Harrison Ford Back For Bladerunner Sequel

After years of hesitant uncertainty, Harrison Ford is officially confirmed as reprising his role of replicant hunting police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Bladerunner sequel. The original 1982 film loosely based on Philip K Dick’s short novel Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep has become widely accepted as an enigmatic cult classic and one [...]

Del Toro Writes Pacific Rim Sequel

Guillermo Del Toro has confirmed that he has secretly been co-writing a sequel to Pacific Rim with Avengers writer Zek Penn, though the director admits that Legendary Pictures haven’t yet given the project a green light. “I’m working very, very hard with Zak Penn. We’ve been working for a few months now in secret. We [...]

Marvel Finds New Ant-Man Director

Marvel has said yes to Yes Man & Bring It On director Peyton Reed replacing the recently departed Edgar Wright for Ant-Man. The news comes as the studio looks to meet next year’s rapidly approaching summer release date. Paul Rudd remains attached to star as the shrinking superhero, with Anchorman writer Adam McKay joining the [...]

Creed Director talks Rocky, Music & Training Montages

At the Sundance London Film and Music Festival Red Carpet News spoke to  writer/directorRyan Coogler about the Rocky spin off Creed. Although not billed as a straight sequel to Rocky Balboa the new film will see Sylvester Stallone returning to the iconic role for a 6th time. While the script is still being written, the [...]

Ivan Reitman Won’t Direct Ghostbusters 3

Following the recent death of star Harold Ramis, Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman has officially dropped out of directing the long delayed third installment in the franchise. Although he will reportedly stay involved with the project as a producer, helping determined studio Sony find a suitable replacement. The studio remains seemingly committed to begin filming the [...]

Adam Driver set for Star Wars Episode VII

Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly in an advance stage of negotiations to join the cast of Star Wars Episode VII. Variety is reporting that “a deal should be finalized in the coming days” with the HBO star close to signing on subject to scheduling and other final negotiations. Most significantly Driver looks set to [...]

Gary Oldman Admits Star Wars Talks

In the latest in the endless stream of Star Wars Episode VII casting rumors Gary Oldman has admitted that he’s been approached about joining the cast of J.J. Abrams film. Talking to sky movies the actor responded to whether he’d follow up his work on massive franchises like Batman & Harry Potter by getting involved [...]

Universal Plans Another Bourne Sequel

Universal have hired Invictus screenwriter Anthony Peckham to provide a script for the next installment in the ongoing Bourne franchise. Jeremy Remmer will return for a sequel to The Bourne Legacy, although it still looks like Matt Damon won’t be tempted into reprising the titular role of Jason Bourne. Universal had harbored fairly public hopes [...]

Kevin Costner making Midnight Delivery

Kevin Costner is in talks to take the lead in Midnight Delivery, a new film for Universal based on a script by Mama writer Neil Cross and produced by Guillermo Del Toro. Midnight Delivery will focus on the story of a desperate father who becomes a drug mule in order to save his son’s life. Landing the role would [...]

Del Toro and Kaufman for Slaughterhouse-Five

Guillermo Del Toro will reportedly have help from writer Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) in finally making an adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five for Universal. Here’s what the acclaimed director had to say about one of his many long gestating projects in a recent interview: “Charlie and I talked for about an [...]