The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
Paramount Pictures has picked up the spec script Northeast Kingdom from screenwriter-on-the-rise Alex R. Johnson. Platinum Dunes is on board to produce the action thriller which Johnson will also direct.
The 1980s Eclipse comic book Scout by legendary comic book artist Timothy Truman is set to get the big screen treatment courtesy of Studio 8. The company recently acquired the film option to the action/adventure series with Chris MacBride on board to write and direct the adaptation.
This weekend, Tyler Perry beat Tom Cruise for the box office crown when Boo! A Madea Halloween took home $28.5 million, far more than anyone was expecting, and one of the largest opening weekends for a film about Perry’s Madea character.
Marvel Studios steps into ambitious territory, opening a portal into a whole new world of magic, sorcery, and mysticism that would be elevated to levels of psychedelic proportions with the aid of hallucinogenics. It’s all stunning, complex, and… weird. That’s a good thing considering the movie is titled Doctor Strange.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency beautifully meshes absurdist humor and dark thriller drama in “Horizons.” With a chaotic whirlwind of character introductions and mysterious loose ends, the show promises to be a wild and fun ride.