Blade Runner prequels and sequels being developed

Variety reports that Blade Runner, Ridley Scott’s cult classic sci-fi noir, is being prepped for prequel and sequel development. Alcon Entertainment is in final discussions to secure film, TV and ancillary franchise rights to the 1982 thriller, which starred Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, …
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Hurt Locker star headed to The Adjustment Bureau

Anthony Mackie, who most recently appeared in The Hurt Locker, has been cast in Universal Pictures’ sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau, which Matt Damon and Emily Blunt are currently attached to star, according to Variety. George Nolfi, who’s making his directorial debut, will helm the movie from his own script, and produce alongside Chris Moore …
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Writer attached to Total Recall remake

Get ready for a surprise! Columbia Pictures has tapped Kurt Wimmer – who wrote and directed Equilibrium and Ultraviolet, and is rumored to be attached to helm the Metal Gear Solid adaptation – to pen a new version of Total Recall for the developing remake of the 1990 Paul Verhoeven sci-fi action movie that starred …
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Total Recall ‘will be back’ – for a remake

Speaking of Philip K. Dick adaptations, the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi action movie Total Recall, is getting a remake. Neal H. Moritz and his Original Films co. are in final negotiations to develop a contemporary version of the Paul Verhoeven cult classic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The original film was based on the Philip …
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Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel in ‘Next’ Philip K. Dick

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jessica Biel has signed on to co-star in Lee Tamahori’s sci-fi thriller Next. Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore are toplining the film, based on a Philip K. Dick short story titled The Golden Man. Gary Goldman wrote the screenplay about a man (played by Cage) with the unique ability to see future events and affect their outcome. Pursued by the FBI, which is …
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What’s Next for Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is in negotiations to star opposite Clive Owen in the Alfonso Cuaron-helmed sci-fi movie Children of Men, Variety reported. Strike Entertainment is producing the adaptation of P.D. James’ novel for Universal Pictures, set to start production in September. Children of Men would wrap in time for Moore to move over to another sci-fi …
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