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Stephen King's IT will fully embrace its R-rating

I was worried when STRANGER THINGS was such a phenomenon this past summer that the series' success would have a adverse effect on the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's magnum opus IT . At the very least I was worried - as I should have been - that the flick would water down the source material and give us a PG-13 take on the gruesome, disturbing novel. Thank God that...
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Muschietti siblings join In Shadows, offer an update on Stephen King's It

MAMA director Andy Muschietti and his producing partner/sister Barbara Muschietti are in talks to produce IN SHADOWS , a supernatural thriller to be written and directed by Alex and David Pastor. Described as a "twisted coming-of-age story", IN SHADOWS focuses on  Jason, a man who comes out of prison after serving 20 years for an unspeakable crime and is forced...
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Stephen King's It in talks for new director

New Line Entertainment's remake of Stephen King's IT suffered a huge blow when director Cary Fukunaga separated from the project in May, suspending the film indefinitely from its scheduled production date in June. However the producers (including Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg) of the two-part adaptation are currently in...
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Cary Fukunaga-helmed take on Stephen King's It begins filming in June

We've known for a while that Cary Fukunaga's two-part adaptation of Stephen King's IT has been crawling toward a summer start, and now Production Weekly is reporting that the film will begin principal photography in June in New York. Producer Seth Grahame-Smith recently had some encouraging words to share about IT, stating that we can expect some ' viciousness '...
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Cary Fukunaga shares new details on IT, still seeking 'perfect' Pennywise

"They all float down here." Cary Fukunaga, the director behind the great HBO series "True Detective," is about to embark on his biggest project yet with a two-film big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's classic tome, IT, and now he's shared a few new details about what we can expect. Speaking to Brazilian newspaper O Globo, Fukunaga revealed that...
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Cary Fukunaga's adaptation of It about to start pre-production

Cary Fukunaga, the director behind the great HBO series "True Detective," is about to embark on his biggest project yet: a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's classic tome, IT . The project has been in the works for a while - longer than we actually suspected - and it appears as though "IT" is finally ready to set sail. ( They all float down here. ) In an interview with the...
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Stephen King's It moves from Warner Bros. to New Line

We've long been awaiting news on a new take on Stephen King's classic horror tale IT, with our last report on the film coming back in February when producer Dan Lin gave a small update on the Cary Fukunaga-helmed project that was originally set up at Warner Brothers. Now THR is reporting that the long road to adapting IT for the big screen has taken another turn as the film is...
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How close is Stephen King's It to starting production?

Back in November came the news that "True Detective" helmer Cary Fukunaga had signed on to direct the latest adaptation of Stephen King's IT for Warner Bros. The plan, evidently, is to split the massive tale into two films, which really would be the only way to do it justice. One of the producers of IT, Dan Lin, recently gave an interview to Collider while on the promo road...
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Godzilla is battling producers and perhaps two new monsters?

Oh, GODZILLA-- it sounds like you've been having sort of a rough time. Hang in there, big guy, while we retrace exactly what went wrong. It seems Legendary filed suit yesterday to remove Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison from GODZILLA. They're also calling for a court arbitration to keep the trio from placing a restraining order on the production which, of course, could...
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Legendary hires Frank Darabont to rewrite Godzilla, legal battle to ensue?

Hot on the ass of a brief about production starting this March on Legendary's GODZILLA resurrection, here drops a new bombshell... The great Frank Darabont (seen right) has been brought in to rewrite the script for GODZILLA, which I think most of us can not only appreciate, but be thrilled by. Remember, a longtime script doctor, Darabont got his start in the genre world by penning...
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