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'Skull Island' Getting a Rewrite from Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter We're definitely excited for 'Skull Island,' the upcoming King Kong prequel film from Legendary, the studio behind this year's 'Godzilla.' The film already had a script in place and is being directed by 'Kings of Summer' helmer Jordan Vogt-Roberts, but now it's getting a hand from screenwriter John Gatins, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2012 film 'Flight.' Continue reading…

'Real Steel' Sequel Still (Slowly) Moving Along

3:49 PM 9/8/2014 by Jeff Giles
Robot
What does one do after one has rocked and socked one's robots? It's a question whose answer didn't appear to be especially pressing after director Shawn Levy directed Hugh Jackman in the robot-boxin' flick Real Steel in 2011, but since the movie grossed nearly $300 million worldwide, DreamWorks greenlighted a sequel -- one that's languished in development limbo ever since, thanks to Jackman's X-Men obligations and what seems to be generally pokey work on a script.

Flight

Posted June 6th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy Award winner Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot who miraculously crash-lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault, and what really happened on that plane?

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'Need For Speed' Is Racing Into Theatres

Need for Speed
latino-review.com – See that. What I did with that headline? I used a racing pun to illustrate that Electronic Arts (EA) is looking to make a movie based on their popular Need For Speed video game franchise. That’s called “gold”, people. Recognize! The Fast and the Furious franchise has mad a lot of money for Universal and the other studios want to capitalize on that. 7 years 51 weeks ago via jetli
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Robert Zemeckis Will Return to Live-Action Filmmaking with 'Flight'

feedproxy.google.com – After messing around with performance capture animation films like Polar Express, A Christmas Carol and Beowulf, it looks like Robert Zemeckis is finally ready to get back in the director's chair for a live-action film again. Deadline reports Paramount Pictures is in early talks with the director to helm Flight, an original story from Real Steel writer John Gatins. 8 years 50 weeks ago via brucelee
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