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Production Roundup March 21

Production Roundup March 21

Morgan Freeman joins a new thriller, ABC adapts a best-selling series, and the MCU prepares for its latest miniseries 57 Seconds (Highland Film Group) The time-bending sci-fi thriller, follows tech blogger Franklin Fausti (Josh Hutcherson), who lands a career-defining...

Production Roundup March 14

Production Roundup March 14

Jennifer Lawrence set to star in mob drama, Tom Brady makes his film debut, and Brian Helgeland prepares for New England-set thriller Mob Girl (Wildside) Paolo Sorrentino, widely considered Italy’s modern film master (The Hand of God, Youth, The Great Beauty), is set...

Production Roundup March 7

Production Roundup March 7

The Color Purple musical receives a film adaptation, the Arrowverse expands on the CW, and Christoph Waltz books an Amazon series The Color Purple (Warner Bros.) After a successful and Tony-winning revival in 2015, the musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s 1982 novel...

Production Roundup February 28

Production Roundup February 28

Jamie Foxx films a courtroom drama in New Orleans, Kirsten Dunst joins Alex Garlands new sci-fi epic, and Julia Garner books her Ozark follow-up The Burial (Amazon Studios) An all-star cast that includes Jurnee Smollett (Underground, Lovecraft Country) and Oscar...

Production Roundup February 21

Production Roundup February 21

Clea DuVall looks to continue her directorial success, Sterling K. Brown produces for Hulu, and Apple is set to adapt City on Fire High School (Amazon) Clea DuVall, fresh off the success of her holiday rom-com Happiest Season, will adapt twin music duo’s best-selling...

Production Roundup February 14

Production Roundup February 14

Christopher Nolan prepares for his new collaboration with Universal, Tim Allen returns to the Santa Clause franchise and Nicole Holefcener returns to New York for her new film Oppenheimer (Universal Pictures) A star-studded cast that includes Matt Damon, Emily Blunt,...

Production Roundup February 7

Production Roundup February 7

Sylvester stars in Taylor Sheridan’s newest Paramount+ series, Daveed Diggs looks to continue his producorial success, and Tom Holland returns to Apple for a limited series Kansas City (Paramount+) Superstar writers Taylor Sheridan (Yellowstone, Wind River, Sicario)...

Production Roundup January 31

Production Roundup January 31

Shawn Levy adapts a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, George Clooney returns to the director's chair, and Apple moves forward with two prestigious limited series The Boys in the Boat (MGM Studios) George Clooney and his longtime collaborator Grant Heslov are set to direct...