aquaman 2

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick has permission to come aboard Aquaman 2 as the superhero sequel’s screenwriter. Warner Bros. has tapped Johnson-McGoldrick, who co-wrote the first film with Will Beall, to pen the script for the Aquaman sequel, which officially takes its first steps toward development.

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halloween sequel

Just like its iconic villain, the Halloween franchise will keep coming back. A new sequel is reportedly in the works, with Universal targeting Firestarter writer Scott Teems to pen the follow-up to the 2018 horror hit. Teems is being eyed as the Halloween sequel writer following reports that producer Jason Blum had been trying to get a follow-up off the ground with main cast members Jamie Lee CurtisJudy Greer, and Andi Matichak returning.

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Sylvester Stallone Edgar Allan Poe movie

Sylvester Stallone may be primarily known for action movies, but his long-running dream project has been to make a movie about writer Edgar Allan Poe. Yes, really. Stallone even wrote a script for the potential movie back in the ’70s, and wanted to play Poe himself. It never came to pass. But Stallone has never said “nevermore” to this idea, and the actor, writer and filmmaker recently revealed he still hopes to get the movie made. Stallone probably won’t be playing Poe now that he’s older (although that would be pretty funny), but he did share a photo of himself dressed as Poe back when he first wrote the script. More on the Sylvester Stallone Edgar Allan Poe movie below.

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Without Remorse writer

Taylor Sheridan, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of movies like Hell or High Water, Sicario, and Sicario: Day of the Soldado, is stepping into the world of Tom Clancy spy thrillers. Sheridan has been hired to rewrite the screenplay for Without Remorse, Paramount’s hopeful franchise-starter that has Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan attached to play the lead role. Read more about it below.
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spider-man into the spider-verse script

The buzz around Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is at an all-time high, and Sony is taking advantage of that hype to release the entire script for the comic book movie for free online. Written by Rodney Rothman, who co-directed the eye-popping animated movie, and Phil Lord, one half of the high-profile Lord and Miller duo, the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse script gives us a small taste of the final dazzling product.

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battlestar galactica movie writer

Universal has been trying to get the Battlestar Galactica movie off the ground for years, and now things may be kicking into gear for the sci-fi reboot again. Jay Basu has been tapped as the Battlestar Galactica writer, and Red Sparrow‘s Francis Lawrence is also officially set to direct the film.

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Black List 2018

The 2018 Black List is here. The annual compilation surveyed over 300 film executives, who voted on their favorite scripts of the past year that have not yet been produced. Previous years’ entries have included movies like Argo, Whiplash, Zodiac, In Bruges, Juno, The Wolf of Wall Street, LooperThe Social NetworkThe PrestigeThere Will Be BloodInglourious BasterdsThe King’s SpeechTake This WaltzArrivalJohn Wick, and Manchester by the Sea. Could your new favorite movie be lying in wait in the list below? Read More »

Lynne Ramsay horror

Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay, who turned heads earlier this year with the Joaquin Phoenix thriller You Were Never Really Here, has revealed a few more details about her next film – and she’s heading into horror territory. Read more about the upcoming Lynne Ramsay horror movie below. Read More »

Gears of War movie

It’s been over ten years since Hollywood announced a Gears of War movie based on the popular video game. Since then, the project has shifted between two studios and through the hands of several notable writers, directors, and producers. But years later, the game franchise is still going strong – which means Hollywood is taking another shot at adapting it for the big screen.

Now the film has a new writer: F. Scott Frazier, who wrote xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.
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William Goldman dead

William Goldman, who won two Oscars for screenwriting over a 50-plus year career, has died at age 87. The acclaimed writer, novelist, and playwright was known for creating indelible characters in films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride, but he’s also famous in Hollywood for his evergreen statement about the inner workings of the entertainment industry: “Nobody knows anything.”
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