Lily James To Lead Bank Robbery Flick ‘Peggy Jo’ From Action Director Phillip Noyce

Variety is reporting that British actress Lily James (Baby Driver) is set to play the titular role in the robbery film Peggy Jo that will be made by action film director Phillip Noyce.  The film is based on the true story of Texas bank robber that posed as a man (Cowboy Bob) during heists.  PeggyContinue reading “Lily James To Lead Bank Robbery Flick ‘Peggy Jo’ From Action Director Phillip Noyce”

New ‘Alien 5’ 50-Page Treatment Was Penned By Franchise Producer/Screenwriter Walter Hill

We’ve been waiting to hear some update concerning the Alien franchise and while there has been some teases from Ridley Scott that his third prequel Alien: Awakening is still in development phases. A fifth Alien film starring Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley might be still in the cards despite the Neill Blomkamp incarnation of theContinue reading “New ‘Alien 5’ 50-Page Treatment Was Penned By Franchise Producer/Screenwriter Walter Hill”

‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’s Rodney Rothman Directing Live-Action ‘Promised Neverland’ Series For Amazon

 Amazon is tackling another interesting series adaptation with news today of them adapting a Japanese property for western audiences. It’s been announced via outlets like Variety that Amazon Studios, Fox 21 Television Studios, and Vertigo are moving forward with an English-langue live-action series adaptation of the manga The Promised Neverland.  The manga is written byContinue reading “‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’s Rodney Rothman Directing Live-Action ‘Promised Neverland’ Series For Amazon”

‘Chernobyl’s Johan Renck Says He’s Directing Pilot Episode For HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’

We were excited when HBO announced they would be developing a live-action series based on the Naughty Dog post-apocalypse video game The Last of Us with Neil Druckmann and Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin writing it.  THE LAST OF US – Set in the post-apocalyptic United States, the game tells the story of survivors, Joel and Ellie,Continue reading “‘Chernobyl’s Johan Renck Says He’s Directing Pilot Episode For HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’”

Jake Gyllenhaal and Swedish Director Gustav Möller Team For Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘Snow Blind’

Deadline is reporting that actor Jake Gyllenhaal and director Gustav Möller (The Guilty) are putting a package together for a new thriller with BOOM! Studios producing. The script written by Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls) is an adaptation of the original graphic novel from Ollie Masters. It’s being pitched as being “Prisoners meets Running OnContinue reading “Jake Gyllenhaal and Swedish Director Gustav Möller Team For Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘Snow Blind’”

Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Cite Strong Script As Why They Returned For ‘Matrix 4’

I think we were all shocked when a fourth installment in the Matrix franchise was announced with original cast members returning to their roles after rumblings of a possible prequel or reboot being in the works with a Young Morpheus.  Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves recently spoke with Empire dishing that they were both impressedContinue reading “Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Cite Strong Script As Why They Returned For ‘Matrix 4’”

Bruce Campbell Announces New ‘Evil Dead’ Movie Will Be Written and Directed By Lee Cronin – Titled ‘Evil Dead Now’

The Evil Dead franchise is officially getting another movie! Bruce Campbell has just revealed to Empire that Evil Dead Now, the fourth Evil Dead film, is already in the works with Lee Cronin (The Hole In The Ground) writing and directing the horror-comedy.  CAMPBELL: “We’re just getting off the phone with Lee Cronin, who isContinue reading “Bruce Campbell Announces New ‘Evil Dead’ Movie Will Be Written and Directed By Lee Cronin – Titled ‘Evil Dead Now’”

MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘WandaVision’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘Shang-Chi’, and ‘X-Men’

Here is is a collection of some interesting news, tidbits, and rumors concerning the world of live-action Marvel projects from the last couple of weeks.  Chris Evans Isn’t Interested In Reprising ‘Captain America’ While addressing if he is truly done with the Captain America role, Chris Evans said the following on The Graham Norton ShowContinue reading “MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘WandaVision’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘Shang-Chi’, and ‘X-Men’”

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Kill Switch’ Adds George Clooney, Benicio Del Toro, Amy Seimetz, Frankie Shaw, and Ray Liotta

One of the many interesting feature film projects on the cusp of shooting before the Coronavirus pandemic included the new crime flick Kill Switch from Logan Lucky director Steven Soderbergh.   A 1950s crime drama set in Detroit about a trio of criminals who carry out a home invasion, only to wonder if they’ve been double-crossedContinue reading “Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Kill Switch’ Adds George Clooney, Benicio Del Toro, Amy Seimetz, Frankie Shaw, and Ray Liotta”

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Post-Production On Schedule For October Release According To Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau recently spoke to Vanity Fair’s Anthony Breznican, who was moderating the virtual panel for the ATX Television Festival (via The Hollywood Reporter) where Favreau gave a brief update on the status of The Mandalorian Season 2.  It sounds like things in the post-production phase are indeed moving along nicely and they’ll be able toContinue reading “‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Post-Production On Schedule For October Release According To Jon Favreau”