the sympathizer tv series

Park Chan-wook has found his next TV project. The filmmaker behind Oldboy and The Handmaiden ventured into TV for the first time for the John le Carré series Little Drummer Girl in 2018, and will be bringing another espionage story to to the screen with A24’s TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Sympathizer.

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the man with the miraculous hands

Woody Harrelson may be the man with the crazy Carnage wig in Venom, but he’s going to be The Man With The Miraculous Hands in a new World War II psychological thriller from The Messenger director Oren Moverman.

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Sniper Elite movie

Rampage filmmaker Brad Peyton has zeroed in on his next directing effort.

A new report says Peyton will direct a Snipe Elite movie, which will be an adaptation of the video game franchise that kicked off in 2005.
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roads to freedom

Good lord, Ridley Scott, can you chill? Scott, who is 83-years-old, just wrapped filming The Last Duel and is already deep into shooting his next movie House of Gucci. You’d think he might want to take a breather, but no – he’s already planning his next feature film Kitbag, and is attached to produce a whole slew of titles. And now he’s gone ahead and added one more to the list: Roads to Freedom, a 10-episode World War II epic that he’s making with writer Steven Knight. Scott will direct the first episode and also executive produce the series.

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Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare movie

After helming The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie is ready for something ungentlemanly with Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, a World War II movie based on the non-fiction book about the black ops units controlled by Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Ritchie will write and direct the film, which is set up at Paramount Pictures and will be executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman.

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Making of Da 5 Bloods

Da 5 Bloods is likely to be a key contender in the Oscar race when nominations are announced in March. But until then, Netflix is making sure the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences get a proper look at the making of Spike Lee‘s new joint starring Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Chadwick Boseman, and Jonathan Majors. The streaming service has released a nearly 30-minute featurette on the making of Da 5 Bloods, complete with the kind of insightful and energetic commentary you love to get from Spike Lee. Read More »

kitbag

Ridley Scott has got his new movie in the bag, with Apple Studios acquiring Kitbag, a Napoleon Bonaparte epic set to star Joaquin Phoenix as the French emperor and military leader.

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Risk TV Series

Battleship brought the Milton Bradley strategy board game to life on the big screen with an alien invasion twist, and now Hasbro and their Entertainment One studio are working on turning another one of their iconic games into a TV series. Hasbro has brought in House of Cards creator Beau Willimon to develop a TV series adaptation of the classic strategy board game Risk. Read More »

mosul trailer

Joe and Anthony Russo are giving a boost to a new international action film by a first-time director through their deal with Netflix, which has produced hits like the Chris Hemsworth-starring Extraction. But the Russo brothers are taking a gamble with the newest action thriller, Mosul, which eschews a big-name star and is entirely in Arabic. Based on a true story, Mosul follows an Iraqi SWAT team as they fight to defend their homes from ISIS militants. Watch the Mosul trailer below.

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the things they carried cast

The Rupert Sanders adaptation of Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam War collection The Things They Carried has drafted an impressive cast. Tye Sheridan, Tom Hardy, Stephan James, Bill Skarsgard, Pete Davidson, Ashton Sanders, Martin Sensmeier, Moises Arias, and Angus Cloud will star in the film, which follows the story of the men of Alpha Company during the Vietnam War.

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