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Felicity Jones to play lead in Star Wars spin-off

Felicity Jones to play lead in Star Wars spin-off

Gareth Edwards‘ Star Wars spin-off that will see release on December 16, 2016 now has its star, as Oscar nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) has signed on for the lead role. We know nothing about the picture at this point other than reports that it will deal with a “heist-like plot” surrounding the […]

Syfy Debuts First Nine Minutes of 12 Monkeys

Syfy Debuts First Nine Minutes of 12 Monkeys

In advance of 12 Monkeys’ Jan. 16 premiere, Syfy has released the first nine minutes of the sci-fi mystery, based on the 1995 film of the same name. The sneak preview starts out in the cold wreckage of America in the year 2043. A somber and contemplative voiceover from series lead Aaron Stanford plays out […]

Scarlett Johansson to star in Ghost in the Shell

Scarlett Johansson to star in Ghost in the Shell

It’s a busy day in this post-holiday Monday, with the entertainment industry back up and rolling, and as such there’s been a few casting announcements of interest: – Reported to have been in discussions for a few months now, Scarlett Johansson has officially signed on for the lead in the upcoming adaptation of Ghost in […]

Bounty Hunters for Spin Off?

Bounty Hunters for Spin Off?

With the first look at J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens — all 88 seconds of it! — arriving Friday in select theaters, it may seem a little early to be looking ahead to the spinoffs. But we are, as Slashfilm has floated an enticing rumor about the plot of the announced film from […]

Here’s the Story Behind I Am Legend’s Batman V Superman Easter Egg

Here’s the Story Behind I Am Legend’s Batman V Superman Easter Egg

In 2007, audiences were treated to the first look at a World’s Finest-like team-up on the big screen. Sure, it was a movie poster appearing in Francis Lawrence’s I Am Legend, but it was there. Fast forward to today, and Warner Bros. is filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which just so happens to […]

Westworld to come to HBO

Westworld to come to HBO

HBO has given a series commitment to Westworld, a remake of the 1973 classic movie from Michael Chricton about a world at the dawn of artificial intelligence and it’s use in a theme park when things go horribly wrong. The new Westworld comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros TV, along with Jonathan […]

Bruckheimer to Helm TV Adaptation of Ellis’ Global Frequency

Bruckheimer to Helm TV Adaptation of Ellis’ Global Frequency

Deadline reports that Jerry Bruckheimer has signed on to produce a television adaptation of Warren Ellis’ “Global Frequency” from DC Comics. The adaptation will be written by “Farscape” and “Defiance” creator Rockne S. O’Bannon. Jonathan Littman will executive produce alongside Bruckheimer, Ellis and O’Bannon, with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing. Ellis has confirmed the story on […]

Syfy gets Incorporated with Damon & Affleck’s Pearl Street Films

Syfy gets Incorporated with Damon & Affleck’s Pearl Street Films

Syfy announced today it is partnering with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s Pearl Street Films and CBS Television Studios to develop Incorporated, a futuristic espionage thriller set in a world where corporations have seemingly unlimited power. This will be the story of one man’s efforts to beat the system. David and Alex Pastor (Selfless, The […]

Book of Eli Writer to Bring Mark Millar’s Starlight to the Big Screen

Book of Eli Writer to Bring Mark Millar’s Starlight to the Big Screen

Gary Whitta has already nabbed one of the hottest writing gigs out there, penning one of the Star Wars stand-alone films, and now he’s signed on to work on another hot space hero project. Whitta will write the script for Fox’s Starlight, based on the comic from Wanted and Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar. The comic, […]

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