Related Story Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Good Films' Miriam Segal Fights To Test Her Sick Child, Protect Her Staff & Save Her Projects Good Films Collective has also entered into a deal with Daniel Espinosa to develop to direct The Execution, a narrative drama about the background to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Arabian-born dissident and Washington Post columnist who was killed and dismembered after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to get a marriage license. The drama will explore how it happened, why it happened and what happened in the aftermath. Petter Skavlan is attached to write that one also. Espinosa directed Safe House and the upcoming Morbius with Jared Leto. Khashoggi was killed by a Saudi hit team that was closely connected to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. … [Read more...] about Good Films Collective Taps Daniel Espinosa To Helm Jamal Khashoggi Murder Film; Gael García Bernal Stars In Drama On Preserving The Sarajevo Haggadah
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UHF (Amazon, iTunes, YouTube)I’d never seen UHF until Sunday night — but it turns out that Weird Al Yankovic’s 1989 cult classic about a daydreaming loser who saves a struggling TV station was a much-needed distraction to the horrifying pandemic (watch it here). Scenes like the bizarre Wheel of Fortune parody Wheel of Fish actually speak to the current moment. Like the contestants on the game show, I can either choose the adventurous red snapper and risk getting sick, or I can stay inside with my mystery box and let it reveal that I’m going to do absolutely nothing. I also realized that every day trapped at home feels like an episode of Uncle Nutzy’s Clubhouse (hosted by a pre-Seinfeld Michael Richards), where I’m washing my hands with the same intensity as the kid getting hit with the firehose, and cleaning every nook of my apartment like Stanley Spadowski with a mop. “Hey kids!” Spadowski says. “Where do you want to … [Read more...] about Monsters, Wizards, and Trashy Reality TV: Rolling Stone’s Staff Picks for Quarantine Viewing
"We have a long history with Tom Hanks and Playtone and have had the privilege of working with Tom on such projects as Catch Me If You Can, Saving Private Ryan, The Terminal and Road to Perdition. When we heard a filmmaker of James Ponsoldt's stature was looking for financing partners for The Circle, we felt that our relationship with Image Nation put us in a unique position to help make this extraordinary project a reality." The Circle marks the latest project in a long-term collaboration between Image Nation and Parkes Macdonald. The two companies are also partnered on the upcoming feature documentary He Named Me Malala, directed by Academy Award-winner Davis Guggenheim, which will be released worldwide by Fox Searchlight in 2015. The film is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. … [Read more...] about Alicia Vikander Joins Tom Hanks in The Circle
RELATED: Michael Fassbender Knows Why His Assassin's Creed Movie Bombed Assassin's Creed will reportedly start production in September, but that has not been confirmed. The movie is coming from 20th Century Fox and Ubisoft Motion Pictures. The franchise starter will reunite Michael Fassbender with Marion Cotillard and director Justin Kurzel, who all worked together on this year's Macbeth. Take a look at the poster and let us now how excited, or not, you are for Assassin's Creed and the possibility that Jonathan Hawk is coming to the big screen: … [Read more...] about Assassin’s Creed Movie Poster: Is Jonathan Hawk Coming?
Deadline reports that this book, which doesn't have a title at this time, will provide an origin story for all of the L.A.-based criminals and law enforcement officers that are featured in the 1995 movie. This book will delve into how Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) met Chris Shiherlis (Val Kilmer), Michael Cherrito (Tom Sizemore) and Trejo (Danny Trejo) in Folsom Prison, and formed his crew. This story will also feature McCauley's mentor, who taught him not to get attached to anything he couldn't leave in 15 seconds if he spotted the "heat" coming around the corner. … [Read more...] about A Heat Prequel Is Coming from Michael Mann, But It’s Not What You Think