Shawn Levy News

Shawn Levy in Talks for 'Minecraft' Movie

10:22 AM 10/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
Minecraft
We all chortled when Warner Bros. decided it was going to go ahead and make a movie "based on" Lego bricks, but that turned out pretty okay for everyone, so we'll refrain from laughing at the news that the studio is forging ahead with an "adaptation" of the hugely successful online game Minecraft -- even though it really does seem like they might be pushing their luck with this one.
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Warner Bros. Taps Shawn Levy for ‘Minecraft’ Movie

variety.com – Shawn Levy is in talks to develop Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the “Minecraft” videogame with an eye to direct. The studio acquired the rights to the game in February with Roy Lee producing along with Jill Messick. The concept of the game allows players to create their own avatar, and they are dropped into a... 3 years 8 weeks ago via jetli

CS Video: The Cast of This is Where I Leave You This Friday, Jonathan Tropper's 2009 bestselling novel comes to the big screen with director Shawn Levy's This is Where I Leave You, bringing together an massive cast that includes Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Abigail Spencer and Dax Shepard.

What's Popping: 'Top Gun 2,' '23 Jump Street,' 'Iron Man 4,' 'Real Steel 2,' 'Ted 2'

9:20 AM 9/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Iron Man
Top Gun 2 is back on at Paramount. The studio has hired Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li's Justin Marks to work on the script. The 22 Jump Street sequel is a go, with Rodney Rothman writing the script. No word if Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will return to direct.

'Real Steel' Sequel Still (Slowly) Moving Along

2:49 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.
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‘Real Steel 2′ Still Being Developed by Hugh Jackman & Shawn Levy

screenrant.com – Hugh Jackman’s sci-fi/sports offering Real Steel did perfectly alright by itself back during its theatrical run in 2011, when it earned a decent critical reception overall and took in just shy of $300 million worldwide ($85 million in the U.S.). 3 years 14 weeks ago via jetli

Trailer for This Is Where I Leave You starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey If you're the type wondering what director Shawn Levy (THE INTERNSHIP, REAL STEAL) has been up to, feel free to placate those fears as the trailer for his latest, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, is here! The story finds a family coming together for a funeral and attempting to reconnect. In these situations, an ensemble cast will make or break your movie, but we're lucky to have the likes of Jason... Read More...

Will Smith Boards Shawn Levy's 'City That Sailed'

9:27 PM 11/15/2013 by Binh Ngo
Will Smith
After paying lip service to "finding more danger in my artistic choices," Will Smith has chosen to do another blockbuster. According to Deadline, Smith will team up with director Shawn Levy for an adventure movie titled City That Sailed for Fox. The story will center on a father and his daughter who are stranded on the island of Manhattan, which started to sail off into the Atlantic Ocean.

Night at the Museum 3

Posted October 5th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

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Universal in Talks to Pick Up THE 39 CLUES from Turnaround; Shawn Levy No Longer Attached to Direct

collider.com – The feature film adaptation of the adventure novel series The 39 Clues continues to linger in development. The Scholastic book series was initially picked up by DreamWorks as a potential directorial project for Steven Spielberg, but Brett Ratner was subsequently tapped to take the helm. Ratner’s iteration of the film never came together, and Night at the Museum helmer Shawn Levy signed on to direct earlier last year.

4 years 16 weeks ago via donnieyen
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