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While she has the documentary The 13th arriving this fall, Selma director Ava DuVernay‘s next narrative feature will be Disney’s big-budget remake of A Wrinkle in Time. THR reports that, following Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling are now in talks to star in the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s book. The film follows a young girl whose father has gone missing while he was away working on a project curiously known as the tesseract. She’s added by Mrs. Whatsit (Witherspoon), Mrs. Who (Kaling) and Mrs. Which (Winfrey). Production kicks off in November.
Stranger Than Fiction director Zach Helm has found his next project, led by Daniel Radcliffe and Zachary Quinto, Deadline reports. We Do Not Forget follows the true story of the battle between the infamous hacking group Anonymous and the Mexican drug cartel, which seems like a bit of an uneven fight. The »
- Mike Mazzanti
Deadline is reporting that Daniel Radcliffe (Swiss Army Man) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Beyond) are set to star in We Do Not Forget, a “hacktivist” drama from writer-director Zach Helm (Stranger Than Fiction) which will present a fictionalised account of a real confrontation between hacker group Anonymous and the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel.
“We’re so excited to work with Zach on this,” said Michael Bloom, President of First Look Media, who is financing the project. “It’s a subject that we’re close to, handled in a way that’s powerful and complex. And to be in the hands of producers Antoine Fuqua and Kat Samick and this talented cast, we’re sure we’re going to get a thrilling film.”
The inspiration from the film was an event where Anonymous reportedly uncovered 25,000 Mexican government emails containing names and details of the Los Zetas members, and threatened »
- Gary Collinson
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