Girl power invades action TV as Maggie Q reinvents Nikita and Roselyn Sanchez goes Cutthroat

Maggie Q is currently in negotiations to play the lead in the CW’s Nikita reboot and Roselyn Sanchez – most recently seen as a regular on the CBS drama Without a Trace – has been tapped as the lead in ABC’s upcoming Cutthroat, according to THR. The report highlights increased diversity on the upcoming primetime ….

Overture and Hammer Films create fan page for horror Let The Right One In remake

Overture and Hammer Films have released the first official synopsis for Cloverfield director Matt Reeves’ Let Me In, which is based on the cult hit Let the Right One In. Let the Right One In was part of Magnet Films’ original Six Shooter Film Series, and was snapped up for a remake treatment by writer ….

Mission Impossible 4 now has writers to go along with producers

Paramount and producers Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have chosen Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec to write the script for the newly revived Mission Impossible 4 project, according to Variety. Applebaum and Nemec spent four seasons with Abrams as co-exec producers of the spy show Alias, and will pen M:I 4 based on a story ….

Star Trek shatters virtually every IMAX box office record

IMAX and Paramount Pictures announced yesterday that Star Trek: The IMAX Experience, directed by J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Lost, Alias), shattered virtually every opening weekend IMAX box office record, posting $8.5 million from 138 IMAX theatres domestically. The limited IMAX run registered a per screen average of approximately $62,000 for the weekend, marking the ….