Movie News: Development

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‘Moonfall’ Spec Heating Up as Darren Aronofsky Considers Sci-Fi Project (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – David Weil's sci-fi spec script “Moonfall” has Hollywood buzzing this week, having piqued the interest of several top filmmakers including producer Darren Aronofsky, multiple individuals familiar with the situation have told TheWrap. Represented by CAA and Unified Management, Weil (pictured left) is an up-and-coming writer whose script, “Half Heard in the Stillness,” was voted to the 2013 Black List of Hollywood's most liked unproduced screenplays. 6 days 8 hours ago via jetli
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Guillermo Del Toro Wanted For Universal’s Frankenstein

wegotthiscovered.com – Just yesterday, we reported that Universal had enlisted the help of producers Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan to revitalize its classic movie monsters, and now it appears that the studio already has a director in mind for what’s sure to be one of its first stabs at bringing those cinema icons back to the big screen. 6 days 10 hours ago via donnieyen
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MGM Acquires Terry Hayes Thriller ‘I Am Pilgrim’

deadline.com – MGM has landed feature film rights to screenwriter Terry Hayes’ debut novel, the just-released espionage thriller I Am Pilgrim. The scribe, whose film credits include Payback, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and Dead Calm, will adapt his book, and Lloyd Braun will produce the film through his Whalerock Industries. 6 days 12 hours ago via jackiechan
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Universal Rebooting Classic Monster Movies As New Cinematic Universe

screenrant.com – For a while there’s been (unsubstantiated) talk about Universal possibly rebooting its many classic monster movie franchises (Dracula, Frankenstein, etc.) to form a cohesive cinematic universe – going back to when powerhouse duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci got involved with projects like The Mummy and the Van Helsing reboot. 1 week 5 hours ago via brucelee
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Duncan Jones Says He May Try To Make His Passion Project ‘Mute’ After ‘Warcraft’

fb.indiewire.com – Kubrick had his “Napoleon” opus, Jodorowsky couldn’t conquer "Dune," Orson Welles couldn’t venture into “Heart of Darkness” and Terry Gilliam is still tilting at windmills in his hopes to mount “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” (which he may or may not make next year). Almost every filmmaker of repute has a passion project he couldn’t get off the ground (here’s a recent feature The 25 Greatest Movies Never Made). 1 week 6 hours ago via theothersenhman
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‘Planet of the Apes 3′: Where Should the Series Go Next?

feedproxy.google.com – Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Circulating the Internet today are details on how Dawn of the Planet of the Apes nearly ended. There was a battleship involved, and there’s actually a shot of it in the trailer. The image, combined with the fact that it was a kind of cliffhanger moment reminds me of the conclusion of Resident Evil: 1 week 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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'Power Rangers' Movie Enlists 'X-Men' Writers (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Additionally, Roberto Orci is joining the film as an executive producer and will develop the story with Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. 1 week 1 day ago via brucelee
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Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Lionsgate has launched development of “Stronger,” the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott Silver, while Peter McGuigan will exec produce. Lieberman and Hoberman produced “The Fighter,” which Silver... 1 week 2 days ago via jackiechan
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'Grey's Anatomy' Writer Tapped to Adapt Drug Smuggling Movie for George Clooney (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Debora Cahn will adapt "Coronado High" for Columbia, which Clooney is producing with his Smokehouse partner Grant Heslov. 1 week 2 days ago via jetli
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Roberto Orci says he's 'not officially involved' in 'Amazing Spider-Man 3'

hitfix.com – Roberto Orci has stated that he's "not officially involved" in "Amazing Spider-Man 3.' Where does that put the franchise? And what of Sony's Spidey "brain trust? 1 week 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Katherine Heigl Wants to Do a 27 Dresses Sequel

feedproxy.google.com – Contrary to what she may have said about overindulging in her love of making rom-coms, Katherine Heigl has not cut them out of her life. She happily talked up two of her most iconic at the NBC summer TCA press tour party Sunday night. One in a gaggle of reporters ... 1 week 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Hellboy 3 Probably Not Happening

ign.com – For those of you making sacrifices to the gods for the chance of a Hellboy 3, you may be disappointed; Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army director Guillermo del Toro has revealed that he doesn't think the movie will happen, due to a lack of financing. The director also gave away the possible plot details of the finale that may never be.

1 week 2 days ago via brucelee
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Bryan Singer Options "Age of Heroes" Comic

darkhorizons.com – Though he's slated to direct "X-Men: Apocalypse" next, filmmaker Bryan Singer is keeping his options open with plans for another comic book adaptation. Singer's production company Bat Hat Harry has scored the film rights to the Image Comics title "Age of Heroes" with Alex Hollister set to pen the screenplay.

1 week 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Roberto Orci not confirmed as Star Trek 3 director until film is greenlit

rss.feedsportal.com – Roberto Orci says that he is not confirmed for the film until it is greenlit. 1 week 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Universal's 'Locke & Key' Adaptation Finds Writer (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are among those producing the project, based on the Joe Hill comic book. 1 week 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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