25
Apr
2016

James Coyne On The Case To Pen ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’

Screenwriter James Coyne has been tapped to pen a rewrite of Sherlock Holmes 3. This re-kickstarts the threequel to Warner Bros’ franchise, which will return Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law and director Guy Ritchie. Ritchie/Wigram Productions, Team Downey, Silver Pictures, Dan Lin and Warner Bros are producing it. It was October 2011 when Deadline broke [...]


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22
Apr
2016

Warner Bros. Sets ‘CHiPs’, ‘It’ & Untitled PG-13 Comedy For 2017

Warner Bros. has scheduled its big-screen version of the hit 1980s NBC series CHiPs for August 11, 2017. Dax Shepard directs and stars alongside Michael Pena in the action comedy about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle cops. In addition, the Burbank-based studio said today it has set a September 8, 2017 release date for the [...]


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10
Mar
2016

Fox’s ‘Lethal Weapon’ Finds Its Mel Gibson

Fox’s Lethal Weapon reboot has found its Mel Gibson. Rectify and 24 alum Clayne Crawford has been tapped to star opposite Damon Wayans Sr. in the drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Based on the feature film of the same name, the pilot kicks off when Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs [...]


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04
Mar
2016

Jordana Brewster to Co-Star in Fox’s ‘Lethal Weapon’

Fox’s Lethal Weapon is rounding out its cast. The remake of the feature film has tapped Jordana Brewster to co-star, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Like the feature, the Fox pilot centers on Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs (uncast), who after suffering the loss of his wife and baby, moves to Los [...]


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26
Feb
2016

Tim Rasmussen & Vince Di Meglio Hired To Script Disney’s ‘It’s A Small World’

Disney has set the scribe team of Tim Rasmussen & Vince Di Meglio to script It’s A Small World, a family film based on the 50-year-old theme park attraction. The scribes, whose credits include License To Wed, Smother and Marmaduke and who wrote on Meet The Fockers and The Girlfriend Equation, board a project that [...]


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22
Feb
2016

Mekhi Phifer to Co-Star in CW’s ‘Frequency’ Reboot

The CW’s Frequency reboot is rounding out its cast. ER grad Mekhi Phifer has been tapped to co-star in the drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Based on the 2000 New Line feature of the same name, the reimagining revolves around Raimy, a female police detective in 2016 who discovers she is able to [...]


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22
Feb
2016

‘Frequency’: Peyton List Cast As the Female Lead In CW Reboot

Peyton List (The Flash, Mad Men) has landed the sought after female lead opposite Riley Smith in Frequency, the CW’s drama pilot based on Toby Emmerich’s sci-fi thriller. The TV series, written by Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver, centers on Raimy (List), a female police detective in 2016 who discovers that she is able to speak [...]


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12
Feb
2016

Damon Wayans Sr. to Star in Fox’s ‘Lethal Weapon’ Pilot

Lethal Weapon is kicking into high gear. Following a prolonged dealmaking process, the network has tapped Damon Wayans Sr. to star as Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, lifting the cast contingency on the drama and clearing the way for its formal pilot pickup Friday. Based on the feature film franchise starring Mel Gibson and Danny [...]


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01
Feb
2016

CW Orders Kevin Williamson Drama, ‘Frequency’ Reboot to Pilot

The CW threw its hat into the pilot ring late Friday, picking up a drama from Kevin Williamson and a reboot of feature film Frequency. First, Williamson’s untitled paranormal drama centers on a young woman who seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena. Williamson will pen the script and exec [...]


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