Mahershala Ali In Negotiations To Join JC Chandor’s ‘Triple Frontier’

Mahershala Ali is in negotiations to join the cast of Paramount Pictures’ Triple Frontier, the thriller which will be directed by JC Chandor from a script by Mark Boal. (DH)

‘Spotlight’ Scribe To Adapt ‘The Fox Hunt’ At Fox 2000 With Marc Platt Producing

Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to the unpublished non-fiction book The Fox Hunt, with La La Land‘s Marc Platt producing and Spotlight writer Josh Singer set to adapt the story. (TB)

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Finds Director

Niki Caro will helm the film, while Crouching Tiger producer Bill Kong is joining as executive producer. (THR)

Vince Vaughn Joins Dwayne Johnson In ‘Fighting With My Family’

Dwayne Johnson has announced that Vince Vaughn has joined the cast of the real-life wrestling comedy/drama Fighting With My Family. (CS)

North American rights to Roman Polanski’s thriller Based on a True Story have been sold to Sony Pictures Classics. (VAR)

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Ian Harding Joins Fox’s ‘Thin Ice’ Comedy Pilot

The actor, who will wrap his seven-season stint as Ezra Fitz on the Freeform phenom this summer, has landed a series-regular role in the Fox comedy pilot Thin Ice. (TVL)

Amazon Picks Up Bryan Cranston-Ron Moore Anthology Series

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is based on the short stories of the award-winning sci-fi author. (THR)

10 Underrated Love Stories To Watch On Valentine’s Day

In honor of the holiday, Indiewire has picked ten of their favorite underrated, under-seen or just plain under-appreciated big screen romances to check out right now. (IW)

Things Just Ain’t What They Used To Be: Movies Studios From The 90s To Now

Not so long ago, the studios actually made original films that were not sequels, or superhero movies, or based on an IP and the industry was actually doing just fine. (TB)

 

 

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