Barely two weeks ago we told you that Roland Emmerich, having just finished his Shakespeare conspiracy film Anonymous, would be making a Cloverfield-style alien invasion film called The Zone. Now he is not. The production was scheduled to begin shooting next week, but has reportedly been shut down. Read More »

Here are two things that don’t naturally go together: Roland Emmerich and low-budget. Add in ‘secret’ and that’s three. Given the sort of films he generally directs, the idea of Roland Emmerich making a low-key film is about as plausible as Tim Burton developing a movie without Johnny Depp. But these things are coming together as Mr. Emmerich prepares to shoot a film called The Zone, which sounds as if it will be his very own Cloverfield. Read More »