Justin Lin To Direct Netflix Black Panther Drama ‘The Stand Off’

Lin will direct Black Swan screenwriter Mark Heyman’s script about the Black Panthers, The Stand Off.  The project was shopped around at a few different studios before settling on Netflix. (COLL)

Andrew Dominik To Direct Tom Hardy In Navy SEAL Drama ‘War Party’

Netflix has made a seven-figure deal for the pitch, which will find Tom Hardy teaming up with the director of The Assassination of Jesse James. (IW)

Ryan Murphy’s 1980s New York-Set Drama ‘Pose’ In The Works At FX

Murphy will executive-produce the series along with Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson and Brad Falchuk. Murphy, Falchuk and newcomer Stephen Canals will write the series. FX Productions and Fox 21 TV Studios will produce. (TVL)

Alicia Vikander In Talks To Star In Ben Wheatley’s ‘Freakshift’

Alicia Vikander is in talks to star in Ben Wheatley’s hotly anticipated project Freakshift, an all-guns-blazing action thriller about a band of misfits who hunt down and kill nocturnal underground monsters. (DH)

‘Aquaman’ Release Date Pushed Back To Christmas 2018

The comic book adaptation is moving from an October 5,2018 release date to December 21, 2018. It will open on the day that Avatar 2 was originally slated to debut. (VAR)

John Larroquette Returns To Comedy Roots For CBS’ ‘Me, Myself & I’

John Larroquette is coming back to the comedy for CBS’ pilot Me, Myself and I.  He’ll have a starring role opposite Bobby Moynihan. (TVG)

Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen Boards New Comedy ‘Game Night’

Broadway vet Billy Magnussen has signed on to New Line/Warner Bros. comedy Game Night, joining previously announced cast members Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams. (BW)

’12 Monkeys’ Renewed For Fourth And Final Season At Syfy

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