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Ivan Reitman Out; Sony Seeks New Director For “Ghostbusters 3”

March 19, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that Sony Pictures is looking to start production early in 2015 on Ghostbusters 3 with filming to take place in New York. However, the film has hit another hiccup. In the wake of Harold Ramis’ death, Ivan Reitman has decided he won’t direct the film. Instead, Reitman will help Amy Pascal find a new director to take […]

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“Something Wicked This Way Comes” To Be Directed By “Dark Shadows” And “Beetlejuice 2” Screenwriter

March 13, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Dark Shadows) has been hired by Disney to direct a new adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s novel Something Wicked This Way Comes. Disney last adapted the material in 1983, and the remake will be Graham-Smith’s feature directorial debut. Grahame-Smith will write a treatment immediately and then another […]

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Vincent D’Onofrio Cast As Villain In “Jurassic World”

March 2, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that Vincent D’Onofrio (Full Metal Jacket, Law & Order: Criminal Intent) has joined the cast of JURASSIC WORLD as its villain… besides dinosaurs of course. The site adds that Indian star Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi, Amazing Spider-Man) has also joined the cast that includes Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, and Ty […]

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Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” Adaptation Finds A Screenwriter

February 27, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that Warner Bros. has hired BAFTA Award-winning English screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne to write the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s SANDMAN. The latest reports state that Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon) will direct and possibly star as the protagonist. He will also co-produce alongside screenwriter David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy). Synopsis: “‘The Sandman’ […]

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“Snowpiercer” Director’s Cut Heading To Limited Theaters

February 9, 20140 Comments

After months of rumor, anger and speculation that saw the fans, cast and director Bong Joon-ho publicly voice their displeasure about Harvey Weinstein’s plans to cut SNOWPIERCER by twenty minutes and add voiceover, the good news is that the director’s cut will get a U.S. release. The catch is that it may not be playing […]

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Isabelle Fuhrman Lands Female Lead In Stephen King’s “Cell”

February 6, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that actress Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan, The Hunger Games) has landed the female lead (Alice) opposite Samuel L. Jackson and John Cusack in CELL. The film is an adaptation of the Stephen King novel “about an apocalyptic event that amounts to a pitch heard by anyone on a cell phone at a certain moment in time, […]

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Top Contender To Play John Connor In “Terminator: Genesis”

December 12, 2013

The newly titled TERMINATOR: GENESIS, from Annapurna Pictures and Skydance Productions, may have found its John Connor. Deadline reports that Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) is the frontrunner for the role. As previously reported, Emilia Clarke (two Clarkes!) from Game of Thrones is the frontrunner to play Sarah Connor. The Kyle Reese character, played by […]

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New Lead Actor Cast In “The Purge 2”

December 12, 2013

Deadline reports that Frank Grillo (The Grey, End of Watch) will star in THE PURGE 2 which will be written, directed and produced by James DeMonaco. Plot details are under wraps but there’s plenty of opportunity to explore the dystopian world established in the first film, which starred Ethan Hawke as a security system designer protecting his […]

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