Avatar success leads to renewed interest in sci-fi projects Ion, Pacific Rim, Logan’s Run and more
According to HeatVisionBlog, Fox 2000 Pictures is circling an original spec script by Will Dunn titled Ion, which is generating interest from several studios. Channing Tatum is attached to star in the project, with Ridley and Tony Scott attached to produce. Ion centers on a man who travels to different Earths and dimensions in order …
Logan’s Run script getting redo by 28 Days Later screenwriter
Alex Garland, who wrote the Danny Boyle films 28 Days Later and Sunshine, is in talks to take a crack at the long-in-development Logan’s Run remake for Warner Bros., according to HeatVisionBlog. The 1976 film starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter and Farrah Fawcett, was based on a 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George …
Ridley Scott will direct the Alien prequel film
Variety confirmed a story by Collider.com, that Ridley Scott’s production company is indeed developing a prequel to his classic sci-fi horror film Alien. However according to the trade, Scott himself will direct, not his protege, Carl Rinsch, and Jon Spaihts, who got the job after pitching the studio and Scott Free, will write the screenplay.