Sam Rockwell May Join Poltergeist Remake

Sam Rockwell is reportedly in talks to join 20th century Fox’s remake of horror classic Poltergeist, potentially joining confirmed lead actress Rosemarie Dewitt on the project. Directed by Gil Kenan and produced by horror maestro Sam Rami the film will be a self-proclaimed ‘revisionist take’ on the familiar tale of a suburban family being terrorized [...]

Miles Teller For Fantastic Four Reboot

Miles Teller is rumoured to be first choice to play Mr Fantastic in the Fantastic Four reboot. The young star of Spectacular Now has apparently already met with director Josh Trank to discuss the possible superhero role. Although Teller has earned positive reviews, at just 26 his age and babyfaced looks might be the one [...]

Coen Brothers Making Fargo TV Series

  The Coen Brothers are officially adapting their Oscar winning 1996 classic Fargo into a 10 part TV series for FX. The series will shoot in Canada,  featuring new characters and scenarios, but network boss John Landgarf assures fans it will remain “remarkably true to the film”. Longtime Coen brothers collaborate Billy Bob-Thornton will take [...]

The Crow Creator On Movie Remake

The Crow creator James O’Barr has spoken about the forthcoming big screen reboot of the cult film franchise, admitting that it was the film’s Spanish director F.Javier Gutiérrez that convinced him to become more directly involved in the project. The director apparently impressed/reassured O’Barr by his insistence that the new film would remain painstakingly faithful [...]

Warner Bros Want Ryan Gosling for Batman

Warner Bros is beginning their hunt for a new Batman in earnest, having apparently assembled a wish list of hunky a-list actors. Rugged man candy Joe Manganiello, Josh Brolin, Richard Armitage, Matthew Goode and Max Martini are all said to be in Warner’s contemplation. While of course, perpetually brooding superstar Ryan Gosling is also rumoured [...]

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 [...]

Aaron Taylor-Johnson talks Avengers Quicksilver

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is currently in talks to play Quicksilver in Avengers sequel Avengers Age of Ultron. But he’s already been chatting to Empire Magazine about the potential superhero role. “He has real anger frustration – I like that. I always thought it’d be quite funny if you saw him eating loads and people asked him why [...]

Warner Bros Still Planning Akira Remake

Hollywood studios have been struggling for decades with the ambition of making a live action adaptation of anime classic Akira. The original surreal sci-fi epic was one of the first films that introduced delighted/bemused western audiences to the genius/weirdness of Japanese animation. Plans for a live action remake have consistently faltered thanks to a combination [...]

James Cameron Plans Three Avatar Sequels

James Cameron announced several years ago that he was abandoning all other film projects to focus on making Avatar sequels, declaring himself to be in the ‘Avatar business’ now. Proving good to his word he has now revealed plans to make three sequels to the highest grossing film of all time. Screenwriter Josh Friedman is [...]

Pacific Rim Breaks Box Office Record in China

Despite a lackluster box office performance in the USA, Pacific Rim has predictably performed far better internationally, particularly in the Asian markets where giant monster movies are more of a popular delicacy. Guillermo Del Toro’s robot action epic officially hauled in a record breaking $9million in China, making it Warner Bros biggest Chinese debut ever. [...]