Neil Marshall Plans "Troll Hunter"

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Neil Marshall Plans "Troll Hunter"

Plans for an American take on André Øvredal's 2010 Troll Hunter have been in the works since 2011 when Christopher Columbus secured the film rights. Today, Deadline reports that Neil Marshall (The Descent, Doomsday) will both write and direct with an early 2014 shoot being targeted.

Marc Haimes previously drafted the script for the film, which purports to be footage found from a documentary being made by a group of students who are tracking a mysterious hunter who they l ...


Watchmen

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Watchmen

A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, "Watchmen" is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the "Doomsday Clock" - which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union - is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he re ...


Derek Luke, Lindsay Sloane, William Petersen Are "Seeking a Friend at the End of the World"

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Derek Luke, Lindsay Sloane, William Petersen Are

Derek Luke and Lindsay Sloane are in negotiations to join "Seeking a Friend at the End of the World" for Mandate Pictures says Variety.

Steve Carell and Keira Knightley star as neighbors who embark on a road trip to find the former's high school sweetheart before an asteroid ends all life on Earth.

Luke is in talks to play Knightley's ex-boyfriend, a military man preparing to ride out the end of the world in his ...


"The Professionals" Series Becomes Film

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Lionsgate U.K. has secured the rights to produce a film version of classic 1970's British crime action series "The Professionals" says The Hollywood Reporter.

The hard-hitting action series followed CI5, a law enforcement department allowed to use any (and invariably illegal) means to solve serious crimes that didn't fall under the purview of the secret service or military.

Mart ...


Info: "Red Dawn" Producer Defends

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On Wednesday, reports emerged that the makers of the upcoming "Red Dawn" remake were digitally altering the villains of the film to be North Koreans rather than Chinese forces which is how it was shot in production.

The reasons for the change were the most obvious - economic. China has a lucrative box office for American movies and MGM would like that money, plus "Dawn" cost a considerable $70 ...