Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s

Deadline reports that a new untitled period thriller is in development at the Disney owned Searchlight Pictures as three high-profile casting additions are announced. Director Tom George (This Country) is assembling a cast for his untitled murder mystery that includes Irish actress Saoirse Ronan (The French Dispatch), Sam Rockwell (Jojo Rabbit), and David Oyelowo (TheContinue reading “Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s”

Netflix WWII Spy Thriller ‘Munich’ Adds ‘Watchmen’s Jeremy Irons and ‘1917’s George MacKay – Filming Underway

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Netflix’s thriller Munich has landed an interesting cast that includes Jeremy Irons (Watchmen), George MacKay (1917), Jannis Niehwöhner (Mute), Liv Lisa Fries (Babylon Berlin), Erin Doherty (The Crown), Sandra Hüller (Toni Erdmann), August Diehl (A Hidden Life), Robert Bathurst (Downton Abbey), Marc Limpach (Bad Banks), and Martin Wuttke (InglouriousContinue reading “Netflix WWII Spy Thriller ‘Munich’ Adds ‘Watchmen’s Jeremy Irons and ‘1917’s George MacKay – Filming Underway”

Mads Mikkelsen and Armie Hammer To Star In Cold War Thriller ‘Billion Dollar Spy’ – Begins Shooting In Eastern Europe Next Year

Armie Hammer (Rebecca, Free Fire) and Mad Mikkelsen (Hannibal) are teaming-up for a new Cold War era thriller titled Billion Dollar Spy for director Amma Asante according to Variety. The script was penned by screenwriter Benjamin August based from a true life story written by American journalist David E. Hoffman. Brad Reid (Hammer) is aContinue reading “Mads Mikkelsen and Armie Hammer To Star In Cold War Thriller ‘Billion Dollar Spy’ – Begins Shooting In Eastern Europe Next Year”

Athens-Set Thriller ‘Born To Be Murdered’ Starring John David Washington and Alicia Vikander Lands At Netflix – Produced By Luca Guadagnino

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Netflix has secured a new thriller titled Born To Be Murdered that stars Tenet’s John David Washington and Ex Machina’s Alicia Vikander that takes place in Greece. It’s unclear how much Netflix paid for the acquisition. The film that shot back in 2019 is produced by Luca Guadagnino (Scarface)Continue reading “Athens-Set Thriller ‘Born To Be Murdered’ Starring John David Washington and Alicia Vikander Lands At Netflix – Produced By Luca Guadagnino”

Taylor Kitsch Takes Lead Role In Robert De Niro Crime Thriller ‘Wash Me In The River’ – Replaces Machine Gun Kelly

Deadline reports that rapper turned actor Machine Gun Kelly (Project Power) has dropped out of the crime thriller Wash Me In The River due to a scheduling conflict. Kelly was expected to co-star with acting legends Robert De Niro and John Malkovich in the project from director Randall Emmett. Instead, Taylor Kistch will be takingContinue reading “Taylor Kitsch Takes Lead Role In Robert De Niro Crime Thriller ‘Wash Me In The River’ – Replaces Machine Gun Kelly”

Netflix Spends $30M To Secure Remake of Danish Thriller ‘The Guilty’ Directed By Antoine Fuqua and Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Deadline reports that Netflix is spending a massive $30 million on securing the worldwide rights to an English remake of the Danish film Den skyldige aka The Guilty from Training Day director Antoine Fuqua and True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto. Nightcrawler’s Jake Gyllenhaal will play 911 dispatch operator Joe Bayler.  It takes place over theContinue reading “Netflix Spends $30M To Secure Remake of Danish Thriller ‘The Guilty’ Directed By Antoine Fuqua and Starring Jake Gyllenhaal”

IRA Thriller ‘Borderland’ To Star John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Felicity Jones, and Jodie Turner-Smith – Shooting Early 2021 In The UK

Deadline reports that an impressive cast has been hired for an upcoming IRA thriller titled Borderland. The group of young talent assembled includes John Boyega (Detroit, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jack Reynor (Free Fire, Midsommar), Felicity Jones (Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), and Jodie Turner-Smith (Without Remorse, Nightflyers).  Borderland willContinue reading “IRA Thriller ‘Borderland’ To Star John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Felicity Jones, and Jodie Turner-Smith – Shooting Early 2021 In The UK”

Robert Rodriguez Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Starring Ben Affleck To Begin Shooting July 27th At Troublemaker Studios In Austin

Despite Robert Rodriguez’s original intention to shoot his next film Hypnotic in California, the film starring Ben Affleck is instead reportedly heading to Austin, Texas.  Even though Texas has become a new hot-spot in the United States for coronavirus, the Austin Chronicle is reporting that the Affleck project is going to attempt to begin shootingContinue reading “Robert Rodriguez Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Starring Ben Affleck To Begin Shooting July 27th At Troublemaker Studios In Austin”

Edgar Wright and Jane Goldman Teaming On Kidnap Thriller ‘The Chain’ For Universal

Deadline has revealed that Universal Pictures has optioned the film rights to the Adrian McKinty novel The Chain with Edgar Wright set to direct and Jane Goldman hired to adapt the book into a script.  The Chain tells the story of Rachel, who learns that her 11-year-old daughter has been kidnapped. The only way toContinue reading “Edgar Wright and Jane Goldman Teaming On Kidnap Thriller ‘The Chain’ For Universal”

Lily James Starring In Thriller ‘The Paris Trap’ – Production Eyeing Start In Early 2021

Another project announced at the Cannes Virtual Market via Deadline is a Paris-set thriller titled The Paris Trap from director Pablo Trapero (ZeroZeroZero, The Chain) with British actress Lily James (Baby Driver, Cinderella, Rebecca) set to take the lead role. The Paris Trap has a script penned by Daniel Taplitz with rewrites from Michael Lesslie.Continue reading “Lily James Starring In Thriller ‘The Paris Trap’ – Production Eyeing Start In Early 2021”