Post-Production News

Disney Hires Paddington’s Paul King to Direct the Live-Action Pinocchio Back in November, the live action remake of Pinocchio lost Sam Mendes as its director. There hasn’t been any movement on the project since then, but according to The Hollywood Reporter Disney has snatched Paul King, who directed the last two Paddington movies. Paddington 2 recently became one of the best reviewed movies on Rotten Tomatoes and both of the movies are extremely well liked.

Movie News: New 'Willy Wonka' on Its Way Willy Wonka: A "re-imagining" of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is on its way. Paul King (Paddington, Paddington 2) is in final negotiations to direct Willy Wonka, based on a screenplay by Simon Rich (Inside Out). Reportedly, the hope is to launch "a new franchise that will stand out artistically." First published in 1964, Dahl's novel served as the basis for the beloved musical fantasy Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971, above), starring Gene...Read MoreRead Comments

Film Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson Dies At 48 Oscar-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was, unfortunately, found dead in his Berlin apartment at the young age of 48. Jóhannsson was born September 19, 1969 in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. He remained there throughout his schooling, studying both literature and languages. He also played guitar and began to play with indie rock groups, starting his music career. Then, Jóhannsson began a music label called Kitchen Motors in 1999, designed to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations.

Captain Marvel: Brie Larson is Doing Flight Training Brie Larson has started her flight training for Captain Marvel, Marvel’s first female-led production in the MCU. The actress will be stepping into Carol Danvers’s boots in 2019 and presumably into the cockpit of her own fighter jet. The actress has been touring Nellis airforce base and meeting fans. She’s apparently sticking around to get familiar with the gear she’ll use while filming. Marvel has teased that Captain Marvel will be an origin story set in the 90s and feature, among others, Samuel L.

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Officially Brings Back Director Chad Stahelski By Max Covill Whoever comes, whoever it is, John Wick is preparing to kill them all. A pivotal piece to the success of John Wick is returning once again. Lionsgate has been bullish on the property as of late. They recently announced the plan to produce a TV pilot for the series The Continental that would expand the universe much further than its central hero. Now, the studio has secured another part crucial to the John Wick series: director Chad Stahelski will return to helm John Wick: Chapter 3. Collider confirmed that Stahelski has signed on for the third installment.

About a year ago, we learned that writer Derek Kolstad and director Chad Stahelski were having conversations about a potential John Wick TV series, and now a new report confirms that a Wick-inspired show is indeed in development at Starz.

Gareth Edwards’s Monsters Getting Television Series Adaptation Gareth Edwards‘s directorial debut will be sliming and crawling its way to our screens, as UK broadcaster Channel 4 is set to adapt the Rogue One helmer’s Monsters as a television series.Ronan Bennett (Top Boy) is expected to serve as series showrunner, with newcomers Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith writing. Edwards is expected to have some involvement with the project, though the level of his commitment will be determined by when the project receives a full greenlight. Vertigo Films is currently looking to secure a major U.S.

Bob Odenkirk to Star in Action Movie From ‘John Wick’ Writer Bob Odenkirk, of Mr. Show and Better Call Saul fame, is about to become an action star. Odenkirk will produce and star in the new action thriller called Nobody, from John Wick and Atomic Blonde producers, with a screenplay from John Wick writer Derek Kolstad. This news is both extremely unexpected and extremely cool. Bring on Bob Odenkirk’s John Wick moment. After tackling both comedy and drama, Bob Odenkirk is going to try his hand at action, and folks, I am extremely here for it.

Bob Odenkirk to star in new action film Nobody from John Wick producers Bob Odenkirk got his start in comedy with shows like MR. SHOW WITH BOB AND DAVID with David Cross, and has been making the transition into drama in recent years. He’s achieved acclaim for his work as Saul Goodman on BETTER CALL SAUL and BREAKING BAD and in movies like THE POST, but will now go down a much different path. That’s right, get ready to see him kick some ass in a new movie... Read More...

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