Kate Hudson joins cast of Nine

The Weinstein Company announced today that Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson (ALMOST FAMOUS) will join the cast of NINE, Academy Award Nominee Rob Marshall’s (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, CHICAGO) adaptation of the Tony Award Winning Broadway musical. The film stars Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis (THERE WILL BE BLOOD, MY LEFT FOOT) as world famous …
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The Weinsteins Go Underground

The Weinstein Company has signed a first look deal with Underground Films and has bought Rising Son, a comedy pitch by Martin Sweeney that was based off an idea by William Lowery, vice president of production for Underground. Underground Films’ Nick Osborne and Trevor Engelson will serve as producers with Lowery serving as executive producer on the project. The announcement was made today by Michael Cole, co-president …
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Scrubs Scribe to Adapt Fletch Prequel

I am a huge fan of the original Fletch movies, and I remember Kevin Smith being attached to this film at one point, and thinking how cool that would be. But now Bill Lawrence is adapting, so I am once again my interest is rising. Below is the release. The Weinstein Company is proud to announce that Bill Lawrence (Emmy nominated Scrubs) has signed on …
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Knight Rider Returns

If quality and not ticket sales are any indication, revivals of old TV shows are improving dramatically. We’ve gone from The Mod Squad (1999) to Mission Impossible III (2006). I think that film didn’t live up to expectations, because of the changing landscape in the U.S. For one thing, as baby-boomers age, they simply don’t want to go to …
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