Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt No Longer Directing The Equalizer

By:  Eric Eisenberg The upcoming adaptation of the 80s action television series The Equalizer, which has Denzel Washington set to star, has been having a bit of trouble holding on to a director. At first it looked as though Drive helmer Nicolas Winding Refn was going to make the film, until he departed citing creative differences, and now the project has lost its second director. Deadline has written up a … Continue reading Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt No Longer Directing The Equalizer

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Director May Helm Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer

By: Eric Eisenberg Now that he is no longer helming the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the Hollywood is director Rupert Wyatt‘s oyster. Not only is he coming off a movie that made $481 million at the global box office, Rise was also a smash hit with critics and was one of the best reviewed movies to come out during the summer of 2011, which … Continue reading Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Director May Helm Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer

Nicholas Hoult Soldiers Up For Rupert Wyatt’s WWI Love Story

By:  Nick Venable At the rate he’s working, actor Nicholas Hoult might star in every fifth film released in the next few years. Having recently shown his undead chops as the lead in Jonathan Levine’s Warm Bodies, Hoult is quickly proving he’s capable of any genre he tackles. He’s got Jack the Giant Slayer on the immediate horizon, and Mad Max: Fury Road and the next X-Meninstallment coming next year. Now audiences … Continue reading Nicholas Hoult Soldiers Up For Rupert Wyatt’s WWI Love Story

James Franco Says He May Not Be Back For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

By: Eric Eisenberg A big part of the reason why Rise of the Planet of the Apes was so successful as a piece of storytelling was that it really knew where to focus the story’s attention: directly on Caesar (the intelligent chimp played by Andy Serkis). While James Franco‘s Will Rodman was certainly an important part of the narrative and put on a great performance … Continue reading James Franco Says He May Not Be Back For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes