Ruben Fleischer News

'Zombieland 2' Lurches Back to Life

1:45 PM 10/1/2014 by Jeff Giles
It's five years old and most of its cast seems like a virtual lock not to return for a sequel, but Zombieland looks like it's still finally getting a follow-up installment, courtesy of screenwriter Dave Callaham and original director Ruben Fleischer.

'Ant-Man' Edgar Wright-Replacement Shortlist Includes Adam McKay, 'We're The Millers' Director – Ruben Fleischer is also among the potential helmers, who offer a glimpse into the mindset of Marvel president Kevin Feige as he looks to fill the hole left by Wright, a favorite among the fan-boy community. 8 years 11 weeks ago via donnieyen

GANGSTER SQUAD Director Ruben Fleischer in Talks to Helm Disney’s OVERNIGHT – Word on filmmaker Ruben Fleischer’s next project has been quiet since his disappointing period crime thriller Gangster Squad opened in theaters early last year, but it appears that he’s now lining up a promising new film at Disney. THR reports that the Zombieland director is in talks to helm a family adventure called Overnight, which is described as Home Alone in a FAO Schwartz-esque toy store. 8 years 24 weeks ago via brucelee

'Gangster Squad' Director Ruben Fleischer Back in Business With Sony (Exclusive) – "Gangster Squad" filmmaker Ruben Fleischer made his first two movies for Sony and now there's a reunion on the horizon, as he's set to direct and produce and untitled sci-fi/fantasy movie for the studio. Fleischer brought the idea for the project to Sony, which subsequently hired Eric Pearson to write the script. 9 years 16 weeks ago via brucelee

'Spy Hunter' Teases Us With New Writer

12:06 AM 2/15/2013 by Binh Ngo
Spy Hunter
Spy Hunter, the movie adaptation of Midway's 1983 arcade game, has a new writer, Deadline has learned. The movie will now be written by Carter Blanchard, the screenwriter for DreamWorks' forthcoming time traveling flick Glimmer. Ruben Fleischer is still attached to direct.

Spy Hunter

Posted February 14th, 2013 by Binh Ngo


Warner Bros Moving Full Speed On 'Spy Hunter': Ruben Fleischer To Helm, Carter Blanchard Writing – BREAKING: Looks like Warner Bros now has a handle on Spy Hunter, the action film based on the best selling vidgame The studio, which has attached Ruben Fleischer to direct the film, just closed a deal with Carter Blanchard to write the script. Dan Lin and Roy Lee are producing.

9 years 26 weeks ago via jetli

Review: Gangster Squad (The Cliff Notes of Gangster Movies)

4:45 PM 1/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
While pretty and often entertaining, Gangster Squad's a violent urban western that gets lost in the fog of homage.

Ruben Fleischer Talks SPY HUNTER Movie; Says He Wants to Make a Fun, Lighter Version of a Spy Movie – With two successful comedies under his belt (Zombieland and 30 Minutes or Less), director Ruben Fleischer is making his big budget debut with this weekend’s crime pic Gangster Squad. Steve recently spoke with the director in anticipation of the film’s release, and during the course of their interview they covered a few other subjects.

9 years 31 weeks ago via jetli

Ruben Fleischer Offers ZOMBIELAND 2 Update; Says There Are No Immediate Plans for the Film and Teases Storyline – Zombies have invaded the zeitgeist like not much else over the past few years, but undoubtedly one of the best things to come out of this so-called “zombie craze” is director Ruben Fleischer’s 2009 comedy Zombieland. Boosted by an incredibly strong cast, a whip-smart and funny script, excitingly refreshing visuals from Flesicher, and one of the best cameos in recent memory, the pic grossed over $100 million against a budget of just $23 million. 9 years 31 weeks ago via jetli
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