Take-Two hints at Red Dead Redemption 

By: Eddie Makuch During a recent earnings call, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick teased a sequel to 2010’s critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption , saying he believes the game has the potential to be a “permanent” franchise, similar to the James Bond series. “It’s been our goal not just to preserve and grow the Grand Theft Auto franchise, but also to build other franchises that we think … Continue reading Take-Two hints at Red Dead Redemption 

Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’

By: Eddie Makuch James Bond studio MGM has acquired the film rights to Tomb Raider and will develop a new film based on the franchise, the company has announced. As previously revealed, the movie will be made in partnership with GK Films, the company behind the Oscar-winning filmsThe Departed and Argo, and is expected in 2013. It appears MGM and GK Films are looking to make multiple movies based on Tomb … Continue reading Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’

No More James Bond For Another Three Years

By:  Nick Venable Through most of the first 30 years of its existence, the James Bond franchise has been fairly consistent at having a film in theaters every two or three years, with the first big hiccup in that formula being the six-year stretch between Timothy Dalton’s last reprisal in License to Kill in 1989 and Pierce Brosnan’s Goldeneye in 1995. And even though star Daniel Craig isn’t leaving, the … Continue reading No More James Bond For Another Three Years

Vin Diesel’s Kojak Movie Brings On Skyfall Writers

By:  Kristy Puchko Screenwriting team Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have made a career out of penning James Bond thrillers from The World is Not Enough to Casino Royale and Skyfall. With the latest of these scoring widespread praise and tearing it up at the box office—to the tune of $951 million worldwide to date—this dynamic duo is being sought by studios looking to create smart and exhilarating action features. But … Continue reading Vin Diesel’s Kojak Movie Brings On Skyfall Writers

Luc Besson Prepping A Doctor Who-Meets-James Bond Sci-Fi Adventure

By: Kristy Puchko Earlier this month, dizzy from the demented delights of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, we here at Cinema Blend speculated on which directors could do well by revisiting the themes and worlds of their earlier works. My pick was Luc Besson—specifically wishing he’d go back to sci-fi, where he spun the fantastic tale The Fifth Element. And it seems dreams do come true as … Continue reading Luc Besson Prepping A Doctor Who-Meets-James Bond Sci-Fi Adventure

James Bond Gets Interrogated In First Skyfall Trailer Shown At CinemaCon

By: Eric Eisenberg When it comes to blockbusters, there is always a certain time window a few months in advance of the release date when you know that a teaser trailer is imminent. With Skyfall, the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, due out on November 9th, that means that we are in that window now. While it has not yet been announced when … Continue reading James Bond Gets Interrogated In First Skyfall Trailer Shown At CinemaCon

Skyfall Adds Another Bond Girl

The next James Bond adventure, Skyfall, has been in production for a couple of months now, but if you think that means that they have completed their cast roster then you are mistaken. Apparently director Sam Mendes was thinking that his upcoming film didn’t have enough Bond Girls, with Bérénice Marlohe and Naomie Harris already on board, so he’s added a third. MI6 has confirmed … Continue reading Skyfall Adds Another Bond Girl