Sony Pictures are relying heavily on the Stephen King adaptation, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, to end their summer on a high note, but will the competition from Nolan’s Dunkirk and Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit be too much for it?
“I don’t want to beat up on a young actor. They are at the mercy of the director. But Tom Taylor is the wrong person to carry this film, plain and simple. Whatever charisma the kid has is not served by this role, and vice versa,” writes a clearly disappointed Drew McWeeny.
Richard Madden is teaming up with Gillian Jacobs for the feature film Ibiza from Netflix, while Girls Trip star Regina Hall joins the Black Lives Matter film The Hate U Give. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Netflix is searching for an experienced Executive Assistant and World Surf League is on the hunt for a Broadcast Producer. This plus more in today’s jobs!
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