Akiva Goldsman News

Insurgent Starts Production in Atlanta Production on the sequel to this year's young adult hit Divergent is already underway. Lionsgate announced Tuesday that the film adaptation of Insurgent -- the second book in author Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy -- has commenced production in Atlanta, Georgia.  Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer (The Help) will join the returning cast, which inckudes Shailene Woodley, Theo James and fellow Oscar winner Kate Winslet. RED and R.I.P.D. director Robert Schwentke is making his series debut with a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman. Continue reading…

The 'I Am Legend' Sequel/Prequel Is Dead

8:39 AM 2/13/2014 by Jeff Giles
I Am Legend
It earned nearly $600 million worldwide and pulled in decent reviews, but Will Smith's I Am Legend has never been regarded as the kind of world-beating blockbuster that automatically guarantees a sequel -- which is part of why a proposed prequel and/or sequel have languished in development hell since Legend's 2007 release.

Insurgent

Posted February 12th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

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Akiva Goldsman Details Plans for the Now-Defunct I Am Legend 2

comingsoon.net – It was nearly two years ago that there was last a solid update on the status of a sequel to director Francis Lawrence's 2007, I Am Legend . Now, with his directorial debut, Winter's Tale , landing in theaters this week, screenwriter Akiva Goldsman tells io9 that, despite some real ideas about how to continue the franchise, the sequel is not moving forward. 6 years 42 weeks ago via brucelee

'Divergent' Sequel 'Insurgent' Set to Start Production in May

4:17 PM 2/4/2014 by Jeff Giles
Divergent
The franchise is king in today's Hollywood, and if you seek proof, just scan the daily film industry headlines. Today's example: Summit Entertainment plans to start production on the Divergent sequel, Insurgent, in May -- only two months after Insurgent's box office debut.

Summit Brings in Akiva Goldsman for 'Divergent' Sequel

5:28 PM 1/29/2014 by Binh Ngo
Divergent
Divergent, the movie based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name, isn't even in theaters, but that's not stopping Summit Entertainment from setting the sequel in motion. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has tapped Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman to touch up the script for the sequel, which is titled Insurgent.

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Akiva Goldsman To Pen Divergent Sequel Insurgent

wegotthiscovered.com – Divergent hasn’t even hit theatres yet, but the buzz is already starting to build around its sequel, Insurgent. While the film is still without a director, as Neil Burger won’t be returning, there is a new screenwriter on board in the form of Akiva Goldsman. The Oscar winner is perhaps best known for penning A Beautiful Mind and will make his directorial debut with Winter’s Tale next month. 6 years 44 weeks ago via jackiechan

Winter's Tale

Posted March 9th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, “Winter’s Tale” is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.

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