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‘Doc Savage’ TV Series in the Works From ‘Fast & Furious’ Producer

Hollywood has long been interested in adapting pulp hero Doc Savage to the screen, but even though various movie versions have been in the works over the years, it seems like the Man of Bronze is heading to television instead. Sony Pictures Television is developing a Doc Savage TV series from Condé Nast Entertainment and Original Film, the Sony-based production company run by Fast & Furious producer Neal H. Moritz. Deadline brings word about the new Doc Savage show, revealing that it “will ch...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Superman, Adaptation, Sony, Conde Nast Entertainment, Chris Hemsworth, Neal Moritz, Sony Pictures Television, Moritz, Ron Ely, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Shane Black Iron Man


Paramount Players Taps Rapman to Direct Film Based on Oscar-Nominated ‘A Prophet’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Andrew “Rapman” Onwubolu has been tapped by Paramount Players to direct the thriller “American Son,” which is based on the critically acclaimed French film “A Prophet.” The movie will mark Rapman’s first directing job at a major studio. Dennis Lehane wrote the screenplay and Neal H. Moritz is producing through his Original Film banner. The […]
Tags: News, Neal H Moritz, Dennis Lehane, A Prophet, Paramount Players, American Son, Rapman, Paramount Players Taps Rapman, Andrew Rapman Onwubolu


Sony is Making a ‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation (But Don’t Get Too Excited, Because It’s Not About the Board Game)

Though the Crossfire board game was originally released in the early 1970s, ’90s kids will surely remember its ridiculous, over-the-top, and awesomely cheesy commercials with kids in leather jackets duking it out in the game while lightning flashed and an epic song played in the background. Now Sony has decided to make a Crossfire movie, but it’s not a futuristic sci-fi feature set in a world where life or death is decided by who wins the game. (Where’s that movie, Hollywood?) Instead, the stud...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Wikipedia, Michael Bay, Adaptation, Sony, Sony Pictures, Benghazi, Video Game, Crossfire, Don, Chuck Hogan, Smilegate, Moritz, Neal-H.-Moritz


Crossfire Film Adaptation in the Works at Sony Pictures

Crossfire film adaptation in the works at Sony Pictures According to Variety, Sony Pictures is in the process of developing a film adaptation of Crossfire, based on Smilegate Entertainment’s popular first-person shooter video game of the same name. The Crossfire movie will be written by Chuck Hogan. RELATED: Uncharted Movie Pushed Back, Masters of the Universe Undated Crossfire is free-to-play first-person shooter which features two mercenary corporations: the Black List and Global Risk, who...
Tags: South Korea, Movies, Lionsgate, China, Sony, Sony Pictures, North America, Crossfire, Chuck Hogan, Moritz, Neal H Moritz, Movie News, Video Game News, Tencent Pictures, Sony Pictures According to Variety Sony Pictures, Smilegate Entertainment


‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation Lands at Sony (EXCLUSIVE)

Another hit game is getting the big-screen treatment. Sony Pictures is partnering with South Korean game developer Smilegate on the film adaptation of the mega-hit game “Crossfire.” Chuck Hogan penned the movie from “Fast and Furious” producer Neal H. Moritz. Tencent Pictures will co-produce and co-finance the movie, which is based on the popular first-person […]
Tags: News, Sony, Neal H. Moritz, Sony Pictures, Crossfire, Chuck Hogan, Smilegate, Neal H Moritz Tencent Pictures


Spenser Confidential Trailer Starring Mark Wahlberg & Winston Duke

Spenser Confidential trailer starring Mark Wahlberg & Winston Duke The official trailer for Netflix‘s forthcoming action-comedy film Spenser Confidential has arrived online, starring Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg as he tries to take down the drug cartels and corrupt police and politicians, who framed him five years ago. Based on Ace Atkin’s Wonderland novel, the action film will be available for streaming on March 6. Also featuring Winston Duke and Post Malone, you can check out the tra...
Tags: Video, Movies, Boston, Netflix, New York Times, Mark Wahlberg, Alfred Hitchcock, MMA, Wonderland, Hawk, Post Malone, Henry, Parker, Malone, Berg, Neal H Moritz


The Sonic the Hedgehog Trailer is Here!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Sonic the Hedgehog trailer is here! Paramount Pictures has released the Sonic the Hedgehog trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation. Voiced by Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, Night School, House of Lies), check out the first look at the video game adaptation in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; go...
Tags: Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Vancouver, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Tom, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Rothwell, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, Movie News


