Thirty-five. That’s how many movies Ridley Scott is developing according to the IMDB and that doesn’t even count a potential Prometheus sequel, Blade Runner prequel or his next movie, The Counselor. Admittedly, the IMDB is mostly unreliable when it comes to upcoming projects and most of these movies are now dead or will never get off the ground but, even if you cut out 80% of them, you’re still looking at seven movies. Which is insane for one man. And now, in an interview discussing his latest film Prometheus, he let it slip that he has another one for the list.
Scott told Esquire Magazine that he’s been quietly developing a film based on the life story of Moses and that “it’s going to happen.” Read his quote and some other speculation after the jump. Read More »
Steven Spielberg and Warner Bros. have been doing a slow dance towards one another over the last couple months.
The film potentially bringing the two parties together has been the Moses biopic Gods and Kings, which may turn out ot be a lot more like Saving Private Ryan than we would have previously expected. And while there isn’t a signed deal in place at this point, things are continuing to move forward. Right now, it looks like the next week could see the completion of a deal that will put Spielberg in the director’s chair for the film by April or May 2013, after he’s done with Robopocalypse. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 by David Chen
This week, Dave Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Adam Quigley muster some enthusiasm for the new Arrested Development series/movie, try to make some sense of Terra Nova, run down some anime films, and reflect on the prospects of a new Mortal Kombat film. Special guest Katey Rich joins us from Cinemablend.
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What movie will Darren Aronofsky make now that he’s off The Wolverine? We don’t know for certain, but quite a few rumors are flying already. There are projects to which he has been linked over the past years (Intricate, Noah and/or Machine Man) and the recent rumor about Human Nature, which could star George Clooney. Add two more to the rumor pile: Maleficent, the alternate take on Sleeping Beauty, and another Biblical epic. Read More »
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The same writing team hired to make a graphic-novel style, adventurous take on Moby Dick for Timur Bekmambetov and Universal have sold a pitch to Fox that would see them re-telling the story of Moses in the style of Zack Snyder’s 300. Yep, Moses will soon be using the stone tablets bearing God’s laws to knock heads in at a theatre near you. The Bear Jew? Guy’s a pussy compared to this Moses. Read More »