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Before the pandemic, it was announced that “The Saint” was getting a reboot with Dexter Fletcher attached to direct and Chris Pine set to star. The film was stalled, and in 2021, both of those guys left and actor Regé-Jean Page came aboard to star.
Since then, we haven’t really gotten much news about it. But more than two years after Page’s first involvement, we finally have a director for the upcoming action film.
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Hairy Bikers chef Dave Myers has paid a poignant tribute to his co-stars and crew after the supportive time helped him through a gruelling regime of chemotherapy amid his ongoing cancer battle. The 66 year old star was first diagnosed with cancer in May 2022, and admitted he wanted his upcoming Christmas special alongside fellow Hairy Biker Si King, to be a “celebration that 18 months since my diagnosis I’m still here.” Reflecting on a whirlwind 18 months, Dave told the Radio Times, "I’ve done a series with my best mate, we’re back on the bikes, we’ve written a new book… We’ve had a bloody good time,” as he listed off his list of accomplishments despite undergoing a gruelling cancer battle away from the cameras.
There’s an independently financed feature take of the 1992 John Kander and Fred Ebb West End and Broadway musical of Kiss of the Spider Woman that’s being ready to shoot in the spring with Jennifer Lopez set to play the role of Aurora, which Chita Rivera originated on the Great White Way.
Surprise! Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has another new secret project in the can, his second in half a year. His latest, never publicly announced, is a mystery thriller called “Presence,” which will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2024.
Iconic producer Joel Silver has been fired from the forthcoming Amazon film Play Dirty, Deadline can confirm. While the decision reportedly stemmed from alleged verbal abuse on Silver’s part toward studio execs over creative differences, Amazon has declined to comment.
EXCLUSIVE: Catfish Jean (To Leslie) is set for a key recurring role in American Sports Story, Ryan Murphy’s FX anthology series based on the podcast Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc., Deadline has learned.
Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have come under fire by 'annoyed' I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here viewers following their actions towards Sam Thomspon as he took on the latest Bushtucker Trial. During Sunday night's (November 26) instalment of jungle action, viewers saw the Made in Chelsea star winning dinner for camp.
Catherine Hardwicke is reflecting on the legacy of Twilight.
While it has always seemed so far-fetched, there has been a long-running rumor that Christopher Nolan was in the running to be the next director of a James Bond film. While the filmmaker seems very happy making films outside of the franchise world, fans of Bond have been excited by the prospect of what he might do with the world’s most famous spy.
Cobra Kai, the Netflix Karate Kid spin-off which is also heading for a late 2024 debut on the streamer.More info on the casting at KarateKidCasting.com.When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.@ THN - The Hollywood News 2023
Deadline, All Quiet At The Western Front director Edward Berger is in talks to helm the project, which would be the sixth film in the series. The last was 2016’s Jason Bourne, which saw Matt Damon reprise the role after almost ten years.The currently-untitled film is said to be in early development at Universal, with no script.
EXCLUSIVE: Paramount’s highly-anticipated The Saint reimagining is gaining some serious momentum as sources tell Deadline Doug Liman is attached to direct and oversee the development of the film. Regé-Jean Page will exec produce and star in the pic. Lorenzo DiBonaventura and Brad Krevoy will produce as will the late Robert Evans, who will produce posthumously.
Colman Domingo plays civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, in the Netflix film Rustin. Domingo said he felt a responsibility to introduce Rustin to modern audiences.
Alexander Payne, director of The Holdovers, said he gets pushback for the kinds of films that he makes but he plans to persevere and hopes there will be more space for “human” stories in theaters.
Ethan Shanfeld Paul Briganti describes the first week of filming “Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain” as “a miserable nightmare.” The movie, which follows the “Saturday Night Live” comedy trio John Higgins, Ben Marshall and Martin Herlihy as they hunt for hidden treasure, was shot primarily in North Carolina state parks — in the sweltering summer. “There were ticks and snakes, and it was over 100 degrees and very humid. It thunderstormed a lot,” Briganti, who joined “SNL” as a director in 2016, tells Variety.
One of Prime Video‘s most anticipated series finally has a release date: all eight episodes of “Mr. & Mrs.
The news of Matthew Perry’s tragic death has been met with heartbreaking tributes from fans all over the world. Now his Friends co-stars, who spent 10 years working closely with Matthew, have spoken out and gave a sweet nod to Matthew’s loving and funny character, Chandler Bing. Friends is an American sitcom which first aired in 1994 and ran for 10 years until 2004.
With the long-running success of the ‘Transformers’ films and the recent success of “Barbie,” films based on toy lines are all the rage. But even still, the people trying to make a “Masters of the Universe” film are struggling to find a home for their blockbuster.
Classic rocker Bob Geldof is the latest high-profile name to pass through what is turning out to be a bustling and A-list edition of Poland’s EnergaCamerimage Film Festival, where he is presenting a screening of his 1982 feature Pink Floyd – The Wall.
Film Movement has acquired U.S. rights to Maciek Hamela’s In the Rearview, winner of well over a dozen awards at film festivals around the world, including the top prize at Sheffield DocFest.