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Borys Kit

Senior Film Writer

Senior Film Writer Borys Kit breaks the latest scoops on movies, from acquisitions to castings to the dreaded and they-wish-he-wouldn’t-write-about reshoots (ahem, “additional photography”). He tackles big picture stories by going inside the dealmaking and goings on studio lots, gets nitty-gritty about out-of-control productions, and takes out the scalpel for post-mortems on movies when they underperform at the box office. His specialty is writing about the geek and comic book worlds, a path set for him when he ran away from home at the age of six when his parents wouldn’t let him watch a Spider-Man movie. (Don’t worry, he came back later when it started getting dark.) And he is the creator of THR’s award-winning blog, Heat Vision.

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‘Superman: Legacy’: Miriam Shor Joining James Gunn’s Man of Steel Movie (Exclusive)

Miriam Shor is in early talks to become the latest to join the growing cast of James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy. The Man of Steel feature is due to be the kickoff for the much ballyhooed DC Studios slate when it hits theaters in July 2025 and has been casting up furiously since the end of […]

Warner Bros. Wins Bidding War for Ryan Reynolds-Channing Tatum Package ‘Calamity Heist’

Warners Bros. has a Calamity on their hands. The studio is in final negotiations to win the high-priced bidding war for Calamity Hustle, the action comedy that has Ryan Reynolds and Channing Tatum attached to star as wayward bothers. Aaron and Adam Nee, the sibling team that was behind the 2022 sleeper hit The Lost City, […]

Keke Palmer Joins Eddie Murphy in Amazon MGM Heist Comedy ‘The Pickup’ (Exclusive)

Keke Palmer will play the female lead opposite Eddie Murphy in The Pickup, a heist comedy Tim Story is directing for Amazon MGM Studios. Murphy is leading the cast that also includes Pete Davidson and will produce along with Story and John David and John Fox via David Entertainment. Charisse Hewitt-Webster of Eddie Murphy Productions […]

Indie Horror Publisher Darklit Press Signs With Independent Artist Group (Exclusive)

Darklit Press, the up-and-coming indie horror publisher founded by Andrew Robert, has signed with Independent Artist Group for film and TV representation. Darklit works with authors of horror, suspense, and dark fiction from around the world. One of its goals is to identify and develop manuscripts from emerging genre authors. Launched only in 2022, Robert’s […]

Freya Allan Leads Ensemble of Janell Shirtcliff’s Horror Fantasy ‘Triton’ for Romulus (Exclusive)

The Witcher star Freya Allan, Daisy Jones and the Six actor Josh Whitehouse, and Raff Law, who appears in the upcoming Apple mini-series Masters of the Air, are starring in Triton, a fantasy horror thriller from filmmaker Janell Shirtcliff. Elsie Hewitt, who appeared in FX’s Dave, Thalia Besson, daughter of French filmmaker Luc Besson, and […]

Shawn Levy Reteams With Ryan Reynolds, Will Direct Heist Movie for Netflix

Shawn Levy is reuniting with Ryan Reynolds once again, this time for the high-profile, untitled global heist project that landed at Netflix on Wednesday. The streaming giant won the feature package in what was described as an eight-company bidding war. Dana Fox will writie the script. Levy will direct the feature as well as produce […]

Chelsey Summey Joins Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group as Senior VP of Communications

Longtime communications executive Chelsey Summey is joining Warner Bros. Discovery as senior vp of communications for Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group. Summey is moving over the hills and into Burbank from Amazon MGM Studios, where she served as head of corporate communications for the studio’s film group. At Warners, Summey will support the film group’s […]

Christopher Abbott Replacing Ryan Gosling to Star in ‘Wolf Man’ for Blumhouse, Universal (Exclusive)

Wolf Man has taken a new form. Christopher Abbott, currently on screens with award season darling Poor Things, will star in Blumhouse and Universal Pictures’ werewolf thriller that is being directed by Invisible Man filmmaker Leigh Whannell. Additionally, the companies have set an Oct. 25, 2024 release date for the feature, meaning the project is […]

J.K. Simmons Joins Nicholas Hoult in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Juror No. 2’

Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons has joined Nicholas Hoult and Toni Collette in Juror No. 2, the legal thriller Clint Eastwood is directing for Warner Bros. Shooting is currently underway in Atlanta. In addition to Hoult and Collette, Gabriel Basso, Zoey Deutch, Leslie Bibb, Chris Messina and Kiefer Sutherland are on the call sheet. Per […]

‘Stray Dogs’ Creators Unsheathe the Claws for ‘Feral’ (Exclusive)

The many lives of cats will be put to the test in Feral, a new horror comic book from Tony Fleecs and Trish Forstner. The duo are the creators of the Stray Dogs, a surprise hit that took a cute and cuddly approach to subvert the serial killer genre, like a Lady and the Tramp […]

Charlize Theron, Daniel Craig, Justin Lin Team for Heist Thriller ‘Two for the Money’ (Exclusive)

Coming out on top of a multi-studio bidding war, Apple Original Films has landed Two for the Money, a heist thriller to star Charlize Theron and Daniel Craig, with Justin Lin set to direct. Dan Mazeau, who worked with Lin to co-write Fast X, is penning the script for the project, which is in development. […]

‘Rebel Moon’ to Take Over Netflix’s Homepage With Cinematic Billboard

Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon is arriving a smidge earlier than expected. Netflix is eventizing the release of the filmmaker’s upcoming sci-fi fantasy epic, moving up the release date and having the movie make a splash on the streamer’s homepage with a new special cinematic billboard. Rebel Moon: Part One – a Child of Fire will now […]