movie adaptation

Masters of the Universe Movie Hunts for New Director 0

With Jon M. Chu out of the project, the planned Masters of the Universe movie is now busy hunting for a new director, with Sony reportedly already in possession of a shortlist for potential candidates. The shortlist includes four new names that could be sitting in the director’s chair soon – Harald Zwart, Jeff Wadlow,(…)

Stephen King’s The Stand Close to Getting a New Director 0

The big screen adaptation for Stephen King’s The Stand has been fraught with various hurdles, but it seems to be getting closer to becoming a reality, as Josh Boone is said to be close to signing on as writer and director, according to The Wrap. Boone will be replacing the recently departed Scott Cooper, who(…)

Shane Black Discusses Doc Savage Casting 0

In a recent interview with IGN, Shane Black talked about the intricacies behind choosing the right lead for the upcoming big screen adaptation of Doc Savage, providing fans with an idea on what they can expect from the film. For the uninitiated, Doc Savage is described as the “perfect human,” who was trained in both(…)

50 Shades of Grey Movie Gets a Screenwriter

50 Shades of Grey Movie Gets a Screenwriter 0

After several months of speculation from the industry (which was encouraged by several pitching tweets from Bret Easton Ellis), Universal has finally decided to sign Kelly Marcel to write a big screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. Kelly Marcel’s past credits include putting together the Mary Poppins screenplay Saving Mr. Banks for Disney, which(…)

National Treasure Scribes to Write Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

National Treasure Scribes to Write Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune 0

A recent Variety report has revealed that the screenwriting team behind Nicolas Cage’s National Treasure franchise, Marianne and Cormac Wibberley, were tapped by Sony Pictures to pen the movie adaptation for the hit videogame Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. The studio is hoping that the duo can give the upcoming Uncharted movie the same things that made(…)