EXCLUSIVE: Following the success of one of Netflix’s biggest films of the summer in Purple Hearts, Netflix has moved fast to work with the film’s star as sources tell Deadline Sofia Carson is set to join Taron Egerton in the Netflix and Amblin thriller Carry On . The streamer is also reuniting with Harder They Fall breakout Danielle Deadwyler , who has also joined the ensemble that also stars Jason Bateman. Jaume Collet-Serra is directing. TJ Fixman penned the first draft of the screenplay, with Michael Green doing the most recent polish. Dylan Clark will produce. The film marks the first production to come out of the overall deal Amblin signed with Netflix last June. The thriller centers on Ethan Kopek, a young TSA agent who gets blackmailed by a mysterious traveler to let a dangerous package slip through security and onto a Christmas Day flight. Holly Bario, Amblin’s president of production, will oversee the project on behalf of the studio. Brian … [Read more...] about ‘Purple Hearts’ Star Sofia Carson And Netflix Find Next Project To Team On With Thriller ‘Carry On’ Starring Taron Egerton
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Getty Former surfing star Chris Davidson died on Saturday ... after he was allegedly punched in the face in an altercation outside of a bar in Australia. He was just 45 years old. Authorities say they responded to a South West Rocks pub at around 11 PM on Saturday after receiving calls about an assault. A man -- reportedly later ID'ed as Davidson -- had allegedly hit his head on the ground following a punch. According to the officials, when they arrived, they found the man unconscious. They say he was transported to a nearby hospital, but died a short time later. Alamy Police say they've arrested a 42-year-old man in connection with the incident. He has since been charged with assault causing death. Davidson had initially gained fame in the sport in the 1990s ... and eventually earned a #14 world ranking in 2010. Surfing legend Kelly Slater mourned his death in a post on his social media page, saying, "Lost another soldier … [Read more...] about Former Surfing Star Chris Davidson Dead At 45 After Taking Punch In Bar Fight
EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has acquired the action-comedy Regulators , starring Nicky Jam , who is also producing via music label La Industria, Inc. The deal followed multiple studio bids for the Westbrook Studios project. Story details are being kept under wraps. Brooks McLaren and D.J. Cotrona are attached to write the screenplay based on their pitch to the studio. The two have already appeared on the Black List for their action script Fight or Flight. In addition to Jam, Will Smith, Jon Mone, Miguel Melendez and Heather Washington will produce the feature for Westbrook Studios, alongside Juan Diego Medina and Lorenzo Braun for La Industria, Inc. / Three Six Zero. Universal EVP of production Jay Polidoro will oversee the project for the studio. Jam, a singer-songwriter, rapper and actor, appeared in Bad Boys for Life . The global Latin music star has also appeared in his own TV series, El Ganador , and online show The Rockstar . In … [Read more...] about Universal Acquires Westbrook Studios Action Comedy ‘Regulators,’ Starring Nicky Jam
EXCLUSIVE: Production has officially wrapped on the upcoming action thriller Hellfire under the seasoned Isaac Florentine directing with a cast that includes Stephen Lang ( Avatar, Don’t Breathe 1 & 2 ), Harvey Keitel ( Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction ), and Dolph Lundgren ( Expendables, Rocky franchise). Hellfire also stars Scottie Thompson, Johnny Yong Bosch, Michael Sirow, Chris Mullinax, Maurice Compte, Levon Panek, and local actress Natalie Canerday amongst others. The film is about a drifter (played by Stephen Lang) with a mysterious past who arrives in a small town and finds the residents in the grip of a ruthless crime boss and realizes he has to help them. Written by Richard Lowry, the film is produced by Sasha Yelaun (Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose, The Vanished), Robert Paschall Jr (Old Way), Daniel Lief (Seized), and Johnny Remo (Monstrous). Executive producers include Rob Simmons, Ante Novakovic, Jeff Miller, Ronnie D. Lee, Sterling … [Read more...] about Isaac Florentine Action Film ‘Hellfire’ Starring Harvey Keitel, Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren Wraps Production
