Monday, October 26, 2009

Daily Movie News

Its Monday time for the Daily Movie News

* AICN originally reported that Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman were producing the adaptation of the Doc Savage comics. This was proven wrong and that Neil Moritz and Ori Marmur are producing the project. Shane Black (Lethal Weapon) is set to write the script.

* Due to the success of Paranormal Activity we might see a sequel. L.A. Times is reporting that Paramount chairman Brad Grey told them that they're "Looking to see if that makes some sense." The film is on its way to the $100 million mark.

* Mad Max 4 has officially reached pre-production. George Miller will direct it. Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy are in the running to star in it. No news if Mad Max himself Mel Gibson will return. The project will take about two and half years to complete.

* Variety is reporting that Dreamworks Pictures hired screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island)  to adapt the Japanese manga Ghost in the Shell. Avi Arad, Ari Arad and Steven Paul are attached to produce the 3D live-action Film. Jamie Moss wrote the original script.

* Josh Brolin ( No country for Old Men) and Matt Damon (The Bourne Trilogy) are in talks with Joel and Ethan Coens new re-imagining of the 1969 western film True Grit. Jeff Bridges has been already been cast. The Coens are producing with Steven Spielberg and Scott Rudin. Production should start next March for a late 2010 release.

More news later

Benjamin Myers
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