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Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Jan 8 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro is too busy to direct 'Star Wars Episode VII'. The 'Pan's Labyrinth' director has confirmed he was approached to tackle the new installment of the sci-fi franchise and though...

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Guillermo del Toro too busy for Star Wars

Jan 8 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro is too busy to direct 'Star Wars Episode VII'.

The 'Pan's Labyrinth' director has confirmed he was approached to tackle the new installment of the sci-fi franchise and though he was flattered by the offer, he didn't have the time to take on the project.

He told The Playlist: ''We got one phone call to my agent saying, 'Is Guillermo interested?' And basically I have so much stuff already of my own, and I'm pursuing stuff that I'm generating already...

''It was very flattering. It was just a phone call, it didn't go past that, it was very nice to be asked, but believe it or not, I'm busy enough.''

The 'Pacific Rim' filmmaker thinks 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird would be the perfect choice to direct the movie.

He said: ''I think the fans deserve somebody that is just going to immerse themselves completely. As a geek, I would have loved to see Brad Bird take it.''

However, Brad has already ruled himself out of the running. In a Twitter chat recently, he was asked if he would direct the film next and said: ''Nope, a science fiction film. Not Star Wars. It's not Episode VII. (sic)''

When fans added he would be the perfect person to work on it, he said: ''Thanks. But the science fiction film I AM doing is gonna be good (sic)''.

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David Fincher Met With Lucasfilm For ‘Star Wars Episode 7′

Sep 29 2014 10:34am CDT | Source: Slash Film

From what we’ve heard, J.J. Abrams was always the director Kathleen Kennedy wanted to direct Star Wars Episode VII. Abrams had the ability and the insane Star Wars fandom to please executives and fans alike. However, don’t forget, he initially turned it down. History gets murky after that, with an incredible list of A-list directors who were rumored to, and reported to, have been contacted. Brad Bird, Matthew Vaughn, J ...
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Kevin Durand Talks THE STRAIN, What Fans Can Expect from the Remaining Episodes, How Season 1 Wraps Up, and More

Sep 27 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Collider

From filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and showrunner Carlton Cuse, The Strain tells the story of an epic battle for survival between man and vampire.  When Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control in New York City, and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak that is eerily similar to an ancient and evil strain of vampirism, they quickly realize that they are waging war for the fate of humanity itself.  T ...
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Movie News: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Re-enlists Rogue; Michael Mann's 'Blackhat' Trailer

Sep 26 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: movies.com

X-Men: Days of Future Past: If you're one of the many fans disappointed that Rogue (Anna Paquin) was cut from the latest X-Men movie, you'll want to save your money for an extended version that'll hit video next year. Apparently the character didn't fit with the finished film as released theatrically, but now it doesn't matter? At least ten minutes of footage of her involv ...
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WATCH: Silent Hills Concept Trailer - Creepy, Crawly, and Beautifully Scary!

Sep 22 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Around the middle of August it was announced that a NEW Silent Hill game was on the horizon with a dream team at the helm and a pop culture cameo that couldn't be beaten. The gameplay trailer 'P.T' was released for Playstation 4 users (grumble grumble) and the freak outs began. For those who aren't familiar with the game series, Silent Hill is a 'closed room setting' which doesn’t require full action, so the focus is on graphic quality as the scariness is in the pr ...
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WATCH: Silent Hills Concept Trailer - Creepy, Crawly, NOPE!

Sep 22 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Around the middle of August it was announced that a NEW Silent Hill game was on the horizon with a dream team at the helm and a pop culture cameo that couldn't be beaten. The gameplay trailer 'P.T' was released for Playstation 4 users (grumble grumble) and the freak outs began. For those who aren't familiar with the game series, Silent Hill is a 'closed room setting' which doesn’t require full action, so the focus is on graphic quality as the scariness ...
Source: movie pilot   Full article at: movie pilot
 

 
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Tom Hiddleston's Off To Skull Island

Sep 16 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct the King Kong origin taleYou might recall that Legendary Entertainment took to the San Diego Comic-Con stage this year to announce it was making a return to Skull Island to explore the origins of a one Mr. K. Kong, the ape of legend. Now we know that Tom Hiddleston will be starring in the film, and that Kings Of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is directing it.Nothing els ...
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Exclusive: A Look Inside Reel FX and ‘The Book of Life’

Sep 16 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Reel FX is a Dallas-based company that has seen their fair share of the commercial animation world. In the last two decades, they have lent their digital magic to a multitude of projects, both large and small. The company also maintains a Santa Monica location but the unassuming brick building here in North Texas houses a multitude of digital artists – ones well-versed in the field of computer animation.Founded 20 years ago, the compa ...
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2 weeks ago

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain Talk THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY, Improvised Moments, Life Safety, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE and More

Sep 12 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Collider

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain might be two of the friendliest, most jovial people in real life, but in their latest film, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, they’re in the middle of an especially unfortunate situation.  They play Conor and Eleanor, a loving couple who become strangers after their marriage disintegrates.  The film was originally split in two, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby ...
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2 weeks ago

The Next ‘Simpsons’ Crossover Could Be the Strangest Yet

Sep 11 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: slash film

Springfield is already slated to get visits from Family Guy‘s Griffin clan and Futurama‘s Planet Express crew this season, but the next planned Simpsons crossover may be the strangest yet. For Homer and company will be crossing paths with… themselves. In this year’s “Treehouse of Horror” episode, the Simpsons will find their home haunted by a family of ghosts, The Others-style, who turn out to be the Simpsons from the Tra ...
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2 weeks ago

Jessica Chastain Talks MISS JULIE, Director Liv Ullman, What Al Pacino Taught Her Making SALOME, and Her Reaction After Watching CRIMSON PEAK

Sep 10 2014 4:21pm CDT | Source: Collider

  Over the last few years Jessica Chastain has demonstrated again and again that she's one of the best actors working in Hollywood.  Whether it be hunting down Osama bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty, playing the wife of a man plagued by apocalyptic visions in Take Shelter, or putting on fifteen pounds to play the outcast Celia Foote in The Help, Chastain is always fearless and believable on screen.  In her latest movie, Miss Julie, a film ...
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