Hollywood Headlines Wednesday February 14th 2018

posted Feb 14, 2018, 5:12 AM by Ryan Quinn
Mark Wahlberg's upcoming action/thriller Mile 22 has been given a July 20 release date from STX Films, according to Variety. John Malkovich co-stars in the film about an American intelligence officer involved in a mission to help a police officer with sensitive information flee the country. The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohen also stars. STX reportedly is eying a potential Mile 22 trilogy, with a sequel already in development...

Thor: Ragnarok's Tessa Thompson has signed on to play notorious jewel thief Doris Payne in a still-untitled film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The now 87-year-old Payne pulled off numerous robberies over six decades, beginning in the 1950s and as recently as last year. She was the subject of a 2013 documentary called The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne. Thompson is also a co-producer on the project...

Melissa McCarthy is close to inking her first dramatic role opposite Tiffany Haddish in the gritty drama The Kitchen, according to Deadline. The film, about 1970s Irish mob wives who take take over after their husbands are arrested and run things in a more vicious fashion that the men, will mark the directorial debut of Straight Outta Compton co-writer Andrea Berloff...
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