Netflix’s Spiderhead, a new sci-fi film from Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski, has just assembled a noteworthy cast: Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, and Jurnee Smollett. Zombieland and Deadpool writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick are handling the script, which is adapted from a short story by George Saunders. The story involves an “experimental prison where inhabitants are guinea pigs.”
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Our friends over at Collider hosted a Directors on Directing panel during this year’s Comic-Con at Home, where Robert Rodriguez (We Can Be Heroes), Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World: Dominion), and Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick) spoke about their past, present, and upcoming work. They revealed some interesting tidbits we’d never heard before about some of their projects, including the surprise return of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Read More »
Tom Cruise‘s Pete Mitchell in Tony Scott’s 1986 classic Top Gun was an idol for every every aviation lover back in the ’80s. And why wouldn’t he be? He was a wild card, he was cocky, he looked great playing shirtless volleyball, and his code name was Maverick, of all things. But what happens when a maverick is nearing middle age? That’s what the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick will grapple with, director Joseph Kosinski said, teasing that the story of the highly anticipated sequel will be a “rite-of-passage story, much like the first film was,” but at a “different stage” of Pete Mitchell’s life.
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Watch out for flying cows, because a Twister reboot is officially in the works.
Universal is in talks with Joseph Kosinski, the filmmaker behind Tron: Legacy and the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick, to direct a reboot of the 1996 storm-chasing blockbuster that starred Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt. At the time, that film was hailed for its advanced visual effects, so it makes a certain amount of sense that Kosinski – a filmmaker known for his VFX work – is in discussions to tackle the reboot.
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Even though the reception to TRON Legacy was mixed, there’s still a vocal contingent of fans who want to return to the grid with yet another sequel in the Disney sci-fi franchise. Even though development on a third movie has been stagnant, we recently learned there was a TRON series in development for Disney+, but it was scrapped before it was ever announced. Many are wondering if TRON has been shut down for good, but TRON Legacy director Joseph Kosinski isn’t so hopeless. Read More »
It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl if you didn’t feel a little need for speed. Thankfully, Paramount Pictures is here with a Super Bowl spot for the eagerly anticipated sequel Top Gun: Maverick. The one and only Tom Cruise returns as the titular hot shot pilot, but this time, he’s the one dealing with some new pilots, including Miles Teller as Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, the son of the late Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Check out the Top Gun: Maverick Super Bowl spot for a sneak peek. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
It’s not just a fun line from the franchise: Tom Cruise really does feel the need for speed in Top Gun: Maverick. He’s learned that if you’re going to impress audiences with a stunt, it needs to feel as real as possible – so that means actually going up and pulling multiple Gs in a real fighter jet.
Check out this new featurette which shows off some of the actors’ training, and gives us a look at a new camera system that manages to fit six IMAX-quality cameras inside the cockpit. Read More »
There are still nineteen months until we see Tom Cruise risk his life for our entertainment in the next Mission: Impossible movie, but next summer, we get to see him take flight in the long-awaited Top Gun: Maverick.
Cruise, who has thus far been very selective when it comes to making sequels to his movies, is finally returning to the franchise after more than thirty years, and if you feel the need, you can check out the movie’s new star-studded trailer below.
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Joseph Kosinski is currently directing Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick, but as soon as he’s done with that, he’s flying on over to Netflix. Kosinski has been tapped to helm Spiderhead, a sci-fi film from Deadpool and Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Based on a George Saunders short story, Spiderhead focuses on convicts in the near-future who agree to become test subjects for scientific experiments in exchange for reduced prison sentences.
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Fresh off the massive critical and commercial success of Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Christopher McQuarrie is feeling the need to reunite with his star and longtime collaborator Tom Cruise once again. The filmmaker has been tapped to rewrite the Top Gun 2 script, which will make it McQuarrie and Cruise’s tenth film together. Read More »