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Alex Garland's Annihilation starring Natalie Portman gets a release date

While he has had a very successful career as a screenwriter (28 DAYS LATER, DREDD) and novelist, Alex Garland's directorial debut EX MACHINA really put him on the map as a name to keep track of, which means his follow-up is one of the more anticipated movies on the genre horizon. Said follow-up is a sci-fi/horror epic called ANNIHILATION , and it comes packing a pretty special...
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08.03.2017
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A24 releases teaser for mysterious untitled sci-fi film

A24 is pulling a trick out of J.J. Abrams' book here, and you know what? God bless em. Let's enjoy this mystery for a while. So what is this? Maybe the answer is already out there, but at the moment I can't for the life of me figure out what the below teaser is, well, teasing. The distributor - which has been killing it lately with releases such as THE WITCH , GREEN ROOM and EX...
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01.11.2017
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Ex Machina's Alex Garland and Oscar Isaac reunite for Annihilation

Alex Garland, the 28 DAYS LATER screenwriter who made his directorial debut with last year's EX MACHINA , has been assembling the female ensemble required for his second directorial effort ANNIHILATION , and has gotten four great actresses to join the project - Natalie Portman (pictured below), Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, and Gina Rodriguez. Based on a novel...
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03.30.2016
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Jennifer Jason Leigh may complete the female ensemble of Annihilation

EX MACHINA director Alex Garland, who also served as screenwriter on such films as 28 DAYS LATER , SUNSHINE , and DREDD , will soon be heading into production on his second directorial effort, ANNIHILATION , based on a novel by Jeff VanderMeer. The story centers on four women who take on a dangerous mission where the laws of nature don't apply. The group...
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02.11.2016
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Tessa Thompson may join Alex Garland's Annihilation

Having made a very well received directorial debut with last year's EX MACHINA , 28 DAYS LATER / DREDD screenwriter Alex Garland is gearing up to step behind the camera again for ANNIHILATION, an adaptation of a Jeff VanderMeer novel about a group of women who take on a dangerous mission where the laws of nature don't apply. The group consists of an...
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01.05.2016
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Danny Boyle says the idea for 28 Months Later is lovely

It's been a little over a month since we last read some quotes about 28 MONTHS LATER , so we're long overdue! Director Danny Boyle has made it clear in the past that he's more than willing to tackle the third installment in the franchise, and his most recent comments continue that trend. Talking to IGN during a press tour for STEVE JOBS, Boyle spoke about Alex Garland's idea for the...
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11.17.2015
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Gina Rodriguez faces Annihilation with Natalie Portman

Gina Rodriguez, who plays the eponymous character on the popular CW comedy Jane the Virgin, is planning to switch genres during her next hiatus from filming on that series. She has entered talks to join Natalie Portman in director Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller ANNIHILATION . Scripted by Garland and based on a novel by Jeff VanderMeer, ANNIHILATION tells the story of ...
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11.11.2015
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Danny Boyle talks 28 Months Later, says it depends on script

It's been a good six months or so since we've heard any rumblings on the 28 MONTHS LATER front, yet while out promoting his new film STEVE JOBS, director Danny Boyle couldn't suck the subject. Graciously, he indugles us a bit. Peep it... While speaking with The Playlist, here's what Boyle said about directing a potential third chapter in the revitalizing zombie...
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10.07.2015
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28 Months Later is moving forward according to Alex Garland

We've written about the potential for 28 MONTHS LATER so often in the last 5-6 years that I don't even have time to link to all the articles. The basic gist always seems to be, "We've got some ideas, it may or may not happen, we'll see." And while today's update doesn't give us too much more than that, it would seem as though the sequel is as close to happening as it has ever been....
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05.12.2015
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Natalie Portman in talks for Alex Garland's Annihilation

Alex Garland will follow-up the fantastic EX MACHINA with ANNIHILATION , a post-apocalyptic horror film adapted from a novel by Jeff VanderMeer. THR is reporting that the wonderful Natalie Portman is in early negotiations to star in the film, which is being produced by Scott Rudin. For those unfamiliar with the book, ANNIHILATION goes like this: The story sees a biologist,...
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05.07.2015
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Dissecting Writer Alex Garland!

WRITER/DIRECTOR ALEX GARLAND! Ever since penning his first novel THE BEACH in 1996, UK scribe Alex Garland has become quite the player in the Hollywood genre realm. Instantly striking a fecund working relationship with THE BEACH director, Danny Boyle, Garland has collaborated with his English compatriot three times now, including wildly disparate 2002 and 2007 flicks...
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04.14.2015
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Ex Machina (Movie Review)

PLOT: A computer programmer gets the opportunity to meet his reclusive boss at his vast estate; he soon learns that he's been brought there to test out an artificial intelligence... one that looks like a young woman. REVIEW: Alex Garland , screenwriter of fan favorites 28 DAYS LATER, SUNSHINE and DREDD, makes a compelling directorial debut with EX MACHINA, a...
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04.13.2015
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