Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis Are Doing a Manson Murders Project
How have these guys not worked together before? The depraved fellows who brought us American Psycho (the book, at least) and The Devil’s Rejects are now teaming up to develop a Manson Family project at Fox. It’s currently “envisioned as a limited series, but it is in the very early stages of development,” Variety reports. Ellis will do the screenwriting, while Zombie is attached to direct. “I have been obsessed with this insane story since I was a kid, so obviously I jumped at the chance to be involved in this incredible project,” says Mr. Zombie. “After speaking with Bret, I immediately realized that we shared the same vision for this epic madness.”
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Beck’s catchphrase: “I am Beck.”
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The Lego Movie’s producers are doing a Minecraft movie.
Robin Thicke uncomfortably tells a crowd, “For those of you who don’t know, my wife and I got separated a few days ago, and I want everybody here to know that I’m trying to get my girl back.”
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