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 ….

Charles calls Zombieland a hilarious “Romantic Zombedy”

The rules to a good zombie flick: Lots of “Blood & Gore” (and I don’t mean Al) – Check! Speedy undead feverishly chasing their next human meal – Check! Romance – Check!…Wait…WTF? – Zombieland: A Love Story Ok, so they created a new genre: Romantic Zombedy. Not surprising, since it was originally supposed to have ….

The Scarecrow follows Christopher Nolan to the sci-fi thriller Inception

Marion Cotillard (A Good Year), Cillian Murphy (28 Days Later, Red Eye) and Ellen Page (Juno) are all in discussions to join Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi thriller Inception, which he is writing and directing. Leonardo DiCaprio is already attached to star in the film. Production on the film starts this summer for a ….