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John Moore to direct Pierce Brosnan in I.T.

– by ELI COLON –

Audiences get to see Pierce Brosnan returning to the thriller genre this weekend with “The November Man,” and now another action-oriented picture of his has landed a director.

Deadline brings word that “A Good Day to Die Hard” helmer John Moore has been tapped to direct “I.T.,” which will star Brosnan as a publisher who is tormented via technology when his relationship with a young I.T. consultant goes south.

In addition, William Wisher Jr. (“Terminator 2” “The 13th Warrior”) has been tapped to rewrite the screenplay for the Voltage Films picture, which was originally penned by Dan Kay, based on an idea from David T. Friendly. (CONTINUED)

Seventh Son: New Trailer and Poster

– by ELI COLON – Universal and Legendary Pictures have released a new trailer and poster for the fantasy adaptation “Seventh Son,” based on “The Last Apprentice” (or “The Wordstone Chronicles”) book series by Joseph Delaney. The plot follows mystical knight Father Gregory (Jeff Bridges) and his apprentice, Tom Ward (Ben Barnes), in their fight […][...]

Lake Bell to helm The Emperor’s Children

– by ELI COLON – If you haven’t taken the time to seek out the impressive indie comedy “In a World…,” directed by and starring “Children’s Hospital” regular Lake Bell, then you should try to rectify that as soon as you can. In the meantime, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Bell has lined up […][...]

Review: Casualties of the State

“Treason is inciting war and profiting from it at the expense of American lives.” – statement from “Casualties of the State.” – by BEV QUESTAD – Back in the ‘70s, US protesters claimed patriot status. Brought up by World War II dads who survived unspeakable hardships in the military and a national identity based on […][...]

Rosewater: Trailer and Poster

– by ELI COLON – One of the fall films I have been following closely and waiting patiently for its grand unveiling is “Rosewater,” the directing feature debut of “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart. Filmed last summer in the Middle East, “Rosewater” is now ready for release and Stewart will be bringing the film […][...]

Jungle Book: Origins cast filled out

– by ELI COLON – Following news that Benendict Cumberbatch would re-team with his “The Hobbit” trilogy motion-capture co-star Andy Serkis for Serkis’ directorial debut on “Jungle Book: Origins,” the rest of the cast has been revealed, including the role of young Mowgli. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, […][...]

Two Clips from Miss Julie

– by ELI COLON – As you look up at the schedules for some of this fall’s film festivals, you’re reminded by how many high-profile movies are set to premiere this year. One to look out for over the next few weeks is Liv Ullman’s “Miss Julie,” and now the film’s first two clips have […][...]

Bird People: First US Trailer

– by ELI COLON – IFC Films has debuted the full US trailer for director Pascale Ferran’s new film “Bird People.” The movie tells a two-part story set in Paris, France, about two people. One of them is Gary Newman, played Josh Charles, following up his “Good Wife” departure; the other is Audrey, played by […][...]

Ellen Burstyn to direct & lead Bathing Flo

– by ELI COLON – Since beginning a career in on-screen entertainment in 1958, Ellen Burstyn has earned herself an Emmy, an Oscar and a Tony, and already has a legacy that speaks for itself. But the actress is not content with retirement just yet as Deadline reports she has just signed on to make […][...]

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