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Natalie Portman to Lead ‘Bronco Belle,’ from ‘The Fits ‘ Director Anna Rose Holmer

We recently saw a new James Blake music video starring (a very pregnant) Natalie Portman and directed by The Fits helmer Anna Rose Holmer. A striking, but all too brief collaboration, we expressed hope that the two would re-team for a feature film, and just a week later, plans are already underway for a new […]

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Paul Greengrass to Direct Chicago-Set Crime Drama ‘Ness’

While legendary lawman Eliot Ness has already been a central figure in De Palma’s Untouchables, Bourne helmer Paul Greengrass is planning to take his own stab at the man responsible for cleanin’ up crime in Chicago, including the takedown of infamous mob boss Al Capone. Deadline reports that the Captain Phillips director is in negotiations to direct Ness, which is penned by Oscar-winning […]

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James Gray Reveals Harvey Weinstein’s Proposed Crowd-Pleasing Ending for ‘The Immigrant’

James Gray‘s The Lost City of Z arrives in the United States in a few weeks and it’s certainly a 180-degree turn — in terms of a distributor that clearly cares about the film they are handling — when compared to his last drama, The Immigrant. After premiering at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, The […]

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Barry Jenkins to Write and Direct Underground Railroad Drama for Amazon Studios

After his directorial break-through Moonlight picked up three Oscars, including Best Picture, and became the highest-grossing film in A24’s library so far, Barry Jenkins is now looking for his next project — and it won’t be on the big screen. It’s been known since last fall that Jenkins would be involved with an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s best-selling book, […]

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Brie Larson Will Portray Victoria Woodhull, Nicole Kidman and Steve Carell Join ‘She Came To Me’ & More

Following her big-budget debut in Kong: Skull Island, Brie Larson will have some more genre fun in Free Fire later this spring, but she’ll soon return to more independent dramatic fare. Deadline reports that Larson is prepping Victoria Woodhull, which has been picked up by Amazon Studios. Following the first female candidate for presidency of the United States, Larson is […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Lead ‘The Anarchists vs ISIS,’ ‘Swiss Army Man’ Directors Find Next Film & More

With their pulpy, entertaining sci-fi film Life now in theaters, star Jake Gyllenhaal and director Daniel Espinosa are already set to re-team for another cinematic outing. According to The Tracking Board, the pair are set to adapt an article by Rolling Stone about a group of Americans who fight alongside the YPG against ISIS. Titled The Anarchists vs ISIS, Gyllenhaal will lead the project, along as joining […]

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Kristen Wiig Joins Cate Blanchett in Richard Linklater’s ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette?’

After a fairly under-the-radar production last fall, Richard Linklater will return this year with his Last Detail sequel Last Flag Flying starring Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, and Laurence Fishburne. We’ve recently heard it’s already been completed, so a debut could be in the works as early as Cannes, but meanwhile the director is quickly gearing up on what […]

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Tom Waits, Elisabeth Moss & More Join David Lowery’s ‘The Old Man and the Gun’

Could David Lowery have two of the year’s finest films? After coming to Sundance Film Festival with the best feature of the fest, A Ghost Story (our review), he’s starting production on his follow-up, The Old Man and the Gun, early next month, which could give him more than enough time to sneak it out by […]

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Knick’ is Ending After Two Seasons

After two incredible seasons of The Knick, Steven Soderbergh expressed hope early last year that his medical drama would return with a brand-new cast for perhaps four more seasons. “It was always conceived in two-year chunks,” he said. “The writers met yesterday to talk about what year three and four would look like — when would it […]

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Watch a 40-Minute Special on the Return of David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’

After the involvement of 217 actors bringing to life over 400 pages of script across a 142-day shoot, we are now less than two months away from the return of David Lynch‘s Twin Peaks. We’ll be tuning in regardless, so like many, we want to see as little as possible before May 21st, and thankfully Showtime […]