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Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse gets postponed

Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse gets postponed

Jan 10 2013, 4:10am CST | by

Steven Spielberg's next film 'Robopocalypse' has been postponed indefinitely. The 'Lincoln' director was set to helm the futuristic sci-fi action film - with Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway...

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Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse gets postponed

Jan 10 2013, 4:10am CST | by

Steven Spielberg's next film 'Robopocalypse' has been postponed indefinitely.

The 'Lincoln' director was set to helm the futuristic sci-fi action film - with Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway rumoured to star - but the project has now been put on hold.

Steven's spokesman Martin Levy said the project was ''too important and the script is not ready, and it's too expensive to produce. It's back to the drawing board to see what is possible.''

'Robopocalypse' already faced a setback as it was to be Steven's next film after 2011's 'War Horse' but was pushed back in favour of 'Lincoln', which recently received multiple BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations.

The Dreamworks production is thought to have had a budget of more than $100 million, and was to be distributed by Disney and Fox, marking Steven's first film with the latter studio in over a decade since 2002's 'Minority Report' starring Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell.

The film is based on Daniel H. Wilson's 2011 book of the same name about a band of humans who try to survive the decimation of the world's population by robots.

'Thor' star Chris and 'Les Miserables' actress Anne were to be joined by 'Skyfall' actor Ben Whishaw in the film, slated for a 2014 release.

Source: Bang Movies

 
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7 weeks ago

‘Interstellar': Time Mag Cover Coup

Oct 30 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Deadline

Interstellar just got the cover of Time magazine. Was it because sister company Warner Bros. is a co-partner with Paramount? Maybe, so. Regardless, it's still a really nice piece of marketing for the Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi action/drama which is bowing next Tuesday on 250 locals. It rolls out wide Nov. 7th. The last time the news magazine put a movie on its cover was for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln on Nov. 5, 2012 ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Gale Anne Hurd To Get David O Selznick Movie Award From PGA

Oct 29 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Deadline

Gale Anne Hurd will receive the 2015 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures from the Producers Guild. The award will be presented during the 26th annual PGA Awards ceremony on January 24 in LA. The producer behind iconic sci-fi movies like Aliens and The Terminator is also at the helm of the top-rated TV show on the air right now: AMC's The Walking Dead. Now she joins previous recipients like Steven Spielberg, Scott Rudin, Jerry Bruckheimer, ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Mark Rylance to star in Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG

Oct 27 2014 3:39pm CDT | Source: Total Film

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG has cast its titular giant, with stage actor Mark Rylance signing on to head up the forthcoming film. According to Variety, the critically acclaimed star has agreed to play the BFG himself, although whether his performance will involve prosthetics or CGI remains to be seen. The film will retell Roald Dahl’s classic story of a kindly giant, who teams up with a young girl in a ...
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7 weeks ago

Mark Rylance To Play ‘BFG’ In Roald Dahl Adaptation By Steven Spielberg

Oct 27 2014 10:58am CDT | Source: Deadline

DreamWorks has set three-time Tony Award winner and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance to play the title role in  in "The BFG." Steven Spielberg will direct the adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic kid novel. Published in 1982, BFG concerns a young girl, the Queen of England and a benevolent giant known as the BFG. The three set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world. "As I witnessed on stage, Mark Ryla ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Watch the Very Terrence Malick-y ‘The Better Angels’ Trailer

Oct 27 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

We’ve seen plenty of movies about Abraham Lincoln — including, most recently, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln — but none quite like this. The Better Angels takes place long before all of the stuff Lincoln got famous for, focusing instead on his childhood in the Indiana wilderness. Jason Clarke and Brit Marling play the parents of the future U.S. president (played as a kid by Braydon Denney), and Diane Krug ...
Source: Slash Film   Full article at: Slash Film
 

 
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8 weeks ago

‘Magician’ Trailer: Revisit the Life and Work of Orson Welles

Oct 22 2014 6:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Maybe I’m guessing wrong, but it feels like Orson Welles has fallen away from his perch at the top of the list of the most fascinating American filmmakers. We’re a couple decades removed from the prominence of the people who kept him in the conversation; other filmmakers have dominated the conversation as dialogue about film has changed. We’ve seen Citizen Kane fall from first to second on Sight and Sound’s once-a-decade list of the 50 Greatest Films of All Time. (Kane held the #1 spot for fift ...
Source: slash film   Full article at: slash film
 

 
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8 weeks ago

ABC Making ‘Bachelor Party’ TV Series Based on 1984 Tom Hanks Movie

Oct 22 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

A few weeks ago, we got word that the 1988 Tom Hanks classic Big was being adapted for the small screen by Fox. Now ABC is also mining Hanks’ resume for material, and has come up with a TV series based on the 1984 comedy Bachelor Party. If someone options Splash, we can officially call “TV shows based on ’80s comedies starring Tom Hanks” a new hyper-specific trend. Hit the jump for more on the Bachelor Party T ...
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