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Bad Boys For Life, The Devil All The Time, Ghostbusters, and more Film Casting News

Bad Boys For Life, The Devil All The Time, Ghostbusters, and more movies have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States and abroad. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.

The Devil All the Time

Chris Evans has been cast in an unspecified role.

Tom Holland has been cast in an unspecified role.

These actors join already cast: Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Mia Goth, and Tracy Letts.

Antonio Campos and Paulo Campos wrote the screenplay for the film based on the novel by Donald Ray Pollock.

The Devil All the Time‘s plot synopsis: “In a place called Knockemstiff, Ohio, a forgotten backwoods of this country, where a storm of faith, violence and redemption is brewing. Out of desperation to save his dying wife, Willard Russell turns to prayer which succumbs to sacrifice. This sets protagonist Arvin, Willard’s son (Holland), on his path from bullied kid to a man who knows when to take action. “The Devil All the Time” involves a nefarious cast of characters that is told across two decades.”

The Witches

Anne Hathaway has been cast as the Grand High Witch.

Robert Zemeckis wrote the screenplay for the film, which will be based on the novel by Roald Dahl.

The Witches‘ plot synopsis: “The Witches tells the story of a brave young boy and his Norwegian grandmother as they battle England’s witches, but this is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL WITCHES. Real witches don’t ride around on broomsticks. They don’t even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves as nice, ordinary ladies. So how can you tell when you’re face to face with one? Well, if you don’t know yet you’d better find out quickly-because there’s nothing a witch loathes quite as much as children.”

Fairy Tale Ending

Bryce Dallas Howard has been cast in an unspecified role.

Octavia Spencer has been cast as in an unspecified role.

Lexi

Rose Byrne has been cast as Lexi, an A.I. assistant.

Wanda Sykes, Justin Hartley, Ron Funches, and Charlyne Yi have all been cast in unspecified roles in the film.

These actresses and actors join already cast: Adam Devine, Alexandra Shipp, and Michael Pena.

Lexi‘s plot synopsis: “Lexi will be a comedy that follows the problem when someone loves their phone more than they love anything or anyone else.

Jon Lucas and Scott Moore wrote the screenplay and will direct the film.

Bad Boys for Life

DJ Khaled has been cast in an unspecified role in the film.

This actor joins already cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Jacob Scipio, Paola Nuñez, Will Smith, and Martin Lawrence.

Bad Boys for Life‘s plot synopsis: “Hudgens, Ludwig, and Melton will play a modern, highly specialized police unit that collides with the old school Bad Boys (Smith and Lawrence) when a new threat emerges in Miami.”

Peter Craig, Joe Carnahan, and Chris Bremmer wrote the screenplay for Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah-directed film.

Bad Boys for Life will be released in U.S. theaters through Sony Pictures on January 2020.

Jumanji 3

Danny Glover has been cast in an unspecified role in the film.

This actor and actress join already cast: Danny DeVito, Awkwafina, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin HartKaren Gillan, and Jack Black.

Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg wrote the screenplay for the Jake Kasdan-directed film.

Jumanji 3 will be released in U.S. theaters through Sony Pictures on December 13, 2019.

Ghostbusters

Jason Reitman has been hired to direct the film.

Gil Kenan and Reitman wrote the screenplay for the film.

This Ghostbusters film will be a follow-up to the 1980’s Ghosterbuster films and will ignore the most recent Ghostbusters film.

On the Rocks

Bill Murray has been cast as the playboy father of a young mother who is trying to reconnect with him.

Sofia Coppola will direct the film.

Hunchback

David Henry Hwang has been hired to direct the film.

Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz will write the music for the film.

The film will be “a live-action musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel…The new film will pull from that 1996 animated film and the Hugo novel but not the stage production that Schwartz and Menken collaborated on in Europe.”

Dune

Charlotte Rampling has been cast as Bene Gesserit Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam. Reverend Mother Mohiam “trained the Lady Jessica in the Bene Gesserit chapterhouse on Wallach IX. Two decades later, Mohiam tested the young Paul Atreides before his departure for Arrakis with the gom jabbar.”

This actor joins already cast Dave Bautista, Timothee Chalamet, and Rebecca Ferguson.

Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts the screenplay for the Denis Villeneuve-directed film.

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