Day: 13/10/2012

Hugh Jackman Glowers And Flexes In First Official The Wolverine Photo

By: Kristy Puchko Even though X-Men Origins: Wolverine was a solid hit for Fox, pulling in more than $373 million worldwide, follow up The Wolverine stumbled its way into production. Darren Aronofsky dropped the film and left Fox scrambling for a replacement; after names like Doug Liman, Justin Lin, Duncan Jones and Mark Romanek were bandied about, the job ultimately went to Knight and Day director James Mangold. In short, the development of the film has been a rollercoaster ride of thrilling []

Argo Writer Shopping Another Fantastical True Story For A Film

By: Katey Rich Joshuah Bearman discovered a gold mine of a story when he learned about the true story behind what was called the Canadian Caper, when six Americans were hiding out at the Canadian Ambassador’s house during the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 and were rescued under absolute cover. When the mission was declassified in 1997, the CIA’s role in the effort was revealed, as was the fact that it all revolved around the fake production of a movie called Argo, []

Masters Of The Universe Gets A New Writer

By: Eric Eisenberg The upcoming remake of Masters of the Universe took a big step forward this past summer when it was announced that Sony Pictures and Escape Artists had hired G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu to bring the character known as He-Man back to the big screen for the first time since 1987. At the time the production was working from a script written by Alex Litvak and Mike Finch (Predators), but it now looks as though they are []

Jon Favreau To Direct, Ryan Reynolds To Star In Battle For Bonneville

By: Eric Eisenberg Director Jon Favreau may not be helming Iron Man movies anymore, but his filmmaking career isn’t slowing down at all. He’s already set to helm an adaptation of the Broadway musical Jersey Boys and has signed a deal with Disney to direct their upcoming Magic Kingdom project, and now it would seem that a third film has fallen onto his plate. Favreau is reportedly attached to direct the new drama Battle For Bonneville and already has Ryan Reynolds attached []

Creature From The Black Lagoon Remake Gets A Writer

By: Eric Eisenberg Writer Dave Kajganich has become a bit of a specialist when it comes to remakes, particularly in the horror genre. The scribe began his Hollywood career in 2007 when he wrote the script for the Invasion of the Body Snatchers remake titled The Invasion (with Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman), and he has since been attached to updated versions of three Stephen King books: It, Pet Sematary and The Stand. And now it appears he’ll be taking on one []

The Woman In Black Sequel Finds A Director

By: Eric Eisenberg Despite the fact that it opened at number two here in the States when it first came out (trailing Josh Trank’s Chronicle), the horror flick The Woman in Black was actually a fairly big success. After making $20 million in its first weekend, it went on to score a total of $54 million domestically and $127 million worldwide (not to mention that it was the highest grossing horror film in the UK in 20 years). As a result is []

Square Producer Says Final Fantasy XIV Reborn Feels More Like Final Fantasy

By: William Usher After suffering the humiliating defeat at the hands of the public over the rushed and incomplete release of Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix had to tuck tail and go back into hiding to fix up, revamp and redo the game. Well, now the producer of the game is saying that FF XIV has more of a Final Fantasy-feeling to it than it did before. Play Front managed to get a quote from producer Sun Yoshida, who stated that: “The []

Final Fantasy Type-0 Bahamut prototype on display at New York Comic Con

By: Erren Van Duine Final Fantasy Type-0′s rendition of Bahamut is on display at New York Comic Con this week. The classic Final Fantasy summon joins Kefka, Shiva (FFVIII), Alexander (FFVIII), and Bomb in Square Enix’s latest Creatures Kai volume, which is set to launch in February 2013 for approximately $54.99. Bahamut marks the first time any sort of figure was designed for Final Fantasy Type-0, as the game did not get to enjoy any character Play Arts upon release. Final Fantasy []

Taken 2

OMG!!!!! Can I just say, informally, that this movie was so freaking awesome!!! I mean, seriously, don’t even bother with reviews, if you like action and Liam Neeson see this movie. That being said, time to be a little more formal. Taken 2 is the sequel to Taken where Liam Neeson’s daughter was kidnapped and put in the sex trade. I don’t need to give a lot of detail because it’s all online but that piece of detail is essential because it []

Friday Night TV (12 Oct 2012)

Okay, that twist, I did not see coming quite honestly. I honestly thought that the father was to blame for the whole fiasco with everything that was going on. It was pretty intense. Brilliantly done episode. The acting was phenomenal and the story was just awesome. It was pretty cool. Overall, I liked it a lot. It’s nice to see Hank and Monroe expanding as characters for the most part. I mean that they are pretty awesome. Missing Rosalee though. I mean []