Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already in progress on an Osama bin Laden movie project when the news came on Sunday that the 9/11 terrorist mastermind was dead. The Osama bin Laden movie, titled Kill bin Laden is now expected to be fast-tracked to completion to take advantage of the raised level of public interest in such a project.
David Koepp has been brought aboard to rewrite Paramount’s Untitled Jack Ryan Project , reports Deadline .
Though news broke earlier this year that Clear and Present Danger screenwriter Steve Zaillian would rewrite the Adam Cozad script (originally by Hossein Amini), the article says that Zaillian left the project before starting and that the rewrite is now completely in the hands of Koepp.
The plan is for the film to… Continue reading David Koepp to Rewrite Jack Ryan Project
The Weinstein Company has announced that it has secured distribution rights for The Bully Project , a new documentary from director Lee Hirsch ( Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony ) that premiered over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film’s official synopsis is given as follows:
This year, over 18 million American kids will be bullied, making it the most common form of violence experienced… Continue reading The Weinstein Company Takes The Bully Project
Having done more than her share to keep the American Idol judging panel lively this season, Jennifer Lopez has set her sights on launching her own reality show. Lopez is teaming with Idol producer Simon Fuller and his XIX Entertainment to shop a new project to broadcast networks. The series would have Lopez and her
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Josh Stolberg, the screenwriter behind films like the recent remakes of Piranha and Sorority Row , has spoken with Moviehole about a number of upcoming projects, including a previously-unannounced “secret” Hasbro film.
“Its a big family film,” he says, “and we get to play around with a lot of Hasbro brands, but at the end of the day its just a great father-kid relationship story kinda in a ‘Night at… Continue reading Josh Stolberg Adds Mysterious Hasbro Project