‘Old Town Road’ Music Video Director To Helm ‘House Party’ Remake At New Line

The movie continued to party on with a direct-to-video sequels House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute in 2001, which did not include any of the original cast. The fifth installment House Party: Tonight's the Night was released in 2012 and saw the return of Kid 'N Play to the franchise. The movie became a huge success and spawned two sequels: House Party 2 in 1991 and a third installment in 1994.
In addition to directing the wildly cinematic video to Lil Nas X's viral record-breaking country-rap hybrid hit, Calmatic also helmed Anderson Paak's "Bubblin'" and has worked with some of the most notable names in music including Kendrick Lamar, Khalid and Lizzo.
EXCLUSIVE: After winning an MTV Video Music Award for bringing his vision and humor to the video for Lil Nas X's remix of "Old Town Road" with Billy Ray Cyrus, director Calmatic is looking to celebrate with a party…a House Party to be specific. The music video director will make his feature directorial debut with the forthcoming reimagining of the comedy classic House Party at New Line Cinema.
Calmatic will direct the script written by Emmy-nominated Atlanta duo Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori. LeBron James and Maverick Carter of SpringHill will produce.
Calmatic is repped by WME, LBI Entertainment and Ryan Goodell at Morris Yorn.” /> Spencer Beighley and Jamal Henderson are overseeing the House Party remake for SpringHill.
The movie, which told the story of a house party to end all house parties, was drenched in '90s hip hop flair and featured Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell-Martin before they went on to star in the hit Fox TV series Martin. The remake from SpringHill Entertainment will be cut from the same cloth as the original 1990 comedy directed by Reginald Hudlin and starring Christopher “Kid” Reid and Christopher “Play” Martin of the rap duo Kid ‘N Play (it was also a dance shown in the pic).

Bill Pullman, Eddie Izzard, Diplo Join ‘Covers’ Comedy

Kelvin Harrison Jr, Zoe Chao and June Diane Raphael also star. The film, penned by Flora Greeson, is set amid the talent, fame and fast-paced world of Hollywood’s music scene. Production is already underway in Los Angeles.
Pullman is repped by ICM Partners and Anonymous Content. Izzard is with APA, Conway van Gelder Grant and Morris Yorn.” />
Bill Pullman, Eddie Izzard and music producer/DJ Diplo have joined the cast of Covers, the Focus Features and Working Title comedy being directed by Late Night's Nisha Ganatra that already stars Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Ice Cube.
He also is a member of LSD with Labyrinth and Sia, and Silk City with Mark Ronson and Major Lazer. Diplo, whose acting credits include the recent Detective Pikachu, is a Grammy-winning producer and DJ who has worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and Madonna.

Kate Bosworth To Star In And Produce Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Genesis’ – AFM

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Bosworth has been set to star in the sci-fi action thriller Genesis, which she is also producing via her Make Pictures Productions with Jason Tamasco, Jerry Careccio and Zak Kristofek's Bad Idea shingle. Mike Lè Han is directing the pic penned by Brian Michael Scully about a mother searching for her daughter in a post-apocalyptic world.
The producers are now taking the title around at the ongoing American Film Market in Santa Monica.
She is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Morris Yorn. Lè Han is with Heroes and Villains Entertainment.” />
Bad Idea's most recent pic, the horror-comedy Deadtectives, had its world premiere in September at Sitges. Bosworth's Make Pictures banner is also in the works on sex-trafficking drama Nona, as well as Tate, a Sharon Tate biopic in which she is set to play the lead for husband and director Michael Polish.
She will produce and star in Neil LaBute’s The I-Land, which Netflix just ordered to series. That project co-stars Natalie Martinez and Alex Pettyfer. The actor is going all-in with the sci-fi genre of late. Bosworth also recently starred MGM's post-apocalyptic drama The Domestics and in Nat Geo's series The Long Road Home.