‘The Boss Baby 2’ Gets 2021 Release Date; Alec Baldwin To Return

The studio announced that they’re moving forward with The Boss Baby 2 for Universal Pictures, and they’ll release it on March 26, 2021. Alec Baldwin will return to voice the business-minded infant. (COLL)

Aardman’s Early Man Gets An Official U.S. Release Date

Lionsgate has picked up Aardman’s Early Man and will release it domestically February 16, 2018. (SR)

‘SVU’ Season 19: ‘Chicago Justice’ EP Is Procedural’s New Showrunner

Michael Chernuchin, who most recently was an executive producer on NBC’s recently cancelled Chicago Justice, will be in charge when the Mariska Hargitay-led procedural returns for Season 19. (TVL)

STXfilms Boards Amy Schumer Comedy ‘I Feel Pretty’

STXfilms has landed distrib rights to the Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty, the directorial debut of successful screenwriters Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. (VAR)

Cannes: A24 Picks Up Sean Baker’s Directors’ Fortnight Hit ‘The Florida Project’

A24 has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Sean Baker’s The Florida Project. The Tangerine filmmaker’s followup to his lauded breakout project premiered in the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight section. (IW)

Cohen Media Group Boards Cannes Competition Title ’Redoubtable’

Cohen Media Group has acquired all North American distribution rights to Michel Hazanavicius’ Jean-Luc Godard biopic Redoubtable. The film is set for a North American release in early 2018. (SD)

Universal Wins ‘Salt To The Sea’ Auction: Neustadter & Weber To Write

Universal Pictures beat out other bidders to land the Ruta Sepetys book Salt to the Sea, with scribe team Scott Neustadter & Michael Weber writing and Lorenzo di Bonaventura attached to produce. (DH)

‘Veep’: Original Cast Closes Deals To Return For Season 7 Of HBO Comedy

The premium cable network has closed one-year deals with all original cast members on the show to return for the upcoming seventh season. (DH)

Eva Longoria Joins Anna Faris In ‘Overboard’ Film Remake

The Desperate Housewives alum is set to co-star in a remake of the 1987 romantic comedy film Overboard.  (EO)

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