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Timothée Chalamet is in Final Talks to Star in Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Timothée Chalamet is in negotiations to star in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune for Legendary. The Call Me Be Your Name star is in talks to play the Paul Atreides previously played by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation. The young nobleman Paul Atreides is the central figure in the series of sprawling epic novels first published in 1965. […]

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‘Lost in Space’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

Netflix has renewed Lost in Space for a second season. Lost in Space is the revival and re-envisioning of the classic 1960’s science fiction series with the same title, created by Irwin Allen. Set 30 years in the future, the series chronicles the Robinson family whom after crash-landing on an alien planet, are surrounded by hidden dangers. Survival is key and […]

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New Animated ThunderCats Series is Coming to Cartoon Network

Give me sight beyond sight! That’s right guys! Thundercats is returning to TV in the form of a new animated tv series to be called ThunderCats Roar in 2019 on Cartoon Network. The original ThunderCats show ran from 1985 and 1989, and while ThunderCats Roar will reportedly stay true to the action-packed vision of its predecessor, it will also feature tons of comedic elements as well. Cartoon […]

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Lupita Nyong’o Is In Negotiations To Star In John Woo’s ‘The Killer’ Remake

Lupita Nyong’o is in negotiations to star in John Woo’s remake of his 1989 Hong Kong classic, The Killer. The film will be produced and distributed by Universal Pictures and is intended to be a star vehicle for Nyong’o. The film is a touchstone picture, one widely emulated for its balletic, stylized violent scenes. The redo will blend espionage with extraordinary […]

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Michael K. Williams and Esai Morales Cast in Sony’s ‘Superfly’ Remake

Michael K. Williams—who you might know from the hit series The Wire—has officially signed on to star in Sony’s Superfly as Scatter. Earlier this month it was announced that Black-ish actor Allen Maldonado had ben cast as Litty, as well as Grown-ish‘s Trevor Jackson in the starring role of Youngblood Priest. Now, Sony revealed that How to Get Away With Murder’s Esai Morales has also been cast as […]

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Casting Call Goes Out For ‘West Side Story’ Remake

West Side Story, the 1961 Award Winning musical, is being remade in the hands of none other than Steven Spielberg, with a script from Tony Kushner (Lincoln) and produced by Kevin McCollum and Kristie Macosko Krieger. Based on Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story follows the feud between the Sharks and the Jets, as well as the love story between Tony, co-founder […]

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‘Cleopatra Jones’ Reboot Fancast

The famous Blaxploitation films from the 70’s & 80’s are getting a second chance in Hollywood. Warner Bros. is bringing back the character of Cleopatra Jones, the undercover government agent who uses her supermodel day job as a cover. WB has entrusted the revival to Misha Green (Underground), who will write and produce the film. This fancast contains some characters […]

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‘The IT Crowd’ Gets Third US Remake Attempt With Orginal Creator Graham Linehan

We are about to discover if the third time is truly the charm as popular UK series The IT Crowd gets its third attempt at a US remake. As we all know, remake attempts aren’t always a bad thing. Without them, we wouldn’t have The Office, Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Being Human. However, we have also seen time and time again that sometimes, shows just […]

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Sony Working on a Remake of ‘Super Fly’

Fresh off the news that Warner Bros. is developing a Cleopatra Jones remake comes word that Sony is working on a new Super Fly. For the unfamiliar, Super Fly is a 1972 blaxploitation film starring Ron O’Neal as Youngblood Priest, a drug dealer trying to make one last big score before he gets out of the business. The movie became […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy May Star in ‘Nosferatu’ Remake, Reteaming with ‘The Witch’ Director

Anya Taylor-Joy is reteaming with director Robert Eggers with his cinematic take on Nosferatu. Sources told Variety that Taylor-Joy is currently negotiating to star in Studio 8’s remake of the classic vampire film. “Eggers is writing and directing the pic. The 1922 silent movie followed the vampire Count Orlok of Transylvania, who wants to buy a house in Germany and […]