Warner Bros Buys Daniel Kunka Spec ‘The Bermuda Triangle’

By | Tuesday April 9, 2013 @ 12:43pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has closed a mid-six figure deal for The Bermuda Triangle, a spec script by Daniel Kunka. The film will be a co-production between Atlas Entertainment and Madhouse Entertainment. Atlas’s Charles Roven and Richard … Read More »

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Highland Film Group To Handle International On Atlas Independent’s ‘Revenge For Jolly!’

Dark comedy Revenge For Jolly! premiered at Tribeca earlier this month. It’s produced by Atlas Independent, the division of Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment that’s headed by William Green. Highland Film Group is now on board to handle international sales on … Read More »

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Atlas Independent Steps Up For William Monahan Thriller ‘Mojave’

By | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 9:39am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Atlas Independent will make Mojave, a crime thriller scripted and to be directed by William Monahan. They are keeping the plot specifics quiet, but production is set to begin August in Southern California. It will be the second … Read More »

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Ayelet Zurer Replacing Julia Ormond As Superman’s Krypton Mom

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Superman is getting a new mom. Ayelet Zurer, the Israeli actress who starred in Angels & Demons and who played the wife of Avner (Eric Bana) in Munich, has been set to play the role of Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s … Read More »

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Warner Bros’ Futuristic Robin Hood Tale Gets Rewrite From Michael Ross

By | Tuesday August 2, 2011 @ 7:52am PDT
Mike Fleming

Warner Bros has hired Michael Ross to rewrite the futuristic Robin Hood project that has commercials director Nicolai Fuglsig attached to helm. The film is being produced by Charles Roven, Richard Suckle and Gianni Nunnari. Jason Dean Hall wrote the first draft of a drama set in dystopian London, about … Read More »

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Kevin Costner Up, Up And Away For ‘Superman’ Role?

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: I’m told that there is heightened interest in Kevin Costner for a key role in the Superman reboot that is being directed by Zack Snyder for Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures. Henry Cavill was recently set in the Man … Read More »

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Ben Affleck Eyes Black List Abscam Drama ‘American Bullshit’ As Next Directing Gig

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Ben Affleck, whose sophomore directing effort The Town has made him one of the hottest directors in town, has added another possible next directing project to his roster. And this one must be good, it’s #8 on the Black … Read More »

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Warner Bros Reboots ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’; UPDATE: Joss Whedon Reacts

By | Monday November 22, 2010 @ 5:02pm PST

Joss Whedon reacts to E! Entertainment: 

This is a sad, sad reflection on our times, when people must feed off the carcasses of beloved stories from their youths — just because they can’t think of an original idea of

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Tom Hanks Mulls Kathryn Bigelow Pic Offer

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: After the Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker, director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal are aiming high in casting their follow-up, the Paramount Pictures drama set in South America, Triple Frontier (aka Sleeping Dogs). I’m hearing that while he hasn’t … Read More »

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John McTiernan Pleads Guilty To Perjury And Faces Up To One Year In Prison

mctiernanjohn1MONDAY UPDATE: The film director pleaded guilty in Los Angeles federal court to lying during the Pellicano investigation. John McTiernan entered the plea to two counts of making false statements to the FBI and one count of perjury for lying to a … Read More »

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