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Mainstream Trailer Has Andrew Garfield as a YouTuber

Andrew Garfield goes YouTuber in Mainstream trailer Andrew Garfield (Under The Silver Lake) stars in Mainstream from director Gia Coppola (Palo Alto), and IFC films has debuted its trailer today. Maya Hawke (Stranger Things) co-leads the film as Frankie, who thinks she’s on her way to internet stardom when she crosses paths with a charismatic stranger named Link (Garfield). Watch the Mainstream trailer in the player below! RELATED: Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield reportedly returning for Spi...
Tags: Movies, Palo Alto, Netflix, Ifc, North America, Andrew Garfield, Gia Coppola, Silver Lake, Frankie, Nat Wolff, Movie News, Fred Berger, Maya Hawke, Tobey Maguire Andrew Garfield, Tom Stuart, Scott Veltri

Monday Trailer: Sebastian Stan Gets Caught Up in a Whirlwind Romance

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Monday Trailer: Sebastian Stan Gets Caught Up in a Whirlwind Romance IFC Films has released the official Monday trailer for director Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ long-delayed romantic drama film starring Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough. The video features Stan and Gough’s characters as they get caught up in a whirlwind romance while on a summer vacation in Greece. It also provides viewers a glimpse into their intense relationship where they must decide if their romance wil...
Tags: Video, Movies, Greece, America, Athens, Monday, Marvel Studios, Ifc Films, Mickey, Stan, Tribeca Film Festival, Gough, Chloe, ComingSoon, Sebastian Stan, Movie News

Live-Action Hellsing Film in Development by Amazon Studios

Hellsing is the next beloved Japanese series to receive a Western live-action movie that will surely embarrass the franchise as Amazon Studios is said to be in charge, alongside John Wick screenwriter Derek Kolstad. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger of Automatik, Mike Callaghan and Reuben Liber of Ranger 7 Films, Jason Lust of Soluble Fish […]
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Vampires, Anime, Announcements, Live Action, Amazon Studios, John Wick, Adaptations, Hellsing, Mike Callaghan, Reuben Liber, Fred Berger, Derek Kolstad Brian Kavanaugh Jones

Hellsing: Amazon & John Wick Writer Adapting Japanese Manga into Film

Hellsing: Amazon & John Wick Writer Adapting Japanese Manga into Film According to Deadline, Amazon Studios is in the process of developing a live-action film adaptation of Hellsing, based on Kouta Hirano’s popular action-horror manga of the same name. John Wick scribe Derek Kolstad has officially signed on to the project to pen and executive produce the adaptation. if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmiralCookie(); ...
Tags: Amazon, Bob Odenkirk, England, Movies, Brian, Pedro, Derek, Van Helsing, Dracula, Amazon Studios, John Wick, Kolstad, Hellsing, Movie News, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Jason Lust

Monday: IFC Acquires Rights to Sebastian Stan-Led Romance Drama

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Monday: IFC acquires rights to Sebastian Stan-led romance drama According to Deadline, IFC Films has officially acquired the North American theatrical distribution rights to director Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ long-delayed romantic drama Monday which is being led by MCU star Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough. Originally scheduled to debut at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, the film will now arrive in theaters and on VOD on April 16...
Tags: Movies, Greece, America, Nicole Kidman, Ifc, Athens, Monday, Ifc Films, Mickey, Tribeca Film Festival, Chloe, Karyn Kusama, MCU, ComingSoon, Sebastian Stan, Movie News

Jamie Bell and Margaret Qualley Are Going to Swing Time Into a Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers Biopic

You say either and I say either, you say Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and Amazon Studios says: Jamie Bell and Margaret Qualley. The Rocketman actor and the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actress have been cast as the iconic dancing duo in a Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers biopic, titled Fred & Ginger. Margaret Qualley is about to dance backwards, and in heels, with Jamie Bell in Fred & Ginger, a new biopic about the cinematic dancing icons Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers from Amazon Studios ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Brad Pitt, Bell, Rogers, Astaire, Roger, Billy Elliot, Amazon Studios, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Jamie-Bell, Margaret Qualley

