‘Room’s Lenny Abrahamson Lights Up FBI Siege Tale ‘Burning Rainbow Farm’

Anonymous Content and Film4 have optioned the Dean Kuipers book Burning Rainbow Farm, and will develop a directing vehicle for Room helmer Lenny Abrahamson. (DH)

The two-time Oscar nominee is currently the frontrunner to play the stoic superhero Cable in Deadpool 2. (SF)

David Boreanaz In, Jim Caviezel Out As Star Of CBS’ Navy SEAL Drama

In an 11th hour recast, Bones vet David Boreanaz has replaced Person of Interest‘s Jim Caviezel as the star of CBS’ Navy SEAL drama pilot. (TVL)

Kaitlyn Dever Joins Steve Carell In Amazon Drama ‘Beautiful Boy’

Brad Pitt’s Plan B, which produced ‘Moonlight,’ is adapting the memoir by David Sheff. (THR)

Brie Larson To Play First Female U.S. Presidential Candidate

The drama was just acquired by Amazon Studios, with Larson on board as both producer and star. (IW)

Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman Snag Movie Rights To Bestseller ‘Lincoln In The Bardo’

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman have acquired movie rights to Lincoln In The Bardo, the bestselling novel from George Saunders. The pair will produce the adaptation with Saunders, and no director or cast has been set. (DH)

‘Young And The Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ Lead Daytime Emmy Nominations

The 2017 Daytime Emmy nominations have been revealed, and CBS led the way, with a combined 70 nominations. (WRAP)

Here’s Who Goes To The Movies—Broken Down By Age And Race

The MPAA’s latest “Theatrical Market Statistics” report is a wealth of information about the health of the movie business. The big picture: 246 million people went to the movies in the United States and Canada last year, a 2% increase from the year before. (FC)

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