Graphic novel Rust grabbed for movie adaptation by Fox

Fox is negotiating to grab rights to the Archaia graphic novel Rust, with Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada) attached to write and X-Men: First Class producer Simon Kinberg to produce, according to THR. The yet-to-be-released graphic novel made the rounds to all the studios earlier this week, generating considerable buzz. Warner Bros., where …
More

Terminator and Superman directors to produce pair of digital sci-fi and action series for Warner Premiere

Bryan Singer (Superman Returns) and McG (Terminator Salvation) have been tapped by Warner Premiere to produce a series of multi-platform digital sci-fi and action titles, according to HeatVision. If successful, the pair of digital series could lead to spin-off television and film adaptations, however, the installments are most certainly expected to be collected into a …
More

Braveheart writer reworking 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea script

Disney has contracted Braveheart writer Randall Wallace to rewrite Captain Nemo: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, a new feature film based on the Jules Verne classic tale. Terminator Salvation director McG is attached to helm the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wallace will rewrite a screenplay originally drafted by Bill Marsilii and Justin Marks. …
More

New images and details on Terminator Salvation

New details have emerged about Terminator Salvation. The Memorial Weekend release will actually have midnight screenings starting Wednesday, May 20th, before its official theatrical release on Thursday. Along with that, Warner Bros. has released a bushel of new images from the sequel, sure to whet the appetite of any true-blue sci-fi fan. Here is the …
More

Watchmen hero becoming a Human Target

EW.com reports that Oscar nominee Jackie Earle Haley – who’s about to kick some major ass in Watchmen as Rorschach – will play a supporting role in the upcoming Fox TV pilot Human Target, which is also based on a DC Comics series. The pilot is looking to secure a slot on the fall 2009 …
More

Terminator Salvation concept art gives movie spoilers

Wired Magazine has posted several conceptual art paintings and model photos from the upcoming McG-directed Terminator Salvation, including the remote-controlled “Moto-Terminator” that you see above, which are dispatched in groups by Skynet to destroy humans. The style of the machines and the post-apocalyptic landscape of the prequel are pretty clearly revealed in the art. Also …
More

Horton Hears director helming bloody Jonah Hex film?

First horror master Takashi Miike directs a “kid’s film” filled with sexy leather-clad girls – and now Warner Bros. chooses a director whose last film’s main character was an elephant, to direct Jonah Hex? That’s right, director Jimmy Hayward, who helmed the animated Horton Hears a Who!, will make his live-action debut with the adaptation …
More