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Blumhouse boards Ryan Gosling’s Wolfman with Whannell negotiating to direct

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Universal Pictures is throwing their old dog a new bone by placing its Wolfman project on the fast track. As per Deadline's latest report, Leigh Whannell (THE INVISIBLE MAN, UPGRADE) is negotiating to direct the creature feature that already has Ryan Gosling set as the lead. Additionally, Jason Blum's Blumhouse has recently joined the effort as a producer alongside Gosling. Each of these moves should be considered a no-brainer, as it was Blumhouse and Whannell that delivered the Elisabeth Moss thriller THE INVISIBLE MAN, a $7 million budget film that performed like gangbusters for the studio with $124 million in worldwide
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Martin Scorsese to direct new documentary about New York Dolls’ David Johansen

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Martin Scorsese will direct a new documentary about David Johansen, the musician best known as frontman of legendary punk band New York Dolls. Showtime Documentary Films announced today (July 7) that Scorsese will co-direct with Dave Tedeschi, with whom he’s also worked on documentaries such as the Bob Dylan film No Direction Home and The Rolling Stones-focused Shine A Light. According to Rolling Stone the new film will cover Johansen’s upbringing on Staten Island, his move to New York’s East Village as a teenager in the late 1960s and his time in the New York Dolls, as well as his work in the
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