Timothée Chalamet-Led Bob Dylan Biopic Paused Indefinitely

Timothée Chalamet-led Bob Dylan biopic paused indefinitely With its director wrapped up in a blockbuster project and pandemic protocols creating a number of challenges for some of its elements, the Timothée Chalamet-led Bob Dylan biopic has officially been put on hold indefinitely, according to Collider. RELATED: Timothée Chalamet in Talks to Star in James Mangold’s Bob Dylan Biopic PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAuto...
Tags: Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Chicago, Netflix, Bob Dylan, Ferrari, Ford, Wes Anderson, Greta Gerwig, Indiana Jones, Joaquin Phoenix, Joan Baez, Logan, Dylan, Laurie, Going Electric

Distant: Naomi Scott Joins Anthony Ramos in New Sci-Fi Comedy

Distant: Naomi Scott joins Anthony Ramos in new sci-fi comedy film According to Deadline, Aladdin star Naomi Scott has been tapped to join Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos in Amblin Partner’s forthcoming sci-fi comedy film titled Distant. Scott is set to take on the film’s female lead as she replaces Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), who has exited from the project due to scheduling conflicts caused by the ongoing pandemic. Scott gained recognition for her performa...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Netflix, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Hamilton, Amblin Partners, Scott, Golden Globe, Gordon, Charlie, Jasmine, Matt Hirsch, ComingSoon, Movie News, Naomi Scott

Max Minghella to Helm Shell at HBO Max

Max Minghella to Helm Shell at HBO Max After making his directorial debut in 2018 with the well-received musical drama Teen Spirit, Max Minghella (The Social Network) is ready to return behind the camera for Jack Stanley’s spec script Shell at HBO Max, according to Deadline. RELATED: Oscar-Winning Short Film Hair Love Gets Series Order at HBO Max PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptA...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Netflix, Shell, Social Network, Lou, Josh Trank, Michael Kovac Getty, Max Minghella, Minghella, Fred Berger, Automatik, Blank Tape, Allison Janney I Tonya, Jack Stanley, HBO Max

Scriptnotes, Episode 448: Based on a True Story, Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 448 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. One of our favorite recurring segments on the show is How Would This Be a Movie, where we take a look at stories in the news and discuss how to turn them into features. Today we’re going to take a look at the outcome of that...
Tags: Twitter, Hbo, Vince Gilligan, Hayden Christensen, New York, Hollywood, Texas, Colorado, France, La, US, Toronto, Los Angeles, United States, New York Times, Hugh Jackman

Amblin Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Distant’ Adds Rachel Brosnahan Alongside Anthony Ramos

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Rachel Brosnahan and In the Heights‘ Anthony Ramos are uniting for a sci-fi comedy from the fine folks at Amblin. The flick features a script from Spenser Cohen and follows an asteroid miner and a woman trapped in an escape pod. I, for one, am sick and tired of all these Hollywood movies about asteroid miners – there’s one every week! But maybe this one will be a cut above the rest. Deadline has the scoop on Distant, a new sci-fi comedy from Amblin starring Rachel Bro...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Broadway, Hamilton, Josh Gordon, Ramos, Maisel, Ragnarok, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Rachel Brosnahan, Anthony Ramos, Fred Berger, Spenser Cohen

Rachel Brosnahan Joins Anthony Ramos in Distant

Rachel Brosnahan joins Anthony Ramos in Distant Deadline has brought word that The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Emmy-winning lead Rachel Brosnahan has signed on to co-star in the upcoming sci-fi comedy Distant alongside In the Heights star Anthony Ramos. RELATED: In the Heights’ Anthony Ramos to Lead Sci-fi Comedy Distant The film, which is being written by Spenser Cohen (Extinction) and directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon (Office Christmas Party), will follow an asteroid miner who crash lan...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Broadway, Dreamworks, Spike Lee, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Hamilton, Vega, Sonny, Gordon, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ramos, Maisel, Matt Hirsch, Movie News

