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Mama sequel in the works

Mama sequel in the works

Feb 21 2013, 6:10am CST | by

Universal is planning a 'Mama' franchise. The studio is hoping to capitalise on the success of its hit horror film starring Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain - which topped the US box office...

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Mama sequel in the works

Feb 21 2013, 6:10am CST | by

Universal is planning a 'Mama' franchise.

The studio is hoping to capitalise on the success of its hit horror film starring Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain - which topped the US box office last month - by developing a sequel after the film grossed triple its $15 million budget.

Universal Pictures executive David Kosse told Screen Daily: ''We think there's potential for a 'Mama' franchise. We'd like to do another one. But those conversations are in the early stages.

'''Mama' is the first of this type of model that we've had enormous success with so there are more opportunities for this kind of film.''

Despite the studio's eagerness to shoot a sequel, the film's director Andres Muschietti previously revealed he would not be interested in a follow-up film because the subject matter had been worn out.

He said: ''We sort of wore out the subject matter...I never thought this could continue. Sequels are always tricky. I know how studios think but I don't see 'Mama' as something you can exploit because you're screwing with the original. I'm really hoping to jump into some other movies right now.''

The film's success was spurred by Jessica's Oscar nominated turn in 'Zero Dark Thirty', and also stars 'Game of Thrones' actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

'Mama' is out in the UK on Friday (22.02.13).

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Seth Rogen joining Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic

Oct 31 2014 1:29am CDT | Source: Total Film

Having already secured Christian Bale for the title role, Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic is continuing to build its cast, with Variety reporting that Seth Rogen is in line to join the project. According to the report, Rogen has bagged the role of Steve Wozniak, one of Jobs’ closest allies and co-founder of Apple who played a key role in the development of some of the company’s most ground-breaking technol ...
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Seth Rogen In Talks To Be Steve Wozniak

Oct 30 2014 7:40pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Jessica Chastain also up for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs filmCould Seth Rogen be following Jonah Hill into high-profile dramas? He may not have cracked the superhero genre, but he is now the target of talks for the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Danny Boyle’s new film about Steve Jobs.With Aaron Sorkin behind the script and Christian Bale set to play Jobs, the film will chronicle three ...
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Seth Rogen Eyed to Play Apple's Steve Wozniak in Christian Bale's Steve Jobs Movie (Exclusive) (Jeff Sneider/The Wrap)

Oct 30 2014 5:55pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Jeff Sneider / The Wrap: Seth Rogen Eyed to Play Apple's Steve Wozniak in Christian Bale's Steve Jobs Movie (Exclusive)  —  Seth Rogen is being eyed to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak opposite Christian Bale in Sony's Steve Jobs movie, while Jessica Chastain is also being ...
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Seth Rogen and Jessica Chastain In Talks to Join Christian Bale in Steve Jobs Biopic

Oct 30 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Rogen is eyed to portray Steve Wozniak, and Chastain is rumored for a role in the drama to be direct ...
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Seth Rogen Cast in Steve Jobs Biopic; Jessica Chastain Eyed For a Role

Oct 30 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: screen rant

Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic, while Jessica Chastain is being eyed for ...
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Seth Rogen to play Steve Wozniak opposite Christian Bale in Sony's Steve Jobs biopic!!

Oct 30 2014 4:12pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Oh this is going to be awesome... Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. It appears that Seth Rogen is going to begin to follow some of his comedian colleagues into more serious dramatic projects, as according to The Wrap, he is in negotiations (or according to Variety has actually closed his deal) to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, opposite Christian Bale’s Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic. Jessica Chastain is al ...
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