Travis Knight, the CEO of Laika and director of movies like Kubo and the Two Strings and Paramount’s live-action Bumblebee prequel, is heading to Netflix for his next project. It’s a vampire action-thriller called Uprising, which is based on Raymond Villareal’s book A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising that tracks what happens when a global virus turns people into bloodsucking creatures of the night. Read More »
Bryan Singer is about to tackle yet another X-Men movie for release in 2016, but after that, he might stay in the world of sci-fi for a different sort of film. 20th Century Fox has just picked up the rights to The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, based on a novel by legendary sci-fi writer Robert A. Heinlein. It’s unclear if Singer would direct or produce but Marc Guggenheim (Green Lantern) is writing the script for the adaptation, which will be retitled Uprising.
The 1966 novel has come close to becoming a movie a few times but rights recently reverted back to Heinlein’s estate. Fox then swooped in to grab the property. Read more about The Moon is a Harsh Mistress movie below. Read More »