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Lena Dunham And Jenni Konner To Create Toni Erdmann Remake

Lena Dunham is reportedly in talks to write the script for the remake of 'Toni Erdmann' alongside her 'Girls' cohort Jenni Konner. Lena, 31, and Jenni - who created the HBO series together - are...

Will Ferrell: 'I Don't Think Step Brothers Sequel Is A Good Idea'

The funnyman and his writing partner Adam MCKay have been talking about getting the team back together for years, but Will has come to the conclusion there's no point, even though fans of...

Adam Mckay To Direct Dick Cheney Film

Adam McKay is to direct a movie about Dick Cheney. The 'Step Brothers' filmmaker has completed on a screenplay for the as-yet untitled motion picture about the former vice-president of the US for Paramount Pictures,...

Brad Pitt And Adam Mckay Developing Dick Cheney Movie

MCKay has signed on to direct the untitled project from his own script, and he plans to begin shooting in the spring (17). Pitt will co-produce the project alongside MCKay, Dede Gardner,...

Kanye West Working With Will Ferrell On Biopic

Kanye West and Will Ferrell have started working on plans to turn the rapper's life story into a film.The 39-year-old hip hop artist - who is married to Kim Kardashian West - has been in...

Jennifer Lawrence To Play Elizabeth Holmes In New Adam Mckay Movie

Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly signed up to play Elizabeth Holmes in Adam McKay’s drama about medical company Theranos, according to Deadline. McKay’s last film was financial drama The Big Short, which earned him an Academy...

Jennifer Lawrence 'To Play Biotech Billionaire Elizabeth Holmes'

According to Deadline, the film will be directed by The Big Short's Adam MCKay with Jennifer set to play Elizabeth Holmes, the woman who skyrocketed to prominence as one of the youngest self-made billionaires ever,...

The Big Short & Spotlight Triumph At Writers Guild Of America Awards

Director Adam MCKay earned the Adapted Screenplay honour with Charles Randolph for The Big Short, a comedic take on the 2008 financial crash, based on the book of the same name by Michael...

The Big Short Upsets Oscars Favourites At Producers Guild Of America Awards

The movie, which also stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling, beat awards season favourites including The Revenant, Spotlight, and The Martian to claim the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer...

Ryan Gosling On The 'Cautionary Tale' Of 'The Big Short'

In The Big Short Ryan Gosling plays a bank trader who along with a few like-minded individuals, helps predict the financial collapse and the housing market crisis by betting against the big banks. While the...

Steve Carell Pigged Out On Deep Dish Pizzas For The Big Short Role

Filmmaker Adam MCKay encouraged the Despicable Me star to plump up a little to portray money manager Mark Baum, based on real-life financier Steve Eisman, so he took advantage of the opportunity to...

Anchorman's Adam Mckay Writing Archie Comics Musical

MCKay is writing the book for the stage show for his Funny Or Die company, which he co-founded with longtime partner Will Ferrell. He is eyeing to debut the production in New...

Ryan Gosling In Talks For 'Blade Runner' Sequel

Ryan Gosling is in talks to star in the sequel to Blade Runner. The 34-year-old actor will be joined by Harrison Ford, who played Rick Deckard in the original 1982 film. Ford will reprise his...

Beyonce To Star In The Big Short?

Beyonce could be set to star in 'The Big Short'.The 'Drunk In Love' hitmaker is rumoured to have joined the star studded cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same...

Brad Pitt Joins The Big Short

Brad Pitt will star in and produce 'The Big Short'.The financial drama - which also stars Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling - is another adaptation of a Michael Lewis nonfiction book, and after the success...

Adam Mckay In Talks With Marvel Studios Over New Project

Adam McKay has been in discussions with Marvel Studios about a future project.The 'Anchorman' director stressed there are no concrete plans in place, but he was happy to reveal that talks ''are definitely going on''.McKay...

Adam Mckay Supporting Anti-gun Violence Campaign With Parody Video

Filmmaker Adam Mckay has thrown his support behind an anti-gun violence campaign by shooting a parody video taking aim at members of the U.S. Congress for allegedly accepting campaign funds from gun lobbyists.The Anchorman: The...

Will Ferrell To Produce Manimal

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are producing 'Manimal'.According to Deadline, Sony Picture Animation has called in the pair's company, Gary Sanchez Productions, as well as Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, to plan the reboot of the cult...

Peyton Reed To Direct 'Ant Man'

Peyton Reed will direct 'Ant Man'.The 'Bring It On' director has been called in to helm the picture - based on the 1960's comic book - after Shaun of the Dead's Edgar Wright dropped out...

Will Marvel Ever Find The Right Man To Take Over ‘Ant-man’?

So Adam McKay is not directing Ant-Man. The Anchorman and Step Brothers director was said to be in ‘advanced’ talks with Marvel over the weekend, but by Monday he had taken himself out of the...

The 5 Directors That Could Rescue Marvel's 'Ant-man'

Why doesn’t anyone want to direct 'Ant-Man'!? Well, I’m sure someone does, but for some reason, Marvel is having a bit of a difficult time trying to keep someone attached to the project. The superhero...

Does Anybody Out There Want To Direct 'Ant-man'?

Following the departure of Edgar Wright, Anchorman director Adam McKay was being courted to direct Ant-Man for Disney and Marvel though has passed up the opportunity. It seemed a strange direction for the movie to...

Adam Mckay Won't Direct Ant-man

Adam McKay has pulled out of negotiations to direct 'Ant-Man'.The 'Anchorman' director was considered frontrunner to replace Edgar Wright on the Marvel superhero movie, but he has decided not to take the reins, according to...

Adam Mckay Drops Out Of Ant-man Director Talks

Filmmaker Adam Mckay has dropped out of negotiations to replace Edgar Wright as the director of Ant-Man.Wright quit the Marvel movie in May (14) after a falling out with studio executives, and they subsequently entered...

Adam Mckay Turns Down Offer To Direct Marvel's 'Ant-man, The Search Continues

Since the departure of Edgar Wright from Marvel's 'Ant-Man', the studio hasn't had much luck in filling the void.Things are looking even worse as Adam McKay ('Step Brothers'), who was thought to be the replacement,...

Is 'Anchorman' Director Adam Mckay In Talks To Direct Marvel's 'Ant Man'?

It's another is he-isn't he situations which will never truly be resolved unless Adam McKay chooses to take the position as Ant Man director, or it'll just remain another unconfirmed rumour. Ant Man has been...

Is Adam Mckay The New Right Man For Marvel’S ‘Ant-man’ After Edgar Wright’S Departure?

Have you gotten over the departure of Edgar Wright from Marvel’s Ant-Man yet? Probably not, but the studio is keen to keep moving forward on the film and now Variety reports they may have found...

Will Ferrell Planning Flintstones Remake

Will Ferrell is planning a 'Flintstones' remake.The 'Anchorman' star and his comedy co-writer Adam McKay are working on a new animated big screen version of the classic cartoon via their production company, Gary Sanchez.The duo...

Will Ferrell To Produce Animated Flintstones Film

Comedian Will Ferrell and his producing partner Adam Mckay are developing a new animated feature film version of beloved cartoon The Flintstones.The duo will serve as executive producers on the project, while a staffer at...

Sitting On A Cracking Sitcom Idea? Nbc Want To Meet You!

NBC are on the hunt for a new generation of "untapped talent" and have put out a call for "fresh comedic voices" who will be given the chance to pitch their best sitcom ideas to...

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