Showing posts from February, 2012

'Vacation' Sequel/Reboot Has It's Team

The planned sequel/reboot of the Vacation  franchise by New Line Cinema has found it's team in John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. The studio has entered negotiations to hand the reins of the project to John Fran…

'I Am Legend 2' Is A Go

I Am Legend, 2007 The follow-up to 2007's I Am Legend  is finally beginning to gain momentum.  Check below for the skinny... Arash Amel has been hired to write a screenplay for I Am Legend 2 for Warner Bros. Will Smith…

TV: NBC Orders 13 'Hannibal' Episodes

Red Dragon, 2002 NBC has officially picked up a 13 episode order for Brad Fuller's Hannibal  TV series.  To my great pleasure, the series will revolve around the first novel, Red Dragon  (my personal favorite), and deal …

Jonathan Liebesman To Direct 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

It appears that Jonathan Liebesman ( The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning ) will be directing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot for Platinum Dunes.  I expect this to be very Transformers -esque -- and that's no…

'Cabin Fever: Patient Zero' Director, Art Revealed

Although two sequels are in the works for the Cabin Fever franchise ( Patient Zero  and Outbreak ), some early poster artwork for Patient Zero , which is actually a prequel, has been released as well as the reveal of who will …

Bill Murray Could Be Recast In 'Ghostbusters 3'

Dan Aykroyd is coming to terms with the possibility of recasting Bill Murray in Ghostbusters 3  if Murray can't come to an agreement on the film. The absurdly charming one-time Ghostbuster and Blues Brother Dan Aykroy…

Michael Keaton Meets About 'Beetlejuice 2'

So it's pretty much official now: Michael Keaton wants very much to reprise his infamous Beetlejuice role. Shock asked him for the latest on the project and to see how close the sequel was to becoming a reality.  "…

Writers Onboard 'Home Alone 5'

Here’s some sad, yet interesting news – it appears that the powers that be will movie forward with a new Home Alone flick, just not the one we were expecting or hoping for… So much for those rumours placing Macaulay Culkin ba…

Zak Penn To Write 'The Karate Kid 2'

Looks as if plans for a sequel to The Karate Kid  remake are under full-swing now -- seeing as a writer has been tapped to pen the script.  Welcome aboard, Zak Penn. Columbia Pictures has tapped "The Incredible Hulk&quo…

Stunning New 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailer

The new trailer for Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man has been released. And, wow, am I totally blown away. It's looking much better than I anticipated. Can't wait.

MGM Acquires New 'RoboCop' Scribe

The hunt has ended for the search for a new screenwriter for MGM's RoboCop redux. MGM has hired Gran Torino screenwriter Nick Schenk to work on the screenplay for RoboCop . Jose Padilha is attached to direct the acti…

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