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Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct new adaptation of Dune I was a mess of tears by the end of writer/director Denis Villeneuve's THE ARRIVAL. While the aliens were essentially gritty reboots of the Tralfamadorians from SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, the ideas expressed about time, moments, life, communication, and learning, were all put together so well and thoughtfully that I couldn't help but be emotionally overwhelmed. This is all to say that after... Read More...

'Blade Runner 2049' Director Says They Rarely Used a Green Screen on Set Fret not, worrisome humans, when Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters next year, Replicants will be hunted down with all the gritty luxury that an R rating affords. Granted it shouldn't be bombshell news that a sequel to an R-rated movie is also rated R, but we live in an age where such things are no longer guarantees. The more expensive a movie is, the harder it becomes to justify its R rating. This is why movies like Alien vs. Predator and Live Free or Die Hard opted for tamer PG-13...Read MoreRead Comments

Paramount Sets a Mystery IMAX 'Cloverfield Movie' for October 2017 Paramount is hiding something. According to various sources, Paramount has scheduled a new Cloverfield movie to open in theaters on October 27th, 2017. The only information available is that the project is currently titled Cloverfield Movie (IMAX), meaning it will be opening on IMAX screens next Halloween weekend. As for what exactly it is? We're not sure. Some are saying this is the new title/new release date for God Particle, an original sci-fi movie produced by Bad Robot that was revealed earlier this year to be the follow-up to 10 Cloverfield Lane.

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…

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