Breaking Glass Pictures Picks Up PTSD Thriller ‘Tatterdemalion’ For Fall Release
EXCLUSIVE: Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the PTSD thriller which will open theatrically in Los Angeles and New York and other select markets in September. That will be followed by a DVD/VOD release in the third quarter.
Tatterdemalion, written/directed by Ramaa Mosely (The Brass Teapot), stars Hunger Games and True Detective alum Leven Rambin and follows an army veteran, Fern, who returns home in order to look for her brother, only to discover… Read
Sony Dates ‘Jumanji’ Sequel For December 2019 – CinemaCon
During the tail end of Sony’s film slate presentation at CinemaCon, chairman Tom Rothman revealed that the next Jumanji will arrive December 2019, and implored the exhibition crowd. “Don’t give all your screens to Star Wars,” he said.
A reboot of the 1995 Robin Williams hit, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle surpassed the Sam Raimi-directed Spider-Man’s $403.7M to become Sony’s highest ever domestic grossing hit. The final domestic tally was $404.1M, and the film grossed… Read
‘Puppet Master’ Reimagining To Hit Theaters In August Via RLJE Films
RLJE Films has acquired North American rights to Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, the movie that serves as a reimagining of the 1989 Full Moon Features cult horror pic. Udo Kier toplines the new incarnation that co-stars Thomas Lennon, Jenny Pellicer, Nelson Franklin, Charlyne Yi, Michael Pare and Barbara Crampton. S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk) penned the script and We Are Monsters‘ Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund co-directed.
The pic will now hit theaters in August… Read
Warner Bros Dates Melissa McCarthy Comedy ‘Superintelligence’ & Michael B. Jordan’s ‘Just Mercy’
Warner Bros has slated a December 25, 2019, release date for its Melissa McCarthy-starring action comedy Superintelligence, which Ben Falcone is directing. Written by The Boss scribe Steve Mallory, the pic follows Carol Peters (McCarthy), a former corporate executive whose unfulfilled life is turned upside down when she is selected for observation by the world's first super-intelligence.
The studio also said today that the Michael B. Jordan legal drama Just Mercy, which… Read
‘Old Man & The Gun’ Gets Release Date From Fox Searchlight
Old Man & The Gun has been slated for a fall, Oct. 5 release date by Fox Searchlight. The ensemble heist thriller led by Robert Redford and written and directed by David Lowery also stars Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, and Tika Sumpter. It will have a platform release as it is clearly being positioned for Awards season.
The Oct. 5 release date is currently occupied by Warner Bros. with its own Oscar hopeful A Star is Born. Other films on the date… Read
Lionsgate’s Sundance Pickup ‘Blindspotting’ Moves Up Into July – Watch The Trailer
UPDATED with new release date: Lionsgate’s Blindspotting is going a week earlier on July 20 in limited release with an expansion July 27. On that final weekend of the month, the pic will be up against Paramount’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout and Warner Bros.’ Teen Titans Go! To The Movies.
The studio made the shift official today and dropped the trailer. Check it out above.
PREVIOUS, February 7: Sundance Film Festival opening night title Blindspotting, which Lionsgate an… Read
‘The Hunt’: Universal Dates Blumhouse Political Thriller Written By Damon Lindelof For Fall 2019
Universal Pictures said today that its newly acquired politcal action-thriller The Hunt will hit theaters on September 27, 2019. The studio noted that Pearl Studio's animated comedy-adventure Everest, which Uni also is distributing, remains set to open that same day.
Written by Damon Lindelof and his The Leftovers collaborator Nick Cuse and directed by Craig Zobol (Z for Zachariah, Compliance), The Hunt‘s plot details are under wraps. Jason Blum produces for his Blumhouse… Read
‘GLOW’ Pins Down Season 2 Premiere Date; Alison Brie Talks Netflix Series’ Resonance
The ladies of Netflix’s GLOW will be back for their 10-episode Season 2 on June 29. The streaming service announced the return to the ring at its See What’s Next event in Rome today.
The 80s-inspired female comedy series, executive produced by Jenji Kohan and created/executive produced by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, picks up again as the women become local celebrities, confronting the good, the bad and the ugly realities of their newfound fame.
As Ruth (Alison Brie)… Read
Third ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Pic Gets A Title
UPDATED, 8:49 AM: Universal Pictures said today that the third installment in DreamWorks Animation’s lucrative and toon Oscar-winning franchise now is titled . The pic is keeping its March 1 release date.
PREVIOUSLY, December 5, 2016: Universal Pictures said that DreamWorks Animation's How To Train Your Dragon 3 will now nest on Friday, March 1, 2019 instead of its previously announced May 18, 2018 date. Dean DeBlois, the film… Read
Danny Boyle-Richard Curtis Comedy Eyes Fall 2019 Release, Two Months Before James Bond
Universal said today that its untitled Danny Boyle Working Title comedy, written by Richard Curtis, is coming out Sep. 13, 2019. The release date is interesting as it is two months before MGM’s next James Bond movie which is dated for Nov. 8.
As the world knows, Boyle has been working toward helming that next Bond (MGM and Ion haven’t officially confirmed the news, but Boyle says he’s overseeing a script).
However, here’s how this will go down: Boyle will be finished with… Read
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Bags Joe Carnahan’s ‘Boss Level’ For U.S. Bow
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has acquired distribution rights to the $45M action-thriller Boss Level from writer-director Joe Carnahan. The film starrng Frank Grillo, Ken Jeong, Mel Gibson, and Naomi Watts will get a U.S. theatrical release next year from the studio. Entertainment Studios released the controversial Chappaquiddick on April 6.
The company acquired Boss Level from The Fyzz Facility and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. The film is about a retired U.S. Army… Read
‘Beautifully Broken’ Gets Theatrical Release In August
EXCLUSIVE: Big Film Factory has pegged a release date for its film Beautifully Broken which will be released theatrically on Aug. 24 via ArtAffects. The film is about a refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret that converge in what is a true story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation… Read