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All posts by Matthew Ellmore

Film & Television Reporter and Staff Writer for Talkies Network. Former Floridian and current Bostonian, Matthew Ellmore is a graduate student studying Publishing and Writing at Emerson College. He enjoys reading, writing, and coordinating his outfits based on what Shia LaBeouf wears.

‘Rick and Morty’ Writer Jeff Loveness to Pen ‘Ant-Man 3’ Script

Jeff Loveness, a writer and co-producer on the acclaimed Cartoon Network series Rick and Morty, has been tapped to write the script for the third installment in Marvel's Ant-Man franchise. Marvel has yet to publicly announce the project and it's still unclear when Ant-Man 3 will shoot. Peyton Reed, director of the previous two installments, ...

‘Scream 5’ in the Works from ‘Ready or Not’ Directors

According to an article released by Discussing Film, Scream 5 is currently in development and is expected to begin filming in May. The studio Spyglass is said to be developing the film along with production companies Radio Silence, Outerbank Entertainment, and Project X Entertainment. Ready or Not directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett will be ...

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ Movie Casts Its Wendy and Peter

Disney's live-action Peter Pan film Peter Pan & Wendy has officially cast their starring duo. Ever Anderson will play Wendy while Alexander Molony will play Peter Pan. Pete’s Dragon director David Lowery is on board to direct and will also co-write the script with Toby Halbrooks. Disney’s 1953 animated classic is still one of the most successful ...

‘Jennifer’s Body’ Director Karyn Kusama to Helm ‘Dracula’ for Blumhouse/Universal

Universal's Monsterverse, which was abandoned after horrible box office returns from 2017's The Mummy, is now expected to return. The newest entry is said to be a new Dracula film that Karyn Kusama, director of Destroyer, will be helming. Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions is currently in the middle of setting up the film and will ...

Netflix Renews ‘Lost in Space’ for a Third and Final Season

Netflix has renewed its Lost in Space revival for the third and final time while also signing showrunner Zack Estrin to a multiple-year overall deal. Under the terms of the deal, Estrin is expected to create and develop new projects for Netflix while also running the last season of the series. Maxwell Jenkins, Molly Parker, ...

Disney+ Developing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series

Streaming service Disney+ will be teaming with Once Upon a Time creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz for a Beauty and the Beast limited series. The series will serve as a prequel to the 2017 feature film and actors Josh Gad and Luke Evans are expected to be joining the project. Kitsis and Horowitz will serve as ...

Taika Waititi Tackling Animated ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Series’ for Netflix

Just weeks after winning the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi has closed a deal with Netflix to write, direct, and executive produce two original animated series based on celebrated author Ronald Dahl's works. The first series is said to be based on the world and characters of Charlie and the Chocolate ...

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Teams with ‘F9’ Writer for Supernatural Revenge Thriller ‘The Pinkerton’

In an aggressive move, Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired The Pinkerton, a script by Daniel Casey, for J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company. There are currently no specific details on the film's logline but the project has been described as a "supernatural revenge thriller". Pinkertons are the name of the detectives from the ...

Jury Convicts Human Filth Harvey Weinstein of Rape, Criminal Sexual Act

A New York County jury has found former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty on two of the five potential criminal charges he faced in his New York County trial. The verdict was announced on Monday after the jury spent five days deliberating on the decision. Weinstein has been convicted of criminal sexual assault in the first ...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Remake Adds Chris Evans as Dentist Orin Scrivello

Chris Evans is currently in negotiations to play a key character in Little Shop of Horrors, the film remake of the cult movie-turned-Broadway musical that's being directed by Greg Berlanti. Warner Bros. is behind the project and has been courting actors since the early fall. Little Shop of Horrors follows Seymour, a resigned florist who works ...

Activision Files DMCA Subpoena Against Reddit to Identify ‘Call of Duty’ Leaker

Activision, the publisher behind the Call of Duty franchise, has filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act subpoena against Reddit in order to identify the "alleged infringers" who leaked information about an upcoming Call of Duty title on its site. The company is requesting that Reddit provide the information for the user who leaked its content ...

Disney Reportedly Working on Live-Action ‘Rapunzel’ Movie

According to The DisInsider, Disney is expected to focus its next live-action reimagining on a live-action Rapunzel movie. There's no word yet on the project's plot or casting, but Disney has plenty of other entries into the Tangled franchise: there's the 2010 film Tangled, the Tangled Ever After short, the Disney Channel original Tangled Before ...

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