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6 items from 2014


Kinology Boards British Action-Comedy ‘Moonwalkers’ With Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint (Exclusive)

6 June 2014 4:06 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris– Kinology is on board to co-produce and handle international sales on Antoine Bardou-Jacquet’s “Moonwalkers,” a British action comedy with Ron Perlman (“Before I Disappear”), Rupert Grint (“Harry Potter”) and Robert Sheehan (“Misfits”), produced by Georges Bermann’s Partizan.

Dean Craig, whose credits include “Death at a Funeral” penned the script of “Moonwalkers.” Stephen Campbell Moore, Kevin Bishop and James Cosmo also star.

Set in July 1969,”Moonwalkers” follows a CIA agent (Ron Perman, pictured above) who is sent to London to find Stanley Kubrick and ask him to shoot a fake moon landing in case the real one fails. Although he’s not able to meet Kubrick, he crosses paths with Jonny (Rupert Grint), the loser manager of a hippie rock band. Together they embark on an ill-fated mission to come up with a film.

Partizan is one of France’s most successful purveyors of high-profile commercials and music videos. »

- Elsa Keslassy

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Casting: Cage, Whitaker, Hollander, Samuel

14 May 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Trust

Nicolas Cage and "Boardwalk Empire" star Jack Huston are teaming for Alex and Ben Brewer's crime thriller "The Trust" from the Highland Film Group.

The pair play two evil cops who discover a strangely hidden and guarded safe filled with mysterious contents. Their lust for it unexpectedly thrusts them into a deadly well of corruption leaving them fighting for their lives. [Source: THR]

Southpaw

Forest Whitaker is in talks to join Antoine Fuqua's boxing drama "Southpaw" at The Weinstein Company. The story follows a former fighter (Jake Gyllenhaal) who tries to overcome a personal tragedy to recapture glory and help his young daughter.

The Kurt Sutter-scripted drama is also seeking Rachel McAdams to play the female lead, and Lupita Nyong'o to play the social worker watching out for the man. [Source: Deadline]

Knifeman

Tom Hollander and Daniel Mays will play the lead roles in the pilot for AMC's 18th »

- Garth Franklin

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Cannes: Australian Comedy, ‘A Few Best Men’ Gets Sequel

13 May 2014 11:55 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Dean Craig is to direct “A Few Less Men,” the sequel to Australian comedy hit “A Few Best Men.”

Craig previously wrote the 2011 original Stephan Elliott-directed film (pictured) and has also scripted the new picture.

Kevin Bishop, Kris Marshall and Xavier Samuel will return as the leads in a new story about wedding mayhem. The story is said to involve three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos, a coffin and travel plans gone inexplicably awry.

Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings, and Arclight’s Gary Hamilton, the team behind the original hit movie, have partnered with producer Tania Chambers on the sequel. Josh Kesselman will Executive Produce and Daniel Findlay will Co-Produce.

The start date is set for January 2015 in Western Australia.

Arclight Films is again handling international sales.

Malkin, Stallings and Chambers have just completed dark comedy thriller “Kill Me Three Times,” starring Simon Pegg, and Luke Hemsworth.

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- Patrick Frater

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Cast set for A Few Best Men sequel

13 May 2014 11:21 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Kevin Bishop, Kris Marshall and Xavier Samuel will reprise their roles in the sequel to Stephan Elliott's 2011 hit comedy A Few Best Men.

Set to shoot next January in Western Australia, A Few Less Men will mark the directing debut of. Dean Craig, who scripted. Death At A Funeral and A Few Best Men.

Craig wrote the sequel, which is said to involve three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos, a coffin, travel plans gone inexplicably awry, and more wholly inappropriate behavior.

The script development was funded by Arclight Films, which is launching sales at the Cannes Film Market, and ScreenWest..

Producers Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings and Gary Hamilton, the team behind the original, have partnered with producer Tania Chambers on the sequel. It's the second collaboration in Wa between Malkin, Stallings and Chambers following Kill Me Three Times, the Kriv Stenders-directed darkly comedic thriller starring Simon Pegg, Sullivan Stapleton, »

- Don Groves

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Arclight's 'Best Men' return

13 May 2014 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Arclight arrives in Cannes with sales rights to A Few Less Men, the sequel to its 2011 comedy A Few Best Men.

Kevin Bishop, Kris Marshall and Xavier Samuel will reprise their roles and Dean Craig, who wrote the script with development funding from Arclight Films and ScreenWest, will make his feature directorial debut.

Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings and Arclight chief Gary Hamilton will produce A Few Less Men alongside Tania Chambers. Josh Kesselman will serve as executive producer.

The sequel is set to go before the cameras in Western Australia in January 2015.

Plot details remain under the proverbial wraps but what is known is the story will involve three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos, a coffin, travel plans gone inexplicably awry and more wholly inappropriate behavior.

“A Few Less Men is destined to be a success,” said Hamilton.

“We have an extremely talented cast and crew who all work incredibly well together, the result »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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The Write Stuff: Q&A with 'Community's Jim Rash

16 April 2014 10:05 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Jim Rash is currently having a very good year. The Oscar-winning screenwriter (remember his Angelina Jolie-leg impersonation onstage?) is following up his co-directorial debut The Way, Way Back with a new project named The Heart, set to star Kristin Wiig; Community, NBC's fan-favorite metasitcom featuring Rash as Greendale’s socially floundering Dean Craig Pelton, has experienced a critical resurgence thanks to the return of original showrunner Dan Harmon; and his SundanceTV show The Writer's Room, in which Rash talks to the writing staffs responsible for some of TV's best running shows, »

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