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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.

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ATARI: GAME OVER Comic-Con Panel Recap: Behind the Scenes of the Xbox Originals Documentary

Jul 26 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: Collider

Being an entertainment documentary junkie, I will watch any and everything I can get my hands on.  I remember first hearing about the Atari / E.T. archaeological dig featured in Atari: Game Over, not knowing there was a film that was being created documenting the project. Besides, what was the angle for seekers of buried E.T. cartridges anyway?  In a related vein, I was aware of prop collectors traveling to film locations to dig pieces of junk out of the desert that were once a p ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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5 days ago

Five Reasons Why Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios Is An Ex-Empire

Jul 23 2014 10:44pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Some in Hollywood may have been surprised by Microsoft’s announcement that Xbox Entertainment Studios, its much-touted experiment in new kinds of interactive TV programming and headed by former CBS President Nancy Tellem, would be shut down. But really, didn’t we see this coming? Here are five reasons why the announcement was, ultimately, long in coming but not long in shock value, at least to veteran watchers of the uneasy, evolving boundary between Hollywood a ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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5 days ago

David Andrews Joins ABC’s ‘The Whispers’, Meaghan Rath In ‘Secrets & Lies’

Jul 23 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Deadline

David Andrews (Fight Club, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines) has been booked as recurring on ABC thriller The Whispers, from ABC Studios and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. It focuses on an an unseen force that is manipulating society’s most innocent – our children – to act in favor of its cause. As the kids unwittingly help this unknown enemy, the clock counts down in a suspenseful race to save hum ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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6 days ago

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Hotel Hell’ Returns Down, ‘Under The Dome’ Cracks, ‘Ninja Warrior’ & ‘MasterChef’ Rise, ‘Bachelorette’ Steady

Jul 22 2014 11:11am CDT | Source: Deadline

He’s back, not that he ever really went away. Fox’s favorite multitasker Gordon Ramsay returned with a new season of Hotel Hell (1.5/5) last night. Which of course meant that Fox was all Ramsay on Monday with the second cycle debut of the reality series following his own MasterChef (2.1/7). Hotel Hell was a big hit for the network when it launched two years ago, if for no reason than it was comfortingly reminiscent of Ramsay’s now shuttered Kitche ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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6 days ago

Casting: Watts, Ryan, Sheehan, Tveit, Donovan

Jul 22 2014 10:10am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Demolition Naomi Watts is in negotiations to join Jake Gyllenhaal in "Dallas Buyers Club" director Jean-Marc Vallee's upcoming dramatic comedy "Demolition" based on a 2007 Black List script by Bryan Sipe. Gyllenhaal plays a young investment banker struggling to cope after the tragic death of his wife. During his attempt to put his life back together, he becomes obsessed with destruction and develops an ...
Source: Dark Horizons   Full article at: Dark Horizons
 

 
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Colin Trevorrow Debuts New Jurassic World Poster

Jul 21 2014 2:23pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Just in time for Comic-Con...You’ll be hearing more and more news about the San Diego Comic-Con this week, especially since the event kicks off on Wednesday. As usual, film companies are promising exclusive goodies to raise awareness, and director Colin Trevorrow has just premiered a brand new poster for Jurassic World that will be offered to con-goers who can track it down.Exclusive Jurassic World art from @MarkEnglert, availa ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 
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1 week ago

Hellboy 3: Epic Movie Sequels That Never Happened

Jul 21 2014 9:51am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Hellboy 3 isn't happening. It's sad, I know, but both actors and the director have confirmed that we won't get to see Big Red in action again. Hopefully a publicity stunt like the Aquaman deal but right now, it seems very, very unlikely. Anyway, we might as well get on with the post-mortem. What follows is Guillermo del Toro's idea for the movie. Hellboy was to finally come to terms with the fact that his destiny, his inevitable destiny, is to become the beast of the Apoc ...
Source: movie pilot   Full article at: movie pilot
 

 
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TCA: Young Auds Want Mortality Dramas Like ‘Red Band Society’, Not ‘Twilight’

Jul 20 2014 4:56pm CDT | Source: Deadline

While Fox’s Red Band Society drama deals with the grave topic of ill-stricken teenagers in a Los Angeles childrens hospital, the subject matter didn’t scare off network executives according to the show’s executive producers at TCA.  Commenting on the latest trend of illness-centered dramas i.e. The Big C, Chasing Life and the ABC Studios-produced Red Band Society, series EP Margaret Nagle explained, “Teens and twentysomethings aren’t about the immortality as seen in Twilight, rather they’re m ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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1 week ago

Updates On "Penny Dreadful" S2 & "Halo" Series

Jul 19 2014 4:11pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Showtime President David Nevis took some questions during this week's Television Critics Association press tour and spoke of two key upcoming series for the network - the second season of "Penny Dreadful" and the proposed live-action "Halo" TV series which Steven Spielberg is executive producing. Despite the shuttering of Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios, the "Halo" series is still going forward and Showtime remains in talks with t ...
Source: dark horizons   Full article at: dark horizons
 

 
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1 week ago

Bryan Cranston's LBJ Goes All The Way

Jul 17 2014 2:57am CDT | Source: Empire Online

From the stage to the screenEverything Bryan Cranston touches is turning to awards at the moment, not least his theatrical interpretation of US President Lyndon B. Johnson in All The Way. That stage play, freshly garlanded in Tonys and other such trinkets, has just been picked up by HBO Films and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television.A Broadway debut for Cranston, the play charts the troubled first year of the Johnson administration. There’s the ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 

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