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David Fincher in final negotiations to direct World War Z 2

Getting a sequel moving for the 2013 zombie blockbuster, WORLD WAR Z, has been more arduous than actually surviving a zombie apocalypse. But the wait has officially been worth it as Paramount is reportedly very close to signing Oscar-nominee David Fincher to helm the project. Fans of undead hordes and Brad Pitt ’s blonde, silken locks may begin rejoicing. Variety...
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Producers "incredibly happy" with World War Z script; Fincher still in talks

Despite the fact it made a ton of cash ($540 million global), WORLD WAR Z’s massive budget made making a profit difficult, and thus a sequel has had trouble getting off the ground, as if it was a helicopter being held down by a horde of zombies. But talks around the second chapter have been picking up recently, and now word is the producers are just waiting to close a few deals,...
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Jeremy Saulnier casts Jeffrey Wright & Alexander Skarsgard for Hold the Dark

Director Jeremy Saulnier has already made a serious name for himself with the likes of BLUE RUIN and GREEN ROOM, and from the sound of it, his next film will be just as gripping. HOLD THE DARK, adapted from the book of the same name, follows a wolf-expert and biologist who is called in on account of wolves attacking and killing children, only to find himself entangled in some serious...
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David Fincher is still interested in directing the World War Z sequel

Just yesterday , Paramount axed both FRIDAY THE 13TH and WORLD WAR Z 2 from their 2017 schedule. In the case of FRIDAY THE 13TH, they shut down production completely, but the studio is still hoping to get the WORLD WAR Z sequel off the ground and into theaters by 2018 or 2019. J.A. Bayona (A MONSTERS CALLS) was initially slated to direct the film, but when he dropped out due to...
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Update: Paramount pulls World War Z 2 and Friday the 13th off their schedule

Update: Well, looks like Paramount has had second thoughts about FRIDAY THE 13TH after all. THR is reporting that the reboot has been shut down just six weeks from the start of principal photography. The poor box-office return of RINGS is said to be the reason, with executives believing that the reboot " would have chased the same audience, although others point out the project...
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James Badge Dale battles killer ghosts in trailer for Netflix's Spectral

What would your first instinct be upon coming face to vapour with a murderous ghost? If your reply comes close to " immediately open fire on the intangible being, " then you might feel right at home with the trailer for Netflix's upcoming SPECTRAL. Starring James Badge Dale (IRON MAN 3), Emily Mortimer (HUGO), Max Martini (PACIFIC RIM) and Bruce Greenwood (STAR...
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Netflix acquires supernatural action film Spectral

In another seemingly sweet distribution deal picked up by Netflix, the ultimate streaming service will debut the Legendary Pictures-produced action/sci-fi film SPECTRAL. The Nic Mathieu -directed film stars James Badge Dale , Emily Mortimer and Bruce Greenwood and will hit Netflix on December 9th. Deadline describes the movie as "A brilliant DARPA scientist embarks on a...
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The Departed is getting re-adapted for television at Amazon

Get ready to smell another rat, this time across a longer-form story and on Amazon's streaming platform. THE DEPARTED, the Best Picture winner at the 79th Academy Awards which starred Leonardo DiCaprio , Jack Nicholson , Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg , is being re-adapted, this time as a series for Amazon, with Vertigo Entertainment, Initial Entertainment Group...
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Brad Pitt looking to David Fincher to direct World War Z sequel

Despite its troubled production and mixed reviews, Brad Pitt 's WORLD WAR Z still managed to make a bundle at the box-office, meaning that a sequel was an inevitability. Paramount announced the sequel not too long after the release of the first and Juan Antonio Bayona (THE IMPOSSIBLE) was later attached to direct , although he jumped ship earlier this year due to other...
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Where it was Made: The Departed (video)

Welcome to another episode of our web-series, Where It Was Made, in which we revisit the actual filming locations for some of the most popular films ever made and see how they're holding up today, all while examining just how these locations were used in the finished film. Our latest episode heads to Bean Town USA, aka Boston, Massachusetts to revisit the locales from Martin Scorsese...
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Jeff Bridges and Taylor Kitsch join Joseph Kosinski's firefighter film

Now that the sequel to TRON: LEGACY seems unlikely to ever see the light of day, I suppose we'll have to look elsewhere for our Joseph Kosinski / Jeff Bridges team-up fix. That reunion looks like it will be arriving sooner than we expected with the news that Jeff Bridges has joined the ensemble cast for Kosinski's NO EXIT, a firefighter film focusing on true story of the...
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Frank Grillo and Joe Carnahan partner back up to make Wheelman

The last time Frank Grillo and Joe Carnahan teamed up on a movie, we got THE GREY. That movie put Grillo on the map, and he really hasn't looked back since. They were slated to get together again when Carnahan still had DEATH WISH on his agenda, but when that project was abandoned over at MGM over differences with the studio on what it should be, their next collaboration fell...
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