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Guillermo del Toro wants Star Wars directing role

Guillermo del Toro wants Star Wars directing role

Nov 13 2012, 10:01am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro wants to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII' and admits he is trying not to think about the possibility of helming the forthcoming sci-fi movie just in case he doesn't get asked.

Guillermo del Toro wants to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. The 48-year-old helmer has issued a come and get me plea to Disney - who are developing a new series of the sci-fi movies after...

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Guillermo del Toro wants Star Wars directing role

Nov 13 2012, 10:01am CST | by

Guillermo del Toro wants to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII' and admits he is trying not to think about the possibility of helming the forthcoming sci-fi movie just in case he doesn't get asked.

Guillermo del Toro wants to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.
The 48-year-old helmer has issued a come and get me plea to Disney - who are developing a new series of the sci-fi movies after purchasing LucasFilm from George Lucas for an estimated $4 billion - but he is trying not to think about the possibility of helming the film in case he doesn't get asked.
Speaking to blog Fanhattan, he said: ''You know, I saw it on the internet, but I haven't approached them, they haven't formally approached me.
''I mean, I heard some rumblings, but to me it's really - I have so many projects to discuss or think about. [For] something that is not a possibility yet, I don't do that. You know, because I have so many things that I need to catch up with.
''If this ever becomes a reality, and there's an approach to do it, I would then think about it, but - it's like thinking if I want to date a supermodel. I don't think about these things.''
Michael Arndt has already started writing the script for 'Star Wars: Episode VII', but 'Star Trek' director J.J. Abrams will not be directing the movie after he recently ruled himself out of the job.
Carrie Fisher - who played Princess Leia in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy from 1977 to 1983 - has admitted she would like to reprise her role if asked by Disney, and Harrison Ford, who played Han Solo in the same three films, is ''open'' to returning to the franchise.

 
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"Robopocalypse" Author Offers Film Update

Oct 30 2014 1:58am CDT | Source: dark horizons

Back in late 2012, it was looking like Steven Spielberg was readying a film adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's sci-fi novel "Robopocalypse" as his next directorial effort. Drew Goddard ("Cabin in the Woods") was adapting the screenplay whilst the likes of Chris Hemsworth, Anne Hathaway and Ben Whishaw were onboard to star. Then, early last year, it suddenly died. Spielberg officially postponed the project because the initial screenplay required heavy r ...
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Daniel Radcliffe Calls VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN a “Rip-roaring, Fun, Adventure Movie;” No Monster Creation Until the End of the Film

Oct 27 2014 8:45pm CDT | Source: Collider

We’ve got a Frankenstein TV show being developed over at Fox, the movie Mary Shelley’s Monster starring Sophie Turner and possibly that Frankenstein film Guillermo del Toro keeps talking about as well, but Daniel Radcliffe insists that his October 2, 2015 release, Victor Frankenstein, will be a standout. Thanks to the official synopsis released back in June, we know that the story will be told from Igor’s (Radcliffe) perspective, chroni ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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5 days ago

Best of the Week: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer, Your Definitive 7-Year Superhero Movie Calendar and More

Oct 25 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: movies.com

The Important News The first trailer (and poster) arrived online early! We got our first look at the Disney animated feature Moana. And our first look at Johnny Depp in Into the Woods. Tom Hardy might play the title villain in X-Men: Apocalypse. Jena Malone might be playing Robin in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Guillermo del Toro shared a first tease of Pacific Rim II and revealed plans for Pacific Rim III. We are also close to getting a Halloween III  ...
Source: movies.com   Full article at: movies.com
 

 
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6 days ago

Silent Hills P.T. Parody Made With Project Spark

Oct 24 2014 1:18pm CDT | Source: ign

Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills' P.T. is still a Sony system exclusive, but thanks to Project Spark, Xbox One owners can now play a parody of the teaser titled R.T. The makers behind R.T. have already released a teaser trailer for the short demo, and have managed to capture the haunting atmosphere of the original P.T. But if that isn't enough to pique your interest, Nicolas Cage also makes a strange cameo in the video as ...
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1 week ago

Neil Gaiman Explains ‘Sandman’ Absence From DC Movie Slate

Oct 21 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: slash film

When Warner Bros. announced a ten-film slate of DC Comics films last week, taking the studio all the way to 2020, you might have noticed one big omission. There was no Sandman, which we know Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been developing over much of 2014. But worry not (or continue to worry, if you’re afraid of the film), as Sandman creator Neil Gaiman says things are still moving along, and that we can expect another announcement. In short, Sandman isn’t part of t ...
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1 week ago

Fury Wins Weekend Box Office War

Oct 19 2014 12:57pm CDT | Source: ign

The World War II tank combat drama Fury, starring Brad Pitt and directed by End of Watch's David Ayer, debuted atop the domestic box office this weekend with an estimated $23.5 million. Gone Girl slipped to second place with $17 million. The David Fincher-directed thriller has now crossed the $100 million mark domestically. Producer Guillermo del Toro's animated The Book of Life opened in a third place with $17 million, ...
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Fury Fights To The Top Of The US Box Office

Oct 19 2014 12:18pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

The Book Of Life opens thirdAfter the disappointment of Sabotage, David Ayer has reason to feel cheerful this weekend as his World War II tank action drama Fury roared to the top of the box office charts in America according to studio estimates, displacing Gone Girl and easily outpacing the competition – not that there was much in the way of direct challengers for its market.Fury, which finds Brad Pitt as the commander of a vehicle pushin ...
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"Sandman" Release Date Announced Soon?

Oct 18 2014 6:51pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

There was one obvious absence from the DC Comics movie line-up schedule announcement by Warner Bros. Pictures earlier this week. That film? The adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed "Sandman" comics. It turns out there's a good reason. Warners is not considering it a DC film as such according to Gaiman himself. The writer responded to the question on Tumblr, saying: "It's not a DC Comi ...
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2 weeks ago

Robert Redford swears he saw a Dragon!

Oct 17 2014 3:06am CDT | Source: aintitcool

Word on the street is Robert Redford is considering playing the Lampie character in David Lowry's Pete's Dragon remake. Lampie was played by the late, great Mickey Rooney in the 1977 original. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I think maybe I got into a car accident or something and am in some kind of blissful coma where my life is an illusion, filled with things just made specifically for me. We have new, kick-ass looking Star W ...
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2 weeks ago

REVIEW: The Book of Life, Gorgeous And Magical, If Imperfect

Oct 16 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

I'm a sap for a good love story. Who isn't?That's why The Book of Life, 20th Century Fox's beautiful and surreal new animation, was a must-see. Toss in a little Guillermo del Toro (producing) and a one-two punch of Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana (voicing lead characters) and you've got me.Directed by the ultra talented Jorge Gutierrez - a Mexican animator, painter, writer and director - The Book of Life feels like one ...
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