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Emma Stone & Jonah Hil Will Star In Maniac

Deadline is reporting Emma Stone and Jonah Hill are finalizing deals to star and Cary Fukunaga to direct Maniac , a blockbuster half-hour series package from Paramount TV and Anonymous Content, sources say. The dark comedy i2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Arrivalss based on the 2014 Norwegian series about a guy who lives a fantasy life in his dreams but in reality is locked up at an institution. Hill and Stone will both play patients in the institution. I hear the project will be seeking a straight-to-series order, possibly for two seasons, with Fukunaga likely directing all episodes. Search is underway for a writer. Fukunaga, Stone and Hill executive produce with Anonymous Content’s Michael Sugar and Doug Wald. Anonymous’ Ashley Zalta co-executive produces. The project stems from Fukunaga and Anonymous’ deals with Paramount TV. The original Maniac drama series, from Lilyhammer producer Rubicon TV, is written and directed by Hakon Bast Mossige and Espen PA Lervaag who a


BEASTS OF NO NATION (A Netflix Original Film) OPENING IN SAN FRANCISCO, BERKELEY, PALO ALTO AND SANTA CRUZ THEATRES ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16TH. ALSO AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX BEGINNING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16TH. The film is playing in the Mill Valley Film Festival on Thursday, October 15th. From director Cary Joji Fukunaga, and set in West Africa, BEASTS OF NO NATION tells the story of AGU (Abraham Attah), a young villager, whom we meet playing with his older brother, making mischief with his friends at a nearby refugee camp and enjoying dinner with his family. But the happy routines of childhood are shattered when army troops from the capital city arrive to squelch a rebellion against the country’s corrupt regime. His mother and sister escape to a nearby city, but Agu is left behind with his father and brother, and shortly thereafter, he is suddenly on his own. Terrified and alone, Agu escapes to the forest where he’s discovered by a company of young rebels led by the charismatic COMM

Emotional Trailer For BEASTS OF NO NATION Starring Idris Elba

Directed by Cary Fukunaga, Starring Idris Elba, Abraham Attah , and Richard Pepple , BEASTS OF NO NATION is based on Uzodinma Iweala’s novel about Agu, (Abraham Attah) a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Available in select theaters and on Netflix October 16th. Watch the trailer after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-

TRUE DETECTIVE’S CARY FUKUNAGA To Direct Untitled Drama For @A24

A24 AND TRUE DETECTIVE ’S CARY FUKUNAGA TO DEVELOP AND PRODUCE INSPIRING FATHER-SON DRAMA FOR FUKUNAGA TO DIRECT Award-winning filmmaker Cary Fukunaga and A24 will develop an untitled drama based on the true story of Joe and Jadin Bell that Fukunaga will direct, with BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN writers Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana to write the script, it was announced today. This marks the first project to be developed from script to screen by A24, who are producing the film along with Fukunaga’s Parliament of Owls production company, Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Riva Marker of Red Crown Productions, and Eva Maria Daniels of VisionChaos Productions. Daniel Crown of Red Crown will executive produce. The project is based upon the true story of Oregonian father-and-son Joe and Jadin Bell. Jadin, a fifteen-year-old openly gay sophomore, took his own life after being both bullied at high school and struggling for acceptance from the people closest to him. In the wake of Jadin's suicide

Pennywise Has Been Cast For Stephen King's It

We're The Millers star to do a different kind of clowning around. By Brandon Wolfe The big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s It has found its Pennywise. The demonic clown will be portrayed by Will Poulter, who is perhaps best known from We’re The Millers . Poulter seems like a strange choice for the role, but a quick glance at his somewhat sinisterly structured face may be the key to understanding the decision. There’s something going on with the eyebrow/forehead region there that’s unsettling. It , which will be directed by True Detective ’s Cary Fukunaga and be split between two films, is the story of a group of children who confront a child-killing entity who often takes the form of a clown, only to have it return to plague them as adults. It was previously adapted into an equal-parts scary and hokey TV miniseries in 1990 with Tim Curry as Pennywise. Discuss this story with fellow SJF fans on Facebook . On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms , and follow a