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Matthew McConaughey may be The Company Man

– by ELI COLON –

Fresh off an Oscar win for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club” and an Emmy nomination for the acclaimed HBO series “True Detective,” it looks like Matthew McConaughey may have finally locked down his next film project. Deadline has learned that McConaughey is in talks to star in “The Company Man,” a script by Andrew Cypiot that made The Black List known as the Untitled Ed Wilson project. former Black List script.

Based on true events, “The Company Man” follows CIA agent Edwin Wilson, who “went behind enemy lines to secure a weapons contract and report information back to the CIA shortly after the Cold War. He had a meteoric rise until company policies changed and he was unceremoniously fired. (CONTINUED)

Casting news for Steven Spielberg’s next film

– by ELI COLON – By the time the next film from Steven Spielberg hits theaters, it will have been nearly three years since “Lincoln” hit theaters. That just goes to show you how hard it is to find the right project, or even get one made, regardless of whether you’re an iconic filmmaker or […][...]

A Most Wanted Man: Featurette

– by ELI COLON – This weekend, one of the last performances from the late Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives in theaters by way of Anton Corbijn’s spy thriller “A Most Wanted Man.” We’ve already seen a couple of riveting trailers for the film (see the latest one HERE), but now we get a look behind-the-scenes […][...]

Guardians of the Galaxy: Two New Clips

– by ELI COLON – There may come a day when mighty Marvel starts to fall, but it seems we’re not there yet. The first wave of early reactions to “Guardians of the Galaxy” have just hit the web, and unsurprisingly, they’re nothing short of amazing. Critics are positively fawning over the film’s action, humor, […][...]

Jason Sudeikis and Jeremy Irons join Race

– by ELI COLON – Back in May, one of three competing Jesse Owens biopics made some progress by casting up-and-coming star Stephan James in the film called “Race,” which will be directed by “Blown Away” helmer Stephen Hopkins. Now, that film is looking even better as Focus Features recently picked up its US distribution […][...]

Idris Elba in talks for King Arthur film

– by ELI COLON – About three months ago, it appeared film-maker Guy Ritchie had firmed up his King Arthur film, currently titled “Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur,” as his next project with the possibility of the tale stretching into six feature films. There’s still no word on this six-movie business, (which at this […][...]

The Imitation Game: Two Trailers

– by ELI COLON – Benedict Cumberbatch has had some fun lately with “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (and more action in “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” this winter), but this fall we’ll see him in a much lower profile drama called “The Imitation Game.” In […][...]

Cameron Crowe film delayed until May 2015

– by ELI COLON – If you were looking forward to seeing Cameron Crowe’s next film this Christmas … well, I’ve got some bad news for you. Sony Pictures and Regency Enterprises have decided to delay Crowe’s “Untitled Hawaii Project” from its initial Dec. 25 release date to May 29, 2015. The film follows a […][...]

Pixels: First Image

– by ELI COLON – Following the release of a comedy reunion between Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler earlier this summer in “Blended,” we’re hoping the latter has something more enticing in store with his video game adventure “Pixels,” directed by Chris Columbus (“Home Alone,” “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”). To hype the film’s […][...]

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