‘Forrest Gump’ Celebrates Turning 20 With an IMAX Engagement
'Forrest Gump,' which turns 20 this year, is about to be rolled back into theaters to celebrate. Paramount has announced that the film will screen in IMAX auditoriums starting September 5, and have also moved up 'SpongeBob SquarePants 2' from February 13 to February 6, 2015.
‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Get the Live-Action Treatment From ‘Twlight’ Director Bill Condon
Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' will be the next animated movie re-imagined as a live-action film. The bright spot is that it will be directed by Bill Condon, who's won an Oscar, on top of being the helmer of the final two 'Twilight' films.
‘Stargate’ is Being Rebooted by Roland Emmerich Into a Trilogy
Earlier today when the 'Cliffhanger' reboot was announced, we joked that Hollywood was turning to action movies (and seemingly specifically action movies from the nineties) as the new hot property to remake/reboot. Now there's word that 'Stargate' will not only be rebooted by its original creators Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, but the plan is to turn the reboot into a trilogy.
’22 Jump Street’ Clips Highlight Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum’s Chemistry
We're looking forward to '22 Jump Street,' because -- though comedy sequels are a tricky business (see for instance 'Anchorman 2') -- the chemistry between Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the latest clips from the movie looks stronger than ever.
Steven Spielberg Hires Coen Brothers to Write Cold War Thriller
Steven Spielberg has been lining up projects left and right, but one might become the front-runner for his next movie with this latest announcement: Joel and Ethan Coen have been hired to write Spielberg's currently untitled Cold War thriller, which is tentatively set to star Tom Hanks.
‘Jurassic Park 4′ to be Scored by Michael Giacchino
Picking up the baton from John Williams (and Don Davis), fan favorite Michael Giacchino will score 'Jurassic World.' Best known for his work on Pixar films and J.J. Abrams' movies and shows, he's clearly on his way to becoming the new Williams, so his hiring makes sense.
‘Batman vs. Superman’ Adds Ray Fisher as Cyborg
Since Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot joined the cast of 'Batman vs. Superman,' we've been wondering how much of the film would function as 'Justice League: Origins.' Now that Ray Fisher has joined the cast as Cyborg, there's no mistaking that the film is meant to launch DC's version of 'The Avengers.'
‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2′ in the Works With Robin Williams Set to Return
With so many comedy hits of the past getting supposed follow ups ('Ghostbusters 3,' the 'Twins' sequel 'Triplets') it's no surprise that 'Mrs. Doubtfire 2' is being prepped, with both star Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus set to return for more cross-dressing hijinks.
‘Ghostbusters 3′ Plots 2015 Start, Loses Director Ivan Reitman
With the passing of Harold Ramis, we were hoping that it would also put to rest the possibility of a third 'Ghostbusters' film. But Sony announced that they are going forward with 'Ghostbusters 3,' and now director Ivan Reitman has clarified they plan to start within the next year, though he will no longer be on board as the director.
‘Ghostbusters 3′ is Moving Forward After the Death of Harold Ramis
With the passing of Harold Ramis, it seemed another monkey wrench had been thrown into the plans of the long rumored 'Ghostbusters 3,' which co-writer and star Dan Aykroyd has been working on for over twenty years. Now it's been revealed that commerce trumps tragedy as Sony and director Ivan Reitman are definitely moving forward with the project.
Paramount May Stop ‘It’s a Wonderful Life 2′ From Ever Existing
Two days ago, it was announced that the revered holiday classic 'It's a Wonderful Life' was up to get a sequel called 'It's a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story.' But today, Paramount, who owns the rights to the original film and the short story on which the film was based, have said that it can't happen without their involvement and they're willing to get litigious over it.
Samuel L. Jackson Says ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Director J.J. Abrams Hasn’t Contacted Mark Hamill
'Star Wars: Episode 7' has been rumoring the return of original cast members since the project was announced, but as the film is taking a new direction now that J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have taken over scripting duties, it's possible that the original cast may no longer have a role in the production. Former Jedi Samuel L. Jackson has spoken to Mark Hamill about returning as Luke Skywalker,