Ready Player One Writer Adapts ROM

Writer Zak Penn provided the screenplay adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 1980s inspired Ready Player One for Steven Spielberg and now he’s apparently at work adapting another vintage cult classic for Paramount and Hasbro. ROM was a toy released in 1979 in response to the amazing success of Star Wars and it’s successful tie in toy [...]

Jack Reacher Never Go Back Trailer

The somewhat ironically titled Jack Reacher sequel now has an official trailer. Jack Reacher Never Go Back sees Tom Cruise go back to playing the ruthlessly efficient former army intelligence officer based on the bestsellingLee Child book series. This time Reacher finds himself reluctantly caught up in yet another deadly conspiracy when the new head [...]

Ed Helms Joins Naked Gun Remake

The Hangover & We Are The Millers star Ed Helms has reportedly signed on to be part of Paramount’s unlikely and unwelcome remake of The Naked Gun. Presumably Helms will be playing the lead role of bungling Detective Frank Drebin, memorably played by Leslie Neilsen in the original series. The reboot of the spoof franchise [...]

Warner Bros. Plans Lance Armstrong Movie

If when news broke that 7 time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong was a serial drugs cheat you remarked “I bet they’ll make a film about that”, then feel free to pat yourself on the back twice today. Warner Bros. now plans to make a Lance Armstrong movie to compete alongside the previously announced [...]

Megan Fox Joins New Ninja Turtles Movie

Until recently it was believed that following an alleged script leak that drew a shower of internet criticism and outright ridicule, plans for Michael Bay’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie had been indefinitely dropped by Paramount. However Michael Bay delivered a double dose of surprise by announcing via Twitter that his former Transformers muse [...]

Jack Reacher Sequels Unlikely

Despite a mostly positive reaction to Tom Cruise recent turn as brooding vigilante Jack Reacher it appears that Paramount is unlikely to push forward with previous plans for sequels. Although the current film is still performing well at cinemas taking in over $150 million so far on a $60 million budget, the studio has reportedly [...]

Michael Bay To Produce New Thriller The Rising

Michael Bay will produce new thriller The Rising for Paramount, after the studio picked up the project for one of the writers of ABC’s American version of The Killing.  Screenwriter Soo Hugh recently has worked on a cluster of new action thriller shows for ABC but The Rising will be her debut feature. The as [...]