The season of lists is here: Here is the 2015 Sundance Film Festival line-up, announced this week. Mad Men, True Detective, Game of Thrones, and others were nominated for Writer’s Guild of America awards. And Indiewire made some 2015 Golden Globe predictions here.
David Green will likely direct Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, to premiere in 2016. Variety has more details. And if you thought your little girl (or niece or baby sister or marine boyfriend) was going to stop singing “Let it Go” anytime soon, think again. Disney will release a new short, Frozen Fever, with the debut of the newest Cinderella in March. There is indeed nothing new under the sun.
The A.V Club has title and cast information about the latest (that would be the 24th) James Bond movie here. AMC’s Walking Dead spin-off about assimilated/functional zombies announced this week that actor Cliff Curtis will play the lead. They also revealed more information about other actors and location. Final casting announcement of the week: Ryan Reynolds will star in the X-men spinoff, Deadpool.
HBO recently ordered the first season of a Martin Scorsese/Mick Jagger/Ryan Reynolds series. Bobby Cannavale will act as the record executive for the rock ’n roll drama, and the A.V. Club has all the official particulars. AMC ordered a pilot episode of the comic book series Preacher, which is about a possessed, disillusioned preacher on a quest to confront God.
Natalie Portman’s Jane Got a Gun is re-delayed for unknown reasons. It is now expected to premier on September 4, 2015. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are working on a comedy together and, according to Variety, it keeps getting a name change. The title is now Sisters instead of The Nest and it is expected to debut next December.
Rebecca Calhoun is an intern with Christianity Today Movies and a student at The King’s College in New York City.