Will Smith officially circling I Am Legend sequel

Deadline reports that Warner Bros. has closed deals with producer Akiva Goldsman and Overbrook Entertainment to produce a sequel to Will Smith’s 2007 sci-fi epic I Am Legend. According to the report, Smith could reprise his role as scientist Robert Neville, the last man on Earth, who lived in New York City after a man-made …
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The Toxic Avenger remake goes green and gets a director

Troma Films recently announced that writer, director and producer Steve Pink (Hot Tub Time Machine, High Fidelity) has signed on to direct the upcoming remake of The Toxic Avenger, and will co-write the script with Daniel C. Mitchell. Akiva Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures, and Richard Saperstein & Charlie Corwin of Original Media are producing. …
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First Angels & Demons trailer online

Many of you may have already seen this trailer, but I had to post it. The follow-up to the 2006 film The Da Vinci Code, looks much better than the first to me. The story certainly looks more intriguing, dealing with a secret brotherhood called The Illuminati, vicious assassins, and a destructive weapon that could …
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Jordan to helm rock horror

According to Variety, filmmaker Neil Jordan (Breakfast on Pluto, The Good Thief, Mona Lisa, The Crying Game) will adapt and direct the thriller Heart-Shaped Box for Warner Bros. Akiva Goldsman is producing the adaptation. Heart-Shaped Box is based on the book of the same name by Joe Hill, who is the son of horror icon …
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Poseidon Adventure Remake Comes Together

The Hollywood Reporter wrote recently that Warner Bros. Pictures finally has its cast together for Wolfgang Petersen’s big-budget remake of The Poseidon Adventure. Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum and Mike Vogel have boarded the picture, while Andre Braugher is in negotiations to join the cast. Like the 1972 original, the story follows the survivors …
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