Paramount Pictures is in final talks with Noah Hawley to write and direct a Star Trek film. Through his 26 Keys production banner he will produce along with JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot banner.
The Justice Department is moving to terminate legal rules that have governed the movie industry since the late 1940s, a step that could shake up how movies are distributed and the terms on which they hit the big screen.
Writer and producer Julian Breece and writer and journalist Ira Madison III are ready to get Canceled. The pair are collaborating as co-creators and writers of the Warner Bros. Television half-hour dark comedy Canceled with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti Productions executive producing and Kevin Donahue attached to produce.
Netflix has closed deals with Robert Towne and David Fincher to work up a pilot script for a prequel to the 1974 classic film Chinatown, sources tell Deadline. Towne won an Oscar for scripting a drama that mixed fact and fiction to tell the story of a private eye hired to expose an adulterer who instead uncovers far more unsavory things.
A short film about the some of the essential movies that define New York City. Featuring James Hancock and Bill Scurry. Directed by Bill Teck.
Cage, if deals close, would star as actor Nicolas Cage. The character is desperate to get a role in a new Tarantino movie while also dealing with a strained relationship with his teenage daughter. He also occasionally talks to an egotistical 1990s version of himself who rides him for making too many crappy movies and for not being a star anymore.
Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen went under the knife for a routine surgery in 2009. Hours later, she woke up as a different person — and become a great songwriter.
Robert Forster, the stalwart leading man whose Oscar-nominated performance as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown made for one of Hollywood’s most heartwarming comeback stories, has died. He was 78.
Maddow takes on the role of Vesper Fairchild, a character from the Batman comics. Fairchild is a television and radio personality who had a romantic relationship with Bruce Wayne (Batman). The Batwoman catch is that Maddow’s Fairchild will never appear onscreen — at least there are no current plans for her to do so. Still, Maddow is expected to “appear” in multiple episodes starting with Sunday’s series debut.
Vogue caught up with Dunst to chat about the road to On Becoming a God, how her approach to acting has changed since motherhood, and the scrapped fantasy series she and Sofia Coppola are dying to make.