Hugh Jackman Set To Play Enzo Ferrari In Michael Mann-Helmed biopic

The Logan star is in talks to play the automobile magnate, with Noomi Rapace to play his wife in a drama 17 years in the making. (GUAR)

El Chapo Movie In The Works At Sony

The studio is set to pick up the rights to the upcoming book Hunting El Chapo: The Thrilling Inside Story of the American Lawman Who Captures the World’s Most-Wanted Drug Lord. (THR)

Drew Goddard To Direct “Bad Times At The El Royale” For 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox has purchased Drew Goddard’s spec script Bad Times at the El Royale, which will serve as the second directorial effort for the Cabin in the Woods filmmaker. (TB)

Michael Imperioli Cast In ABC Startup Comedy Pilot

The Sopranos alum Michael Imperioli has been cast opposite Zach Braff in ABC’s untitled single-camera startup comedy pilot (formerly known as Start Up) toplined and directed by the Scrubs star. (DH)

Patton Oswalt, Glenn Howerton To Star In Seth Meyers-Lorne Michaels NBC Pilot

Howerton will play a cynical Ivy League professor who loses out on his dream job to work as a high school biology teacher, while Oswalt will play the school’s principal. (THR)

Billions’ Renewed For Season 3

Showtime is determined to get its money’s worth with Billions: The cabler has renewed the moolah-themed drama for a third season. (TVL)

Emma Watson And Tom Hanks’ ‘The Circle’ To Premiere At 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

The world premiere of James Ponsoldt’s The Circle, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, and a starry reunion screening of the first two films in The Godfather trilogy are among the notable additions to the feature film slate at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. (VAR)

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Hong Kong-Based Ivanhoe Merge

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Hong Kong-based Ivanhoe Pictures have merged to form SK Global. (DH)

Disney, 20th Century Fox Have No Female Directors On Movies Out This Year

The percentage of major-studio wide releases helmed by women in 2017 will be 6 percent — a drop from 2015. (WRAP)

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