Max Landis News
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: The life story of illusionist Harry Houdini has long fascinated Hollywood, but nobody has been able to do anything about it. Sony Pictures has Max Landis working his magic on a new draft of Houdini, the film being produced by Jimmy Miller. I’m told that is telling the story with an HP Lovecraft influence. 8 weeks 5 hours ago via jetli
comingsoon.net – Last year brought us the surprise hit Chronicle , a found footage movie that told the story of a group of kids gifted with super powers and what they did with them. The source of the teens' powers was shown as a crystal deep underground but was never elaborated on any further in the film. 17 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
collider.com – Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis has his sights set on a proper superhero movie in the future, if he has anything to say about it. While the scribe’s draft for Chronicle 2 was not to Fox’s liking (the studio is going a different way on the potential follow-up), he recently revealed that he plans on pitching his own take on Wonder Woman to Warner Bros. 25 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
1:19 PM 8/12/2013 by Jeff Giles
Max Landis is officially out of the Chronicle business, having been dismissed from the upcoming sequel by Fox execs who were unenthusiastic about his proposed direction for a follow-up to the surprise 2012 found-footage hit about a group of teens whose exposure to an unknown substance leaves them with superpowers.
fb.indiewire.com – Writer Max Landis has never failed in being a wellspring of ideas, whether on his rapid-fire Twitter feed or on-camera describing Superman's values. But the most-lobbied amount of hints—and now musings on missed potential—rests with “Chronicle 2,” the sequel to Josh Trank's Landis-penned superhero hit. For some time, rumors flew that 20th Century Fox weren't pleased with the young screenwriter's vision, now leading to the fact that they're moving on without him, but that news hasn't stopped Landis from discussing what could've been. 30 weeks 10 hours ago via jackiechan
3:00 PM 7/18/2013 by Binh Ngo
Max Landis is no longer involved in Chronicle 2, the sequel to 2012's found footage superhero movie. Fox wants to go in "a different direction," he wrote on Twitter (via IGN).
ign.com – Max Landis has confirmed that he is no longer attached to Chronicle 2. Taking to Twitter, Landis revealed he'd actually been off the project for months as Fox wanted to take the series in "a different direction". .@PaulVRea I've been off Chronicle 2 for months now. Fox had a different direction they wanted to take the series, Josh was never attached. 33 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
joblo.com – Max Landis is a nerd. He loves comic books and superheroes and knows about the characters as well as anybody. He is also a screenwriter who has written in the genre (the excellent CHRONICLE) and knows how Hollywood works as well as anybody. His father, John Landis, raised him in the industry. 37 weeks 7 hours ago via donnieyen
ign.com – Max Landis has been talking up the forthcoming Chronicle 2, claiming the project is in good health, and that the last draft he turned into Fox was extremely dark. Speaking exclusively to IGN at Middle East Comic Con, the screenwriter explained that his father John Landis had spoken out of turn when he announced that the project was in trouble. 47 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen