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Michelle Monaghan To Play Identical Twins In Netflix’s Psychological Thriller Series ‘Echoes’

Actress Michelle Monaghan has been tapped to lead a brand new psychological thriller series from Netflix that will see the actress play identical twins, who essentially swap lives as adults and leads to some terrible consequences along the way, according to the streamer.Read More: Mike Myers To Play 7 Different Characters In His New Netflix […]

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‘You’ Star Victoria Pedretti Tapped to Play Alice Sebold in ‘Lucky,’ Based on the Author’s Memoir (Exclusive)

Victoria Pedretti, who stars as Love Quinn on Netflix’s “You,” has been tapped to play “The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold in the film adaptation of her 1999 memoir, “Lucky.”“Lucky” focuses on the 18-year-old Alice, then a burgeoning writer in her freshman year at Syracuse University. After being viciously beaten and raped by a stranger […]

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‘You’ Star Victoria Pedretti Tapped to Play Alice Sebold in ‘Lucky,’ Based on the Author’s Memoir (Exclusive)

Victoria Pedretti, who stars as Love Quinn on Netflix’s “You,” has been tapped to play “The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold in the film adaptation of her 1999 memoir, “Lucky.”“Lucky” focuses on the 18-year-old Alice, then a burgeoning writer in her freshman year at Syracuse University. After being viciously beaten and raped by a stranger […]

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Angelina Jolie, Christoph Waltz Circling ‘Every Note Played’ Film Adaptation for STX (Exclusive)

Angelina Jolie and Christoph Waltz are in talks to star in “Every Note Played,” an adaptation of Lisa Genova’s contemporary romance novel. STX Films has acquired global rights to the movie.Jolie will play Karina, the ex-wife of an accomplished concert pianist named Richard (portrayed by Waltz). He has suffered many losses, including the estrangement of […]

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‘13 Reasons Why’ Producer Michael Sugar to Open D.C. Branch for His Sugar23 Venture (Exclusive)

Michael Sugar, best known for producing “Spotlight” and “13 Reasons Why,” is launching an office in Washington D.C., for his production company Sugar23.The move, announced on Wednesday, makes Sugar23 one of the first major L.A. production companies to anchor itself in the country’s capital and political center.“We believe that D.C. is the epicenter for law, […]

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Alice Sebold’s ‘Lucky’ to be Adapted Into Film by ’13 Reasons Why”s Karen Moncrieff

“Lucky,” a searing chronicle of sexual assault penned by Alice Sebold (“The Lovely Bones”), is set to be adapted into a feature film by Karen Moncrieff (“13 Reasons Why”).James Brown (“Still Alice”) is producing the film. Lisa Wolofsky of Skywolf Media and Nadine de Barros at Fortitude are fully financing and will executive produce. Fortitude […]

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San Sebastian: Exploring Teen Angst in Brazil’s ‘Butterfly Diaries’

Participating in San Sebastian’s Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum, Paula Kim’s debut feature “Butterfly Diaries” is pitched along the lines of controversial series “13 Reasons Why” and Marti Noxon’s anorexia drama “To the Bone,” both on Netflix.“The film addresses a very important issue that afflicts many young girls, made by a director who is also a […]

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Film News Roundup: Pam Grier, Alisha Boe Join Cheerleading Comedy ‘Poms’

Sierra/Affinity has added Pam Grier, Alisha Boe, Phyllis Somerville, Charlie Tahan, Bruce McGill, Rhea Perlman and Celia Weston to its cheerleading comedy “Poms.”Diane Keaton and Jackie Weaver are already set to star in “Poms,” which has begun principal photography in Atlanta, Ga. Zara Hayes is directing from a script by Shane Atkinson based on a […]

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Netflix and ’13 Reasons Why’ Can Learn From Paramount Network Scrapping the ‘Heathers’ Reboot

[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers from “13 Reasons Why” Season 2 and general plot points from the unaired “Heathers” series.]On Friday, Paramount Network had told IndieWire that the “Heathers” series reboot has been dropped completely from the channel before it even had the chance to air. The news was first reported by THR.The decision […]

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