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DreamWorks has the Need for Speed

DreamWorks is closing a deal to make the feature adaptation of Electronic Arts’ video game Need for Speed, despite the fact the Fast and the Furious films are basically exactly that. According to Deadline, DreamWorks are the likeliest studio to produce the project, which was brought to the market last week with Real Steel screenwriter […]

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Real Steel sequel in the works with Levy and Jackman

Real Steel director Shawn Levy has revealed he and star Hugh Jackman will return for a sequel to their robot-boxing opus, despite the fact the firstĀ film is yet to even be released. DreamWorks actually commissioned screenwriter John Gatis to begin work on Real Steel 2 back in April. Levy, speaking with IndieWire, reiterated the studio’s […]

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Taylor Lautner and Dwayne Johnson to play David and Goliath?

The Biblical tale of David and Goliath is heading to the big screen (and no, not just in the form of the scrappy underdog fighting robot flick Real Steel). According to Twitch, Taylor Lautner and Dwayne Johnson have been offered the opportunity to star as David and Goliath in Scott Derrickson‘s upcoming adaptation. Talks with […]

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Teaser Debut: Real Steel

The teaser trailer for Shawn Levy’s fighting robots movie (no, not that one) Real Steel has debuted online. It stars Hugh Jackman as a former boxer who “trains” a scrappy young robot to become a champ. In case you are getting lost in the mire of all these new robot flicks, here are the films […]

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Spielberg to lead the Robopocalypse

Steven Spielberg is considering directing the feature film adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s upcoming novel Robopocalypse, which is about exactly what you think it is about. According to Vulture, screenwriter Drew Goddard (Cloverfield) has delivered a new draft of the script to DreamWorks, and Spielberg has first dibs. Vulture astutely note that Spielberg’s interest (no […]

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See Hugh Jackman’s Real Steel

USA Today have the first image from the set of Shawn Levy‘s futuristic robot-boxing movie Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman. Look, there it is! OK, so it’s a “futuristic robot-boxing movie”, which depending on the execution could be a really cool action film, or seem like the incomprehensible fever dream of an eight-year-old boy (not […]

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