‘Hunger Games’ Screenwriter Hired for ‘Mummy’ Reboot

Written on February 14, 2013 – 2:39 pm | by Joseph |
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Universal Pictures is taking a very unique approach on its reboot (doesnt it feel like we are seeing that word more often?) of the Mummy franchise. Vulture reports that Billy Ray (The Hunger Games, State of Play) and Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) are writing seperate, competing scripts, both set in modern times. No details have been […]

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Does ‘The Hunger Games’ Movie Have It’s Katniss?

Written on March 12, 2011 – 6:23 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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According to Variety, The Hunger Games movie adaptation is very close to getting it’s Heroine star. Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly very close to be given an official offer from Lionsgate Entertainment to play the starring role of Katniss in Suzanne Collins Hunger Games trilogy. The series is expected to be as big as The Twilight […]

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Sony Grabs Channing Tatum’s Peter Pan Origin Project

Written on March 9, 2011 – 4:19 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Heat Vision is reporting that Sony is in negotiations to pick up the Peter Pan project Pan, which would star Channing Tatum (The Eagle). The film will tell the origin story of Peter Pan which may include the twist of Captain Hook as Pan’s brother. Billy Ray (Breach, Shattered Glass) is tapped to write the screenplay, while […]

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Gary Ross To Direct ‘The Hunger Games’

Written on November 6, 2010 – 1:43 am | by Seth Quillen |
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According to Variety, Gary Ross has signed on to direct the first film of the hugely popular young adult book trilogy, The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins. Ross seems a bit of an odd choice as Related Stories:An Open Letter To The Future Director of ‘The Hunger Games’Gary Ross Most Likely Candidate for Hunger Games Director: Aargghh!!Opinion: It’s Time To […]

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Gary Ross Most Likely Candidate for Hunger Games Director: Aargghh!!

Written on September 21, 2010 – 11:07 pm | by Kelly |
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Deadline is reporting that Gary Ross (Seabiscuit) is in talks with Lionsgate to direct the first film in the Hunger Games trilogy. This has some at filmpopper very worried (ok mostly just me) as Ross being the man who subjected the world to Pleasantville might not be the best person to entrust with such great material. Filming will […]

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An Open Letter To The Future Director of ‘The Hunger Games’

Written on September 2, 2010 – 3:43 pm | by Kelly |
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Suzanne Collins’ Mockingjay (the third and final installment in The Hunger Games series) came out last week and it’s a huge hit. Hype for the film adaptation is ramping up.  Collins is writing the screenplay herself and Lionsgate is producing. Now it’s time for a director to be chosen.   An Open Letter To The Future […]

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