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Shawn Levy

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  • Amy Adams May Board Sci-Fi Drama 'Story of Your Life'

    Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in indie sci-fi thriller "Story of Your Life" with Denis Villeneuve ("Prisoners") directing. FilmNation Entertainment and Lava Bear Films are financing and producing. Producers are 21 Laps' Shawn Levy and Dan Levine,...
  • 'House of Cards' Actor Joins Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    "House of Cards" thesp Corey Stoll is in negotiations to join the cast of Marvel's "Ant-Man" starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas. Edgar Wright is directing the superhero film, with Kevin Feige producing. Wright also co-wrote the script with Joe...
  • Bob Weinstein Heading to 'Witches' Ballroom'

    The Weinstein Co.'s Dimension Films has preemptively purchased Ray Wright's psychological horror pitch "The Witches' Ballroom" and set up the project with "Night at the Museum" producer Shawn Levy. Wright wrote "The Crazies" and sold "The Widow" to...
  • Ben Kingsley Playing Pharaoh in 'Night at the Museum 3′

    Ben Kingsley is heading to Fox's "A Night at the Museum 3" in the role of an Egyptain pharaoh revived by a magical tablet. Ben Stiller is returning in the lead with Shawn Levy back as director and producer through his 21 Laps banner. The script is...
  • 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller

    'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller
    NEW YORK — Over the last 15 years, much of Ben Stiller's work — "Zoolander," "Meet the Parents," "There's Something About Mary," "Tropic Thunder" — has turned not only into box-office gold but something bigger, zeitgeist-defining...
  • 'Downton Abbey's' Dan Stevens to Play Lancelot in 'Night at the Museum 3′

    After a round of pics set more on the smaller scale, Dan Stevens is now found his first tentpole feature having landed the role of Lancelot in Fox's "Night at the Museum 3." Ben Stiller is set to return in the lead, as is Robin Williams as Teddy...
  • Will Smith, Shawn Levy Aboard Fox's 'City That Sailed'

    Will Smith and Shawn Levy have boarded fantasy-adventure "The City That Sailed" for 20th Century Fox. The project will be produced by Smith and James Lassiter through their Overbrook Entertainment banner. Levy, whose 21 Laps shingle is based at Fox, will...
  • Writer-directors detail how 'The Way Way Back' was a long, long road

    Writer-directors detail how 'The Way Way Back' was a long, long road
    It all started with a phone call. At the time, we were at a movie theater. On the phone, our "team" of managers and agents. We ran out into the hallway to answer. (Our apologies to whatever movie we were seeing at the time. This was a call we had been...
  • Nicholas Stoller to Rewrite 'Uptown Saturday Night' for Warners (EXCLUSIVE)

    In an effort to fast-track its remake of the 1970s Bill Cosby-Richard Pryor comedy "Uptown Saturday Night," Warner Bros. has hired "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" helmer Nicholas Stoller to do a rewrite on the script. Adam McKay is on board to direct and...
  • Ben Stiller on Hollywood's Long Journey With 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    At a recent Q&A to promote "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," actor-director Ben Stiller was asked by the moderator, filmmaker pal Jay Roach, if the work was at all autobiographical. "Are you Mitty? Is this wish fulfillment for you?" Roach recalls asking...
  • MIPCOM BRIEFS DAY 3: Biting U.K. Food Critic Get U.S. Show

    BBC America and Canada's W Network have greenlit new foodie docu series "Million Dollar Critic," featuring Giles Coren, the funny controversial restaurant critic of "The London Times." The show, now shooting in cities across North America, will bring the...
  • USA Orders Pilots from Creators of 'Burn Notice,' 'Hell on Wheels' and More

    USA has added three drama pilots to its slate: one from "Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix, one from "Hell on Wheels" creators Joe and Tony Gayton, and another from "Warm Bodies" scribe Jonathan Levine. "Complications" hails from "Burn Notice's" Nix, and...