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Blade Runner 2049 Director Addresses The Criticisms Of Women In The Movie Blade Runner 2049 didn’t exactly make a killing at the box office, but it was a critical darling. People that did see it tended to really enjoy it. However, the movie did come under fire for its portrayal of women, which director Denis Villeneuve was asked about during an interview with Vanity Fair. Villeneuve said: “I am very sensitive to how I portray women in movies. This is my ninth feature film and six of them have women in the lead role. The first Blade Runner was quite rough on the women; something about the film noir aesthetic.

Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve has confirmed he's not directing James Bond 25, but there were talks.

Dune Reboot Locks Down Forrest Gump Writer Eric Roth While some film lovers may lament the fact that we live in an age where existing properties reign supreme at the box office, it can’t be overlooked that, now more than ever, we’re seeing ridiculously faithful and high quality adaptations of beloved books. In addition to seeing longer being adapted into film franchises, we’re also seeing a shift towards television, allowing audiences to spend a similar amount of time with the characters as they would in a book.

Brian Herbert says it's official - Denis Villeneuve will direct Dune A little over a month ago, Denis Villeneuve's name came up in regards to a DUNE remake. The classic hero's tale, involving a desert planet and some giant worms, has had its fair share of attached directors over the years. If the following is to be believed, Legendary Pictures has finally found their man. Brian Herbert, author and son of Dune scribe Frank Herbert, Tweeted out the following in regards to... Read More...

Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct new adaptation of Dune I was a mess of tears by the end of writer/director Denis Villeneuve's THE ARRIVAL. While the aliens were essentially gritty reboots of the Tralfamadorians from SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, the ideas expressed about time, moments, life, communication, and learning, were all put together so well and thoughtfully that I couldn't help but be emotionally overwhelmed. This is all to say that after... Read More...

'Blade Runner 2049' Director Says They Rarely Used a Green Screen on Set Fret not, worrisome humans, when Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters next year, Replicants will be hunted down with all the gritty luxury that an R rating affords. Granted it shouldn't be bombshell news that a sequel to an R-rated movie is also rated R, but we live in an age where such things are no longer guarantees. The more expensive a movie is, the harder it becomes to justify its R rating. This is why movies like Alien vs. Predator and Live Free or Die Hard opted for tamer PG-13...Read MoreRead Comments

Legendary acquires film and TV rights for the sci-fi epic Dune Legendary Pictures is plenty busy these days bringing giant monsters to life in films like KONG: SKULL ISLAND and PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM, but it looks like they're going to bring the epic in more ways than one. As Deadline reports, they've acquired the rights to Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic "Dune", for use in either in the film or TV medium. The story... Read More...

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Paramount wants to remake Frank Herbert's "Dune," but after four years of trying to make it work, a new "Dune" movie may happen with another studio since Paramount no longer have the option to the movie.