Guillermo Del Toro Turns Down Star Wars

Director Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that he recently turned down an approach from Disney to be considered for directing Star Wars Episode VII the first film in the studios newly acquired franchise. “We got one phone call to my agent saying, ‘Is Guillermo interested?’ And basically I have so much stuff already of my own, and I’m pursuing stuff that I’m generating [...]

Brad Bird Won’t Direct Star Wars Episode VII

Brad Bird has officially ruled himself out of the running to direct Disney’s new Star Wars film Episode VII. Despite being identified as a leading contender, The Incredibles & Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol emphatically denied he would be taking charge of Disney’s surprising re-launch of the beloved space saga during a Twitter Q&A with fans. [...]

J.J. Abrams Wont Direct Star Wars

Lost and Star Trek Director J.J. Abrams has confirmed that he won’t be in the running to direct the new Star Wars Trilogy opener Episode VII for Disney. Ruling himself out of the task of continuing the beloved space saga  he admitted that he felt put off by the burden of trying to live up to the iconic original [...]

George Clooney In Talks for 1952

George Clooney is in talks  for the lead role in 1952 the long-delayed science fiction project from Director Brad Bird. With a script from Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen the new film has been ambitiously compared to Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, with a plot surrounding a man’s contact with alien life. Disney has high hopes [...]