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"Riddick" and "A Perfect Getaway" helmer David Twohy has signed on to direct "Replay" for Relativity Media.
Joe Gazzam penned the script which follows Tyler Vaughn, a test subject in a quantum experiment who is sent four days into the future. There he learns that his son has been killed and he is the prime suspect in the murder.
As each day ends, he's pulled back to the previous day, so he tries to solve his son's murder before he gets back to the present.
Ahmet Zappa, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Ryan Kavanaugh are producing with filming aiming to begin in early 2015.
French filmmakers Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo ("Inside," "Livid") have signed on to direct "Leatherface," the upcoming Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel in develpment at Millennium Films.
Seth M. Sherwood is penning the script which focuses on the teenage years of the iconic title character.
The pair have reportedly beaten out "Starry Eyes" filmmakers Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer for the gig. Carl Mazzocone, Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman are producing.
Source: The Wrap
Bradley Cooper and Ryan Kavanaugh are developing a TV series based on Neil Burger's 2011 film "Limitless" for CBS.
Cooper starred in the original which followed a failed author who uses an experimental drug to achieve mental powers that he uses to become a financial genius. The series will pick up after the events of the film and shows how he uses his powers to become a force for good in the world.
CBS has given a pilot production commitment to the project which has Burger set to direct the pilot.
"Elementary" producer Craig Sweeny is penning the adaptation and will executive produce with Burger, Cooper, Todd Phillips, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Tom Forman and Heather Kadin.
The original trilogy had Orlando Bloom, the fourth film had Sam Claflin, now Disney is on the hunt for a young male secondary lead to play opposite Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow in the upcoming "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".
The character of Henry is the role that requires a young male lead with Deadline reporting that five names are currently in the mix - Brenton Thwaites ("The Giver"), Ansel Elgort ("The Fault In Their Stars"), Taron Egerton ("Kingsman: The Secret Service"), George Mackay ("Pride"), and Sam Keeley ("This Must Be the Place").
Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are directing the movie whic is due in cinemas on July 7th 2017 and will shoot in Queensland, Australia next year.