New Sonic the Hedgehog Images Reveal First Look at the Speedster

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Sonic the Hedgehog images reveal first look at the Speedster A bunch of new promo images for Paramount Pictures‘s forthcoming live-action adaptation Sonic the Hedgehog have arrived online through Hanagami / Carroll, Inc. (via Polygon), revealing our first look at the iconic video game speedster’s full CGI look. Sonic is set be voiced by Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies). Check out the photos below! This could be our first full look at Hollywood’s Son...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Vancouver, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Tom, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Rothwell, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz


‘Escape Room 2’ Will Bring More Deadly Puzzles to Theaters in Spring 2020

Even though it may have been released in the dumping ground month of January, Escape Room has become a hit film for Sony Pictures (and it wasn’t half-bad either). The film only cost $9 million to produce, and it raked in nearly $119 million at the box office. In Hollywood, that’s grounds for a sequel, and the studio is making moves to release Escape Room 2 in the spring of 2020. And if the end of the first movie is any indicator, we may already have an idea of where it’s going. Deadline has ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, New York City, Thriller, Sequels, Sony, Sony Pictures, Escape Room, Zoey, Bragi, Ben, Columbia Pictures, Neal H Moritz, Tyler Labine, Adam Robitel


Junkie XL Set to Score Sonic the Hedgehog Soundtrack

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Junkie XL set to score Sonic the Hedgehog soundtrack In an interview with Film Music Magazine (via Comic Book Movie), composer Antonius Tom Holkenborg aka Junkie XL confirmed his involvement in the soundtrack of Paramount Pictures‘s Sonic the Hedgehog movie. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Nintendo, Shailene Woodley, Jim Carrey, Vancouver, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Sonic the Hedgehog, James Cameron, Paramount Pictures, Tom Hardy, Sega, Tom, James Marsden, Ralph


Harry’s All Night Hamburgers: Ted Melfi in Talks to Direct Time Travel Movie

Harry’s All Night Hamburgers: Ted Melfi in talks to direct time travel movie Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures) is in final talks to direct the time travel adventure Harry’s All Night Hamburgers for Warner Bros., The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project was picked up as a spec by Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], '...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Harry, Neal H Moritz, Bob Ross, Huck, Pat Tillman, Cate Adams, Ted Melfi, Movie News, Michael Sherman, Warner Bros. Pictures, Paul Perez, Toby Jaffe, Steve Desmond, Harry's All Night Hamburgers


Seeing Double: ‘Dante’s Peak’ vs ‘Volcano,’ 1997’s Dueling Disaster Movies

(Welcome to Seeing Double, a series where two strangely similar films released around the same time are put head-to-head. This time, we take a timely look at two movies that turn volcanic activity into action/adventure romps for the big screen.) Volcanic eruptions don’t typically get the kind of attention in the US that hurricanes, tornadoes, and sinkholes do as they’re understandably infrequent here in the states. We had Mount St. Helens back in 1980 and then… nothing. The Kilauea volcano on H...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Features, Hawaii, James Bond, Tommy Lee Jones, Warren Beatty, Volcano, Harry, Sylvester Stallone, Jackson, Mclaren, Roger Donaldson


First Sonic the Hedgehog Motion Poster Shows a New Speed of Hero

BEGIN SLIDESHOW First Sonic the Hedgehog motion poster shows a new speed of hero Paramount Pictures has released the first motion poster for their forthcoming live-action adaptation Sonic the Hedgehog, revealing the first look at the iconic video game speedster, wearing a pair of red sneakers which are different from the character’s original design. Sonic is set be voiced by Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies). Check out the full poster below! (via IGN) ...
Tags: Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Vancouver, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Paramount, Tom, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Rothwell, Tim Miller


Post Malone Joins Netflix’s Film Adaptation Wonderland

Post Malone joins Netflix’s film adaptation Wonderland According to Variety, rapper/singer Post Malone has signed on for his debut acting role in Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of Robert Parker’s Wonderland. The musician will star alongside Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed, Mile 22) and Black Panther breakout star Winston Duke. In addition to Malone, Alan Arkin (Dumbo), Iliza Shlesinger (Instant Family), Bookem Woodbine (Overlord) and James DuMont (Patriots Day...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Long, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Atkins, Alfred Hitchcock, Wonderland, Post Malone, Parker, Malone, Berg, Neal H Moritz, Wahlberg, New York Time, Robert Parker


‘Black Panther’s’ Winston Duke to Star With Mark Wahlberg in Netflix’s ‘Wonderland’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Winston Duke, who had a breakout role in the smash hit “Black Panther,” is set to star opposite Mark Wahlberg in the Netflix crime drama “Wonderland.” Pete Berg is set to direct with Neal H. Moritz producing via his Original Film banner, alongside Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Berg via his Film 44 company. The film […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Wonderland, Berg, Neal H Moritz, Pete Berg, Winston Duke, Wahlberg Stephen Levinson


‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie Adds a Couple Marvel Supporting Stars to the Cast

Sonic the Hedgehog is currently shooting in Vancouver, Canada. This week, we learned Paramount Pictures squared away Ben Schwartz to voice the titular speedy, blue critter made famous by Sega video games. The live-action side of the cast already has Jim Carrey lined up as Dr. Robotnik, James Marsden as a small town cop, and Tika Sumpter in an unknown role. But two more names have both been added to the roster and each has a history with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Adam Pally (Iron Man 3) and...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Abc, San Francisco, South Dakota, Jim Carrey, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Ben Schwartz, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures, Cw, Sega, Video Game, James Marsden, Collider


Adam Pally, Neal McDonough Join Cast of Sonic the Hedgehog

Adam Pally, Neal McDonough joins cast of Sonic the Hedgehog Collider reports that Adam Pally (The Mindy Project, Iron Man 3) and Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger) have been cast to join Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog movie. It was confirmed that Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies) will provide the voice for the title character. The cast of Sonic the Hedgehog film also includes Jim Carrey as Doctor Robotnik/Eggman,Sonic’s villainous rival; James Marsden as Tom ...
Tags: Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Vancouver, Deadpool, Adam Pally, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Paramount, Tom, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Rothwell, Tim Miller


Ben Schwartz Will Voice ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’, But Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik Will Be Live-Action

Sonic the Hedgehog was a giant hit after debuting on the SEGA Genesis in 1991. Since then, Sonic has spawned endless video games, cartoons, and even the longest running comic book based on a video game. And now he’s getting his own movie, and the actor who will voice the speedy, blue hero has been revealed. House of Lies series regular and Parks and Recreation guest star Ben Schwartz has landed the voice role of Sonic the Hedgehog, making him the biggest star to voice the character since Family...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Disney, Showtime, Jim-Carrey, Deadpool, Ben Schwartz, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Video Game, Nickelodeon, Television Critics Association, Schwartz, James Marsden, J J Abrams


Lamorne Morris Joins Vin Diesel’s ‘Bloodshot’ for Sony Pictures

“New Girl” star Lamorne Morris will join Vin Diesel in “Bloodshot” for Sony Pictures in the role of scientist Wilfred Wigans, who becomes Bloodshot’s unlikely ally. Toby Kebbell, Eiza Gonzalez, Michael Sheen, Sam Heughan, Talulah Riley, and Alex Hernandez also star. Dave Wilson of Blur Studios will direct and Neal H. Moritz is producing. Dan […]
Tags: News, Sony Pictures, Vin Diesel, Dan, Neal H Moritz, Dave Wilson, Lamorne Morris, Blur Studios, Bloodshot, Alex Hernandez, Wilfred Wigans, Lamorne Morris Joins Vin Diesel


Netflix Producing Mark Millar Movies & TV Shows, Including ‘Empress’, ‘American Jesus’, and More

Netflix purchased comic book writer Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company last year, and they’ve already teamed up to release the streaming service’s first comic book, The Magic Order. But Netflix didn’t buy Millar’s company solely to make comic books: they’re in it for that sweet, sweet intellectual property. The first batch of Millarworld movies and TV shows was announced this morning, and they include movie adaptations of Empress, Huck, and Sharkey the Bounty Hunter and TV series based on Americ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Netflix, Sequels, Adaptation, Jesus, Brian, Jupiter, Lucy, Mark-Millar, Vincent, Steven, Lorenzo, Millar, Neal H Moritz


Netflix Unveils Slate of Mark Millar Projects for Film and TV

Netflix unveils slate of Mark Millar projects for film and TV Netflix has announced its first slate of films and series that will be based on the stories of comic writer Mark Millar. Netflix acquired Millar’s company, Millarworld, last year and since then has been developing projects with Mark and Lucy Millar, including The Magic Order, which has been published as Netflix’s first comic book and was the biggest selling new comic-book franchise in nearly 20 years. Said Millar, “My wife Lucy and...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Dreamworks Animation, Jesus, Jupiter, Lucy, Mark Millar, Vincent, Hunter, Steven, Mark, Millar, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Neal H Moritz


‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie Lands Jim Carrey as Mad Scientist Villain

All the way back in 1994, Jim Carrey was at the top of his game. Following a run of hits with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber, he headed into blockbuster territory by playing the over-the-top villain The Riddler, a mad scientist named Edward Nygma turned psychopath in the critically scorned Batman Forever. Now the actor is heading back to villainous genius territory for an upcoming video game adaptation. Sonic the Hedgehog will give the speedy blue critter from SEGA his...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Jim-Carrey, Deadpool, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures, Sega, Video Game, James Marsden, Hollywood Reporter, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, Carrey, Eggman, Edward Nygma, Action/Adventure


Jim Carrey to Play Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog Movie!

