‘Iron Man 3’ Scribe Drew Pearce to Write and Direct Netflix Thriller ‘Quartermaster’

Iron Man 3 scribe Drew Pearce is set to write and direct a high-concept thriller titled Quartermaster that is currently in development at Netflix, Collider has confirmed. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but Netflix has put the project on a fast track toward production, as Pearce has already started his casting search. According to Variety, which broke the news, Netflix executives bought Pearce’s pitch in the room, taking it off the table before he could pitch it elsewhere. Marc Platt will produce with Adam Siegel, having previously worked with Pearce on his directorial debut, Hotel Artemis. […

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Author: Jeff Sneider

‘Hello Kitty’ Movie Welcomes ‘Chaos Walking’ Screenwriter Lindsey Beer

Rising screenwriter Lindsey Beer has been welcomed aboard the Hello Kitty movie in the works at New Line, Collider has confirmed. Beer has two feature credits to her name — the Netflix original Sierra Burgess Is a Loser and the upcoming Tom Holland-Daisy Ridley movie Chaos Walking — yet she has had a hand in numerous tentpole films, including Transformers: The Last Knight. Beau Flynn is producing the Hello Kitty movie via his FlynnPicture Co along with Sanrio, the Japanese company behind the iconic pop culture brand, which has been around since 1974. The plan is for a four-quadrant movie …

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A Realistic Crocodile Floating Pool Decoy

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This is the Poolmaster 30-Inch Floating Crocodile Decoy (or is at an alligator?) available on Amazon ($56). It’s the perfect thing to liven up a pool party, especially after everybody has had a few drinks and it’s getting dark. Would having one of these in your pool stop me from hopping your fence and skinny-dipping in the middle of the night? No, but only because– “Yeah yeah yeah, your penis is far too big to get bitten off by anything but a giant mutant crocodile from some Syfy Channel B-movie.” I feel like you’re mocking me but it’s a fact. Continue reading