Assuming that the majority of this information is valid, there are going to be about two dozen worth of news stories crammed in one here, so brace yourselves.
According to a leaked email exposing Paramount’s upcoming movie slate, they’re going to be pretty busy over the next few years, working on a slew of potentially promising projects that are either set to go ahead or awaiting further script developments. Find out which of their films you have to look forward to after the break. Read More »
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Taylor Lautner‘s business people have been great about attaching him to a series of films in the wake of New Moon‘s outrageous success. The sum total of all the efforts has been to push his level of exposure and price tag higher and higher. But something had to give, and while it seemed like Lautner would be able to make several of the films he was attached to, a few are gradually falling away. He won’t do the ‘junior Top Gun‘ film Northern Lights, for one. The latest is Max Steel, which has been dumped in favor of Stretch Armstrong. Read More »
UPDATE: Nikki Finke says this is a done deal; Paramount has hired Lautner and is going full-steam ahead with the film. Original article follows.
You knew something like this had to happen: with the runaway success of New Moon, shirtless jailbait Taylor Lautner is naturally going to be the object of many a producer’s casting aspirations. The first picture to lock him up could well be Max Steel, an adaptation of the toy line and animated series that Paramount is putting together. Could be worse, right? He could be cast in a project that you care about. Read More »
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We mentioned in Page 2last week that Paramount Pictures had acquired the rights to develop a movie based on the Mattel action figure and animated series Max Steel. We stuck the story in Page 2 because we didn’t have any more details at the time, but now that the official trades story has broken, we have some new details.
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