After directing the foreign language film Mustang to an Oscar nomination last year, Turkish-French filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven has come on to direct an adaptation of Charlotte Rogan’s book The Lifeboat for Focus Features, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned.
Plot details are being kept under wraps, though sources say it’s a contained thriller with genre elements. Only top studio execs were given the opportunity to read the script, hence the vague nature of the titular “bad times.”
Journalist Joshua Knelman’s book Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art has landed at Ovation TV where it will be adapted into a scripted drama. Storyscape Entertainment is producing.
Stranger Things breakout star Shannon Purser is set to join Moana star Auli’i Cravalho in the NBC pilot Drama High, meanwhile It’s Always Sunny‘s Glenn Howerton is teaming up with comedian Patton Oswalt for Seth Meyers and Mike O’Brien’s untitled comedy.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts-directed Kong: Skull Island shoots down all preconceived notions of a “reimagining” and delivers a wildly entertaining adventure that is equal parts action-packed, silly, and fantastically bonkers.
Season 5, Episode 1 – The Americans return with a new mission that requires a new son, meanwhile Paige still causes concern as she pursues her relationship with Matthew Beeman. Oleg returns to the Soviet Union and begins his new job and Philip’s estranged son goes on the run. Someone makes a deadly mistake while digging up William Crandall’s corpse.
Season 2, Episode 13 – This week of Legends of Tomorrow lands our crew in a double whammy. When Rip escapes from his prison and attacks the ship, the Legends are forced to conquer two seemingly impossible missions: find a way to bring back the old Rip Hunter and find a way to escape the Cretaceous period.
Season 1, Episode 5 – The Thurmentum continues, with Imposters besting itself every week thanks to a thrillingly creepy performance by Uma Thurman and the collision of the show’s multiple plotlines. That’s right, our trio of exes finally found Maddie.
Hugh Jackman looking to get into the driver’s seat for Michael Mann’s Ferrari and the story of Roe v. Wade is heading for the big screen. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
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