Former Sky Exec Kylie Munnich Named Goalpost Pictures CEO The Invisible Man , Five Blind Dates and Black Snow producer Goalpost Pictures has named film and TV industry veteran Kylie Munnich as its CEO. The Sydney-based producer will welcome her on November 1. The former Sky Studios and Sonar Entertainment exec is leaving a role as head of Screen Queensland, a post she held for three years, overseeing the state’s biggest ever spike in production against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. Previously, she was a Scripted Sales and Co-Production Executive for Seven Studios and Senior Vice President for Distribution, Asia Pacific for Sonar Entertainment. Before that, she’d worked in the UK as Director of Drama and Comedy for Sky Vision (now Sky Studios) and worked on in-house scripted commissions for Sky. She also held senior roles for Sony Pictures Television. Goalpost is currently in in post-production on Stan and Sundance Now’s series Black Snow , starring Travis … [Read more...] about Kylie Munnich Lands Goalpost Pictures CEO Role; France TV Distribution & Cineflix Acquisitions; BBC Writers’ Academy — Global Briefs
According to a popular industry tracker, initial talks have begun for the Atlee and Vijay project. Thenandal FIlms will be producing the project if and when it happens. The project is being pitched with a budget of over Rs.300 Crore apparently. Atlee, on his birthday, had shared a picture of him with Vijay and Shah Rukh from his birthday party. The fans had started trending #Thalapathy68 in anticipation that Vijay would do a project with Atlee. Looks like the fans have been heard. It is possible that film gets pushed behind for another project maybe, but could still happen in the near future. If not Thalapathy 68 , then perhaps 69, or 70. This film's confirmation could be impacted by the performance of Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan as well. Jawan is being directed by Atlee, and stars Shah Rukh and Nayanthara in lead roles. Atlee had directed Mersal with Vijay, under the banner of Thenandal Films before. The film was a blockbuster success. However, the … [Read more...] about Thalapathy 68 Update: Have Initial Talks For Vijay & Atlee Project Begun?
Dustin Lance Black , winner of a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Milk, has revealed he suffered a serious head injury last month and is recovering, but that “the road back will be long.” In a post Monday on Instagram, Black, creator of FX’s recently released limited series Under the Banner of Heaven, did not reveal how he sustained the injury. “So I vanished for a while… A month ago I sustained a serious head injury that put me out of commission,” Black wrote. “Showing little improvement, my doctors ordered me to shut off my brain in hopes of it healing. This has been a challenging, frightening time for a creative type who depends on what’s in his skull to work, care and love. And now I understand the road back will be long.” “But this week my sweet, over the top husband took us to the Greek Islands to make me shut off,” he continued. “I can already feel this trip is a step in the right direction, and I finally feel safe sharing a bit again. Thank you for all of … [Read more...] about Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black Reveals He’s Recovering From “Serious” Head Injury
Akshay Kumar's Ram Setu has been trending in digital media ever since its announcement in 2020. Netizens have been eagerly awaiting the film's trailer for quite a long while. Well, the wait is finally going to be over as Akshay released the film's teaser on his Instagram Stories today. Akshay took to Instagram Stories this morning to share the film's first poster. In the poster, Akshay can be seen with an intense look with the poster background showing some stills from the movie. While sharing the poster, Akshay wrote, "Judiye hamaare saath aur baniye iss romanchak safar ka hissa....Ram Setu ki duniya bhar mein pehli jhakak, aaj dopahar 12 baje(Join us to be a part of this exhilarating journey....Ram Setu's first look, to be released worldwide at today noon). Are you all set? #Ram Setu. October 25th. Only in Theatres worldwide." At noon, Akshay released the film's teaser in his Instagram handle. In it, Akshay can be seen partaking in exhilerating actions … [Read more...] about Akshay Kumar Unveils The First Look Of Ram Setu; Reveals Release Date
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EXCLUSIVE : Production begins today [Monday 26 September] on Australian survival horror The Red , starring Tess Haubrich ( Alien: Covenant ), Michael Biehn ( The Terminator ) and Angie Milliken ( Elvis ). In the film, a young sheriff (Haubrich) obsessed with living up to her dead father’s legacy finds her mettle tested when locals are found ripped to shreds. She must finally face up to her past and work with her eccentric Vietnam veteran uncle (Biehn) to defeat the beast responsible for the murders before it kills everyone in town. Ryan Coonan directs from a script he wrote with Richard Barcaricchio based on their short film Waterborne . Produced in 2014, Waterborne played at more than 70 festivals including Fantasia, Fantastic Fest and Sitges. Producers are Judd Tilyard ( Two Heads Creek ) and Liz Tomkins for Dicentium Films, Jessica Butland ( Ruby’s Choice ) for Radioactive Pictures and Barcaricchio, with Brett Thornquest and Steven Matusko of … [Read more...] about ‘The Red’: Oz Horror Underway With Tess Haubrich, Michael Biehn & Angie Milliken; Amp Handles Sales