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‘It’ Producer to Develop Wilderness Horror Movie ‘Sunburnt Country’

A feature film adaptation of Gabriel Bergmoser’s novel ”Sunburnt Country” is in development from “It” producer Roy Lee alongside Jon Berg and Greg Silverman.The story centers on a pair of millennial backpackers who go off-roading in the Australian wilderness and stumble upon a reclusive backwater town where they quickly realize that the locals hunt and […]

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Film News Roundup: Angie Thomas’ ‘On the Come Up’ Moves to Paramount From Fox

In today’s film news roundup, Angie Thomas’ “On the Come Up” gets a new home, Luc Besson’s “Anna” gets a release date and Roy Lee and Jon Berg announce a Vertigo promotion.Paramount PurchaseParamount has bought the movie rights to Angie Thomas’ bestseller “On the Come Up” from the now-shuttered Fox 2000 division.It’s the second Fox […]

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Ryan Reynolds to Produce Horror Story ‘The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine’ (Exclusive)

Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with New Regency to buy supernatural horror project “The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine” and set it up with Ryan Reynolds and Vertigo Entertainment.Reynolds will produce through his Maximum Effort production company along with Roy Lee and Jon Berg through Vertigo. Jasper DeWitt wrote the novella “The […]

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LeBron James to Produce ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot

Following “Halloween’s” massive success at the box-office this weekend, another slasher franchise is looking at a rebirth as Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment and LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment are in talks to acquire the rights to a new “Friday the 13th” movie.Insiders say Victor Miller, who penned the original, regained the rights, though it took both […]

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William Friedkin Explains Why ‘Vertigo’ Is “One Of The Greatest Mystery Stories Ever Filmed”

Hey, it’s #ThrowbackThursday and each week we look to the past and highlight something in cinema history that’s fascinating, amusing, perhaps something you never knew or have seen, you name it.Believe it or not, one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most celebrated films, “Vertigo,” was released exactly 60 years ago, yesterday.In celebration of this, for this week’s […]

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Alicia Coppola Cast In DC Film ‘The Kitchen’; Devon Bostick Joins ‘Words On Bathroom Walls’

Alicia Coppola (Shameless) has been cast in Andrea Berloff’s New Line film, The Kitchen, starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss. Domhnall Gleeson, Margo Martindale, Bill Camp and Brian d’Arcy James also co-star in the DC/Vertigo comic book based film about wives of Irish mobsters who team up to take over running the business […]

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Common Circles, James Badge Dale Set To Join Melissa McCarthy & Tiffany Haddish In ‘The Kitchen’

Exclusive: Common is in advanced negotiations and James Badge Dale has closed his deal to join Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss in New Line’s film adaptation of The Kitchen, based on the DC/Vertigo female-led crime comic book series. Jeremy Bobb and Myk Watford (Darkness Rising) have also been cast in this film, written […]

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Jason Blum, John Ridley Partner on Film Adaptation of ‘The American Way’ Comics

John Ridley and Jason Blum are partnering on a movie adaptation of Ridley’s recent comic book series “The American Way: Those Above and Those Below.”Ridley is also attached to direct the project, based on his six-issue monthly miniseries published in 2017 by DC Entertainment’s Vertigo label. Ridley wrote the story with illustrator George Jeanty in […]

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James Wan, Roy Lee Team for Stephen King’s ‘Tommyknockers’ (Exclusive)

The Tommyknockers could be the next Stephen King novel to get the feature treatment.James Wan, the director and producer behind The Conjuring horror movies, and Roy Lee, one of the producers behind the adaptation of King’s It, are tackling the adaptation of King’s 1987 science fiction-horror novel.The duo, who would produce via their respective banners […]

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