Ubisoft selects studios for Assassin's Creed movie
Variety reports that Ubisoft has chosen New Regency to co-produce and Fox to distribute the proposed film adaptation of its acclaimed Assassin's Creed game series. Michael Fassbender has already signed on to star in & produce the film.Email Me! - When Available!
More Homeland, Arrow, Castle, Family, Resort, & others
Showtime has renewed its suspense drama series Homeland for a third season, while the CW has given a full season order to its breakout superhero drama series Arrow. ABC has ordered extra episodes for Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family, The Middle, Last Resort, & 666 Park Avenue.
Private Practice to close
The US ABC network has passed on renewing its medical drama series Private Practice. As a result, the show will now wrap at the end of its current 13-episode 6th season.Email Me! - When Available!
Cage to be Left Behind
Nicolas Cage is in talks to star in a new adaptation of Tim LaHaye & Jerry Jenkins' Christian-themed novel series Left Behind, Heat Vision reports. Legendary stunt coordinator Vic Armstrong is set to make his directorial debut with this first of a proposed trilogy of films set in the wake of The Rapture.Email Me! - When Available!
Paranormal Activity 5 set for next Halloween
Paramount is moving forward with a fifth film in its Paranormal Activity franchise, Deadline reports. The film will continue the story from the recent sequels and will be ready in time for next Halloween.Email Me! - When Available!
Fraser is a Legend
The Mummy movie franchise star Brendan Fraser is set to make his TV series debut with TNT's drama pilot Legends, Deadline reports. Based on the Robert Littell novel, the project follows a deep-cover operative who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job.Email Me! - When Available!
TNT to adapt Koontz's Frankenstein
Deadline reports that TNT has put into development a drama series adaptation of the Frankenstein novels by Dean Koontz. Feature writer James V. Hart & his son Jake will write the project which is a modern-day reworking of the classic Frankenstein story.Email Me! - When Available!
Warner to turn True Skin short into feature
Warner Bros. are set to turn Stephan Zlotescu's sci-fi short film True Skin into a feature, Heat Vision reports. Zlotescu is attached to direct the feature version which will expand on his near-future set short about a time when people are augmenting their bodies with technology.Email Me! - When Available!