Emma Watts Becomes President of Paramount Motion Pictures Group – Former Head of 20th Century Studios

Former 20th Century Fox executive Emma Watts has been previously named the successor to Stacey Snider as the president of production at 20th Century Studios, while Disney took reigns of the legendary film studio. In January, Watts resigned her position at 20th Century and according to Deadline has found a new home at Paramount. EmmaContinue reading “Emma Watts Becomes President of Paramount Motion Pictures Group – Former Head of 20th Century Studios”

Margot Robbie and ‘Birds of Prey’ Screenwriter Christina Hodson Attached To A Second ‘Pirates of The Caribbean’ Film – Will She Play Redd?

It looks like Disney is putting a lot of energy into their Pirates of The Caribbean franchise. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed Disney is now developing a second film alongside the reboot they’re working on. This second project would star Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey actress Margot Robbie in an undisclosed leading role withContinue reading “Margot Robbie and ‘Birds of Prey’ Screenwriter Christina Hodson Attached To A Second ‘Pirates of The Caribbean’ Film – Will She Play Redd?”

Hulu Renews ‘Solar Opposites’ For Season 2 and Season 3

Today, it was announced by Hulu via the Solar Opposites Instagram account that their mature animation series has been given two more seasons. Which means we can expect the show to become important in attracting new audiences at the streaming service. SOLAR OPPOSITES – Co-created by Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty) and Mike McMahan (ex-writer’sContinue reading “Hulu Renews ‘Solar Opposites’ For Season 2 and Season 3”

Walter Hill Reveals ‘Alien V’ Script Co-Written With David Giler Is From March 2020 – Teases Retconning ‘Alien 3-4’?

Last week, it was revealed by Alien franchise actress Sigourney Weaver that producer Walter Hill penned a draft for Alien 5 over a year ago. Weaver didn’t sound terribly enthusiastic about reprising the Ripley role. Hill has now reached out to SyFy Wire and has added some new information including images of the script titledContinue reading “Walter Hill Reveals ‘Alien V’ Script Co-Written With David Giler Is From March 2020 – Teases Retconning ‘Alien 3-4’?”

Ewan McGregor Confirms ‘Kenobi’ Series Will Employ StageCraft VFX Used By ‘The Mandalorian’

Ewan McGregor earlier in the year revealed on the Birds of Prey red carpet that the Kenobi series would be pushing it’s start date from the summer to January 2021. This was due to script issues and Lucasfilm ended up hiring Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of The Sword, Army of The Dead) to doContinue reading “Ewan McGregor Confirms ‘Kenobi’ Series Will Employ StageCraft VFX Used By ‘The Mandalorian’”

‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand

Yesterday, producer Jon Landau announced via his Instagram account (has oddly removed all his previous tweets) that the Avatar sequels have now resumed the live-action portion of the filming in Wellington, New Zealand. Production is taking place at the Stone Street Studios facility. Jon posted this image from the set. LANDAU: “Used my iPhone toContinue reading “‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand”

Star Wars Celebration 2020 Officially Cancelled – Will Return To Anaheim In August 2022

After next month’s San Diego Comic-Con was cancelled because of the current risk of holding an international event during the COVID-19 pandemic. Star Wars Celebration 2020 in Anaheim, California has been cancelled as well for similar reasons. However, it will return to the Anaheim Convention Center in August 2022. Here is the official press releaseContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration 2020 Officially Cancelled – Will Return To Anaheim In August 2022”

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”

‘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”

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?”