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John Carpenter Inks Deal with Universal Cable, Developing "Tales for a Halloween Night" and "Nightside"

Horror guru John Carpenter, the visionary behind films like Halloween and The Thing, has inked an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions.

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Jenny Slate in Talks to Join Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed in Sony's "Venom" Movie

The SNL alum is slated to play a scientists in Ruben Fleischer’s comic book movie, which will co-star Michelle Williams as a district attorney who may fall for Hardy’s Eddie Brock.

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"Titanic" Reunion in the Works, as James Cameron Casts Kate Winslet in "Avatar" Universe

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder and Matt Gerald are returning for the sequels, which have also added Oona Chaplin and Cliff Curtis.

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Hannah Hart Signs First-Look Deal with Lionsgate as Studio Secures Two-Thirds of YouTube's "Holy Trinity"

Star and producer of the YouTube series "My Drunk Kitchen," Hannah Hart, has signed a first-look deal with Lionsgate, further showcasing the increasing power and influence that YouTube stars have beyond the realm of free online videos.

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Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston Join Felicity Jones in Ruth Bader Ginsburg Movie

Rising stars Jack Reynor and Cailee Spaeny are also joining Mimi Leder’s On the Basis of Sex, which co-stars Armie Hammer as the husband of the Supreme Court Justice.

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"Mudbound" Filmmaker Dee Rees to Direct Political Thriller "The Last Thing He Wanted"

Marco Villalobos will adapt Joan Didion’s bestselling 1996 book, which is described as a political thriller in the vein of The Parallax View. The story follows a Washington Post journalist who is thrown unexpectedly into the dangerous world of arms dealing.

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Michelle Williams in Talks for Female Lead Opposite Tom Hardy in Sony's "Venom"

It’s been remarkable to see Williams’ career blossom since her Dawson’s Creek days, as she’s racked up four Oscar nominations for her work in Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, My Week With Marilyn and Manchester by the Sea.

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“THOR: RAGNAROK’S” TAIKA WAITITI IN TALKS TO DIRECT LIVE-ACTION “AKIRA” MOVIE FOR WARNER BROS.

Waititi may be a blessing in disguise for Akira, as he values diversity when it comes to casting, and I don’t see him embracing the idea of an all-white cast playing Japanese characters.

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Joe Cornish Eyes Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Ferguson for “The Kid Who Would Be King” (Exclusive)

20th Century Fox’s family-friendly fantasy film will be Cornish’s first since his acclaimed 2011 debut Attack the Block, which launched John Boyega as a major star.

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“All You Can Eat Buddha” Director Ian Lagarde Signs with Lee Stobby Following TIFF Premiere (Exclusive)

The film, which will make its U.S. debut at Fantastic Fest, follows a mysterious man who begins performing miracles at an all-inclusive resort, leading curious onlookers to believe he may be connected to a higher power.

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Teyonah Parris in Talks to Join Barry Jenkins' “Moonlight” Follow-Up “If Beale Street Could Talk" (Exclusive)

The star of Chi-Raq and Dear White People is making a deal to join newcomer Kiki Layne and Stephan James (Shots Fired) in a new film based on the James Baldwin novel of the same name.

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Leonardo Dicaprio, Martin Scorsese Reunite for Teddy Roosevelt Movie at Paramount

Roosevelt was a noted environmentalist who helped preserve countless forests and national parks, which may be why DiCaprio is so invested in playing the politician.

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller Heading Back to Space to Direct 'Artemis" for Team Behind "The Martian"

The story follows a directionless twenty-something named Jazz who dreams of escaping her small town of Artemis, which just so happens to be on the moon. When the chance at a life-changing score drops in her lap, she can’t say no, and she quickly finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself.

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“The Purge” Prequel Sets Two Leads, Including “Insecure” Star Y’lan Noel (Exclusive)

Lex Scott Davis, who starred in the Lifetime movie Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart, will co-star in the genre film from Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes.

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John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Buddy Cop Comedy from "Venom" Director

Universal won the project in a competitive situation, and Ruben Fleischer will produce and direct from a script written by Girls scribe Murray Miller.