Wes Ball Reveals New ‘Planet of The Apes’ Movie Is Written By ‘Avatar 2’ Screenwriter Josh Friedman – Teases Weta Digital’s Return?

Despite original reports that Wes Ball’s new Planet of The Apes film would be a hard reboot of the franchise, the director has come out publicly to debunk that the film will be ignoring or undoing the work of the last three films.  While speaking with Discussing Film, Wes dropped an interesting tidbit about theContinue reading “Wes Ball Reveals New ‘Planet of The Apes’ Movie Is Written By ‘Avatar 2’ Screenwriter Josh Friedman – Teases Weta Digital’s Return?”

Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?

We’ve all seen studios, exhibitors, and even moviegoers placing their guesses when the eventual widespread reopening of theaters will happening nationwide in the United States. As a majority of theaters have closed after cases of Coronavirus exploded over the last couple of months with the American death toll inching towards 110,000 via Johns Hopkins and counting.  ThereContinue reading “Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?”

Ridley Scott Still Hopeful ‘Alien: Awakening’ Will Get Made – His Third ‘Alien’ Prequel

You might be unaware but a full year ago it was reported by Variety that 20th Century Studios was still developing a third Alien prequel film (previously referred to Alien: Awakening) from director Ridley Scott attached and script being written. This was reinforced by Scott himself when speaking The Hollywood Reporter that there were discussionsContinue reading “Ridley Scott Still Hopeful ‘Alien: Awakening’ Will Get Made – His Third ‘Alien’ Prequel”

Director Chad Stahelski Talks ‘Highlander’ Reboot

While director Chad Stahelski is waiting for Matrix 4 to complete before he can begin shooting John Wick: Chapter 4, he’s also still developing a feature film reboot of the beloved 1980s action film Highlander starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, and Clancy Brown. The original 1986 film spawned multiple sequels and a couple of televisionContinue reading “Director Chad Stahelski Talks ‘Highlander’ Reboot”

‘Labyrinth’ Sequel Lands ‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson

Deadline reported earlier in the week that the long-gestating Labyrinth sequel has finally signed a director with Scott Derrickson. The project will be produced by The Henson Company and Sony’s TriStar Pictures. The original 1986 fantasy musical was directed by Jim Henson starring a young Jennifer Connelly as Sarah and David Bowie as Jareth, TheContinue reading “‘Labyrinth’ Sequel Lands ‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson”

Amazon Developing Lisbeth Salander Standalone Series

Earlier in the week it was reported by Variety that Amazon will be developing a standalone series focusing on Swedish literary heroine Lisbeth Salander best known from the Sony Pictures thrillers The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and The Girl In The Spider’s Web. Originally, the novels from author Stieg Larsson were adapted as aContinue reading “Amazon Developing Lisbeth Salander Standalone Series”

Ryan Gosling Attached To Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Reboot

Yesterday, it was reported by Variety that actor Ryan Gosling (Blade Runner 2049, Drive, The Nice Guys) is now attached to lead Universal Pictures’ Wolfman reboot. The film is said to be seeking a director with the new horror film set during present time and expected to take tone cues from the thriller Nightcrawler. OneContinue reading “Ryan Gosling Attached To Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Reboot”