Movies: Last Sons of America; News of the World

Actor Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Netflix, writer/director Matt Reeves and Boom! Studios "are teaming up on a feature version of Boom!'s post-apocalyptic graphic novel Last Sons of America by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Matthew Dow Smith," Deadline reported.

Dinklage is starring in the film, which will be directed and adapted by Josh Mond (James White). The project is being produced by Reeves and Adam Kassan for 6th & Idaho; Dinklage and David Ginsberg for Estuary Films; and Ross Richie and Stephen Christy for Boom!.


Paul Greengrass is in talks to reunite with Tom Hanks on a film adaptation of News of the World, the novel by Paulette Jiles. Variety reported that "the two previously teamed on Captain Phillips, a 2013 thriller that was a major box office success and also scored the pair some of the best reviews of their careers. A deal hasn't closed yet, but negotiations are taking place."

Hanks will play Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd. Luke Davies (Lion) wrote the screenplay. Other casting is expected to take place soon for the Fox 2000 production.

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