Movie News: Greenlit

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Warner Bros. Getting A New Gang Together For 'Scooby-Doo' Live Action Reboot

fb.indiewire.com – There was once a time when Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini were deemed the right fit for a "Scooby-Doo" live action reboot. The results were actually pretty good (financially anyway), with the movie taking over $275 million worldwide, but by time "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" came around (both movies penned by "Guardians Of The Galaxy" directorJames Gunn, fyi) audience interest cooled, and the sequel committed the cardinal sin of earning less than its predecessor. 5 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Ron Perlman Wants ‘Hellboy 3′ To Get Greenlit

screenrant.com – Ron Perlman is a man born to act through prosthetics. In point of fact, he’s been doing so for years, donning make-up in projects ranging from 1987′s Beauty and the Beast TV series to 1996′s The Island of Dr. Moreau, to say nothing of his debut role in 1981′s Paleolithic drama Quest for Fire.

5 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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MGM Sets Sascha Penn To Script ‘The Idolmaker’ Remake

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: MGM has hired Sascha Penn to write the latest version of The Idolmaker, the remake that has Craig Brewer attached to direct and Justin Timberlake circling to star. Hawk Koch is producing and Cassidy Lange is overseeing for MGM. The 1980 Taylor Hackford-directed original starred Ray Sharkey in a story about the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian. 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Frank Miller hints at Sin City 3 movie

rss.feedsportal.com – The Sin City creator is planning a third outing for the comics property. 5 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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DreamWorks Animation Dates 'The Croods' & 'Puss in Boots' Sequels

feedproxy.google.com – With How to Train Your Dragon 2 hitting theaters this weekend, DreamWorks Animation is staying busy by keeping their name alive on the movie news front. We've already seen brand new trailers for The Penguins of Madagascar and Home, and now the animation studio has just dated four more animated projects that will hit theaters much further down the road. 5 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Joel Silver talks about a potential sequel to Non-Stop with Liam Neeson

joblo.com – NON-STOP represents the latest in a string of movies that have typecast the great Liam Neeson as the angry, middle-aged hero with a vendetta and a particular set of skills. Whether it be TAKEN, UNKNOWN, or NON-STOP, Neeson has taken to the late career resurgence in stride. TAKEN has already spawned a sequel and another is on the way to complete the trilogy. 6 weeks 17 hours ago via jackiechan
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Jon Favreau On The Possibility Of Robert Downey Jr. Returning For IRON MAN 4

comicbookmovie.com – There's still nothing set in stone regarding a fourth solo outing for Marvel's Iron Man, but with the third installment making so much coin it's definitely a strong possibility at some point. Would it still be Robert Downey Jr. under the helmet though? Well after Avengers: Age Of Ultron we really don't know what's on the cards, but one man who definitely thinks he should have another blast in the suit is RDJ's former Iron Man director Jon Favreau. 6 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Phil Lord & Chris Miller Talk 'Lego Movie 2' And Marvel, Turning Down 'Ghostbusters 3' & More

fb.indiewire.com – With one hit movie under their best this year with "The Lego Movie," and another likely champ in "22 Jump Street" opening this weekend (review here), Hollywood is Phil Lord and Chris Miller's oyster at the moment. Meaning, that they can basically do whatever they want. So it's no surprise they are getting scripts and projects tossed their way, so it wasn't a total shock when Sony offered them the long developing "Ghostbusters 3."The story made headlines, but the pair quickly turned it down, but not for the reasons you might think. 6 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Guillermo Del Toro Says There Are "Very Crazy Ideas" In The Script For 'Pacific Rim 2'

fb.indiewire.com – While "Pacific Rim" did well, the take of just over $400 million worldwide isn't a slam dunk in today's studio world (which is crazy, we know). And so, that's why Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures haven't yet greenlit a sequel. But don't tell that to Guillermo Del Toro. Last fall he revealed that he and Travis Beacham had started work on the script, and that effort is continuing, although with a different writer teaming with Del Toro.

6 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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Guillermo Del Toro Has "Crazy Ideas" For Pacific Rim 2

ign.com – Although it’s yet to get a green-light, Guillermo Del Toro is currently hard at work on the script for Pacific Rim 2, which he says is full of "crazy ideas." “I don’t have the money, but I’m proceeding like it is happening” the writer-director told BuzzFeed while promoting new TV series The Strain at the Austin Television Festival. 6 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Seth Rogen On Future Producing Plans – Including Bad Neighbors Sequel

wegotthiscovered.com – The Produced By conference – staged at the Warner Bros lot this weekend – created many opportunities for discussion of upcoming projects, future strategies and past successes, and it was opened by a panel featuring the multi-talented Seth Rogen. As an actor, writer, producer and director, Rogen has delivered many high profile projects over the 15 years since he got his first screen role in Freaks And Geeks. 6 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Guillermo del Toro Writing Pacific Rim 2 with Zak Penn

comingsoon.net – Guillermo del Toro was down in Austin, Texas for the premiere of "The Strain," which debuts July 13th on FX. In speaking with the press - in this case, BuzzFeed - del Toro said he is currently at work on a script for Pacific Rim 2 with Zak Penn (X-Men 6 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Spanish Heist Thriller '25 Kilates' to Get English-Language Remake (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Kamala Films and Guy Stodel will produce "25 Carat," with Eric Garcia adapting. 6 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Universal Sets Remake Of South African Thriller ‘iNumber Number’ With David DiGilio

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures is remaking iNumber Number, and David DiGilio has been set to script the remake of the Donovan Marsh-directed South African thriller that premiered last fall at Toronto. Universal acquired those rights shortly after the fest. Pic is an action thriller centered on an undercover police detective who crosses over from cop to robber in order to orchestrate a major heist. 6 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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'Snow White and the Huntsman' Sequel Eyes Frank Darabont & More

feedproxy.google.com – While there's a lot of buzz around the shortlist of directors Marvel is considering to take over Ant-Man (two more names surfaced today), there are other movies that are still in need of talent behind the camera. One of those films is the sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman, the 2012 fantasy revisionist fairytale starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth. 7 weeks 18 hours ago via donnieyen
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