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Ryan Reynolds in talks for Highlander reboot

Though rumours are swirling around the web that Ryan Reynolds is set to star in the upcoming Highlander remake, Indiewire insists the actor is merely engaging in “some talks” for the project. The pic is set to be helmed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later), taking over from Justin Lin. Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg is responsible for the […]

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The Crow lawsuit settled out of court; production continues

Finally, a bit of luck for the seemingly cursed reboot of The Crow. According to Deadline, the Weinstein Company (who distributed Alex Proyas‘ original) have dropped their lawsuit against Relativity Media and will commence working together on the film “as planned”. Everybody’s friends again! Bob and Harvey Weinstein sued Relativity for shopping the international distribution rights […]

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The cursed Crow reboot loses another director

Relativity Media can’t catch a break with their (attempted) reboot of The Crow. Twitch reports director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has exited the project, likely due to the fact he has been courted to helm the Highlander remake for Summit. Fresnadillo follows in the footsteps of Stephen Norrington, who was the first helmer attached to the […]

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28 Weeks Later director to helm Highlander reboot?

Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is Summit Entertainment’s first choice for the Highlander reboot, according to Deadline. The Highlander reboot will be based on the 1986 film that starred Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. While sequels and television sequels followed the original film, the reboot is reported to return to the original’s mythology. Highlander follows […]

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Weinstein lawsuit threatens to unravel The Crow

Last week we discussed the possibility of Bradley Cooper starring in Relativity Media’s upcoming reboot of The Crow. Well, it looks like we’ll have to watch another drama unfold before the camera even starts rolling on the Juan Carlos Fresnadillo feature. According to Deadline, Bob and Harvey Weinstein – distributors of the original 1994 adaptation […]

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Bradley Cooper to star in The Crow?

Bradley Cooper is in talks to star as the eponymous revenge-seeking rocker in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo‘s upcoming remake of The Crow. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Limitless star met with director Fresnadillo in Spain, where “the two hit it off and shared a vision for the character and the film”. Beginning life as a […]

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Bioshock movie still on the way

Gore Verbinski has confirmed that he is still working on a film adaptation of the acclaimed video game Bioshock. Movement on the project stalled late last year, when Universal Studios supposedly balked at the projected budget. Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) spoke to IGN regarding his upcoming production: “We’re working trying to make it. The […]

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