Disney’s Little Mermaid Remake Targets Mary Poppins 2 Director

Mermaid Remake

Disney’s Little Mermaid Remake Targets Mary Poppins 2 Director Mermaid Remake  : It looks like Disney’s live-action version of The Little Mermaid may finally be gaining some real traction. The project has been in some form of development for some time now, but it appears the studio is much more serious about actually getting the movie made, as they’ve set their sights on a director. Rob Marshall (Chicago, Into the Woods) is said to be Disney’s top choice for the job and has been offered the movie. According to a new report, Rob…

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Lucasfilm Wants Thor: Ragnarok Director for a Star Wars Movie

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Lucasfilm Wants Thor: Ragnarok Director for a Star Wars Movie Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has said that she’d love to have Taika Waititi direct a Star Wars movie, leading many fans to wonder what that would look like. Unfortunately, Kennedy might not be aware that Waititi preemptively joked about turning down the Star Wars 9 job following the announcement that Colin Trevorrow would no longer be directing. The Thor: Ragnarok and Hunt for the Wilderpeople director has previously expressed doubt that he’d be the right fit for the Star Wars franchise, telling the New York Times, “There’s not much room (in the franchise) for…

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Director Confirmed for Sequel

Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming Director Confirmed for Sequel Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced that Jon Watts will be back to direct Spider-Man: Homecoming 2. Director Jon Watts has been rumored for months, but there had been no official confirmation until now. The news comes from Brazil Comic-Con, where Kevin Feige made a call during the Marvel panel. So far, there have not been any direct quotes from Feige, but all in attendance claim that he confirmed it. There was also the big news of the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which has many hardcore fans…

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Gets New Director Andre Ovredal

Scary Stories

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Gets New Director Andre Ovredal   Director Andre Ovredal will replace Guillermo del Toro as director of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.  Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the classic 1980s collection of horror stories (supposedly aimed at children,) has auspicious plans with a movie adaptation that’s long been in the works. As recently as 2016, the creative powers of Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth) was still attached to direct, working off a version of the oft-rewritten script…

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Dark Phoenix director explains what went wrong with X-Men: Apocalypse

Dark Phoenix director explains what went wrong with X-Men: Apocalypse   Bigger isn’t always necessarily better, even when it comes to comic book movies. Although last year’s X-Men: Apocalypse brought in more than $543 million worldwide, the reviews weren’t kind and many fans were left unimpressed. Simon Kinberg, director of the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix, produced and wrote the script for Apocalypse, told Entertainment Weekly he knows where everything went wrong. “I think we took our eye off what has always been the bedrock of the franchise which is these characters,”…

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Mukkabaaz director Anurag Kashyap: We have more sports films than medals

Mukkabaaz

Mukkabaaz director Anurag Kashyap: We have more sports films than medals Hitting screen in January 2018 will be filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz, which is the story of the struggles of a boxer. Sports biopics have become a trend in the Hindi film industry. From MS Dhoni to Dangal, Bollywood has successfully churned out one sports film after the other. Hitting screen in January 2018 will be filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz, which is the story of the struggles of a boxer. But Kashyap is certain that his work is not the result…

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Rance Howard father of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

Rance Howard

Rance Howard father of director Ron Howard, dies at 89 Rance Howard’s acting career spanned several decades since the 1950s. He appeared in several of Ron Howard’s films including Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, Splash, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and more Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died on Saturday. He was 89. Ron Howard announced his father’s death on Twitter, Saturday afternoon. He praised his father for the ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity. “A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting…

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Blade Runner 2049 Box Office Baffles Director: What Went Wrong?

Blade Runner 2049 Box Office Baffles Director: What Went Wrong?

Blade Runner 2049 Box Office Baffles Director: What Went Wrong? It’s been about a month and a half since Blade Runner 2049 hit theaters, and while it was certainly embraced by critics, it still managed to be a box office flop, opening with $32.7 million, far under most projections. All the right pieces seemed to be in place, with Harrison Ford returning as Rick Deckard alongside a talented cast including Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto and more, but it still couldn’t find a foothold at the domestic box office,…

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According : The One Thing That Hurt Power Rangers’ Success Most, According To The Director

The One Thing That Hurt Power Rangers' Success Most, According To The Director

According : The One Thing That Hurt Power Rangers’ Success Most, According To The Director According : Though it was intended to launch a whole franchise, the Power Rangers movie didn’t quite live up to expectations, and plans for a sequel have yet to be announced. While there could be a few reasons to blame for the franchises ambiguous future, director Dean Israelite believes he knows why the film was not more of a success. In his opinion, the film should have been rated PG instead of PG-13, which would…

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The new Aliens movie won’t affect the Prometheus sequel, says director

The new Aliens movie won’t affect the Prometheus sequel, says director

The new Aliens movie won’t affect the Prometheus sequel, says director Ever since Chappie and District 9 filmmaker Neill Blomkamp announced that he was making a sequel to Aliens, a litany of questions have arisen as to how Blomkamp’s new film would fit into the veritable cornucopia of sequels and prequels attached to the franchise. Blomkamp cleared up some of those questions during a recent interview, while simultaneously adding to the mystery surrounding the future of the sci-fi/horror franchise. For those unaware, Blomkamp’s new film is designed to pick up after the events of Aliens, the 1986 sequel to…

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