Filmmaker Mike Leigh has announced his next project is to be based on Manchester's Peterloo massacre. "Peterloo" will be the director's first big screen project since 2014's "Mr Turner", reported Digital Spy.
Debutant director Rajesh, who is a long time associate of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and has worked with him in several of his films over the years, has been handed over the reins of the latter's next Tamil outing.
Filmmaker Clint Eastwood is circling to direct a Billy Ray-scripted untitled project about Richard Jewell, the heroic security guard who discovered a suspicious backpack in the Olympics compound during the 1996 games in Atlanta.
Steven Spielberg has signed on to direct a movie adaptation of sci-fi novel 'Ready Player One' for Warner Bros. The movie will be Spielberg's next project after he finishes shooting 'The BFG', also an adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel.
Filmmaker A.R Murugadoss is likely to team up with superstar Rajinikanth for a yet untitled Tamil project, which will be produced by Aascar Ravichandran. The project is expected to go on the floors by the year end.
Filmmaker Maruthi, whose last Telugu directorial "Kotha Janta" hit the bull's eye, will team up next with actor Nani in a yet-untitled film in the language. The project will be produced by UV Creations.