Movie News: Development

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Universal to release ‘The Huntsman’ in 2016, pushes back ‘The Mummy’

insidemovies.ew.com – So much happened before Snow White dropped in. Universal Pictures announced the release date for The Huntsman, a prequel of sorts 2 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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James Gunn Talks About Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Plans

comingsoon.net – Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy opens today, but last weekend at San Diego Comic-Con they already announced a release date for a follow-up, Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Speaking with FilmDivider (via /Film), Gunn spoke about already having plans for the sequel and which characters we would be learning more about. 2 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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The Avengers 3 Aiming For 2018

cinemablend.com – Oh Marvel, you release date wizards. Right before San Diego Comic Con, the studio swooped in like vultures to claim the May 4th, 2018 release date, just after they had already announced a whole bunch of other releases. Given that Avengers opened at the beginning of May 2012, and we're getting Avengers: 3 weeks 3 hours ago via brucelee
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Megan Thomason's Sci-Fi Trilogy ‘daylight’ Optioned by Pathbender (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Production company Pathbender has optioned the YA sci-fi trilogy “daylight” from San Diego-based author Megan Thomason, TheWrap has learned. “daynight” tells the modern-day story of three young adults, each trapped in a web of lies and deceit cast by The Second Chance Institute, a non-profit front for a totalitarian regime.

3 weeks 14 hours ago via theothersenhman
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CON AIR Director Simon West Says He’d Like to Make CON AIR 2 a “CON AIR in Space” Sequel

collider.com – One of the more curious sequel possibilities floating around the past few years has been Con Air 2. Director Simon West’s 1997 actioner was a modest success at the box office, grossing $224 million worldwide, and while it was a classic Jerry Bruckheimer actioner with many quotable Nicolas Cage lines and a nutty John Malkovich performance, it was somewhat forgotten as the bigger and more four-quadrant friendly blockbusters of the 2000s started changing the moviegoing landscape. 3 weeks 16 hours ago via jetli
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Jamie Foxx in Talks to Play Mike Tyson in Biopic, Boxer Says

thewrap.com – Jamie Foxx might be hitting the bag in preparation to play Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic, according to the former heavyweight champion of the world. “Me and Jamie Foxx are in discussion, and we gonna do it,” Tyson told the Daily Mirror. “Within a year to 18 months, we're going to do the Mike Tyson story and he's going to portray me.” 3 weeks 16 hours ago via donnieyen
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"Deadpool" Test Footage Officially Online

darkhorizons.com – A few days ago came what appeared to be a pirated leak of test footage showcasing what an R-rated film based on the Marvel comic "Deadpool" could look like. "X-Men" producer Lauren Donner has been trying to get the project made for years now and recently confirmed it's still in the works at 20th Century Fox.

3 weeks 18 hours ago via donnieyen
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Warner Bros. Creates 'Harry Potter' Global Franchise Development Team

feedproxy.google.com – Josh Berger, president and managing director of Warner Bros. UK, Ireland and Spain, w‎ill lead the team. 3 weeks 23 hours ago via donnieyen
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The Boy Who Lived: Warner Bros Sets Harry Potter Global Development Team

deadline.com – Harry Potter is also known as “the boy who lived” — and Warner Bros wants to keep it that way. The studio, which has been behind the franchise from the start way back in 2001, has now created a dedicated team to oversee its ongoing relationship with Potter creator JK Rowling. 3 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Judd Apatow Hires ‘South Park's’ Pam Brady to Rewrite ‘Business Trip’ (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Producers Judd Apatow and Benderspink have hired Emmy-winning “South Park” writer Pam Brady to work on the screenplay for their Universal comedy “Business Trip,” TheWrap has learned. 3 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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William Shatner May Be in Ted 2

ign.com – Star Trek icon William Shatner will reportedly appear in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2. According to the Boston Herald, Shatner will play himself in the follow-up to the highest-grossing R-rated original comedy film. In Ted 2, Shatner will be at a convention answering questions about his role as T.J.

3 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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‘Dragonriders of Pern’ Set Up as Movie Franchise at Warner Bros.

variety.com – Warner Bros. is launching development of a movie franchise based on the sci-fi series “Dragonriders of Pern.” The studio has optioned the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011. It has yet to set up the project with a producer. The books are set in a pre-industrial... 3 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Mythology to Adapt Zenescope's 'The Library' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Brad Fischer, James Vanderbilt and Jon Silk are among the producers attached to the adaptation. 3 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Brett Ratner to Produce Donna Tartt's ‘The Goldfinch’ for Warner Bros.

thewrap.com – Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Donna Tartt's bestselling novel “The Goldfinch” in a deal that comes three weeks after TheWrap first reported the studio was the frontrunner for the high-profile project. In the interim, RatPac Entertainment has come on to produce “The Goldfinch,” with Brett Ratner joining Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force. 3 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Director Rian Johnson Talks 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Inspiration

movieweb.com – What can director Rian Johnson tell us about Star Wars: Episode VIII? Not much, it turns out. He is just now starting to work on the sequel, while director J.J. Abrams is hard at work in London at this very second, shooting scenes for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, which will arrive in theaters first. 3 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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