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‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ Remake Hires Andrew Kevin Walker to Pen Screenplay For Justin Lin Seven scribe Andrew Kevin Walker has been tapped to pen a new adaptation of the manga Lone Wolf and Cub. Previously adapted into a six-film series in the 1970s, the new take on Lone Wolf and Cub will be produced by Justin Lin, who will likely direct as well. Hop into a baby cart to hades and read the Lone Wolf and Cub remake details below. Lone Wolf and Cub, the classic manga created by writer Kazuo Koike and artist Goseki Kojima, is about to find a new lease on life courtesy of Seven screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker.

Akira: Taika Waititi Would Want to Adapt the Manga, Not the Anime Taika Waititi has spoken about his involvement with the live action version of Akira – and how he would go about adapting the story. The Akira anime was adapted from a cyberpunk manga series of the same name by Katsuhiro Otomo – who also wrote and directed the movie. The anime is rightly considered a groundbreaking piece of work and helped popularize anime in the West. Since 2002, Warner Bros. has mounted several attempts at making a live action Akira, with various actors, directors and writers being attached.

Thor: Ragnarok Includes Two Post-Credits Scenes Following the world premiere of Thor: Ragnarok, it has been revealed that it has two post-credits scenes attached. When jumpstarting the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008 with Iron Man, Marvel Studios implemented a segment of their films that has now become standard for them, but also somewhat common among other Hollywood franchises.

Eli Roth's 'Death Wish' Remake Has Been Pushed to 2018 Though a specific reason hasn’t been given, a week after the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, Death Wish has been delayed to March of next year. Continue reading…

Taika Waititi Is In Talks For The Akira Remake Another forever delayed project might be getting off of the ground. According to Deadline Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is in talks to take over the Akira remake that Warner Bros has been threatening us with trying to get off of the ground for several years. Warner Bros purchased the rights to make a movie for seven figures but nothing has ever gotten beyond pre-production. The picture got close several times. Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby and Book of Eli scribe Gary Whitta wrote a script which originally had Ruairi Robinson aboard to direct.

Wonder Woman's Jason Fuchs to pen script for Andy Muschietti's Robotech A live-action adaptation of 80's anime series Robotech has been in the works for a decade, but a revolving door of studios, directors, and stars have kept the project from gaining much traction. Sony Pictures aquired the rights to the series over two years ago and set James Wan (THE CONJURING) to direct, but Wan later departed to take the helm of AQUAMAN. The studio then snagged Andy Muschietti (IT) to... Read More...

Helen Mirren will return to the Fast & Furious series under one condition While super humans Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham have become valuable assets to the FAST AND THE FURIOUS ensemble, FATE OF THE FURIOUS got a serious thespian boost when Oscar-winners Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren signed on. Though Theron is unlikely to return to the series, Mirren recently talked about how she’s more than willing to return for more movies, only if her one very legitimate demand is... Read More...

Warner Bros. and New Line must be feeling pretty good about director Andy Muschietti‘s big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Box office tracking predicts a blockbuster. The early buzz has been very positive. The trailers are just plain creepy. Since the movie only adapts one half of King’s massive novel, there’s plenty of room for a sequel. If everything goes right, it’s a no-brainer. While Muschietti recently signed on to make a live-action version of Robotech, he’s now made it clear that his first priority is the It sequel.

IT director Andy Muschetti has confirmed that he will make IT: Part 2 prior to Robotech. Next week, one of the most anticipated movies of the fall arrives, when Stephen King’s IT gets theatrically adapted for the first time. Early critical reactions have been very positive, advance fan sentiment is generally through the roof, and box office projections suggest literally record-breaking opening weekend totals.

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