Ben Affleck (of Pearl Harbor and Paycheck fame) is to return to the setting used in his first two directed features - Boston, Massachusetts - in his second adaptation of a Dennis Lehane novel (the first being Gone, Baby, Gone) Live by Night, of which he will also write, produce, and star in.
Masterful Paul Thomas Anderson fan site 'Cigarettes & Red Vines' have unearthed news that he will direct Inherent Vice, based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon.
Ratchet and Clank movie teaser trailer released, with two years to go…
Shakespeare has always been a staple in the arts. His work has made regular appearances in schools and reincarnations of his plays appear on stage and screen regularly. It was only a matter of time before one of this generation's finest actors, Michael Fassbender, was cast as Macbeth.
The first image from James Franco's adaptation of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying has been released. The film stars Franco himself along with Jim Parrack, Danny McBride, Ahna O'Reilly, Logan Marshall-Green and Tim Blake Nelson.
Scott Stuber, producer of much maligned critical bombs such as last year's double-whammy of Safe House and Battleship, is potentially attached to breathe new life into the struggling adaptation of the Gears of War video game series. New Line Cinema and Len Wiseman had previously tried to get the film adaptation off the ground, but due to issues in the prolonged development stages, Wiseman dropped out and the project was left floundering. Now, Epic Games, Inc. are reaching out to secure distribution, with the likelihood of Universal taking the project on board given Stuber's past associations with the studio.
According to the Hollywood Reporter Joe Carnahan (Narc, Smoking Aces) is in negotiations to direct Sugar Bandits, a film based on Chuck Hogan's novel, Devils in Exile.
At long last it looks like one of the most anticipated movies for some time is about to get made. Martin Scorsese's pet project Silence, a complex tale about religious persecution, looks set to start filming.
Shane Black, whose writing credits include the Lethal Weapon series, as well as the 2005 breakthrough hit Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, has announced that he is still on board to adapt all-round pulp magazine hero Doc Savage. Black's second directing job is Iron Man 3 - 2013's first major blockbuster - which hit cinemas nationwide this week.
Inspirational teacher trailer alert!
Hugh Laurie is to go where Michelle, Richard and Robin (Cameron, not so much) have gone before, in the film of Lloyd Jones' Man Booker contender Mr Pip.