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Angelina Jolie in Talks to Join Kenneth Branaugh’s Murder on the Orient Express

Variety is reporting that Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie (Maleficent, Salt) is in talks to board Kenneth Branaugh’s remake of Agatha Christie’s acclaimed mystery novel Murder on the Orient Express.  Continue reading for more details. Continue reading Angelina Jolie in Talks to Join Kenneth Branaugh’s Murder on the Orient Express

Universal Eyes Angelina Jolie for Bride of Frankenstein Remake

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Universal is eyeing Angelina Jolie to star in their remake of the 1935 classic Bride of Frankenstein.  According to the article it is believed that Universal backed By the Sea, a passion project for Angelina Jolie who wrote, directed and starred in the film with her husband Brad Pitt, as a “favor” movie in hopes that it would continue their relationship with the star and convince her to headline their remake of Bride of Frankenstein.  Here’s what Coming Soon had to say about the project: Continue reading Universal Eyes Angelina Jolie for Bride of Frankenstein Remake

Disney Announced Maleficent Sequel in the Works

There was a stretch a month or so back where it appeared as though every week there was a new breaking story of yet another Disney animated classic film being greenlit to be adapted into a live action feature.  There’s currently Jungle Book, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Winnie the Pooh, Night on Bald Mountain and Dumbo in development (and likely others that have slipped my mind at the moment).  That’s due to the success Disney has had with the most recent adaptations.  Similar to any other movie studio, for Disney success leads to potential sequels.  Alice Through the Looking Glass is already set to come out May 27 of next year and now Disney has announced they will begin production on a sequel to Maleficent. Continue reading Disney Announced Maleficent Sequel in the Works