Roger Stone and Randy Credico talked about WikiLeaks plans, their leaked texts show

Roger Stone and Randy Credico talked about WikiLeaks plans, their leaked texts show

“Big news Wednesday… Hillary’s campaign will die this week,” Randy Credico texted Trump ally Roger Stone, just 6 days before the WikiLeaks email dump. These text messages obtained by NBC News show that Donald Trump’s longtime political “dirty trickster” consigliere Roger Stone was boasting of dirt to come from Wikileaks. Stone has previously denied any foreknowledge of the late-2016 Wikileaks dumps, as he attempts to squirm away from the Special Counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller. This latest news won’t help him accomplish that. Six days before WikiLeaks began releasing those…

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Tamir Muhammad Launches Production Company, Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros.

Tamir Muhammad Launches Production Company, Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Media executive/producer Tamir Muhammad has signed a multi-year overall film and television deal with Warner Bros. for his newly launched production company, Populace. Under the pact, Muhummad will develop original scripted and unscripted programming for the Warner Bros. Television Group, as well as theatrical films for the studio. According to Muhammad, Populace, which will be bi-coastal, will develop content “focused on genre-bending originality and universal…Read full story

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‘Satan’s Slaves’ Filmmaker Joko Anwar Signs With Paradigm and Good Fear Film

‘Satan’s Slaves’ Filmmaker  Joko Anwar Signs With Paradigm and Good Fear Film

Satan’s Slaves filmmaker Joko Anwar has signed with Paradigm Talent and Good Fear Film + Management. Santan’s Slaves was released as Pengabdi Setan in Anwar’s native Indonesia in 2017 and finished that year as the highest-grossing Indonesian film of that year. The supernatural thriller also finished its theatrical run as Indonesia’s  biggest domestic horror film ever. The film has been sold in 42 countries and is now streaming on Shudder. Satan’s Slaves was produced by…Read full story

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Bad Robot Announces Six New Movies, Including a Thriller From ‘The Good Place’ Writer Megan Amram

Bad Robot Announces Six New Movies, Including a Thriller From ‘The Good Place’ Writer Megan Amram

In an unusual move for the typically-secretive company, J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot Productions has announced six new films are in development, including a possession film and a time travel movie. How many of these are actually secret Cloverfield movies? All of them! (I’m kidding, we have no idea.) But the one I’m the most excited about is a thriller written by Megan Amram, the writer behind some of the best and funniest shows on television. Learn more about these upcoming Bad Robot movies below. Abrams is currently shooting Star Wars: Episode…

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PTA, Cuaron, Streisand, Del Toro, Edgar Wright, Inarritu, DiCaprio, Chazelle, Nolan Among Directors Appealing To Warner Bros To Save FilmStruck

PTA, Cuaron, Streisand, Del Toro, Edgar Wright, Inarritu, DiCaprio, Chazelle, Nolan Among Directors Appealing To Warner Bros To Save FilmStruck

An elite group of film directors have appealed directly to Warner Bros Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich to try and save FilmStruck, the subscription streaming service that offers indie and prestige titles that are part of the Criterion Collection. This after WarnerMedia said it would shutter the service at the end of this month. All content arms are being evaluated after the AT&T acquisition of the studio as it makes its entry into the OTT streaming game. It looks…Read full story

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Lily James, Armie Hammer to Star in Ben Wheatley’s ‘Rebecca’ Remake

Lily James, Armie Hammer to Star in Ben Wheatley’s ‘Rebecca’ Remake

British filmmaker Ben Wheatley (High-Rise) is set to direct a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic 1938 novel Rebecca that will star Lily James and Armie Hammer, Collider has learned. Netflix is teaming with powerhouse production company Working Title on the project, and while the streaming service is avoiding the dreaded “r” word, as in “remake,” Rebecca is based on the same story as Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 film of the same name starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. Jane Goldman wrote the script this time around, and it follows a newly-married…

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