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Paul Greengrass set to helm Agent Storm

– by ELI COLON –

Following his direction of the true story “Captain Phillips,” it seems like filmmaker Paul Greengrass will be sticking with non-fiction as Deadline has learned that the director of “The Bourne Ultimatum” and “United 93” will develop an adaptation of “Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Queda and the CIA” to direct and produce.

The book (hitting U.S. shelves this September) is written by the titular agent, Morten Storm, along with Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister. It tells about his life as a former Islamic radical who became a double agent for the CIA and British and Danish intelligence. Greengrass excels at turning true stories into powerful dramatic features, so this certainly sounds like it could be a good fit to tell a compelling spy thriller. (CONTINUED)


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: Teaser

– by ELI COLON – Warner Bros. has debuted the first teaser trailer and a new poster for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the grand finale in the Middle Earth series, and it looks to be a very nostalgic and exciting ending. Among the returnees are Martin Freeman as Bilbo, […][...]


Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb: Images

– by ELI COLON – 20th Century Fox (via USA Today) has unveiled the first three images from director Shawn Levy’s upcoming sequel “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.” The third and final entry in the franchise takes the action to London’s British Museum and the city as a whole, where “Downton Abbey” […][...]


More actors join Disney’s The Jungle Book

– by ELI COLON – It’s the role that I think everyone has been dying to see Christopher Walken take on, they just didn’t know it. Disney has announced the legendary actor will taken an animal role in the new live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic “The Jungle Book” from director Jon Favreau. The studio […][...]


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: TV Spots

– by ELI COLON – For more than two years, the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot has been a contentious project — especially when it was first revealed that former “Transformers” lead Megan Fox had been cast as beloved Turtles ally April O’Neil. Recently, skeptics have reacted with equal outrage to a host of other […][...]


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For: Red-Band Trailer

– by ELI COLON – Dimension Films has released a new full-length, red-band trailer for “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.” The trailer first premiered at the San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend. The sequel stars Josh Brolin as the physically altered Dwight (played by Clive Owen in the first film), who is hunted […][...]


Angelina Jolie to direct By the Sea

– by ELI COLON – Off-screen, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are one of the most famous couples in the world. Onscreen, however, they haven’t co-starred since 2005’s “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” which was mostly notable for being the movie that brought the couple together. But that will change with “By the Sea.” Universal has […][...]


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I: Teaser

– by ELI COLON – The beginning of the end is here. Lionsgate has debuted the first teaser trailer for Francis Lawrence’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I,” and it looks fantastic. Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen, who has now survived the Games twice. She’s now in District 13, helping to lead the […][...]


Legendary announces King Kong origin film

– by ELI COLON – A couple of years ago, Legendary Pictures surprised audiences at San Diego Comic-Con by revealing test footage of director Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla.” The fan reaction to that surprise was a significant factor in Legendary and Warner Bros.’ decision to greenlight the film, and during the Legendary panel at Comic-Con this […][...]








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