Cynthia Erivo to Star in Film Adaptation of Her Sci-Fi Thriller Podcast ‘Carrier’

Fresh off her Oscar nods for Harriet, Cynthia Erivo is heading to the sci-fi genre. The Oscar-nominated actress, who has lent her voice to Carrier, a hit sci-fi thriller podcast created by audio studio QCode and Dan Blank, will now be starring in a feature film adaptation of that podcast for Amblin Partners. Scripted podcast adaptations are all the rage on the small screen, but Carrier will be hitting the big screen thanks to Erivo. The Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winning actress, who now has two...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Julia Roberts, Carrier, Amblin Partners, Cynthia Erivo, Brody, Amblin Entertainment, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Erivo, Dan Blank, Fred Berger, Automatik, Jeb Brody

Cynthia Erivo To Reprise Podcast Role For Amblin’s Sci-Fi Thriller Carrier

Cynthia Erivo to reprise podcast role for Amblin’s sci-fi thriller Carrier After scoring two Oscar nominations for her work in the historical biopic Harriet, Cynthia Erivo has found her next project in Amblin’s big-screen adaptation of the sci-fi thriller podcast Carrier, in which she will reprise her role, according to Deadline. RELATED:  Genius: Aretha Teaser Features Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul The film, written and directed by creator Dan Blank, will follow Raylene (Erivo), a tru...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Stephen King, Cynthia Erivo, Brody, ComingSoon, Movie News, Amblin, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Erivo, Dan Blank, Fred Berger, Automatik, Jeb Brody, Harriet Cynthia Erivo, Sci Fi Thriller Carrier

Timothée Chalamet in Talks to Star in James Mangold’s Bob Dylan Biopic

Timothée Chalamet in talks to star in James Mangold’s Bob Dylan biopic Deadline brings word that Academy Award-nominated actor Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) has entered negotiations for the lead role in Fox Searchlight’s forthcoming Bob Dylan biopic film titled Going Electric with Ford v Ferrari director James Mangold attached to helm the film. According to the outlet’s sources, even though Chalamet hasn’t officially signed on to play the legendary musician, he has already started ...
Tags: Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Bob Dylan, Ferrari, Ford, Wes Anderson, Fox Searchlight, Greta Gerwig, Joaquin Phoenix, Joan Baez, Logan, Dylan, Laurie, Going Electric, Denis Villeneuve, Elijah Wald

In the Heights’ Anthony Ramos to Lead Sci-fi Comedy Distant

In the Heights’ Anthony Ramos to lead sci-fi comedy Distant A few days after the debut of the first trailer for his next big-screen outing In the Heights, Anthony Ramos has found his next project in the form of the upcoming sci-fi comedy Distant at Amblin Entertainment, according to Variety. RELATED: Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos Joins Liam Neeson in Honest Thief The film, which is being written by Spenser Cohen (Extinction) and directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon (Office Christmas Party), wi...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Broadway, Dreamworks, Liam Neeson, Spike Lee, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Hamilton, Vega, Sonny, Gordon, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ramos, Matt Hirsch, ComingSoon

‘Teen Spirit’ Cast and Filmmakers on What Movies Inspired Them [Interview]

Writer-director Max Minghella, actress Elle Fanning, and executive producer Jamie Bell were on hand to discuss Teen Spirit during the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. Teen Spirit was among a number of music-centered films to premiere last year at Toronto.  It was certainly among my favorites of the musical selections. Bleecker Street acquired the film and wisely held off releasing it until this year. Appropriately, the film would go onto make its U.S. premiere during SXSW, a festival known for i...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Interviews, Toronto, Features, Katy Perry, Madonna, Elle, Sxsw, Max, Vlad, Elle Fanning, Vladimir, Marius, Jamie Bell, Featured Stories Sidebar

The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It Needs to be a Totally Straight Line

