Bond 25: Craig Will Star but Who Will Direct?

Daniel Craig plans to return as 007 in the next Bond picture–the 25th in the successful series–but who will direct?

Kung Fury: Michael Fassbender to Star in Sandberg’s Action-Comedy

Michael Fassbender, two-time Oscar nominee, will star in David Sandberg’s action-comedy Kung Fury, which Sandberg will also star in and produce under his Laser Unicorns’ banner.

Oscar Artists: Johannsson, Composer of Arrival and Theory of Everything, Found Dead at 48

óhann Jóhannsson, the Oscar-nominated composer of “Arrival,” “Sicario” and “The Theory of Everything,” was found dead on Friday in his Berlin apartment, his manager said. He was 48.

Red Notice: Dwayne Johnson Action Comedy at Universal

nd Legendary are teaming up on Dwayne Johnson’s action comedy, “Red Notice,” winning a bidding war for the project.
Warner Bros. New Line, Paramount and Sony were also involved in seeking to land the heist thriller project, which has Rawson Marshall Thurber attached to direct from his own script. Thurber collaborated with Johnson on “Central Intelligence” and the upcoming “Skyscraper.”
“Red Notice” is produced by Beau Flynn through his FlynnPictureCo., with Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia producing through their Seven Bucks Production banner, along with Thurber. Wendy Jacobson is executive producing.

Johnson is expected to be paid at least $20 million for the first time for “Red Notice.” The bidding war for the project came in the wake of the surprise success of Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” which starred Johnson with Kevin Hart and has grossed more than $850 million worldwide.

Ford Vs. Ferrari: Mangold Next Film about Designing Fastest Racecar

James Mangold will direct a film about the battle between the designers at Ford and Ferrari to create the world’s fastest racecar.