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Robert Downey Jr. Wants Mel Gibson to Direct 'Iron Man 4' – Deadline has a pretty extensive interview with Robert Downey Jr. about his new drama The Judge, and of course the topic of Iron Man 4 eventually rears its head. There has been a lot of back and forth about Downey's return in this standalone sequel. Will he do it? That is still not clear, as the actor gives a lengthy answer to the question. 5 years 40 weeks ago via brucelee

Downey Jr. Teases "Iron Man 4" Again – Robert Downey Jr. has once again teased the idea of reprising his Tony Stark character in a fourth "Iron Man" feature - unexpected considering "Iron Man 3" last year was tipped to be the end of the standalone films featuring the character. Asked about his future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actor tells THR:

5 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

'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.

Is Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski's Next Project 'Indiana Jones 5'? – Well, here's something that's interesting and a little bit flimsy all at the same time. Ever since Disney picked up the rights to Indiana Jones from Paramount Pictures to complete their acquisition of properties from Lucasfilm, there have been rumors of both continuing the adventure with Harrison Ford or maybe rebooting the franchise with someone like Bradley Cooper. 5 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

Olivia Thirlby Thanks 'Dredd' Fans for Sequel Campaign – The campaign for a sequel to 2012’s Dredd movie — based on the British comic strip character from the long-running 2000AD anthology — has declared Oct. 1, 2014 as the second annual “Day of Dredd,” inviting fans to make one more push to drive attention to the Karl Urban actioneer. 5 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

After Moving Slow As Corpse, ‘Zombieland 2′ Gets Writer And Urgency – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures looks to be getting more serious about mounting another installment of Zombieland. Studio just hired Dave Callaham to write the sequel under the supervision of Ruben Fleischer, who'll return to direct. Callaham has been scripting The Expendables films, and he had story credit on Legendary's revival of Godzilla. 5 years 41 weeks ago via brucelee

Tommy Wirkola Abandons 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Sequel

1:47 PM 9/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
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In case any of you have been holding your breath for a Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters sequel, you might want to let it out and start pinning your hopes on something more reasonable. After hanging around waiting for Paramount and MGM to greenlight the follow-up -- and writing the script -- director Tommy Wirkola has decided to move on to other projects.

Netflix Announces Day-and-Date 'Crouching Tiger' Sequel, Theater Chains Declare War

1:35 PM 9/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
If nothing else, the emergence of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video has been great for fans of industry infighting; the sheer spectacle of watching deep-pocketed conglomerates vie for customers' bandwidth has produced a succession of eyebrow-raising pacts that have spawned everything from the return of Arrested Development to the ability to binge-watch the entire series runs of Cheers, Family Ties, and Magnum P.I.


Kevin Smith: 'Clerks 3' Is Fully Financed Because of 'Tusk' Flopping – Kevin Smith is ready to put on the backward baseball cap one more time. 5 years 41 weeks ago via brucelee

William Shatner Says He's Been Contacted By J.J. Abrams For Appearance In 'Star Trek 3' – The rebooted "Star Trek" franchise has been an interesting one. Having to navigate the occasionally opposing purposes of creating something fresh for a contemporary audience while pleasing the diehard 'Trek' fanbase has been tricky. 2009's "Star Trek" seemed to get the balance right, even if cramming Leonard Nimoy in the story was an unnecessary bit of fan service. 5 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen
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