Adam McKay

Bill Pullman Joins Dick Cheney Movie ‘Backseat’
Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic, now titled Backseat, will see Hollywood chameleon Christian Bale transform himself into the controversial 46th vice president. McKay is in the process of assembling quite a cast, and today he’s added Independence Day president himself, Bill Pullman, to …
Sony Won’t Sanitize Films If Directors Disapprove
Sony raised quite a few eyebrows with their announcement last week that they would begin a Clean Version Initiative with a bunch of their films in order to sanitize them for younger audiences. The kind of thing that made the list were comedies like Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, and Grown Ups, but…
Adam McKay Is Directing a Movie About Dick Cheney
Before he goes behind the camera for Bad Blood with Jennifer Lawrence, Adam McKay is squeezing in a political drama about…Dick Cheney. That’s somewhat topical, given that Vice President-elect Mike Pence has cited the former Vice President as an inspiration, and soon, thanks to good ol&…
Jennifer Lawrence and Adam McKay Will Team For Corporate Drama
Adam McKay and Jennifer Lawrence both made movies about big business last year. Lawrence starred in Joy for David O. Russell, a biopic about entrepreneur and Miracle Mop innovator Joy Mangano, who rose from humble beginnings to the top of a home improvement empire. McKay’s movie, his first br…
Jennifer Lawrence Teams With Adam McKay For Medical Drama
This might help explain why Jennifer Lawrence is a little too busy to join that female-fronted Ocean’s Eleven spinoff / reboot: The actress has signed on to star in an untitled project for Adam McKay, which — like Joy — casts Lawrence as an ambitious and innovative business woma…
Adam McKay and Kathryn Bigelow Get HBO Pilot Orders
We’re likely going to see HBO on a tear of new original pilots, given new management and some notable recent flops, and the first new drama orders are certainly promising. One new series ordered to pilot from Anchorman team Adam McKay and Will Ferrell sounds like Arrested Development as high …

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