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Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis and his ImageMovers label will develop and produce “Moana” scribes Aaron and Jordan Kandell’s original comedy pitch “Mr. Lucky” which is said to be in the vein of “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”.

Inspired by a true story, the high concept rom-com explores luck, and how tragedy and triumph, disaster and fortune are all in the way we choose to view them. Jack Rapke and Jackie Levine are producing. [Source: Variety]

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
An official R rating has been handed out to the upcoming “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” reboot, the rating cited for “strong bloody horror violence and gore, and language.” The new film serves as a direct sequel to the 1974 original, ignoring all the others since.

David Blue Garcia directs using a screenplay penned by Chris Thomas Devlin, while Fede Alvarez produces. Mark Burnham, Olwen Fouere, Elsie Fisher, Sarah Yarkin, Moe Dunford, Alice Krige and Jacob Latimore co-star. [Source: Film Ratings]

Here Today
The Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal-led dramedy “Here Today” has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide

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