Rodriguez directing Predators, Machete, Sin City 2, Nervewrackers and live-action Jetsons at home in Austin

IESB today confirmed a previously reported story by Bloody-Disgusting, that Sin City director Robert Rodriguez will reboot the Predator franchise for Fox. The new film is titled Predators, and Rodriguez will apparently direct and produce the new project. He discussed Predators and other high-profile projects he’s developing at a news conference earlier today at Troublemaker ….

State of Play director to take on Isaac Asimov sci-fi classic

State of Play director Kevin Macdonald is attached to develop and direct The End of Eternity, Variety reports. The Isaac Asimov futuristic sci-fi tale The End of Eternity describes humanity as being controlled by a ruling class called The Eternals, members of which can manipulate time to alter history and prevent disasters or wipe out ….

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World production blog 2 now online

Edgar Wright, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Cera, Mark Webber, Johnny Simmons, and Ellen Wong talk about the first day of shooting, in Blog Two from Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, the upcoming film based on the Oni Press graphic novel Scott Pilgrim Volume 1: Scott Pilgrims Precious Little Life, written by Bryan Lee O’Malley. ‘Scott ….

62nd Festival de Cannes line-up filled with cult, arthouse favorites and veterans

Arthouse favorites Quentin Tarantino, Ang Lee, Pedro Almodovar, Johnny To, Lee Daniels, Jane Campion, Lars Von Trier and Terry Gilliam are among the directors, whose projects will be screened at Cannes, when the festival kicks off next month. Festival co-chairmen Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled the entries at a press conference in Paris earlier ….