Kate McKinnon, Mila Kunis in Talks for Action-Comedy ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’
Kate McKinnon’s star is steadily rising, and she’s taking Mila Kunis along for the ride. The SNL favorite is currently in talks to star with Kunis in The Spy Who Dumped Me, an action-comedy from Lionsgate adapted from a script by Susanna Fogel that started a bidding war in Hollywood earlier this week.
Get Ready for a ‘High-Concept Workplace Comedy’ About the Obama White House Years
Obama hasn’t even been out of the White House for six months and already nostalgia for what used to be has hit its zenith amongst a good portion of the country. Anonymous Content and Universal Pictures are teaming up to adapt a book proposal written by a former White House stenographer, titled From the Corner of the Oval.
Bryan Cranston Will Play Bryan Cranston for James Franco’s ‘The Masterpiece’
Say what you will about James Franco, you can’t deny he isn’t a prolific artist. With a metric ton of projects that are either ongoing or announced, Franco has enough work to keep him busy for the next half a century. And like any actor-director, he has his favored collaborators, and he’s just announced that Bryan Cranston will play a younger version of himself for their third collaboration together.
Your Golden Globes Presenters Are… Viola Davis, Sylvester Stallone, and Priyanka Chopra
It’s officially awards season, and with potential nominee shortlists come presenter announcements. Today, three more stars will join Anna Kendrick and Steve Carell at the Golden Globes, as it was announced today that Viola Davis, Sylvester Stallone, and Priyanka Chopra will join the ranks of the 2017 presenters.
Oscar Isaac’s Touching Tribute to Carrie Fisher Comes From the Set of ‘Episode VIII’
With Carrie Fisher’s death came an overwhelming amount of tributes and love from her friends and co-stars. A ton of celebrities took to social media to share their grief and funny anecdotes with the rest of us, including many who had known her in a galaxy far, far away. Oscar Isaac, who plays Poe Dameron in the new Star Wars trilogy, shared a photo of Fisher and Mark Hamill on his Facebook page.
Carrie Fisher Has ‘Absolutely Wrapped’ Production on ‘Episode VIII’
Carrie Fisher’s General-Princess Leia Organa was such an iconic character, J.J. Abrams knew he had to bring her back for the new trilogy. We knew that she had been cast in Episode VIII, and with her passing today, some wondered whether she had completed all of her production as Leia before her heart attack. But an official from Lucasfilm assured us today that all of her scenes were “absolutely wrapped.”
Sundance Announces New Additions: 2017 Premieres, Midnight and Spotlight Sections
On the heels last week’s hotly anticipated program announcement for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival comes today’s new list of all the premieres, section updates, and special events festivalgoers can expect after their long pilgrimage to Utah this January. Sundance always hosts the first of the big premieres of each year, and carefully curates programs of films to screen at their Midnight and Spotlight sections.