The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It needs to be a totally straight line The Orchard has released the official trailer for director Kim Nguyen’s upcoming thriller film The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Salma Hayek. Written by Nguyen, the film is scheduled to be release in selected theaters on March 15. Check out the Hummingbird Project trailer below! In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins fr...
Tags: Movies, Salma Hayek, New Jersey, Kansas, Jesse Eisenberg, Vincent, Kong, Anton, Alexander Skarsgard, Nguyen, Kim Nguyen, Movie News, Fred Berger, Johan Heldenbergh, Automatik, Jesse Eisenberg Alexander Skarsgard

A First Look at Sebastian Stan’s Romance Drama Monday

BEGIN SLIDESHOW A First Look at Sebastian Stan’s Romance Drama Monday The first photo has been released for Sebastian Stan’s upcoming romantic dramaMonday, giving us our first look at Stan (The Martian, Marvel Cinematic Universe) and Denise Gough’s characters Mickey and Chloe as they share a kiss. It has also been revealed that principal photography has officially wrapped up in Greece. Check out the full photo below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone ...
Tags: Movies, Greece, America, Nicole Kidman, Athens, Monday, Denise, Sebastian, Mickey, Chloe, Karyn Kusama, ComingSoon, Sebastian Stan, Movie News, Bucky Barnes, Argyris Papadimitropoulos

‘Blockers’ Star Geraldine Viswanathan Joins Hugh Jackman’s ‘Bad Education’

Blockers breakout star Geraldine Viswanathan is graduating to even bigger and better projects. The rising star has joined the Bad Education cast, where she will star opposite Hugh Jackman. Variety reports that Viswanathan will co-star with Hugh Jackman in his upcoming high school comedy/drama Bad Education, a project that is being billed as a descendent to the Reese Witherspoon’s scathingly funny dark comedy Election. Set to be helmed by Thoroughbreds director Cory Finley and written by I Th...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Casting, Netflix, Hugh-Jackman, Tbs, Ben Stiller, Bad Education, Allison Janney, Oren Moverman, Overbrook, HALA, La La Land, Viswanathan, Brian Kavanaugh Jones

Casting News: Sandler & Aniston Head to Netflix, Jackman Gets A ‘Bad Education’, Stan Will ‘Beat The Reaper’

Several actors are jumping aboard a few high-profile projects, and we’ve rounded them all up for your convenience. Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are teaming for a new Netflix movie, Hugh Jackman might join Bad Education from a producer of La La Land, and Avengers co-star Sebastian Stan will team with director Gore Verbinski for Beat the Reaper. Murder Mystery  Adam Sandler has already made a slew of films for Netflix, and now he’s getting Jennifer Aniston involved. The Tracking Board r...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Jennifer-Aniston, Hugh-Jackman, Adaptation, Manhattan, Pedro Almodóvar, Bad Education, Gore-Verbinski, Adam-sandler, Peter, Brown, Variety

Hugh Jackman Eyes ‘Bad Education’ as Next Pic From ‘La La Land’ Producer Fred Berger (EXCLUSIVE)

Hugh Jackman looks to have found his next project as the A-list star is in talks to star in the Automatik pic “Bad Education.” “I Think We’re Alone Now” scribe Mike Makowsky penned the script. Cory Finley, who recently directed the Sundance darling “Thoroughbreds,” will direct. Though plot details are being kept under wraps, the […]
Tags: News, Hugh Jackman, Bad Education, Cory Finley, Fred Berger, Mike Makowsky

Here are 5 new things to look for at this year’s Oscars …

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel is slated to host the Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in what promises to be a politically heavy evening. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) We kind of know what to expect from the 90th Annual Academy Awards; after all, they’ve done this thing 89 times before. However, a number of new and different aspects should also emerge at this edition of the movie industry’s self-love celebration. So much Hollywood-related stuff has gone down in the past 12 months, the only surp...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Abc, Awards, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nato, Hawaii, Harvey Weinstein, Guillermo Del Toro, Oscar, James Franco, Muslim

Apple Gives Damien Chazelle Drama a Straight-to-Series Order

Damien Chazelle’s new drama has been given a straight-to-series order from Apple A brand new drama from Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) has been given a straight-to-series order from Apple, according to Variety. There is no information about the plot at this time, but Chazelle will reportedly write and direct all the episodes in the series. Chazelle will executive produce along with Jordan Horowitz through his Original Headquarters, and Automatik Entertainment’s Fred Berger. The studio...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Warren Beatty, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, La La Land, Chazelle, Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger, Miles Teller J K Simmons, Automatik Entertainment

