Quick News: Friday, Mills, Remorse, Kills, Souls

Friday Night Lights
Appearing at the #BlogHer19 Creators Summit in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, actress Connie Britton spoke about one of her most beloved roles – that of Tami Taylor in Emmy-winning football drama series “Friday Night Lights”. Asked if a remake or a revival of the sports cult film is in the works, she stated clearly with a smile: “you need to let it go.” Britton recently signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. [Source: Variety]

Untitled Mike Mills Feature
A24 is in final negotiations for an untitled drama from “Beginners” filmmaker Mike Mills and which will serve as Joaquin Phoenix’s first post-“Joker” feature. Chelsea Barnard, Lila Yacoub and Andrea Longacre-White will produce and filming begins in the Fall. [Source: Deadline]

Without Remorse
Jodie Turner-Smith (“Nightflyers,” “Queen and Slim”) will join Michael B. Jordan in Stefano Sollima and Taylor Sheridan’s film adaptation of Tom Clancy’s “Without Remorse” at Paramount Pictures. Turner-Smith will play Karen Greer in the movie.

Michael B. Jordan leads the cast as operations officer John Clark, a former Navy SEAL who goes to work for the CIA. Jamie Bell will also co-star as Robert Ritter, CIA deputy director of operations. [Source: Variety]

Kingdom of Souls
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired “Kingdom of Souls,” the first installment of a fantasy novel trilogy by Rena Barron, for Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society to produce. The darkly magical young adult fantasy tale follows a young woman must give up her own life, bit by bit, in a magical bargain to save her village – and the world. Misan Sagay is attached to write the screenplay. [Source: Deadline]

Halloween Kills
Blumhouse Productions has posted the first set photo from “Halloween Kills,” the David Gordon Green-directed follow-up to 2018’s revival of the horror franchise which recently kicked off filming. The film is the first of two more “Halloween” sequels planned and once ‘Kills’ wraps, the crew will take a short break and then get to work on “Halloween Ends”.

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