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‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta To Direct ‘Captain Marvel 2’ | Film News

  Kevin Feige and the MCU have found their director for Captain Marvel 2. After Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck helmed the first movie, the sequel will be directed by Nia DaCosta, who recently helmed the Jordan Peele-written Candyman remake due for release later this year.   This is a smart choice. DaCosta has already proven herself to be a[…]

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Jordan Peele & Issa Rae Teaming For Sci-Fi Horror ‘Sinkhole’ At Universal | Film News

  Jordan Peele and Issa Rae are teaming for a sci-fi horror film titled Sinkhole, in development at Universal. The film is being developed as a starring vehicle for Rae, while Peele will produce. Universal reportedly beat out nearly a dozen other studios and streamers for the project for the rights to Leyna Krow‘s short story.   The film is[…]

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J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot To Produce Supernatural Western ‘The Pinkerton’ For Warner Bros. | Film News

  J.J. Abrams‘ production company Bad Robot will produce a supernatural western titled The Pinkerton for Warner Bros.   Daniel Casey, who penned Bd Robot’s 10 Cloverfield Lane and currently has his subversive superhero screenplay The Heavy in production, will write the script. Abrams is reportedly eyeing Overlord director Julius Avery to helm the project.   So what’s the film[…]

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First Trailer For ‘Candyman’ Reimagining Arrives | Film Trailer

  Universal has dropped the first trailer for the new version of Candyman. Produced by Jordan Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta, the film is not quite a remake and not quite a reboot, more of a spiritual sequel to the 1992 film which starred Tony Todd in the terrifying title role.     What’s fascinating about the original film[…]

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‘Rafiki’ Director Wanuri Kahiu To Helm Adaptation Of YA Novel ‘The Black Kids’ | Film News

  Book-to-screen specialist The Gotham Group have made its latest book deal. The team has optioned Christina Hammonds Reed‘s upcoming debut YA novel The Black Kids and have set Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu to helm the adaptation. Allison Davis (Barry Jenkins‘ upcoming Amazon series The Underground Railroad) will write the script.   The novel won’t be published until September, but[…]

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