Aubrey Plaza Signs "Dirty Grandpa"

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Aubrey Plaza Signs "Dirty Grandpa"

Aubrey Plaza ("Parks and Recreation") has signed onto the comedy road trip film "Dirty Grandpa" for Lionsgate. Plaza will play Lenore, a savvy, beguiling party girl looking for fun on Spring Break.

Efron plays an uptight twenty-something who goes on a pre-wedding road trip to bond with his recently widowed grandfather (Robert De Niro), only to find the man is a foul-mouthed lunatic aiming to get laid during Spring Break.

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Lionsgate Gets Danielle Vega's "The Merciless"

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Lionsgate has acquired film rights to Danielle Vega's upcoming horror novel "The Merciless" and set "Pretty Little Liars" creator Marlene King to adapt the novel.

Inspired by real events, the story follows a new girl at a small-town high school who is taken in by the popular clique, only to have them compel her into joining them in a dangerous exorcism of a punky, rebellious classmate.

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Check the "Dead Island" Live Action Trailer

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Check the "Dead Island" Live Action Trailer

Back in February 2011, a trailer for a video game briefly became a pop culture phenomenon. The announcement trailer for the then unknown tropical island zombie video game "Dead Island" was a three-minute, nonlinear emotional piece that had many people raving and immediately went viral with well over 12 million views.

As a piece of marketing it was genius, and generated strong sales for the game. Sadly the game itself was nothing like the trailer, a fairly generic zombie title whose on ...


Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn Join "The Age Of Adaline"

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Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn Join "The Age Of Adaline"

Blake Lively ("Savages") and Ellen Burstyn ("Intersteller") have signed on to star in Lee Toland Krieger's fantasy romance feature "The Age of Adaline" at Lakeshore Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Anonymous Content and Lionsgate.

J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz penned the script which follows a young woman killed and then revived in a freak accident that physiologically locks her into her late twenties.

After decades of living a solitary existence, she fina ...


Destin Cretton Directs "Glass Castle"

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Destin Cretton ("Short Term 12") is in early negotiations to direct the Jennifer Lawrence-led "The Glass Castle" at Lionsgate.

Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir, the story follows a young girl raised in a dysfunctional family with an eccentric artist mother and an alcoholic father.

The parents would stir the the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction from their lives of poverty.

Marti Noxon wrote the first draft, while Cretton and Andrew Lanh ...