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Legendary acquires film and TV rights for the sci-fi epic Dune Legendary Pictures is plenty busy these days bringing giant monsters to life in films like KONG: SKULL ISLAND and PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM, but it looks like they're going to bring the epic in more ways than one. As Deadline reports, they've acquired the rights to Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic "Dune", for use in either in the film or TV medium. The story... Read More...

The Crow Reborn: The latest development in the long-gestating plan to remake The Crow is that three companies have teamed to acquire the rights to finance, produce and distribute the movie. Plans are to begin production on The Crow Reborn, a more faithful version of James O'Barr's original graphic novel, next year. It's not known if previously attached star Jason Momoa and/or director Corin Hardy will remain with the project. [THR]   Holmes & Watson: Rob...Read MoreRead Comments

News Briefs: 'The Crow' Remake Moves Forward The Crow Reborn: The latest development in the long-gestating plan to remake The Crow is that three companies have teamed to acquire the rights to finance, produce and distribute the movie. Plans are to begin production on The Crow Reborn, a more faithful version of James O'Barr's original graphic novel, next year. It's not known if previously attached star Jason Momoa and/or director Corin Hardy will remain with the project. [THR]   Holmes & Watson: Rob...Read MoreRead Comments

Casey Affleck to Star in 'Minority Report'-esque Vigilante Thriller It looks like Hollywood wants to be in the Casey Affleck business. A few weeks ago, news broke that Casey Affleck would write, direct, and star in Light of My Life, a survival thriller about a man and his young daughter who get lost during a hike in the woods. And that’s not the only Affleck project they have in the pipeline: yesterday, Variety announced that Affleck would also be writing and starring in Villain, a vigilante thriller with a supernatural twist. Continue reading…

Casey Affleck to Star in 'Minority Report'-esque Vigilante Thriller It looks like Hollywood wants to be in the Casey Affleck business. A few weeks ago, news broke that Casey Affleck would write, direct, and star in Light of My Life, a survival thriller about a man and his young daughter who get lost during a hike in the woods. And that’s not the only Affleck project they have in the pipeline: yesterday, Variety announced that Affleck would also be writing and starring in Villain, a vigilante thriller with a supernatural twist. Continue reading…

International Box Office: Jack Reacher Puts Inferno Down Jack Reacher: Never Go Back put out Inferno‘s box office fire. Even so the Tom Hanks film still crossed $100 million worldwide, ahead of its US debut on Friday. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back opened with $31.5 million in 42 markets. The sequel’s top start came from China where Never Go Back made only $5.6 […] Read International Box Office: Jack Reacher Puts Inferno Down on Filmonic.

International Box Office: Jack Reacher Puts Inferno Down Jack Reacher: Never Go Back put out Inferno‘s box office fire. Even so the Tom Hanks film still crossed $100 million worldwide, ahead of its US debut on Friday. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back opened with $31.5 million in 42 markets. The sequel’s top start came from China where Never Go Back made only $5.6 […] Read International Box Office: Jack Reacher Puts Inferno Down on Filmonic.

J.J. Abrams' 'God Particle' Revealed As Part of 'Cloverfield' Universe Back in January, we were caught by surprise when J.J. Abrams' Valencia was revealed to be 10 Cloverfield Lane. The producer described it as a "blood relative" of his alien-invasion movie Cloverfield. Without spoiling what happens in the thriller, directed by Dan Trachtenberg, it's safe to say that its mysterious connection to the original added a delightful and very intriguing layer. Even before 10 Cloverfield Lane was released in March, Abrams told Fandango: "A...Read MoreRead Comments

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