Demi Moore Ready To ‘Rock That Body’ For Sony Comedy

EXCLUSIVE: Demi Moore has joined the cast of Rock That Body, Sony Pictures’ R-rated comedy starring Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer and Zoe Kravitz. Shooting began last week on the pic, which the studio picked up last summer in a bidding war. A June 23, 2017 release date has been set.
The pic revolves around five friends who get a beach house in Miami for a wild bachelorette weekend that goes completely off the rails. Paul W. Downs & Lucia…

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Q&A: John Krasinski and Margo Martindale Bonded Like a Real Family for ‘The Hollars’

“The Hollars,” which debuts on Friday, takes a comedic look at a very emotional situation in a family that is, for better or for worse, a little disjointed. John Krasinski is in both the actor’s and the director’s chair for his latest project, accompanied by a cast of Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley and… Read more »

Felicity Huffman Fashion Biz Dramedy At ABC Back In the Works With New Writers

House of More is back in development at ABC. The network originally bought the darkly comedic one-hour project, executive produced by Felicity Huffmanlast season with a put pilot commitment. The dramedy, set in the fashion world, was rolled and is now ramping up again with new writers, Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain (The 100). The gig stems from the duo’s overall deal at ABC Studios.
House of Moore, from ABC Studios and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, has been…

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Construction Worker Killed On ‘Blade Runner’ Set In Hungary

A construction worker was killed today in Hungary while tearing down sets for the still-untitled Blade Runner sequel. The film crew had wrapped production at a sound stage in Budapest and already moved to a new location when the accident occurred.
A spokesman for Alcon Entertainment, which is producing the film, said the local worker was not a member of the film crew but was employed by a subcontractor to tear down the set. The still-unidentified worker was reportedly…

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Vincent D’Onofrio Joins Bruce Willis In Eli Roth-Helmed ‘Death Wish’

EXCLUSIVE: Vincent D’Onofrio and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) has joined Bruce Willis in Paramount and MGM revamp of the 1974 Charles Bronson film Death Wish which was based on the book by Brian Garfield. Eli Roth is directing the picture which follows a man named Paul Kersey (Willis) whose life is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. Frustrated that the bad guys were not brought to justice for the violence and degradation these thugs inflicted on his…

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Johnny Depp & Amber Heard In New Dispute Over $7M Divorce Settlement

At this stage, you could call the latest legal brouhaha between Johnny Depp and Amber HeardSettlement: The ReckoningA week after Heard announced she was donating to charity the $7 million she received in the August 16 divorce settlement between the two of them, the divorcing Pirates of the Caribbean actor and Justice League actress are now at loggerheads about how that money should be paid out and even how much.
“Amber Heard appreciates Johnny Depp’s novel interest…

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Photographer Jeff Vespa Making Directing Debut on ‘Amre’

High-profile photographer Jeff Vespa is making his directorial debut in Moviq’s historical drama “Amre,” starring Sanjar Madi, Abbie Cornish and Ben Aldridge. Producers are Cary Granat, Alidar Utemuratov and Ed Jones. “Amre” is filming through Sept. 1 in Riga, Latvia, and Almaty, Kazakhstan with Vespa directing from a script by Benjamin A. van der Veen…. Read more »

Working Title TV, BBC Two Take Shine To ‘The Luminaries’ Gold Rush Epic – Edinburgh

Working Title Television has set a six-part drama series based on 2013 Man Booker Prize winner The Luminaries at BBC Two. Author Eleanor Catton will adapt her own novel. The period tale of adventure and mystery is set on the Wild West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island in the boom years of the 1860s gold rush. It’s billed as an epic story of love, murder and revenge, as men and women traveled across the world to make their fortunes.
Working Title Television will produce…

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