Jim Carrey to play Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog movie! Deadline is reporting that the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has found its villain with the addition of comedian Jim Carrey who will play Robotnik in the film. Carrey joins a cast for the live-action/animation hybid that includes Ride Along‘s Tika Sumpter and Westworld‘s James Marsden. Also known as Dr. Eggman, Robotnik has been the primary antagonist of the Sonic franchise for decades, making his debut appearance in the first game in the se...
Tags: Games, Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Deadpool, Sega, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, Carrey, ComingSoon, Movie News, Robotnik, Strong National Museum of Play


Jim Carrey in Talks to Play Villain in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie

Jim Carrey is in final negotiations to join James Marsden in Paramount Pictures’ “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. Jeff Fowler, who received an Oscar nomination for his 2005 animated short “Gopher Broke,” is helming the movie, which will blend live-action and CG elements. Neal H. Moritz is producing with “Deadpool” director Tim Miller executive producing, along […]
Tags: News, Jim Carrey, Deadpool, Paramount Pictures, James Marsden, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, Jeff Fowler, Sonic the Hedghog


Mark Wahlberg & Peter Berg Adapting Wonderland for Netflix

Mark Wahlberg & Peter Berg Adapting Wonderland for Netflix Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed, Mile 22) and his Emmy nominated directing partner in crime Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Patriots Day, Deepwater Horizon) are teaming up again to adapt Robert Parker’s Wonderland for Netflix. Written by Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland is part of the Spenser series, which is named after a fictional character in a series of detective novels that was first written by Pa...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Long, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Streaming, Atkins, Alfred Hitchcock, Wonderland, Parker, Berg, Neal H Moritz, Wahlberg, New York Time, Robert Parker, Peter Berg


Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg Team on Netflix’s ‘Wonderland’

In another huge win for Netflix and its film chief Scott Stuber, the studio has set up an adaptation of Robert Parker’s “Wonderland,” with Mark Wahlberg set to star and Peter Berg to direct. Neal H. Moritz is producing via his Original Film banner, alongside Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Berg via his Film 44 company. […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Wonderland, Berg, Neal H Moritz, Robert Parker, Scott Stuber, Peter Berg, Peter Berg Team, Wahlberg Stephen Levinson


Tika Sumpter Lands Female Lead in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

“Ride Along” star Tika Sumpter is in negotiations to star opposite James Marsden in Paramount’s live-action/animation hybrid movie “Sonic the Hedgehog,” an adaptation of the classic video game, sources tell Variety. The studio landed the film rights in 2017 and tapped Jeff Fowler to direct. Neal H. Moritz, who recently signed a first-look deal with […]
Tags: News, Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Neal H Moritz, Jeff Fowler


Ride Along’s Tika Sumpter in Talks for Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Ride Along’s Tika Sumpter in talks for Sonic the Hedgehog movie Variety reports that Ride Along‘s Tika Sumpter has entered talks to star in Paramount Pictures‘ Sonic the Hedgehog movie, an adaptation of the popular game series from SEGA. The trade notes that Sumpter will play the female lead in the film, joining Westworld’s James Marsden for the live-action/animation hybrids. Sonic the Hedgehog will take its cues from the popular games, focusing on Sonic’s attempts to battle the evil Doctor R...
Tags: Games, Movies, Nintendo, Deadpool, Sega, James Marsden, Ralph, Tika Sumpter, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, ComingSoon, Movie News, Video Game News, Robotnik, Sumpter, Original Film Inc


James Marsden to Star in Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

James Marsden to star in Sonic the Hedgehog movie Variety reports that James Marsden of Westworld and the X-Men franchise will star in Paramount Pictures‘ Sonic the Hedgehog movie, an adaptation of the popular game series from SEGA. This isn’t the first time that Marsden has worked on live-action/animation hybrid however, having previously starred in the Easter-themed comedy Hop. The film will take its cues from the games as well, focusing on Sonic’s attempts to battle the evil Doctor Robotni...
Tags: Games, Movies, Nintendo, Deadpool, Sega, James Marsden, Ralph, Tim Miller, Neal H Moritz, Marsden, ComingSoon, Movie News, Video Game News, Robotnik, Original Film Inc, Paramount Pictures Sonic