Steven Spielberg To Direct Pentagon Papers Film With Tom Hanks And Meryl Streep

The Oscar winners will work together on The Post, a film about journalists challenging the government in 1971 over whistle-blowing documents. (GUAR)

Sony Lands Margot Robbie’s Female-Driven Robin Hood Reboot ‘Marian’

Sony Pictures has emerged as the victor in a bidding war for a new project to be spearheaded by Wolf of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie. (COLL)

Tracy Morgan And Luke Wilson To Play The Titular Leads In ‘The Shitheads’

Tracy Morgan and Luke Wilson are set to star in The Shitheads, a dark comedy from the mind and director’s chair of I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore’s Macon Blair. (VUL)

Uma Thurman Joins Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’

Writer/director Lars von Trier is set to re-team with Uma Thurman for his ambitious serial killer thriller The House That Jack Built. Siobhan Fallon Hogan has also joined the cast. (CS)

‘Two And A Half Men’ Vet Jon Cryer To Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Losing It’

Two and a Half Men‘s Jon Cryer is returning to the sitcom fold with a starring role in the ABC comedy pilot Losing It, written by Up All Night‘s DJ Nash. (TVL)

Craig T. Nelson Will Play A Grumpy Grandpa In Diablo Cody’s Comedy Pilot

Craig T. Nelson has been tapped to lead Raised By Wolves, the single-camera pilot from Juno writer Diablo Cody and Greg Berlanti’s Berlanti Productions. (TVG)

Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez To Star In ‘Overboard’ Remake With Leading Roles Reversed

Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez are starring in a remake of the romantic comedy Overboard. The remake will be co-directed and written by Rob Greenberg and Bob Fisher. (VAR)

Pilot Season 2017: The Overachievers List

With the 2017 broadcast pilot season in full swing and 70 out of the hundreds of scripts developed going to production, here is Deadline’s sixth annual honor roll of those who beat the odds. (DH)

SXSW: 15 Must-See Films And Speakers At This Year’s Fest

Speakers include FBI director James Comey, Gawker found Nick Denton and the Game of Thrones creators, while Terrence Malick’s new movie Song to Song, starring Ryan Gosling and Natalie Portman, is the opening film. (THR)

 

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