By: Nick Venable There’s a lot riding on the box office earnings of Guillermo Del Toro’s $200 million “robots vs. monsters” tentpole flick Pacific Rim , both for the filmmakers and for Legendary Pictures, the production company that footed the majority of the inflated budget. Legendary’s eight-year partnership with Warner Bros. is coming to an end soon – even with non-guaranteed hits likeGodzilla and 300: … Continue reading Could Hellboy III Eventually Find A Home At Legendary Pictures?
By: Eddie Makuch BioWare Montreal is “borrowing” many game systems from Dragon Age: Inquisition to speed up development on the next Mass Effect title , studio director Yannick Roy said on Twittertoday. After he tweeted a picture of a design document for the next Mass Effect, a fan suggested the game could be “years” away based on the heftiness of the folder. Roy responded , “Don’t worry: we have … Continue reading Next Mass Effect: BioWare “borrowing” many game systems from Dragon Age III
By: Katey Rich It’s been a long four years since Michael Mann last released a film in theaters, and for his fans it might feel even longer, since neither Public Enemies or Miami Vice before that seemed up to his usual standard. Is it finally time for him to come back into everyone’s good graces? It sure can’t hurt that he’ll be teaming up with golden boy Chris Hemsworth, who … Continue reading Chris Hemsworth Teaming With Michael Mann For Cyber Attack Thriller
By: Eric Eisenberg Frank Darabont has proven himself a skilled filmmaker and storyteller when it comes to the work of Stephen King and Robert Kirkland, but his next big effort takes him into uncharted waters, a.k.a. kaiju territory. Earlier this month it was revealed that the Shawshank Redemption director had been hired by Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. to rewrite the script for the upcoming Godzilla reboot from director Gareth … Continue reading Frank Darabont Describes His Take On Godzilla As ‘A Terrifying Force Of Nature’
By: Sean O’Connell Very few, if any at all, have managed to see Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, his massive robots-versus-monsters blockbuster that will storm theaters next summer. But here’s how you know that it’s a guaranteed smash hit long before a full trailer even hits screens: producers are getting the ball rolling on a sequel. Legendary has reportedly hired Travis Beacham to begin writing … Continue reading Pacific Rim Sequel Already In The Works
By: Eric Eisenberg Guillermo del Toro has a number of projects at various stages of development, but now he has apparently nailed down which one he wants to direct once he has completed work on the upcoming monster vs. robot epic Pacific Rim. Moving away from sci-fi and back to horror, it has been revealed that the Mexican filmmaker has named the ghost story Crimson Peak … Continue reading Guillermo del Toro Says Haunted House Story Crimson Peak Will Be His Next Film
By: Kristy Puchko Legendary Pictures has a slate of ambitious action features headed to theaters in the coming year, from Zack Snyder‘s Superman pic Man of Steelto Guillermo del Toro‘s giant robot adventure Pacific Rim and the 300sequel 300: Rise of the Empire. But they’ve struggled to crack the code on how to adapt the wildly popular videogame Mass Effect into a promising project. The … Continue reading Mass Effect Movie Adaptation Gets New Screenwriter
By: Eddie Makuch Legendary Entertainment is continuing work on the Mass Effect film, butThor and I Am Legend screenplay writer Mark Protosevich is no longer attached. Variety reports that Protosevich has been replaced by newcomer Morgan Davis Foehl. Foehl has never had a script produced, but did serve as assistant editor on FX television show Rescue Me, as well as Adam Sandler comedies I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and Click. According to the … Continue reading Mass Effect movie loses Thor writer