Ellen Page

Flatliners: Ellen Page is in talks to star in a new version of Flatliners. The 1990 original starred Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, and Kevin Bacon as medical students who engage in dangerous experiments as they attempt to learn about the afterlife. Niels Arden Oplev (the original Swedish version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) will direct. [Variety]



Okja: Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano (who appeared together in Prisoners, above), as well as Kelly Macdonald and Bill Nighy are in various stages of discussion to join Tilda Swinton in Okja, described as a “multilingual monster movie” from Korean director Boon Joon-ho. The director’s credits include action-thriller Snowpiercer as well as the monster movie The Host; the new project will reportedly feature a Korean actress in a lead role with scenes for English-speaking actors set in New York. Production is expected to get underway early next year. [The Wrap]


Ray Donovan

Fantastic Beasts: Jon Voight (most recently seen in TV’s Ray Donovan, above) has joined the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, set in the Harry Potter universe and based on a screenplay by J.K. Rowling. The cast is led by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Dan Fogler, and Samantha Morton; other new cast additions include Gemma Chan and Carmen Ejogo. Production has already begun in England, aiming for a theatrical release date of November 18, 2016. [Heat Vision]


Bone Tomahawk

Bone Tomahawk Trailer: Kurt Russell stars in the first trailer for Bone Tomahawk, a rip-roaring Western adventure. Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, and Richard Jenkins also star; it opens in theaters on October 23. [Movieclips]

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