Todd McFarlane to direct and Jamie Foxx to star in new film adaptation of ‘Spawn’

Image Comics announced via Deadline that Jamie Foxx is attached to play the titular character in Todd McFarlane’s forthcoming Blumhouse Productions adaptation of McFarlane’s Spawn comic book series. This newest adaptation—a gritty, R-rated reimagining—marks Image President, co-founder and Spawn creator, Todd McFarlane’s feature film directorial debut. McFarlane is also on board as screenwriter and co-producer …
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Vin Diesel’s production company reviving Miami Vice TV series

NBC is currently developing a Miami Vice reboot with Vin Diesel and Chris Morgan‘s production companies, The Wrap reports. Peter Macmanus (Spike’s The Mist) is writing the script, and executive producers have not been solidified, the report continues. Universal Television, Diesel’s One Race Television and Chris Morgan Productions are behind the project. Morgan has worked …
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Indie thriller Jasmine getting limited theatrical run

Indican Pictures has released details on their latest film titled Jasmine, described as a mind-bending psychological thriller. Jasmine centers on Leonard (Jason Tobin), who is struggling to come to terms with his grief, nearly a year after his wife’s murder. Hoping to move on with his life, Leonard reconnects with Grace (Eugenia Yuan), a woman …
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Filming starts on Steve McQueen crime thriller Widows with Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson & Colin Farrell

From Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption: Widows is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. …
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Action comedy Game Night begins shooting with Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman

Shooting has started on New Line Cinema’s action comedy Game Night, starring Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses, TV’s Arrested Development) and Oscar nominee Rachel McAdams (Spotlight, Dr. Strange). Filming began on location in Atlanta, Georgia, under the direction of Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, their second film as co-directors following Vacation. Joining Bateman and McAdams …
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