Is Harold Ramis about to be resurrected on the big scren in a new Ghostbusters movie via the magic of a CGI Egon Spengler? Maybe. With the announcement of new Ghostbusters projects coming our way, questions have been brought up about who might be in them, specifically Harold Ramis, who passed away in 2014. Ivan Reitman spoke during the Ghostbusters 101 panel at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend and revealed information about the next two projects that are in the works for the 35th anniversary of the beloved Ghostbusters franchise. And CGI Spengler was a point of topic. Though Reitman did not confirm, it's safe to say that the fully-animated movie will see the light of day sometime in 2019, if it really happens at all. Reitman explained that the story will be completely unique from anything that we've seen from Ghostbusters thus far. While an animated movie is plenty exciting, it was the announcement of a fourth live-action movie that really got the audience's attention. Ivan Reitman … [Read more...] about New Ghostbusters Movie to Feature CGI Egon Spengler?
Director Paul Feig has gone back and forth on whether or not he wants to attempt a second Ghostbusters movie after his reboot faltered at the box office this summer. At first, he said no way, but as the months wore on, he seemed much more open to reuniting with his all-female cast. So far, Sony Pictures hasn't announced Ghostbusers 2: Answer the Call Again, and we haven't heard anything further about the planned animated movie that would feature completely different characters. But don't worry, the franchise is far from dead. At least according to producer Ivan Reitman, who directed the 1984 original. The new Ghostbusters was quite controversial, as it featured all women in the team. And fans opposed it all through production leading up to its debut in theaters. And that certainly hurt its chances at the box office. Sony just isn't sure what it wants to do next. Reitman has opened up about current plans, but he doesn't really state what is next, except that we can expect a lot more … [Read more...] about More Ghostbusters Movies Are Coming Says Producer Ivan Reitman
No longer interested in a live-action version of The Jetsons, Warner Bros. is planning to turn the popular 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon sitcom into a feature length animated movie. Matt Lieberman (Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief) will write the script. It was at one time believed that Warner Bros. was planning to have Kanye West star in a live-action movie, but it's unclear where that rumor came from. Matt Lieberman is starting his screenplay from scratch. He previously worked on a new animated Scooby-Doo movie for the studio, which has been put on the fast track. The Jetsons premiered in 1962, and served as Hanna Barbera's futuristic answer to The Flintstones. The story follows George Jetson and his family as they make their way through the future with the help of a robotic maid. This will not be the only script Matt Lieberman is currently working on, and he has the spec script 12/24 currently in preproduction, which is a found footage movie that follows Santa Claus. He is also working … [Read more...] about Jetsons Animated Movie Is Happening at Warner Bros.
IMDB has revealed its list of the top ten most-anticipated movies of 2020. The new year is just around the corner and, while there are several major releases still set to hit theaters before we leave 2019, and the decade, behind us, it's time to start looking ahead to what's coming our way next year. According to IMDB, Birds of Prey is the movie that people are most excited to see in 2020, which is more good news for Warner Bros. and DC Films. Birds of Prey sees the return of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and also features Ewan McGregor as the villain Black Mask. The R-rated spin-off looks to continue DC's recent hot streak, following Aquaman, Shazam and Joker. Coming in at number two, in something of a big surprise, is Sonic the Hedgehog. Initially, this video game adaptation was met with a wave of backlash over the main character's design. After the recently released trailer revealed the redesign, which was well-received, this movie's stock went up in a big way. IMDB said the … [Read more...] about Birds of Prey Is Most Anticipated Movie of 2020 According to IMDb
It's been a long time coming, but the remake of Dune is finally underway. And today's announcement from Legendary Entertainment also confirms that a TV series will go into production in the near future. Legendary has released a PR detailing their agreement with the Frank Herbert estate. The movie and TV show are being made with a global audience in mind. Here is the full press release for the upcoming projects. Legendary and the Frank Herbert estate have reached an agreement granting the production entity the film and television motion picture rights to the beloved novel Dune, one of the most revered science fiction novels of all time. The agreement calls for the development and production of possible film and television projects for a global audience. The projects would be produced by Thomas Tull, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert serving as executive producers. Set in the distant future, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides whose family … [Read more...] about Dune Movie Remake and TV Series Happening at Legendary
Paramount has just signed a landmark, multi-picture deal with Netflix to produces movies exclusively for the streaming service. It's a streaming world, Hollywood studios just live in it. As such, Paramount is doing what they can to make sure they don't get left in the dust. While it's not yet clear how many movies this will include or just how far the deal extends, this is an unprecedented move. Amazon recently signed a deal with indie horror hit makers Blumhouse, while A24, also known for making hit indies such as Hereditary and Moonlight, just signed a deal with Apple to produce content. But Paramount is one of the major studios, alongside Disney, Sony, Warner Bros. Fox and Universal. The news was announced during a recent earnings call by studio head Jim Gianopulos. Here's what he had to say about it. "Our priority is to expand our role as a major global content supplier. As such, we're exploring various new revenue streams in addition to our traditional theatrical releases as a … [Read more...] about Netflix & Paramount Team for Landmark Multi-Movie Deal