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Paramount and F. Gary Gray to Bring Hasbro’s MASK to the Big Screen

Paramount and F. Gary Gray to Bring Hasbro’s MASK to the Big Screen

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Paramount and F. Gary Gray to bring Hasbro’s MASK to the big screen Paramount Pictures and F. Gary Gray will be working together to bring the short-lived toy franchise MASK to the big screen, according to Deadline. F. Gary Gray has been in the film industry for nearly 30 years, helping to bring the Friday franchise to life with the first film and slowly making a name for himself leading up to the hit 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton, which was followed by the eight installment in the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, which holds the record for the highest-grossing worldwide opening of all-time. MASK, an acronym for Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, followed the underground task force as they fought against the criminal organization VENOM, which stands for Viciou
Jackie Chan and Constance Wu to Lead Sony Animation’s Wish Dragon

Jackie Chan and Constance Wu to Lead Sony Animation’s Wish Dragon

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Jackie Chan and Constance Wu to lead Sony Animation’s Wish Dragon Jackie Chan and Constance Wu will lead the voice cast of the upcoming Sony Animation movie Wish Dragon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The co-production between Chan’s Beijing-based Sparkle Roll Media Corporation, Base Animation, and Sony Animation will be a retelling of the genie-in-a-bottle tale from the Middle Eastern collection of tales, “One Thousand and One Nights,” in a contemporary setting. Chan has had one of the most prolific careers for a Chinese actor in film history with hit franchises on both sides of the pond, including Rush Hour and Police Story, while also diving further into the animated realm in the past ten years, co-starring in the Kung Fu Panda franchise, The LEGO Ninja
Domhnall Gleeson in Talks to Star in New Line’s The Kitchen

Domhnall Gleeson in Talks to Star in New Line’s The Kitchen

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Domhnall Gleeson in talks to star in New Line’s The Kitchen 34-year-old Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson has entered final negotiations to co-star in the upcoming New Line Cinema crime drama The Kitchen, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The film, based on the Vertigo comic series of the same name, follows the wives of Irish mobsters who take over the business in the ’70s when their husbands are jailed and prove themselves to be more brutal heavy-handed in their leadership. Gleeson will be joining an ensemble cast of high-profile stars, including Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Melissa McCarthy (Ghostbusters), Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G.) and Margo Martindale (The Americans). Gleeson will be portraying Gabriel O’Malley, a Vietnam vet and former mobster hi
Armie Hammer Joins Untitled New Orleans Thriller from Annapurna

Armie Hammer Joins Untitled New Orleans Thriller from Annapurna

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Armie Hammer joins untitled New Orleans thriller from Annapurna Variety reports that Armie Hammer is set to bring his talents to an upcoming thriller from Annapurna Pictures. The yet-to-be-named film is being directed and written by Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow) and Hammer will portray a New Orleans bartender “whose life begins to unravel after a series of disturbing and inexplicable events begin to happen when he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.” No other plot details or casting news has been announced, however with Annapurna fast-tracking the project, they are seemingly confident in what Anvari and Hammer will bring to it. Lucan Toh of Two & Two Pictures, Christopher Kopp of AZA Films and Annapurna Pictures are all set to produce.. Fresh off his success from
Richard Linklater’s Next Coming-of-Age Movie is Set During the Moon Landing

Richard Linklater’s Next Coming-of-Age Movie is Set During the Moon Landing

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Richard Linklater’s next coming-of-age movie is set during the moon landing Director Richard Linklater is best known for his brilliant writing and depiction of youth culture during a certain period of time. The mind behind such works as the Before Trilogy, Dazed and Confused, Everybody Wants Some!! and his 2014 passion project, Boyhood, has announced what his next film will focus on. While speaking with The Houston Chronicle, Linklater revealed he will be shooting a coming-of-age story in Houston, Texas where it will be set in 1969 during the famed moon landing. It will focus on a young boy’s perspective of the events. He credited working on Boyhood for reinvigorating the excitement he felt during the summer of ’69 and the few weeks leading up to watching a man walk o
Murray Fraser & Parisa Fitz-Henley Cast as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Lifetime Movie

Murray Fraser & Parisa Fitz-Henley Cast as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Lifetime Movie

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Murray Fraser & Parisa Fitz-Henley cast as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Lifetime movie For anyone counting down the days until the next Royal Wedding, Lifetime has you covered. The cable network has officially cast Murray Fraser (The Loch) and Parisa Fitz-Henley (Jsssica Jones) as their Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in an upcoming TV film entitled Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance that will detail the whirlwind romance between the once-scoundrel Prince and Hollywood actress. As the actual Royal Wedding is set for May 19th, the network is aiming to finish production in time for the film’s planned release this spring. The tight schedule leaves little room for Lifetime to dawdle if they’d like to satisfy the hungry Royal fans hankering for anything related to Harry a
3 Generations of Shaft Actors Unite on Set of Reboot

3 Generations of Shaft Actors Unite on Set of Reboot

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3 Generations of Shaft Actors Unite on set of reboot The official Isaac Hayes memorial Twitter account posted an image today that would make any fan of John Shaft insanely happy. Audiences have seen the legendary Richard Roundtree in 1971 and Samuel L. Jackson in 2000 portray the crime-fighting New York City detective with the surname Shaft in their respective films. Roundtree has portrayed the iconic character in three feature films plus a short-lived TV series that aired on CBS from 1973-1974. Jackson portrayed the character’s nephew with the same name in 2000 with his iteration generating over $107 million worldwide on a $46 million budget. Fans would immediately recognize Hayes’ contribution to the franchise as his funky “Theme From Shaft” won Best Original
Detective Pikachu Movie Adds Suki Waterhouse

Detective Pikachu Movie Adds Suki Waterhouse

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Detective Pikachu movie adds Suki Waterhouse The live-action Detective Pikachu movie adds another name to its already impressive cast list in the form of Suki Waterhouse. The Hollywood Reporter reveals Waterhouse is set to star in the film based on the popular game franchise with details of her character remaining under wraps for the time being. The actress joins the likes of Ryan Reynolds, who will be voicing the titular Pikachu, along with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s Justice Smith portraying the young lead. Smith will star as a teen whose father is kidnapped which leads him to Reynolds’ Pikachu and Kathryn Newton as a young journalist to team up and find him. Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy and Chris Geere are all set to round out the cast. Rob Letterman (Goosebumps) is on