Tag: screenplay

Video: Guillermo Del Toro Announces PACIFIC RIM Sequel & Animated Series

June 27, 20140 Comments

Legendary Pictures have uploaded a video of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro officially announcing a sequel to Pacific Rim and a new animated series that is in the works. Check out the announcement below. What we know so far about PACIFIC RIM 2 is that del Toro has been working on the screenplay with Zak Penn (Elektra, […]

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Sonic The Hedgehog Heading To The Big Screen

June 11, 20140 Comments

Sonic the Hedgehog is heading to theaters in the form of a live-action/CG-animated movie based on the popular video game franchise started on the SEGA Genesis in 1991. Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, of the Upright Citizens Brigade, are writing the screenplay for the Sonic film, which will be produced by Neal Moritz (21 Jump Street). Sony Pictures Entertainment […]

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Director Attached To “Masters Of The Universe” Reboot

April 10, 20140 Comments

Schmoes Know is reporting that Jeff Wadlow (Kick-Ass 2) has signed on to direct Sony Pictures’ reboot of Masters of the Universe. Since its initial launch late 1981, Mattel‘s franchise has spawned a variety of products, including six lines of action figures, four animated television series, several comic series, and a feature film in 1987 that starred Dolph Lundgren. Wadlow’s […]

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New Writer Attached To “Prometheus” Sequel; Multiple Michael Fassbenders?

March 24, 20140 Comments

After working with Ridley Scott on a new Blade Runner movie, screenwriter Michael Green (Heroes, Green Lantern) has been hired to rewrite the untitled “Prometheus” sequel for 20th Century Fox. Jack Paglen (Transcendence) wrote the original draft of the screenplay. Multiple sources speculate that the “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” that 20th Century Fox announced it will […]

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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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Casting News For NBC’s Upcoming “Constantine” TV Series

March 6, 20140 Comments

TheWrap reports that Harold Perrineau (Lost), Lucy Griffiths (True Blood), and Charles Halford (True Detective) have joined NBC’s upcoming pilot for CONSTANTINE as series regulars. Perrineau has been cast as Manny. The network describes the character as an authoritative figure assigned to watch over Constantine (played by Matt Ryan). Griffiths will play the role of Liv, Constantine’s partner with supernatural abilities. […]

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“The Orphanage” Director To Helm “A Monster Calls”

March 6, 20140 Comments

River Road Entertainment, Participant Media, Lionsgate International, and Focus Features have teamed to finance and distribute director Juan Antonio Bayona’s next film, A MONSTER CALLS, based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel by Patrick Ness (the “Chaos Walking” trilogy). Ness will also adapt his novel  into the screenplay. The film will be produced by Belen Atienza (The […]

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Remake Of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” Finds A Director

March 3, 20140 Comments

THR reports that Universal Pictures has hired Diederik Van Rooijen to direct the remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, THE BIRDS. Van Rooijen is best known as the writer and director of the Dutch TV series Penoza, which has been remade for U.S. audiences as ABC‘s Red Widow. The latest version of the script was […]

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