Bastard Executioner bringing the Middle Ages to FX Network

FX has announced that the network has ordered a 10-episode first season of Kurt Sutter’s Late Middle Ages action series The Bastard Executioner. FX Network CEO John Landgraf made the announced. Sutter and the cast recently completed production of the pilot episode in Wales, where production will resume this summer before airing on FX this …
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Cowboys & Aliens to be released in select IMAX theatres

IMAX, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures International today announced an agreement to offer the sci-fi western thriller Cowboys & Aliens in select international digital IMAX theatres day-and-date with each territory’s release date, starting in August. The release marks the continuation of the relationship between IMAX, Paramount Pictures International and director Jon Favreau, whose most recent …
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Star Trek scribes’ Cowboys and Aliens script finished – still unknown if Robert Downey Jr. will star

Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (the team who wrote the latest Star Trek film) have completed a new script for the long-in-development Cowboys and Aliens adaptation, and recently discussed the project with reporters, including Sci-Fi Wire. “We literally handed it in yesterday,” Kurtzman told reporters on August 6, adding that they’re hoping for feedback …
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Adventure novel Go Mutants! headed to the big screen

Universal has nabbed screen rights to the novel Go Mutants! by Larry Doyle, and have attached Imagine’s Brian Grazer to produce, according to Variety. Doyle – who recently adapted his own novel I Love You, Beth Cooper, for the Fox comedy that hits theaters on July 10th – is also attached to adapt ‘Mutants’. The …
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Hasbro lining up top talent for film adaptations including Brian Grazer producing Stretch Armstrong, Gore Verbinski directing Clue, Michal Bay helming Ouija and Ridley Scott directing Monopoly

Universal and Hasbro jointly announced that the first feature film to be released under Universal and Hasbro’s six-year partnership, Stretch Armstrong, has been dated for theatrical release on April 15, 2011. They also announced Academy Award winning producer Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, American Gangster) will team with Hasbro to bring the iconic action figure …
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