carney is directing for Paramount. Based on the 2006 nonfiction best-seller, the film will tell the story of the unlikely friendship between wealthy white art dealer Ron Hall and former sharecropper-turned-drifter Denver Moore. Zellweger will play Hall’s...

My Little Pony Movie coming soon 0

My Little Pony Movie coming our way

Hasbro has announced that they are developing an animated movie based on their successful My Little Pony franchise, planning a wide release for the film in 2017. Joe Ballarini (“Atlantis 7”) has signed on to write the screenplay. Introduced in 1983 and developed by Bonnie Zacherle, Charles Muenchinger and Steve D’Aguanno, the “My Little Pony” property...

Billy Crystal gets to choose Which Witch 0

Billy Crystal gets to choose Which Witch

Billy Crystal will write, produce and voice the wizard in Which Witch, an animated family movie, based on Eva Ibbotson’s children’s book. He will play Arriman the Awful, who holds a contest among the seven witches of Todcaster to determine which witch he will marry. The Jim Henson Co. is developing the project and has set...

Steve Carell to star in Gore Verbinski thriller 0

Steve Carell to star in Gore Verbinski thriller

Gore Verbinski is set to direct an untitled thriller for New Regency, as part of his three picture deal with the production company. Steve Carell will star in the project, which for now is simply described as a “paranoid thriller”. The screenplay has been written by Steve Conrad (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”). Production is...

Before I Go to Sleep Trailer 0

Before I Go to Sleep Trailer

Watch Nicole Kidman in the trailer for the thriller Before I Go to Sleep, also starring Colin Firth and Mark Strong. Directed by Rowan Joffe and based on the worldwide best-selling novel by S.J. Watson, the film tells the story of a woman (Kidman) who wakes up every day with no memory as the result of...

Ice Cube to star in Rocky Mountain High 0

Ice Cube launching Rocky Mountain High

Universal Pictures has bought a new comedy pitch by Ice Cube, after a bidding war against Relativity, Paramount, MGM and New Line. While the story is under wraps, it is believed to be a new comedy franchise for Ice Cube, who will star and produce. Filming is currently planned to start around summer 2015, provided the...