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‘Ghost Draft’ Hoping to Draft Betty Gilpin and J.K. Simmons Alongside Chris Pratt

Ghost Draft, a sci-fi thriller featuring alien invasions, time travel, and Chris Pratt, is looking to add a few new cast members: Betty Gilpin, J.K. Simmons, and Sam Richardson. Gilpin and Richardson’s roles remain a secret, but Simmons would likely be playing Pratt’s father. Chris McKay, the filmmaker behind The Lego Batman Movie, is directing […]

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Sandra Bullock To Producer (And Possibly Star In) New Netflix Comic Book Adaptation From ‘Lego Batman’ Director

Sandra Bullock experienced unprecedented levels of meme with her latest film, “Bird Box.” Apparently, she enjoyed the experience of working with Netflix so much, that she’s coming back for another round. This time, she’s doing a comic book adaptation with the director of “The Lego Batman Movie.”Read More; ‘Bird Box’: Netflix Says The Sandra Bullock […]

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Sandra Bullock Re-Teams With Netflix to Produce Sci-Fi Movie ‘Reborn’

Sandra Bullock is re-teaming with Netflix to produce the science-fiction movie “Reborn” for the streaming service.Chris McKay has been signed to direct the comic book adaptation. “It” producer Vertigo Entertainment is also on board to produce. Bullock starred in the Netflix movie “Bird Box,” which has been viewed in more than 80 million households, according […]

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The Lego Movie 2 Confirms Gal Gadot, Margot Robbie & Jason Momoa as Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn & Aquaman

The Lego Movie already gave us the minifigure version of Justice League, and they all came together again in The Lego Batman Movie. But when we see a few of the DC Comics superheroes in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, they’ll have different voices than we’ve heard before, but they’ll still be very […]

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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Climbs to $35 Million Opening

Sony’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is off to a solid start at the box office this weekend, topping the charts with a $35.4 million opening from 3,813 screens.When compared to the openings for past animated films from producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller — Lord also co-wrote the script for “Spider-Verse” — this seems like […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Lego Batman’ Director Chris McKay Tackles ‘Jonny Quest’ Movie

In today’s film news roundup, Chris McKay is attached to direct “Jonny Quest,” Greg Berlanti is directing a Rock Hudson movie, documentary “The Last Race” gets an early release, and Valeria Golino is honored.Director AttachmentsChris McKay, director of “The Lego Batman Movie,” is attached to helm a live-action “Jonny Quest” movie for Warner Bros.Producers are […]

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Warner Bros’ Wile E. Coyote Movie Finds Its Scribes In The Silberman Brothers

Exclusive: Road Runner’s nemesis, Wile E. Coyote a.k.a. ‘Super Genius’, is getting his own big screen feature and Deadline has learned that Jon and Josh Silberman, the supervising producers behind CBS’ Living Biblically have been hired to write Coyote Vs. Acme.Chris McKay, the director of The Lego Batman Movie, is producing. Two big Looney Tunes […]

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Milli Vanilli Biopic Producers Hope End of Ratner Deal Could Revive Long-Gestating Project

The history of the Untitled Millie Vanilli movie has been almost as much of a byzantine roller coaster ride as the duo’s infamous career. The latest roadblock for the biopic, which dates back to a 2007 screenplay by fan Jeff Nathanson, who wanted to direct the film himself, was the demise of Brett Ratner’s $450 […]

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Noël Wells And Ben Schwartz Experience Relationship Woes In ‘Happy Anniversary’ Trailer

Noël Wells recently popped up on our radar last year with her directorial debut “Mr. Roosevelt.” We enjoyed the film, and have been looking forward to what’s next on the actress’ docket. Well, in a new trailer for the film “Happy Anniversary,” we see Wells in what could be a pretty fun film.While Wells didn’t […]

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Beyond ‘Black Panther,’ Studios Are Losing Interest in the Domestic Blockbuster

As expected, last week “Black Panther” passed $1 billion worldwide when China opened to strong numbers. Overseas, the Marvel title now ranks above nearly all recent comic-book movie adaptations. Next week, it should cross $600 million in North America.This is wonderful news on many levels: For Marvel and for Disney, certainly; for diversity representation in […]

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