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Producer talks characters & rating for Robert Rodriguez's Jonny Quest

Robert Rodriguez was hired by Warner Bros. earlier this year to direct a live-action Jonny Quest movie, and producer Adrian Askarieh provided an update on the project during an interview with Collider . Rodriguez is co-writing the script with PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN scribe Terry Rossio , working from a previous draft by Dan Mazeau (WRATH OF THE TITANS), and Askarieh says they...
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08.18.2015
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Cool Videos: Chris Farley voices Shrek in this early test reel

SHREK proved to be one of DreamWorks' flagship animated titles, paving the way for sequels, merchandise, and even a rides. The duo of Mike Meyers and Eddie Murphy seemed inevitable, but as most SHREK fans know, that wasn't always the case. Before succumbing to a drug overdose in 1997, Farley had been cast as the lead ogre. Chris' brother, Kevin, had stated that,...
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08.06.2015
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An Aladdin prequel is the next on Disney's live-action adaptation agenda

It's almost comical at this point just how quickly Disney is getting these live-action adaptations off the ground. There are so many in various stages of development that it would be easier to list which of their animated classics aren't getting the live-action treatment. Per THR , ALADDIN will be the next film on Disney's live-action chopping block but, as with most...
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07.15.2015
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Robert Rodriguez to direct Jonny Quest for Warner Bros

Robert Rodriguez has signed on to direct JONNY QUEST for Warner Bros, his first major studio film in over a decade. The film is the latest attempt in a long development history for the classic animated series about a teenage adventurer. Rodriguez, best known for his adult fare, has also made a steady stream of family-oriented movies via his Troublemaker Studios. Both the SPY KIDS...
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05.26.2015
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Gore Verbinski to direct Driverless Car Race film for Sony

New Regency may have cancelled Gore Verbinski 's North Korea-set thriller starring Steve Carell , but THE LONE RANGER director has several other projects in the works, and Sony has just picked one of them up. Deadline is reporting that the studio has acquired an untitled pitch from screenwriter Steve Conrad (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, THE WEATHER MAN), with Verbinski...
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02.19.2015
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Pirates' writer to pen treasure hunt movie Yucatan for Robert Downey Jr.

Earlier this year we say the first film from Robert Downey Jr. ’s Team Downey, THE JUDGE . Now another film under the banner is moving ahead as screenwriter and adventure aficionado Terry Rossio (the first three PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movies) is set to pen the script for the Warner Bros. treasure hunt film YUCATAN. The movie is based on an original idea by legendary actor...
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11.19.2014
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Is Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow set for Masters of the Universe?

Iím sure you arenít all on the edge of your seats to find out who is directing the live-action version of MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. Iíll be honest here, Iím only still hanging on because I want to know if someone can translate it well to film without it sucking. There was a shortlist of directors that consisted of Jeff Wadlow (KICK-ASS 2), Harald Zwart (THE KARATE KID...
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04.09.2014
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The UnPopular Opinion: Godzilla (1998)

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Excitement is tantamount for the release of...
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03.26.2014
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Lone Ranger

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** When you think about modern westerns, you are likely...
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02.26.2014
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Rumor: Is this the shortlist of directors for Masters of the Universe?

In early October, director Jon M. Chu dropped out of the live-action He-Man flick, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. There's been no word on who would replace him but they did nab Terry Rossio (LONE RANGER) to tidy up the script. I don't know how many of you are still holding out hope that this film will come out sometime in this century. I still don't know what to think about it. As a...
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01.10.2014
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Quentin Tarantino elaborates on that Lone Ranger choice; Says Batman is not interesting

The other day, Quentin Tarantino offered up his Top Ten of 2013- So Far . Many seemed rather perplexed by a certain inclusion. Of all the movies in 2013, why did THE LONE RANGER get a nod from Tarantino? Maybe because not everyone thought it was a total and complete turd. The interview comes from French weekly paper, Les Inrocks. IndieWire did their best to translate the...
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10.10.2013
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Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer will end their partnership in 2014, but don't blame it on The Lone Ranger

An extremely profitable union has come to an end: The Wrap is reporting that Disney will not renew its first-look deal with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer when it expires at the end of the year. Bruckheimer and Disney have made an ungodly amount of money together, but a few of Bruckheimer's most recent films have underperformed, with the most notable being July's THE LONE...
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09.20.2013
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