Jane Eyre helmer Cary Fukunaga will direct the Civil War heist film No Blood, No Guts, No Glory for Focus Features, reports Variety . Fukunaga is penning the screenplay with Chase Palmer ( Dune ).
According to the trade, the “story follows a spy and 20 Union soldiers in disguise who board a train in Georgia in order to pull off a heist that could bring a quick end to… Continue reading Cary Fukunaga to Direct No Blood, No Guts, No Glory
Catfish helmers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman will direct Paranormal Activity 3 for Paramount Pictures, reports Variety .
Paranormal Activity 2 writer Christopher B. Landon is returning to write, while the first film’s director Oren Peli will again produce with Jason Blum. Steven Schneider and Akiva Goldsman will executive produce.
The trade says that the third film “is currently being envisioned as an origin story set in the 1980s that… Continue reading Catfish Helmers to Direct Paranormal Activity 3
Deadline reports that Danny Boyle ( 127 Hours , Slumdog Millionaire ) will direct the thriller Trance in London this September.
“I’m told it’s an art heist gone wrong, and it’s got the dark, sexy, hard-edged tone of Boyle films like Shallow Grave and Trainspotting,” says the site.
Joe Ahearne wrote the script for the film, which will be produced by Boyle’s producing partner Christian Colson. They are reportedly in… Continue reading Danny Boyle to Direct Thriller Trance
Lisa Cholodenko, who received an Oscar nomination for co-writing The Kids Are All Right , is in negotiations to direct Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day , a live-action adaptation of Judith Viorst’s classic children’s book, reports Variety .
The 1972 book revolves around family members collectively enduring the worst day of their lives. In the book, Alexander’s day goes from bad to worse after he… Continue reading Lisa Cholodenko to Direct No Good, Very Bad Day
Luke Greenfield ( The Girl Next Door , next week’s Something Borrowed ) will direct an untitled action comedy at 20th Century Fox that Simon Kinberg will produce, reports Variety .
The trade says the film “is being developed as a vehicle for two high-profile male stars, and production is tentatively scheduled to start this fall.”
Greenfield wrote the script with Nicholas Thomas, who appeared in Greenfield’s The Girl Next Door… Continue reading Luke Greenfield to Direct an Action Comedy at Fox