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McG offers latest update on Masters of the Universe script and casting Children of the 80s have long been waiting for a proper cinematic adaptation of the cartoon/toy franchise MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. While many of us have a soft spot for the campy 1987 film starring Dolph Lundgren and Frank Langella, a faithful fantasy epic based on the He-Man mythology is what we are craving. Development on a new film has been progressing and current director McG has been working... Read More...

Kellan Lutz has met with McG about a role in Masters of the Universe At the start of the year, we brought you word that director McG (TERMINATOR SALVATION, 3 DAYS TO KILL) was in talks to direct Sony's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE reboot, and it sounds like he has landed the gig, based on a recent tweet by THE LEGEND OF HERCULES and THE EXPENDABLES 3 actor Kellan Lutz. Late last week, Lutz took to his Twitter account to reveal that he has met with the filmmaker and producer Mary... Read More...

A new Masters of the Universe movie has been in the works for years now, but it's finally beginning to gain some traction with McG likely to take the helm for Sony Pictures. In fact, it appears as if the filmmaker has already started meeting with actors, as Twilight star Kellan Lutz has revealed today that he may be in early discussions for it. However, he doesn't specify who exactly he's being eyed for.  Hey @HeManTheMovie and all MOTU fans, Had an amazing meeting with @McGsWonderland and @ItsMaryViola talking MOTU! ITS IN GREAT HANDS!

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Reboot Sets Goosebumps Director Warner Bros. has had a long road to follow trying to get a Dungeons & Dragons movie off the ground. The film rights to the property were so complicated that it took a legal battle to start sorting everything out so Warner could start work on its film. The project seems to be moving forward, even if it’s taken longer than the studio wanted. Now it seems that the rumors were true and Goosebumps director Rob Letterman is on board to direct the film. Variety reports that Letterman is now attached to the film, which follows rumors last month that he was being courted to direct.

Goosebumps 2 Brings Back Original Director Rob Letterman Jack Black is expected to reprise his role as R.L. Stine in Goosebumps 2, with original writer Darren Lemke penning the script.

Rob Letterman Set to Direct "DUNGEONS & DRAGONS" for Warner Bros. Pictures Tracking-board.com is reporting director Rob Letterman is set to helm the fantasy adventure "DUNGEONS & DRAGONS" for Warner Bros. Pictures. Letterman will direct from a script penned by "WRATH OF THE TITANS" screenwriter David Leslie Johnson.Letterman's filmography includes Sony Pictures' "GOOSEBUMPS", 20th Century Fox's "GULLIVER'S TRAVELS", DreamWorks Animation's "MONSTERS VS.

McG In Talks With Sony Regarding Masters Of The Universe Deadline reports Terminator: Salvation director McG is in talks to direct Masters of the Universe, the second live-action film to spawn from Mattel‘s He-Man toy line. The first film, 1987’s Masters of the Universe, starred Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Frank Langella as his archenemy Skeletor. Produced by Cannon Films on a shoe-string budget, the film failed to ignite imaginations or box office tallies. A big budget second attempt has been in the works since the turn of the century with directors as varied as John Woo, Kung Fu Panda‘s John Stevenson, John M.

Poker memoir Molly's Game to serve as Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut I'm not certain why, but I've always sort of assumed that Aaron Sorkin must have directed something during his long career in Hollywood, but apparently that's not the case. That will soon be rectified as Deadline reports that Sorkin is set to make his directorial debut with MOLLY'S GAME, which is based on Molly Bloom’s memoir of the same name. MOLLY'S GAME... Read More...

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: December 13, 2015 Awaiting the release of Star Wars, the box office was at a lull this weekend, seeing low numbers amidst holdover and unappealing new releases. For the fourth consecutive week, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 finished at #1. The film brought in $11.3 million over the weekend to raise its domestic total to $244.4 million. Mockingjay is only the second film this year to come on top for four straight weeks (the other being Furious 7), showing that even though the numbers have been down for this installment, there’s still sizable interest in the property.

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