PRO­DUC­TION NOTES

Movies and TV shows in the works

Empire (UK) - - PRE.VIEW -

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Fresh from play­ing O.J. Simp­son in Amer­i­can Crime Story, Cuba Good­ing Jr. has set to work on his di­rec­to­rial de­but, Louisiana Caviar. The film is a mul­ti­fac­eted story of good peo­ple driven to do bad things.

2

Diane Kruger has joined Robert Ze­meckis’ lat­est, an as-yet un­ti­tled drama based on the 2010 doc­u­men­tary Mar­wen­col about Mark Ho­gan­camp (Steve Carell), the vic­tim of a vi­cious as­sault in 2000.

3

Nazi-hunt­ing thriller Operation Fi­nale has found its chief Nazi. Ben Kings­ley will play Adolf Eich­mann in a retelling of Mos­sad’s fa­mous mis­sion to grab the war crim­i­nal in Ar­gentina and take him to Is­rael for trial. Chris Weitz di­rects.

4

Jes­sica Chas­tain is in talks to play vil­lain Shi’ar Em­press Li­lan­dra in X-men: Dark Phoenix. X-pro­ducer Si­mon Kin­berg’s first di­rec­to­rial ef­fort will cen­tre on Jean Grey’s (So­phie Turner) fast-grow­ing pow­ers.

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