Kate McKinnon And Mila Kunis To Star In ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’

Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis will topline the upcoming action-comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me. Lionsgate recently acquired the package and will distribute the film. (VAR)

Obama White House Workplace Comedy In Development

Universal Pictures and Anonymous Content have teamed to adapt a book proposal by a former White House stenographer. (THR)

Sam Elliott Joins Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga In ‘A Star Is Born’

The actor, whose Netflix series The Ranch is one of the Top 10 streaming shows in the nation, just closed a deal to star opposite Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in Warner Bros’ remake of A Star Is Born. (DH)

‘Space Race’ Coming From ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Director Dan Trachtenberg

Dan Trachtenberg is doing a mysterious spec project for Universal titled Space Race from writer Daniel Kunka. (SF)

Alyssa Milano Joins Cast Of The CW’s Beauty-Queen Drama ‘Insatiable’

Alyssa Milano has signed on to play a recurring role in the beauty pageant-themed drama pilot. Disney Channel grad Debby Ryan stars. (TVL)

Jennifer Lopez Cop Drama ‘Shades of Blue’ Renewed For Season 3

The NBC police drama, which stars Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta, has been picked up for a third season, the network announced Friday. (EW)

Weinstein Co. Sets Dates For ‘Mary Magdalene,’ ‘The Current War,’ ‘Wind River’

Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene will hit theaters in limited release on November 24 before expanding throughout December. The Current War will bow on December 22 in limited release. (WRAP)

Rumor: David Goyer Could Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’ Or ‘Green Lantern Corps’

Now it’s looking like Warner Bros. might want Goyer to direct Green Lantern Corps in addition to writing. (COLL)

Yet Another Memo to the Studios About The Movies They’re (Not) Making

The desperate need for romantic comedies tends to make them do exceptionally well at the box office, with a low bar to clear for profitability thanks to their generally low cost. It’s a pretty straightforward business model that the studios have all but forsaken. (TB)

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