Movie News: Development

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James Cameron Wanted To Make 'Aliens 5' With Ridley Scott, Says 'Prometheus' "Didn't Add Up Logically"

fb.indiewire.com – You probably remember that at one point in the early aughts, Ridley Scott wanted to return to the “Aliens” franchise. This is years before “Prometheus” took shape and this version would have essentially been a more traditional “Aliens 5” withSigourney Weaver as Ripley, with the alien battle would taking place on Earth. 5 days 8 hours ago via donnieyen
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Shailene Woodley talks ‘Allegiant’ split decision: ‘That’s another year of kicking ass’

insidemovies.ew.com – Big news concerning post-dystopian Chicago came out last week: Allegiant, the final book in Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy, will be split 5 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
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Ann Brashares’ Latest YA Novel ‘The Here And Now’ Acquired By ‘Traveling Pants’ Producers Alcon & Alloy

deadline.com – Alcon Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment and Kira Davis’ 8:38 Productions have reteamed to acquire Ann Brashares‘ latest young adult novel, The Here And Now, which was released this week by Delacorte Press. The three companies previously joined to collaborate on Brashares’ bestselling Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants novels, turning them into a 2005 feature film starring Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrara and Amber Tamblyn and a 2008 sequel. 1 week 1 day ago via brucelee
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Avi Arad And Matt Tolmach Describe Spider-Man Spin-Off SINISTER SIX As A "Redemption" Story

comicbookmovie.com – Maybe it's just me, but when it was revealed that Sony were working on a Sinister Six movie, I envisioned it as an event picture like The Avengers where they would all team-up to take out Spider-Man. Perhaps the unique draw would be that the movie would take place from their perspective (making Spidey the "villain" so to speak"), and while that could still happen, it atcually sounds as if producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach have something far more unusual in mind!

1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen
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'Divergent' Trilogy Finale 'Allegiant' Will Be Split Into Two Films

fb.indiewire.com – If there's one thing Lionsgate/Summit have figured out, it's how to milk YA franchises for all they're worth. When it came time to say goodbye to "Twilight," the studio decided to grab money from the fans twice, by extending "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" into two films. So of course, the next move was to do the same with "The Hunger Games," with the finale "The Hunger Games: 1 week 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Jeff Wadlow Drafting He-Man in ‘Masters Of The Universe’

latino-review.com – Jeff Wadlow, coming off directing Kick-Ass 2 and writing an X-Force movie for 20th Century Fox is now taking up the chance to go to Eternia for Sony and work on the script for Masters of the Universe. Previously, Jon Chu was attached to direct a Terry Rossio (The Lone Ranger) script, but Chu is very publicly tied up in another 80s toy cartoon adaptation Jem and the Holograms for Hasbro. 1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur’ Set for July 2016 Release

variety.com – Warner Bros.’ “King Arthur” is coming to theaters on July 22, 2016 — the first title to land on that date. The slot has been the subject of recent speculation that WB will move its still-untitled Batman-Superman project back from May 6, 2016 to the latter date to avoid going up against Marvel-Disney’s “Captain America... 1 week 1 day ago via jetli
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Warner Bros Dates ‘King Arthur’ For July 2016

deadline.com – Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Pictures have slotted the Guy Ritchie-helmed King Arthur for July 22, 2016. As we reported back in January, Ritchie was circling the project, a tentpole fantasy retelling of the Arthur legend. This new version was created by Joby Harold, who wrote the script for the first film. 1 week 1 day ago via jetli
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‘Masters of the Universe:’ Jeff Wadlow Re-Writing the Script

feedproxy.google.com – Sony and Escape Artists are reviving He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, after the toy and cartoon property spent years in development hell. At one point recently, Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe Retaliation) was going to direct a script by Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lone Ranger).

1 week 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Fox Admits Hugh Jackman is Old by Hinting at ‘Mystique’ Spin-Off

latino-review.com – Up until Marvel’s recent success, the executives at 20th Century Fox were very paranoid about one-shot character spin-offs from the X-Men Universe. I don’t know where this idea began, but you can imagine someone taking a look at X-Men Origins: Wolverine and thinking that if they couldn’t make Gavin Hood produce the movie they wanted with Hugh Jackman, what possible luck could they have with lesser characters that most of the world wasn’t familiar with.

1 week 2 days ago via jackiechan
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'Lego Movie 2' will have more female characters according to the director

hitfix.com – Because gender equality is also awesome, "The Lego Movie 2" will have a bigger female presence, according to director Chris McKay. 1 week 2 days ago via jackiechan
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VENOM and SINISTER SIX Spinoffs Set To Arrive Before THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 4

comicbookmovie.com – In a recent interview with Den Of Geek,Matt Tolmach told them that will we be getting the Venom and Sinister Six spinoffs before The Amazing Spider-Man 4. "Before we know what we do with Spider-Man 4, we're going to do Sinister Six, Venom and Spider-Man 3," he explained."There is going to be a lot of crossover in those movies.So we're just not at Spider-Man 4, because we still have a whole other Spider-Man movie and two other movies. 1 week 2 days ago via brucelee
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Jeff Wadlow Will Direct Masters Of The Universe

wegotthiscovered.com – Sony has been trying to get a live-action He-Man and the Masters of the Universe movie made for quite a while now, but they hit a bit of a roadblock when Jon M. Chu exited the director’s chair to work on G.I. Joe 3 instead. He’s since turned his attention to another beloved animated series, Jem and the Holograms, leaving Sony no choice but to look for someone else to fill his shoes.

1 week 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Reading Rescheduled to April 19

variety.com – The stage reading of Quentin Tarantino’s shelved script for “The Hateful Eight” has been rescheduled for April 19 at the theater at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Film Independent said that “unforeseen circumstances” had forced it to switch the time and location of the event, previously scheduled to take place April 24 at... 1 week 2 days ago via jetli
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'Timecop' Reboot Snags 'Journey 2' Writers (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Marc Shmuger ("We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," "The Spectacular Now") is producing the movie. 1 week 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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