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Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale & More Join Andy Serkis’ JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS

August 21, 20140 Comments

Joining Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan (two Khans!?) in Jungle Book: Origins, directed by Andy Serkis, will be Christian Bale (Begheera the panther), Cate Blanchett (Kaa the python), Naomie Harris (Nisha the wolf), Tom Hollander (Tabaqui the jackal), Eddie Marsan (Nisha’s mate Vihaan), Peter Mullan (Akela the wolf pack leader), and Rohan Chand as the human boy, Mowgli. Serkis will also take on the role […]

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Rumored Director For King Kong Prequel SKULL ISLAND

July 29, 20140 Comments

Over the weekend during Comic-Con, it was announced that Legendary Pictures was producing a prequel to King Kong titled Skull Island. Audiences were shown a teaser trailer and the film already has a release date of November 4th, 2016. So who will possibly helm the next chapter of King Kong? Deadline: “I’m told they’ve offered the directing […]

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Edgar Wright To Direct Adaptation Of GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE

July 26, 20140 Comments

Director Edgar Wright has traded ants for grasshoppers. Since departing from Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man due to creative differences, Wright has been searching for his next project which comes in the form of Sony’s GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE. The film is an adaptation of the YA novel by Andrew Smith that hit shelves in February 2014. Synopsis: In the […]

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New Writing Duo Attached To Marvel’s ANT-MAN Script

July 8, 20140 Comments

Screenwriters Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari are being eyed to rewrite Marvel Studios’ ANT-MAN for new director Peyton Reed (Yes Man). Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End) was originally attached to direct, but dropped out due to creative differences with the script. Shortly after Wright’s departure, Adam McKay (Step Brothers, Anchorman) did […]

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Bryan Singer Posts Glimpse Of X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Script Treatment On Instagram

June 30, 20140 Comments

Director Bryan Singer is currently working on the script for X-MEN: APOCALYPSE with Simon Kinberg, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris. Today he posted a little treat for the fans on his Instagram account. Below is an image of the opening prologue from the next installment featuring a massive battle in Egypt involving the Four Horsemen. […]

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Shane Black Confirms The PREDATOR “Reboot” Is Really A Sequel

June 26, 20140 Comments

Yesterday, news broke that writer/director Shane Black (Iron Man 3) was to helm a PREDATOR reboot for Fox, but news may have spread too soon. Don’t worry, the new Predator film will actually be an “inventive sequel” instead of a reboot. While the initial report said that Black’s new Predator film would be a reboot, Black told Collider that he […]

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Shane Black Directing New “Predator” Reboot

June 25, 20140 Comments

THR reports that 20th Century Fox is rebooting the Predator franchise. The studio has hired director Shane Black (Monster Squad, Iron Man 3) to write the initial treatment and direct. A fun fact, Black appeared in Predator (1987) as the character Hawkins. The actual script will be written by Black’s long-time collaborator, Fred Dekker, who wrote Monster […]

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“Looper” Director Rian Johnson To Helm “Star Wars Episode VIII”

June 20, 20140 Comments

Well, it looks like J.J. Abrams won’t be returning after he finishes Star War Episode VII. Instead, the new trilogy will be taken over by director Rian Johnson. Deadline reports that Lucasfilm has hired Johnson to write and direct Star Wars Episode VIII. Earlier reports stated that he was writing and directing both Episode VIII […]

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