New Richard Linklater Film ‘Detail’: Carell, Cranston & Fishbourne In Talks


Richard Linklater’s next film will be Last Flag Flying, a movie that will act as a sequel to Jack Nicholson’s 1973 film The Last Detail. Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne are in talks to topline the pic, though we’re told those are in early days. The original film, based on a book by Darryl Ponicsan, was about two member of the Navy who must shepherd a third to prison but have fun along the way. Last Flag Flying, also the title of Ponicsan’s follow-up book, reunites the trio in modern day as they team to escort the body of the original prisoner’s son who was killed Iraq. Our sister site Variety reported that Amazon was circling as financier and distributor.

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