Science Fiction, Remakes/Reboots

New Writer to Adapt Live-Action 'Akira' Remake

12:44 PM 7/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
A new writer has come on board to pen Warner Bros.' live-action take on Akira, the 1988 animation about a youth's emerging, but dangerous, psychic powers and his friend's desperate attempt to save him. According to Deadline, Dante Harper is now working on the script for Jaume Collet-Serra to direct. Harper worked on Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow, but did not receive credit for it, and he also wrote The Last Witch Hunter for Lionsgate.

MGM Planning New 'Stargate' Trilogy

7:16 PM 5/29/2014 by Jeff Giles
Twenty years after first touching down on the big screen (and launching a slew of sequels and TV spinoffs in the bargain), Roland Emmerich's Stargate looks like it's headed back to theaters as the first installment in a proposed new trilogy -- and with Emmerich back in the director's chair.

'Timecop' Reboot Nabs Writers

7:21 PM 4/9/2014 by Binh Ngo
Mark and Brian Gunn, the writers of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, have been hired to update Universal's Timecop reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Gunns are also working on the scripts for Journey 3, MacGyver, and The Monster Squad remake.

'Terminator' Reboot Gets Release Date – Skydance, Annapurna and Paramount are partnering on the next installment in the franchise. 4 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Universal Throws 'Timecop' Reboot Into Development (Exclusive) – Marc Shmuger will produce the film via his Universal-based Global Produce banner alongside Tom McNulty. 4 years 47 weeks ago via donnieyen

Colin Trevorrow & Derek Connolly to Take the 'Flight of the Navigator' – Now this is the perfect fit for Colin Trevorrow. After weeks and weeks of rumors that Trevorrow was the potential frontrunner for the Star Wars: Episode VII directing gig, news is now out that he is not taking on Star Wars, but is instead taking on another beloved cinema classic - Flight of the Navigator. 5 years 20 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Gareth Edwards Talks 'Godzilla' – Monsters director Gareth Edward is working on giving us a new, and hopefully better, American version of Godzilla. He showed some footage at SDCC this year and got a very enthusiastic response from the audience. So, what has it been like for Edwards to work on this production? 5 years 28 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Ninja Turtles' creator Peter Laird blasts "wretched" remake script

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Peter Laird calls the initial Ninja Turtles script "wretched". 5 years 33 weeks ago via brucelee

'Ninja Turtles' Reboot Details Make Us Happy This Movie Never Happened

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Back in June, it was announced that the planned ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘ reboot had been “postponed indefinitely” and with producer Michael Bay’s script leaking online this week, we can take solace in knowing this movie never happened. Two sites posted ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ script reviews over the weekend and each paint a picture of a film that would’ve driven even the most casual ‘TMNT’ fan crazy. 5 years 33 weeks ago via theothersenhman

A Less Violent Starship Troopers?

Starship Troopers – Paul Verhoeven's '80s sci-fis tiptoed between kitsch and corrosive with such brass that people are still debating which bits are meant as satire and which bits aren't. His loose triptych of subversive sci-fis - Starship Troopers, Total Recall and RoboCop - are all getting a redo, with the former still in the early stages of development. 5 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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