Damien Chazelle to Write and Direct Apple Drama That May or May Not Involve Jazz

Damien Chazelle, the jazz aficionado filmmaker behind Whiplash and La La Land, is going to take a bite out of Apple’s foray into original TV programming with a new series. Chazelle, who also has a series in the works with Netflix, will write and direct a drama that will reunite him with La La Land producers Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger. Netflix is currently reigning supreme when it comes to original programming, but other platforms aren’t going to take that lying down. Apple is in the pro...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Nbc, Drama, Reese Witherspoon, Bloomberg, Netflix, Jennifer Aniston, Alfonso Cuarón, Oscar, Ryan Gosling, Steven Spielberg, Neil Armstrong

Whitford, Kebbell and McNairy Join Nicole Kidman in Destroyer

Whitford, Kebbell and McNairy join Nicole Kidman in Destroyer Two-time Emmy Award Winner and Golden Globe nominee Bradley Whitford (West Wing, The Post, Get Out), Toby Kebbell (War for the Planet of the Apes, Kong: Skull Island), and Scoot McNairy (12 Years a Slave) have joined Karyn Kusama’s crime thriller Destroyer, starring Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Nicole Kidman. Emmy Award winner Tatiana Maslany and Sebastian Stan recently boarded the project, which was penned by Phil Hay and M...
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Bradley Whitford, Toby Kebbell, Scoot McNairy Join Nicole Kidman’s ‘Destroyer’

Bradley Whitford, Toby Kebbell, and Scoot McNairy have joined Karyn Kusama’s crime thriller “Destroyer,” starring Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany, and Sebastian Stan. The project begins shooting next week in Los Angeles from a script by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. 30West will fully finance the film, with Fred Berger of Automatik producing alongside Hay and […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nicole Kidman, Hay, Karyn Kusama, Bradley Whitford, McNairy, Sebastian Stan, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Scoot McNairy, Toby Kebbell, Destroyer, Fred Berger, Bradley Whitford Toby Kebbell, Nicole Kidman Tatiana Maslany

Destroyer: Sebastian Stan and Tatiana Maslany Join Nicole Kidman in Cast

Sebastian Stan and Tatiana Maslany are in talks to star in Destroyer with Nicole Kidman Emmy Award-winner Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) and Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) are in negotiations to join Academy Award and Emmy Award winner, Nicole Kidman, in Destroyer. The modern Los Angeles crime thriller will be directed by Karyn Kusama from an original screenplay by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. 30West will fully finance the film, with Academy Award Nominee, Fred Berger of ...
Tags: Movies, California, China, Los Angeles, Nicole Kidman, Caa, Avengers, Lapd, Margot Robbie, Tatiana Maslany, Hay, Tonya, Manfredi, Kusama, Erin Bell, Karyn Kusama

Nicole Kidman to Star in Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer

Nicole Kidman to star in Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer Nicole Kidman, who just took home an Emmy Award for Big Little Lies, is set to star in director Karyn Kusama’s Los Angeles crime thriller Destroyer, according to Variety. The trade says Kidman “will portray an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a cult-like gang in the California desert. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own...
Tags: Movies, California, Los Angeles, Nicole Kidman, Lapd, Berger, Hay, Nicole, Matt, Jennifer, Karyn, Kidman, Kusama, Karyn Kusama, Movie News, Phil Hay

‘La La Land’s’ Fred Berger to Produce Noir Thriller ‘Strange but True’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“La La Land” producer Fred Berger has set multilayered noir thriller “Strange but True” as his next project. British sales company Bankside Films is handling international sales on the film, which it will introduce to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Academy Award nominees Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear will lead the cast,... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Global, Markets & Festivals, Cannes film festival, Greg Kinnear, Amy Ryan, La La Land, Fred Berger, Bankside Films