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Gambit, The Promise, Star Wars: Rogue One, The Crow, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.

Star Wars: Rogue One

The Crow

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker in negotiations to join both “Star Wars: Rogue One” and “The Crow” remake.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Katherine Waterston has landed the female lead of Tina opposite Eddie Redmayne in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of J.K. Rowling‘s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

Tina, which is short for Porpentina, is a witch who — unlike the beloved characters from Rowling’s “Harry Potter” books — works her magic in the U.S. She meets magizoologist Newt Scamander (Redmayne) when he stops in New York City on his travels to find and document magical creatures.


Rupert Wyatt has closed a deal to direct Channing Tatum in 20th Century Fox’s comic book movie “Gambit”

The Promise

Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac will star in “The Promise,” an epic love story that Oscar-winning filmmaker Terry George (“Hotel Rwanda”) will direct from a script he co-wrote with Robin Swicord

Bale will play Chris, an AP reporter in love with both a woman and the danger of being in a combat zone amidst a world that is falling apart.

Isaac will play Michael, a medical student in love with the same woman but conflicted by old-world traditions and his heart.

The House

Amy Poehler…is in negotiations to star with him in the pic about a couple who blow their daughter’s college fund and start a casino in their suburban basement to win back the money – and their kid’s respect.

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