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Interstellar

O2: Anne Hathaway (Interstellar, above) will star in O2. It’s described as “a contained thriller with sci-fi elements.” Hathaway will play a woman trapped inside a cryogenic chamber with no memory of how she got there; she must escape before her oxygen runs out. Christie LeBlanc wrote the original screenplay; production is aiming to get underway this fall. [Deadline]

The Purge: Election Year

The Purge 4: Indie filmmaker Gerard McMurray (Burning Sands) will direct The Purge 4. James DeMonaco (The Purge: Election Year, above), who wrote and directed the first three installments in the horror series, wrote the script for the upcoming movie and consulted on the selection of a director. The series imagines a near-future world in which all crime is legal for a 12-hour period each year. The Purge 4 has been scheduled for release on July 4, 2018. [THR]

Tell No One

Tell No One: F. Scott Frazier (xXx: Return of Xander Cage) has been tapped to write a new version of Tell No One. Based on a mystery/suspense novel by Harlan Coben, the story follows a doctor who is implicated in a double homicide, just as he’s finally recovering from the murder of his wife by a serial killer. A successful French-language version (above) was released in 2006; the English-language version has been in development for several years. [Deadline]

Wonderstruck

WonderstruckTeaser: The first teaser for Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck explores a mysterious connection between a young Midwestern boy in the 1970s and a young New Jersey girl in the 1920s who are both compelled to visit New York City. Julianne Moore stars; the movie will open in theaters on October 20. [Movieclips]

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