Edgar Wright To Direct New Faithful Version of Stephen King’s ‘The Running Man’ For Paramount

Deadline is reporting that Edgar Wright is set to direct a new/faithful version of Stephen King’s The Running Man for Paramount Pictures, taking more cues from the original King story than the 1987 film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film took liberties with the source material to make it conform into a Schwarzenegger action pic.Continue reading “Edgar Wright To Direct New Faithful Version of Stephen King’s ‘The Running Man’ For Paramount”

CBS Orders A ‘True Lies’ Series Pilot With James Cameron Producing & McG Directing

A while back director McG (Terminator Salvation) revealed to Collider during a video podcast interview that he was working on a True Lies series, potentially for Disney+. However, that doesn’t seem to come together as CBS has nabbed the project giving it a pilot order with James Cameron executive producing, McG set to direct it’sContinue reading “CBS Orders A ‘True Lies’ Series Pilot With James Cameron Producing & McG Directing”

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon’s ‘Jack Reacher’ Series Hires ‘Bodyguard’ Director Thomas Vincent

The Ronin has been able to confirm that Skydance/Amazon has hired French director Thomas Vincent to helm an undisclosed amount of episodes for their new Jack Reacher series starring Alan Ritchson (Titans, Ghosts of War). The Amazon series is a hard reboot of the character previously played by Tom Cruise in two feature films releasedContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: Amazon’s ‘Jack Reacher’ Series Hires ‘Bodyguard’ Director Thomas Vincent”

‘Predator 2’ Director Explains How Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Dutch Would Have Been Introduced and Why He Passed On Steven Seagal – Sequel Turns 30 Today!

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Predator 2 and director Stephen Hopkins stat down with Scream Magazine for an interview about the film. Hopkins explains how they wanted to originally introduce Arnold’s Dutch in the start of the film and how he ultimately had to chose between making Terminator 2 or making Predator 2. HOPKINS:Continue reading “‘Predator 2’ Director Explains How Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Dutch Would Have Been Introduced and Why He Passed On Steven Seagal – Sequel Turns 30 Today!”

Netflix Nabs Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Globetrotting Father-Daughter Spy Series From Skydance

In a shocking twist, Netflix (not Amazon) has landed the untitled spy series being developed by Skydance Television and Scorpion’s Nick Santora. The news coming from Deadline. They’ve already set Arnold Schwarzenegger and Top Gun: Maverick’s Monica Barbaro as the show’s two main leads. The project will see the action star return to the spyContinue reading “Netflix Nabs Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Globetrotting Father-Daughter Spy Series From Skydance”

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Actress Monica Barbaro Takes Leading Role In Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Father-Daughter Spy Series At Amazon

Last month it was reported that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be returning the spy genre with an untitled show at Amazon’s Prime Video from Skydance Television and Scorpion creator Nick Santora. That would focus on a father-daughter duo. Arnold previously worked with Skydance the last two Terminator installments, Terminator: Genisys and Terminator: Dark Fate. Today, DeadlineContinue reading “‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Actress Monica Barbaro Takes Leading Role In Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Father-Daughter Spy Series At Amazon”

Netflix Developing New ‘Conan The Barbarian’ Series – Based On The Sword and Sorcery Hero From Robert E. Howard

Deadline reports that a new series version of Conan The Barbarian based on the classic Robert E. Howard sword and sorcery hero is in development at Netflix. They also point out that Netflix can make new movies as well. Netflix has put in development an epic live-action series based on Conan, the iconic sword-and-sorcery characterContinue reading “Netflix Developing New ‘Conan The Barbarian’ Series – Based On The Sword and Sorcery Hero From Robert E. Howard”

Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns To The Spy Genre For Original Skydance Television Series – ‘True Lies’ Series At Disney+ Not Happening?

Arnold Schwarzenegger is finally making his television debut! Deadline reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Skydance Television are teaming for an original father-daughter spy adventure series from Scorpion creator Nick Santora.  They also mention that the project will be out to streamers soon but I think it’s obvious we’ll they’ll be taking it.  I would betContinue reading “Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns To The Spy Genre For Original Skydance Television Series – ‘True Lies’ Series At Disney+ Not Happening?”