Mike Leigh to direct film on Peterloo massacre

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.

First-timer to direct Kamal Haasan's next
First-timer to direct Kamal Haasan's next

 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.

Patty Jenkins to direct 'Wonder Woman'
Patty Jenkins to direct 'Wonder Woman'

Filmmaker Patty Jenkins has signed on to direct the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie just two days after it was announced Michelle MacLaren had quit the project.

Paul Feig to direct in 'Play-Doh' live-action film
Paul Feig to direct in 'Play-Doh' live-action film

"Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig in talks to helm 'Play-Doh' live-action movie, based on children's favourite molding compound from Hasbro's toy line.

Eastwood to direct film about security guard Richard Jewell
Eastwood to direct film about security guard Richard Jewell

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 to helm adaptation of sci-fi cult 'Ready Player One'
Steven Spielberg to helm adaptation of sci-fi cult 'Ready Player One'

Steven Spielberg will bedirecting the adaptation of Ernest Cline novel 'Ready Player One', it has been revealed.

Steven Spielberg to direct sci-fi novel 'Ready Player One'
Steven Spielberg to direct sci-fi novel 'Ready Player One'

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.

Murugadoss may direct Rajinikanth next
Murugadoss may direct Rajinikanth next

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.

Joseph Kosinski confirmed to direct "Tron 3"

Director Joseph Kosinki has returned to the helm the follow-up to Walt Dinsey's "Tron: Legacy".

Joe Carnahan to write, direct "Motorcade"

Joe Carnahan has been signed on to write and direct upcoming action thriller "Motorcade".

Tim Burton to direct Disney's live-action film "Dumbo"
Tim Burton to direct Disney's live-action film "Dumbo"

"Big Eyes" helmer Tim Burton has been tapped to direct Disney's upcoming live-action film "Dumbo".

'Jurassic World' helmer to direct 'Intelligent Life'
'Jurassic World' helmer to direct 'Intelligent Life'

'Jurassic World' maker Colin Trevorrow will direct a sci-fi thriller 'Intelligent Life', which he has co-written with Derek Connolly.

Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel
Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel

Denis Villeneuve is in negotiations to direct the sequel to 'Blade Runner' with Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard.

Maruthi to direct Nani in his next film

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.

Sanaa Hamri to direct drama pilot 'Studio City'

Sanaa Hamri, who co-executive produced 'Empire', is set to direct a drama pilot 'Studio City'.

Angelina Jolie to direct 'Captain Marvel'?
Angelina Jolie to direct 'Captain Marvel'?

Actress-director Angelina Jolie is reportedly being considered to helm the upcoming film 'Captain Marvel', which is set for a 2018.

Robert Zemeckis to Direct Brad Pitt Romantic Thriller
Robert Zemeckis to Direct Brad Pitt Romantic Thriller

Director Robert Zemeckis has boarded an untitled romantic thriller, starring Brad Pitt.

'Tevar' director to direct Abhishek Bachchan?
'Tevar' director to direct Abhishek Bachchan?

 Amit Sharma worked with Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor in his directorial debut "Tevar" this year. Now, the director is "in talks" with Abhishek Bachchan for his next project.

Nick Cannon to direct romantic film
Nick Cannon to direct romantic film

"America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon will direct romantic comedy "Three Little Words," with Mike Karz and William Bindley producing the project through their Gulfstream Pictures banner.

Michael Cuesta to direct pilot for TV drama 'Frankenstein'

Director Michael Cuesta will helm the pilot episode of upcoming sci-fi drama 'Frankenstein'.