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Chlöe Bailey, Olivia Colman and Woody Harrelson will lead a big screen adaptation of “Girl From the North Country,” a Broadway musical featuring Bob Dylan songs. Conor McPherson, the playwright behind the stage show, is writing and directing the film. “Girl From the North Country” uses Dylan’s expansive music library — including…

Stephen Fry has joined the cast of “Iron Box,” a multi-generational comedy about a New York businesswoman who journeys with her father to Poland in an effort to explore their roots. The film is being directed by Julia Von Heinz, best known for her work on “And Tomorrow the Entire…

Toni Collette and Odessa Young have joined writer and director Nathan Silver’s “The Prima Donna,” a twisted and darkly funny revenge thriller about two feuding opera singers and the lengths they’ll go for the limelight. The film will reunite Collette and Young, who previously worked together on the acclaimed HBO…

Tatiana Maslany and “Scream” star Jasmin Savoy Brown are set to lead Josh Ruben’s sci-fi horror “Green Bank.” Protagonist Pictures is launching international sales on the film, which will be shopped to buyers at this month’s European Film Market at the Berlin Film Festival. CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent…

Annette Bening has signed on to star in the upcoming Peacock limited series “Apples Never Fall,” based on the Liane Moriarty novel of the same name. Variety exclusively reported that “Apples Never Fall” had been ordered to series at the streamer back in February 2022. Per the official logline, the…

Emma Thompson is set to star in Brian Kirk’s upcoming action thriller “The Fisherwoman,” Variety can exclusively reveal. In the feature, Thompson is set to play a widowed fisherman who, while trapped in a Minnesotan blizzard, interrupts the kidnapping of a teenager and soon finds she is the young victim’s…

MJ Delaney, an Emmy and BAFTA award-winning director, has signed with CAA for representation. Delaney directed the latter half of “Ted Lasso” Season 1 for Apple TV+, for which she earned a DGA and Emmy nomination for outstanding directing for a comedy series. She went on to make a splash…

A “King of the Hill” revival has been ordered to series at Hulu, I tell you what. The updated version of the beloved adult animated comedy hails from original series creators Mike Judge and Greg Daniels as well as Saladin Patterson. All three are also executive producers on the show,…

The “Bad Boys” are officially returning, with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence announcing that they’ll reunite for a fourth film in the “Bad Boys” franchise. Sony Pictures confirmed that the untitled sequel is in early pre-production with Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah returning to direct from a script by…

Pierce Brosnan and Helena Bonham Carter are set to star in the Irish romance “Four Letters of Love,” directed by Polly Steele. Based on Niall Williams bestselling novel, the film will see Brosnan and Bonham Carter starring as the parents of fated lovers played by up-and-coming actors Fionn O’Shea (“Dance…

Tom Hanks and Robin Wright may look a little younger in the upcoming movie “Here” from director Robert Zemeckis. The film, which reunites the “Forrest Gump” co-stars after nearly 30 years, will use new hyperrealistic technology, including AI-generated face replacements and de-aging, to allow its stars to tell a story…

Peter Farrelly, director of Oscar winning film “Green Book,” will start production of his long awaited “Ricky Stanicky” next month. The picture will shoot in Melbourne, Australia where the film’s two stars Zac Efron and John Cena have now arrived. Ricky Stanicky is the name of an imaginary character invented…