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Disney in Talks With David Dobkin to Direct Toy Store Movie ‘Overnight’ | Variety

Thu Jan 05 14:03:18 EST 2017 | Variety
Disney is in talks with David Dobkin, director of Robert Downey, Jr.’s “The Judge,” to come on board family adventure “Overnight.” Neal H. Moritz and Ori Marmur are producing through their Original Films company. The script, by Oren Uziel, is based on a father and son who win a contest to spend a night in a lavish toy store — which gets hit by burglars on the same night. Variety reported “Napoleon Dynamite” director Jared Hess was attached to direct “Overnight” last year but he has since fallen ..

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Disney is in talks with David Dobkin, director of Robert Downey, Jr.’s “The Judge,” to come on board family adventure “Overnight.” Neal H. Moritz and Ori Marmur are producing throu..
Disney has been fighting to make a movie about a kid who gets trapped in a toy store overnight since at least 2014, when Will Ferrell and his Gary Sanchez Productions company were ..
Rachel McAdams is in negotiations to star in New Line comedy “Game Night” alongside Jason Bateman, TheWrap has learned. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (“Vacation”) ..
Rachel McAdams is in negotiations to star opposite Jason Bateman in Game Night, a New Line comedy to be directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley. Bateman is to produce..
“Vacation’s” directing duo of Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley will helm the movie with Bateman producing alongside James Garavente for Aggregate Films. John Davis and Joh..
Last year saw the release of 10 Disney films including “The Jungle Book,” “Finding Dory” and “Moana.” The new year won’t be as grand for Disney in terms of number of releases but t..
Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams are starring in a movie together. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bateman and McAdams will star in a comedy for New Line called Game Night. Ba..
Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman will appear in New Line's comedy "Game Night". The comedy will be produced by Bateman, James Garavante from Aggregate Films, as well as John Davis ..
Couples who have had their game nights ruined by bedtime-eschewing kids or something a bit more daunting can now look forward to seeing their misadventures up on the big screen. Va..
In 1999, The Blair Witch Project took the world by storm. At a time when horror films were mostly gory slashers, this subtle film about a group of filmmakers getting lost in the wo..
Jackie Chan claimed in 2006 that insurance companies have blacklisted him from injury insurance due to the high-risk nature of the stunts in his movies. Ten years later and now in ..
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Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will walk a tightrope in 2017 as he steers his conglomerate through the political theater of securing federal approval for its planned $85.4 billion mer..
A father is dead and his 2-year-old son is in stable condition after he lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole Wednesday night in Plant City, according to the Hillsb..
After the Oscars snubbed “The Dark Knight” in 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expanded the best picture race to a possible 10 slots, in the hopes of incl..
A Japanese insurance firm is set to replace 34 human employees with robots in the next few months. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance said it will save £1 million and increase productivi..
The new Jackie Chan action comedy “Railroad Tigers” — about ragtag Chinese thieves taking on the Japanese Imperial army — is set in the early 1940s, but you wish it had been made i..
The story will be a comedic take on the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Character details are being kept under wraps. Etan Cohen wrote the screenplay and is also directing the fi..
There are a lot of reports surfacing online about Iron Man 4 and Robert Downey Jr.'s take as Tony Stark. As it has been said that the 51-year-old The Avengers star is not goin..
Following Mariah Carey's troubled performance on --- Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, the singer's manager, Stella Bulochnikov, has issued a&..
EXCLUSIVE: Even before Sony Pictures secured a January 13 release date to open Passengers in China, the cast and producers barnstormed the film in Beijing. After opening just OK do..
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His No. 1 supporter. Ryan Reynolds revealed to Variety that his wife, Blake Lively, calmed his nerves ahead of the debut of Deadpool last year. "By the time we were in post, we’d b..
Ryan Reynolds is up for his first Golden Globes for his star turn in "Deadpool." Reynolds told Variety in a new interview that his wife Blake Lively kept him "sane" during the film..
O'Neil, an innovation and communications project manager with Mayo Clinic, served two terms on the board. Hinds, a respiratory therapist and Mayo Clinic researcher, served one. "It..
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man in western Germany ran into a wall, literally, as he opened his front door to leave the house earlier this week. The man was heading out of his house..
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man in western Germany ran into a wall, literally, as he opened his front door to leave the house earlier this week. The man was heading out of his house..
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man in western Germany ran into a wall, literally, as he opened his front door to leave the house earlier this week. The man was heading out of his house..
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BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man in western Germany ran into a wall, literally, as he opened his front door to leave the house earlier this week. The man was heading out of his house..
After a night during which hundreds of travelers at Miami International Airport missed their connecting flights because of a multistate U.S. Customs computer outage, lines were mov..
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Amy Reimann rang in the new year with wedding bells. NASCAR's most popular driver married his longtime fiancee Saturday, just a few hours before the calendar..
--- Clark Productions has fired back at Mariah Carey, blasting the singer’s accusation that the production company was to blame for her performance problems on Saturday’s “New Yea..
Back in May at the Cannes Film Festival, a colleague was gushing — as was pretty much everyone, this critic included — about Isabelle Huppert’s ice-cool, high-wire tour de force as..
--- Disney fans may know about a few of these upcoming films, but Disney has updated its slate for 2017 with new photos and details of films for the coming year. Here’s w..