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Joel Silver Production Financing Sparks Fight Over Fees

feedproxy.google.com – The firm that found a lender for the Hollywood producer believes it's owed money. 6 years 7 weeks ago via donnieyen

Joel Silver Still Developing Lethal Weapon Reboot, Matrix 4

11:09 PM 7/14/2014 by Fred Topel
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Joel Silver is producing a new TV show for Esquire Network called “My Friends Call My Johnny,” featuring businessman Jean Pigozzi interviewing the celebrity friends he’s made around the world. Silver and Pigozzi were on a panel for the Television Critics Association this week, and after the panel Silver spoke briefly about some of his gestating film franchises.
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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 years 15 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: Joel Silver-Produced ‘Autobahn’ Gears Up With Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

deadline.com – Silver Pictures‘ action thriller Autobahn is revving up for a production start on May 5. IM Global is backing the picture with additional financing from Sycamore Pictures and Beijing-based DMG Entertainment. Penned by Black List writer F. Scott Frazier (The Numbers Station), the project already had folks buzzing in whispers in Berlin earlier this year and is now likely to stir up further interest in Cannes now that all the pieces are in place. 6 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Producer Joel Silver Talks NON-STOP, Building a Plane, Casting 200 Extras, HOME INVASION, the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Remake, and More

collider.com – With films like Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Predator, The Matrix and many, many more to his name, if anyone can produce an action film that takes place in the confines of an airplane, it’s Joel Silver. His latest producorial endeavor is Jaume Collet-Serra’s Non-Stop. It features Liam Neeson as Bill Marks, an air marshal who receives anonymous text messages during a transatlantic flight, demanding that he either fork over $150 million or lose a passenger every 20 minutes. 6 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee
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Joel Silver Says 'Escape From New York' Reboot May Be A Trilogy, Concept Inspired By 'Arkham City' Videogame

fb.indiewire.com – Nigh-on a year ago,we brought you the questionable word that Hollywood nexus Joel Silver, producer of “Die Hard,” “The Matrix,” "Sherlock Holmes” and a dozen or more major blockbusters, had got his hands on the rights to remake John Carpenter's 1981 classic “Escape From New York,” one of the more hellaciously fun films ever made. 6 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Silver Talks "Escape from New York" Remake

darkhorizons.com – One of the few remakes of a 1980s movie property that seems to have stalled is that of the "Escape from New York" reboot. Attempts have been made to update John Carpenter's 1981 dystopian sci-fi film, but they have never progressed beyond some name attachments. The likes of Gerard Butler, Timothy Olyphant, Jason Statham and Tom Hardy have all been linked to Kurt Russell's iconic role of Snake Plissken at different times, but none of those versions came to fruition. 6 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan

'Non-Stop' Trailer: Liam Neeson Is Free to Kick Butt Around the Cabin

5:34 PM 10/16/2013 by Jeff Giles
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In the spring, it's said that a young man's thoughts turn to love -- but in February, a filmgoer's thoughts turn to Liam Neeson beating the ever-loving tar out of bad guys who need to get what's coming to them, and on February 28, 2014, Neeson's increasingly profitable action-hero personal is making a comeback in Non-Stop.
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Voltage Pictures To Fund 'Home Invasion;' A Microbudget Pic From Joel Silver

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Voltage Pictures has committed to finance Home Invasion, a thriller that was developed by Silver Pictures’ micro-budget label Zinc entertainment. The plot is is being kept under wraps, but the title offers clues aplenty. I’m told the story involves a family imprisoned in their own home by intruders who play a life and death game in which the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds. 7 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Universal, Joel Silver To Remake John Hughes Comedy 'Weird Science'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures and Silver Pictures will remake Weird Science, the 1985 ultimate nerd wish fulfillment comedy that was written and directed by John Hughes. The film will be produced by Joel Silver, who made the original with Hughes at Universal. Michael Bacall will write the script. He scripted the sleeper hit Project X for Silver Pictures and wrote the script for 21 Jump Street, another 80s-centric property that became a hit for Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. 7 years 23 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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