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Russell Crowe’s American Son Adds Stephan James

Russell Crowe’s American Son adds Stephan James After seeing the film move from Sony Pictures to Paramount, the Russell Crowe-starring thriller American Son is getting back on track as it has cast Golden Globe nominee Stephan James (If Beale Street Could Talk) to co-star in the film, according to Deadline. RELATED: Lionsgate Acquires Kevin Coughlin & Ryan Grassby’s Mother Land PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefres...
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‘Ride or Die’: Marlon Wayans to Star in Romantic Buddy-Cop Action Comedy

What if you took When Harry Met Sally and added guns? That’s the premise of Ride or Die, the new Marlon Wayans and Neal H. Moritz comedy that is being billed as the “first” romantic buddy-cop action comedy. Wayans co-wrote and is set to produce and star in Ride or Die, which Moritz will also produce, fresh off the (relative) success of Sonic the Hedgehog, Bloodshot, and Netflix’s Spenser Confidential. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marlon Wayans and Neal H. Moritz are teaming up for Ri...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Romance, Nbc, Casting, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Marlon-Wayans, Harry Met Sally, Rick, Alvarez, Neal, Moritz, Wayans, Rick Alvarez

Marlon Wayans to Star in New Action-Comedy Ride or Die

Marlon Wayans to star in new action-comedy Ride or Die According to The Hollywood Reporter, White Chicks star Marlon Wayans has officially set up his next film with the forthcoming buddy-cop romantic comedy titled Ride or Die, which is being likened to When Harry Met Sally but with guns. Neal H. Moritz (Sonic the Hedgehog, Bloodshot) has also signed on to produce the project through his Original Film banner. “Rick and I conceived this as a franchise and collaborating with Neal, who has maste...
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Russell Crowe to Star in ‘American Son’, the Hollywood Remake of ‘A Prophet’ at Paramount Pictures

Do you remember the French thriller A Prophet in 2009? The critically acclaimed movie was nominated for numerous awards, and won a couple international equivalents of Best Picture. It follows a delinquent young Muslim man in prison who gets caught up in a mob war between two different factions among the prisoners. Now, over 10 years later, the film is being remade at Paramount Pictures under the title American Son, and Russell Crowe has been set to star. If you’ve never heard of A Prophet unt...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Thriller, Muslim, Russell-Crowe, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Remakes, Variety, Crowe, Malik, Neal H Moritz, Shutter Island, Dennis-Lehane

‘Goosebumps’ is Getting a Live-Action TV Series Reboot from the Producer of the Film Franchise

R.L. Stine‘s best-selling children’s horror book series Goosebumps was turned into a network TV swho at the height of its popularity in the 1990s. More recently, the books became a feature film franchise, using a variety of monsters and elements from the extensive roster of horror stories. Now the book series is heading back to the small screen with Sony Pictures Television and film franchise producer Neal H. Moritz teaming up with Scholastic Entertainment for a Goosebumps TV series reboot. D...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Netflix, Adaptation, Sony, Sony Pictures Television, Scholastic, Neal-H.-Moritz, Stine, Goosebumps, Jack Black Goosebumps, R.l. Stine, Scholastic Entertainment, Iole Lucchese Scholastic Entertainment

Live-Action Goosebumps Series in Development

Live-action Goosebumps series in development R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps novels have been some of the most terrifying and successful over the years and after adapting it for the small screen with the classic ’90s series and two hit films, Scholastic Entertainment is partnering with producer Neal H. Moritz for a new live-action series, according to Deadline. RELATED: Are You Afraid of The Dark? Season 2 a Go at Nickelodeon The new series, which is being executive produced by Iole Lucchese, Scho...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, TV News, Neal H Moritz, Sony Pictures Television, Nickelodeon, Moritz, Stine, Lucchese, Sony Pictures TV, Goosebumps, TV Premiere, Jack Black Goosebumps, Scholastic Entertainment, Jack Black Jumanji

Netflix’s Spenser Confidential Most Viewed Content as Streaming Surges

Netflix’s Spenser Confidential Most Viewed Content as Streaming Surges Deadline brings word that Nielsen has reported a surge of 50% in viewers streaming content in the U.S. (based on minutes spent streaming) which is up for the week of March 16 from the previous year. Additionally, Netflix’s Spenser Confidential, starring Mark Wahlberg, was the most viewed content on streaming for the week of March 16, followed by Netflix’s The Office. Streaming has obviously increased steadily over the pa...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Streaming, Nielsen, Hulu, MMA, Hawk, Amazon Prime Video, Henry, Berg, Neal H Moritz, Peter Berg, Robert B Parker, Cissy

‘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...
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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