Film details on Tron 2, A Nightmare on Elm Street remake, A-Team, Beverly Hills Cop 4 and much much more

Below are details of more than 40 genre films that movie studios are moving forward with, despite current problems negotiating with SAG over a new contract for its actor-members. Variety published the original list, and I decided to add additional details on most of the projects, which consist of many of the largest films that ….

Guillermo del Toro to write vampire virus thriller series

Director Guillermo del Toro recently closed a publishing deal with Harper Collins, to pen a trilogy of vampire thrillers with author Chuck Hogan, whose previous books include Prince of Thieves, The Killing Moon, South of Shiloh and The Price of Blood. The first of the del Toro series, titled The Strain, hits bookstores in summer ….

Forest Whitaker to direct and star in Louis Armstrong biopic

Variety reports that Forest Whitaker will direct and star in the film What a Wonderful World, a biopic on musician Louis Armstrong. Paris-based Legende, the company behind La Vie en rose, is producing the film, alongside Edward R. Pressman, and Oscar Cohen, executive of the Armstrong estate and the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation. Ron Bass ….

David Cronenberg to helm Robert Ludlum conspiracy book adaptation

Writer and director David Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises) is currently in negotiations to direct The Matarese Circle, a political thriller and potential franchise for MGM, according to reports by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. Denzel Washington is attached to star in the film, which is based on a Robert Ludlum novel. The ….