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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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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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“Doctor Strange” Director Speaks; “Prometheus” Screenwriter Hired?

June 19, 20140 Comments

Deadline is reporting that Marvel Studios is in negotiations with screenwriter Jon Spaihts to pen the script for Doctor Strange. A draft had been previously written by Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. Spaihts’ other credits include the first draft of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus and Universal’s planned reboot of The Mummy. Word is that Marvel is hoping to have […]

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“Godzilla” Director To Helm First “Star Wars” Spinoff; Writer & Release Date

May 23, 20140 Comments

Director Gareth Edwards is riding high after the success of the Godzilla reboot and it’s only going to get better for him. The director’s next project is going to be one of Disney’s planned Star Wars spinoff films that’ll coincide with the new trilogy. It appears that the model will be a Star Wars film […]

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Leigh Whannell Promoted To Direct “Insidious: Chapter 3”

May 8, 20140 Comments

Leigh Whannell has made quite a name for himself in modern horror. Whannell co-created Saw with director James Wan, wrote both Insidious films, and acted in both franchises. Well, not only will he be returning as the character Specs in Insidious: Chapter 3, but he’ll tackle both screenwriting and directing duties. The new sequel will mark […]

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Leigh Whannell Updates “Insidious: Chapter 3”

April 20, 20140 Comments

There has been very little pre-production news on Insidious: Chapter 3, which is odd since the film comes out in less than a year on April 3rd, 2015. Well have no fear because screenwriter and actor Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) recently left a quick update via Twitter. From @LWhannell: “Insidious 3 is a lot more like part […]

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