Berlin: Robert Luketic To Helm Millennium’s ‘The ExpendaBelles’; Who Should Star?

By | Thursday February 6, 2014 @ 6:18am PST
Mike Fleming

luketicUPDATE: A spokesperson for Millennium Films said that the log line has changed. Here is their new one: The Expendables universe has a new team. An elite group of highly trained female mercenaries are brought together for a covert hostage rescue mission. Once they are behind enemy lines, the women discover that they will also need to topple an evil dictator bent on world domination. It becomes clear there there is no such thing as the right man for the job. The Expendabelles is the ultimate story of female empowerment and kick-ass teamwork.  So, there you go.

PREVIOUS EXCLUSIVE, 6:18 AM: Robert Luketic has come aboard to direct The ExpendaBelles, the estrogen-powered equivalent of the testosterone-fueled Millennium Films franchise The Expendables. The move re-teams Luketic with his Legally Blonde scribes Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Karen McCullah, who wrote the original screenplay for the female action comedy spinoff. The film will begin shooting this summer and Luketic will soon begin casting the gals. Read More »

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IM Global Sets Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman For ‘Paranoia’

By | Thursday April 12, 2012 @ 7:13pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: In a hot package fast coming together to start production this summer, Robert Luketic will direct Paranoia, a corporate espionage thriller that is set in the world of dueling telecom giants. The Hunger Games‘ Liam Hemsworth is set to … Read More »

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Tyler Mitchell Heading Feature Films At Bob Cooper’s Landscape Entertainment

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Landscape Entertainment CEO Bob Cooper has hired producer Tyler Mitchell to be his head of feature films. Mitchell is one of the producers of Burt Wonderstone, the Don Scardino-directed New Line comedy that has Steve Carell set to star … Read More »

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CW Buys Dramedy From Robert Luketic; ABC Buys Comedy From Adam Sztykiel

By | Tuesday September 27, 2011 @ 5:33pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

The CW has bought Legal Aid, a dramedy from writer Jonathan Abrams (NBC’s Zip). Tyler Mitchell, Jason Smilovic, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Robert Luketic will executive produce. The Ugly Truth and Legally Blonde helmer Luketic is also … Read More »

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