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Joe Carnahan still have plans for his abandoned Death Wish script

MGM's remake of Charles Bronson 's DEATH WISH has certainly had its ups and downs over the years; Joe Carnahan (THE GREY) was originally tapped to write and direct the remake, but when the studio began pushing for a more action-oriented story as well as putting Bruce Willis in the lead role, Carnahan walked, but not before sending off a rather harshly worded e-mail to MGM...
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Shawn Levy talks Uncharted shoot date, tone & casting

For the first time in a long while it seems like the UNCHARTED movie will finally begin to see the light of day. After years of cycling through directors like Neil Burger and David O. Russell the film has finally found its home with writer Joe Carnahan and director  Shawn Levy . Both men seem very passionate about the flick, and Levy passionately talked about how passionate...
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Joe Carnahan gives an update on Bad Boys for Life & teases multiple villains

Sony has been attempting to get a third BAD BOYS film off the ground for quite some time, but it's fast becoming a reality now that they've set Joe Carnahan up to write the direct. Although threequels typically wind up being the weakest of the bunch, Carnahan recently boasted that he believes BAD BOYS FOR LIFE will be the " strongest of the trilogy thus far. "...
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Joe Carnahan says Bad Boys for Life will be the strongest of the trilogy

Confession time, up until just a few months ago I had never seen BAD BOYS or its sequel. After disclosing this fact to a friend, who was completely appalled, I succumbed to peer pressure and picked up both flicks on Blu-ray for $10. They were just as ridiculous as I had suspected, but I also had a great time watching them, which has left me eagerly awaiting Will Smith and Martin...
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Eli Roth is the latest to have a Death Wish with Bruce Willis involved

MGM was determined to find someone to direct their new version of DEATH WISH, and, after several directors departed the project over creative differences in what the studio wants, it appears Eli Roth is the filmmaker to finally settle into the spot.  Roth has signed a deal to helm the remake that has been in development for a few years now, ever since Joe Carnahan had a...
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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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Big Bad Wolves directors set to helm Death Wish with Bruce Willis

Paramount and MGM are finally getting their wish... their DEATH WISH, that is. After being in development for the last few years, the new take on Brian Garfield's vigilante novel that was already adapted for the big screen in the 70s as a Charlies Bronson franchise is going somewhere. BIG BAD WOLVES filmmakers Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado are being lined up to direct the...
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Will Smith says he and Martin Lawrence are definitely making Bad Boys 3

Last summer, Sony set release dates for BAD BOYS 3 and 4, however it hasn't been clear how Will Smith will be involved with the sequels. Previously there had been talk of Smith possibly only serving as a producer on the next installment, but it certainly sounds like he will be back as Detective Mike Lowrey, based on the recent comments he made during an appearance on BBC...
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Face-Off: The Edge vs. The Grey

Alejandro González Iñárritu 's THE REVENANT begins a limited run this week and goes wide on January 8th (you can read our review here ). While Iñárritu's film may not be the end-all be-all of survival films, it's certainly a welcomed entry into the genre. Films like CAST AWAY , THE MARTIAN , and 127 HOURS focus on a character surviving by himself, while THE REVENANT focuses on...
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The A-Team is getting remade for another run on TV

Joe Carnahan gave it his best shot at resurrecting THE A-TEAM brand as a feature film, but audiences didn't bite (Too bad... a highly underrated action flick). 20th Century Fox Television is willing to bet that things might be different if they bring the brand back to TV, as they set out to remake THE A-TEAM for another run as a series.  Produced by Chris Morgan , who is otherwise...
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Five Against A Bullet is finally moving forward with Joe Carnahan directing

We haven't heard anything about FIVE AGAINST A BULLET since director Joe Carnahan came onboard , but now he's officially set to helm the action thriller, thanks to Jordan Schur's Suretone Pictures. The film has been added to Schur's new production company's slate of upcoming movies, along with Vincent D'Onofrio 's THE KID. Alex Litvak (PREDATORS,...
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Film adaptation of Mark Millar's Nemesis finds a new home at Warner Bros.

A movie based on the Mark Millar and Steve McNiven limited comic book series Nemesis has been in the works at Fox since 2010, but The Tracking Board is reporting that the project has moved to Warner Bros. According to the site, Ridley Scott 's production banner Scott Free has also made the jump, as well as Joe Carnahan , who is attached to direct from a script he co-wrote with...
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