THE weekly HEADLINES: wEEK OF nOVEMBER 11TH - nOVEMBER 17TH
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THE MARTIAN author Andy Weir teams up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller to develop original sci-fi film, stating it will be “another problem-solving science fiction adventure”
R.L. Stine suggests that if a third GOOSEBUMPS film was to be developed it should be “a little scarier, and less funny”.
BEVERLY HILLS COP 4 lands at Netflix. The deal struck by Paramount is a one time licensing deal with Netflix, leaving open an option for a fifth film if desired
Greedo actor, Paul Blake doesn’t 100% know what “McKlunky!” means either; an added word for his character in Star Wars: A New Hope on Disney+
April Wolfe, the screenwriter of the 2020 BLACK CHRISTMAS confirms that the film was written to be rated R, however after preview screenings cuts needed to be made to identify with the ideal audience.
Matt Reeves confirms that Andy Serkis will play Alfred Pennyworth in THE BATMAN
Spike Lee to direct a hip-hop version of Romeo and Juliet, titled PRINCE OF CATS for Legendary Pictures
Mark Wahlberg in final talks to join Tom Holland in the film adaptation of the successful UNCHARTED franchise. Wahlberg a few years back was in talks to play the titular Nathan Drake but years have passed and now the aging actor will portray Drake’s father figure, Victor “Sully” Sullivan.
Eddie Murphy is “over the moon” at how COMING 2 AMERICA is coming along. Fun Fact: There is a 30 year gap between the original and the sequel.
Horror alum, Lin Shaye claims that INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 5 is still in development, but suggest it won’t be produced until the end of 2020.
Jonah Hauer-King aboards Disney’s live action remake of THE LITTLE MERMAID as Prince Eric. Rob Marshall is set to direct and Halle Bailey is set to play the titular, Ariel.
After three films, the HAS FALLEN series is far from concluding, as Lionsgate is said to be developing three future sequels
IN BRUGES actor, Brendan Gleeson in talks to join Joel Cohen’s MACBETH
Spider-Man MCU films will not be appearing on Disney+
WorldWide XR has declared that they plan to continue with their digital recreation effects to bring back deceased celebrities to the screen; this company has gathered a lot of critique for resurrecting James Dean for a film to be released in 2020
Before underperforming at the Box Office, Warner Bros claimed to have a spin-off film to DOCTOR SLEEP/THE SHINING, titled HALLORANN and would have the character Dick Hallorann be at the lead. The character was previously portrayed by Scatman Crothers and most recently, Carl Lumbly.
Paul Thomas Anderson will return to the 1970s for his next untitled feature and “will be centered on a high school student who is also a successful child actor. The project features a multitude of roles and could be an ensemble in nature or have intersecting storylines.”
Dwayne Johnson announces that BLACK ADAM will be released on December 22nd, 2021 via his instagram account.
Nicolas Cage is set to play Nicolas Cage in THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT
JOKER is the first R-Rated film to gross 1 Billion Dollars at the Box Office
John Woo gave the bad news that Lupita Nyong’o is no longer attached to star in the remake of his 1989 crime drama, THE KILLER