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Noomi Rapace Boards Supernatural Drama ‘Lamb,’ Sold by New Europe (Exclusive)

Noomi Rapace has boarded Valdimar Jóhannsson’s supernatural drama “Lamb,” which New Europe Film Sales is selling at Berlin’s European Film Market.The pic marks Rapace’s return to Scandinavian moviemaking following Hollywood movies like Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus,” with Michael Fassbender, and David […]

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Max Landis Hints That He’s Working On A Remake Of ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’

Love him or hate him, writer Max Landis always seems to have his hands on some big projects. The writer is probably best known for his work on the film “Chronicle” and the BBC America series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency,” as well as the Netflix Original film “Bright.” But unless you follow his career […]

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Film News Roundup: George Lopez, Lana Parrilla Join Crime Thriller ‘Tax Collector’

In today’s film news roundup, George Lopez, Lana Parrilla, and Dylan Walsh get acting gigs, “The Sound of Music” is back for two nights, and post-apocalyptic thriller “What Still Remains” gets distribution.CastingsComedian George Lopez and Lana Parrilla have joined Bobby Soto and Shia Labeouf in David Ayer’s crime thriller “Tax Collector,” which has started shooting […]

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Film News Roundup: Shia Labeouf to Star in David Ayer’s Thriller ‘Tax Collector’

In today’s film news roundup, Shia Labeouf is starring in “Tax Collector,” Scout Taylor-Compton joins “Abeyance,” and streaming service Docsville is expanding.CastingsShia Labeouf and Bobby Soto are starring in David Ayer’s crime thriller “Tax Collector,” which will be shot in Los Angeles this summer.Cross Creek Pictures is financing “Tax Collector,” a co-production between Cross Creek […]

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David Ayer Taking A Break From Orcs To Direct A Gritty Crime Thriller Starring Shia Labeouf

Ready for a shocking piece of news? David Ayer’s next film will be a gritty crime thriller!Actually, judging by his latest output, the filmmaker’s return to the crime genre might just be surprising. Lately, Ayer has been stuck in Genre City, working on films like “Suicide Squad” and “Bright,” neither of which were met with […]

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Film News Roundup: G.I. Joe Spinoff ‘Snake Eyes’ in the Works at Paramount

In today’s film news roundup, G.I. Joe spinoff “Snake Eyes” enters development and Vision Films announces two distribution deals.Project AnnouncementParamount Pictures has launched development on a “Snake Eyes” movie as a G.I. Joe spinoff with “Beauty and the Beast” writer Evan Spiliotopoulos in negotiations to write the script.Brian Goldner is on board to produce “Snake […]

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Netflix Recruits ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Screenwriter for David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ Sequel

David Ayer is getting some backup on his upcoming sequel to Bright. Netflix has recruited screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulos to pen the script for the sequel to the action fantasy, which starred Joel Edgarton and Will Smith as two odd couple policemen working in an alternate reality Los Angeles where all manner of magical creatures walk […]

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The Still-Happening ‘Bright’ Sequel Lines Up a New Writer

Netflix is still moving forward with their Bright sequel, and they’ve just hired a writer to pen the latest orc cop adventure. Evan Spiliotopoulos, who co-wrote Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, will write the script for director David Ayer. Critics did not like Bright, Netflix’s very expensive action movie starring Will Smith and Joel […]

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‘Suicide Squad’: David Ayer Reveals How the Joker Almost Became ‘King of Gotham’ in Cut Scene

“Suicide Squad” is not a good movie, but it is one that continues to provoke discussion among fans — much of it about what could have been. David Ayer, who directed the critically panned (but financially successful) comic-book movie, has added to the post-mortem by describing a scene revolving around the Joker that never made […]

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