Sony to revisit Jumanji
Sony Pictures is set to reboot its family adventure property Jumanji, Variety reports. Joe Johnston directed the original feature based on Chris Van Allsburg's book about a magic board game. The new film, which will be produced by Amazing Spider-Man producer Matt Tolmach, will update the premise for contemporary times.
Black Jack to get new adaptation
Entertainment One are planning a live action adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's classic comic series Black Jack, Deadline reports. Taka Ichise & Doug Davison will executive produce the series for eOne.
McConaughey heads to Wall Street
Matthew McConaughey is set to join Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, Deadline reports. McConaughey will play Mark Hanna, boss & mentor to DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort.Email Me! - When Available!
Franco, Statham head to Homefront
James Franco & Jason Statham have joined the cast of director Gary Fleder's adaptation of Chuck Logan's action thriller novel Homefront, Heat Vision reports. Franco will play a villainous meth kingpin while Statham an ex-DEA agent. Sylvester Stallone penned the script & is producing.Email Me! - When Available!
Quicksilver adaptation in development
Laura Harrington is adapting Sam Osman's fantasy adventure novel Quicksilver for Gold Circle Films, Variety reports. The story centres on 3 children who must face their prophesied destiny to fulfil an ancient prophecy & find a treasure of incalculable power.Email Me! - When Available!
New X-Men film set in Days of Future Past
Producer Bryan Singer has told IGN that the sequel to X-Men: First Class will be titled X-Men: Days of Future Past and will deal with aspects from the popular story from the X-Men comics in 1981 by Chris Claremont & John Byrne that introduced a bleak future timeline for Marvel's mutant heroes.Email Me! - When Available!
Eccleston to play Malekith in Thor 2
Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston is set to play the villainous Malekith the Accursed in director Alan Taylor's Thor sequel Thor: The Dark World, Deadline reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Zegers joins Mortal Instruments
Author Cassandra Clare has announced that Kevin Zegers has joined the cast of director Harald Zwart's big screen adaptation of her novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Production is set to begin later this month in Toronto.Email Me! - When Available!