The film starring Nicholas Hoult as the fantasy author will open on May 10, 2019.
Directed by Dome Karukoski, “Tolkien” explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “Fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novel.
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The full cast has also been revealed, including Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris and Derek Jacobi.
David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford wrote the screenplay. Peter Chernin is producing on
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AGC Studios will fully finance and co-produce the thriller “Voyagers” for Burger to direct, the company’s chairman and CEO Stuart Ford announced Thursday.
Burger will direct from his own original screenplay, and he’ll also produce under his Nota Bene Productions banner. Basil Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea will produce via Thunder Road Films. Ford and Agc’s Head of Film Greg Shapiro are onboard as executive producers. “Voyagers” begins production this spring and is actively casting its key roles.
“Voyagers” focuses on 30 children sent into space on a multi-generational mission to reach and populate a newly discovered planet. After the adult captain of the mission is mysteriously killed,
Hart is in final negotiations to star in Lionsgate’s and Hasbro’s movie based on the board game “Monopoly,” and Tim Story, Hart’s longtime collaborator on “Ride Along” and other stand-up specials, is in final negotiations to direct, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
Hart will also produce through his HartBeat Productions label. HartBeat’s John Cheng will also produce and HartBeat’s Carli Haney will oversee with John Cheng. Story will produce as well through his The Story Company banner. Sharla Sumpter Bridgett, President of The Story Company, will also produce.
The logline is under wraps, but the film is inspired by Hasbro’s popular board game franchise. Hasbro
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And in the first trailer for the film, we learn that film fans should definitely not sleep on “Dogman.” The film follows the titular man, Marcello, who runs a dog grooming salon.
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Open Screenplay is aimed at helping writers create better stories through its story-writing process and tools. It has launched a contest with a $2,000 prize and has more than 100 screenplays in various stages on the site, including “My Alien Fiance,” “Blood Safari,” and “Butterfly Blades.”
“I genuinely believe technology should be used to improve industries that inhibit the emergence of new artists,” Sabawi said. “For so many aspiring writers like myself, there are no next steps once their screenplay is written, simply because they don’t know the right people. My goal in creating Open Screenplay is to change that so the world we see depicted in television and film can be as diverse and amazing as the world we live in.”
Sabawi hopes to democratize the screenwriting process,
The comedian will star in Sony Pictures’ “Fatherhood,” a big screen adaptation of the Matt Logelin best-seller “Two Kisses For Maddy: A Memoir Of Loss & Love.” The film, which centers on a widower who must raise his daughter after his wife dies in child birth, is directed by Paul Weitz (“About a Boy”).
Hart just scored a box office hit with “The Upside,” another change-of-pace role. Its success came despite controversy surrounding Hart’s selection as Oscar host. He abandoned the emcee gig amidst blow-back over homophobic jokes he made earlier in his career. Hart had been alternately apologetic and defiant while promoting “The Upside,” a stance that further inflamed the controversy.
Hart will shoot “Fatherhood” after he wraps up the sequel to “Jumanji.” Hart’s other films include “Night School,” “Get Hard,” and “Central Intelligence.”
Dana Stevens adapted Logelin’s book,
In the first trailer for “The Hummingbird Project,” we meet the duo of Eisenberg and Skarsgård, who are attempting to drill a hole directly from the New York Stock Exchange to their location hundreds of miles away.
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Mexico’s indigenous population remains a minority group in the country, and therefore some believe a Mixtec woman such as Aparicio should not be trailblazing Oscar season or landing major fashion covers like Vogue and Vanity Fair. Photographs of Aparicio in Vanity Fair earned racist backlash, so much so that Karla Martinez de Salas, editor in chief of Vogue México, told The New York Times she worried putting Aparicio on the cover of
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