Andrew Adamson To Helm "Zombies vs. Robots" Tale

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Andrew Adamson To Helm "Zombies vs. Robots" Tale

"Shrek" and "Chronicles of Narnia" director Andrew Adamson is set to helm "Inherit the Earth" for Sony and Platinum Dunes.

Based on Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood's comic book series "Zombies vs. Robots," the story follows a group of robots who must protect the last human on Earth, a young girl, from a pack of intelligent zombies.

JT Perry penned the script with Oren Uziel performing a recent re-write. Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Dave Alpert and Rick Jacobs will produc ...


Consumer Electronics Show Screens "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Clip

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Consumer Electronics Show Screens "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Clip

Samsung held a 'Night with Marvel' presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas late yesterday where some new footage from the highly-anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was revealed according to IGN.

The big new sequence on display was a slow-motion scene in which Ultron's robot army bursts through the walls of a train while Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) is running along inside it at normal speed. There was also scene showing the destruction of a Samsung bu ...


Drew Pearce Talks "Ultron" Details

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Drew Pearce Talks "Ultron" Details

"Iron Man 3" screenwriter Drew Pearce has been out doing the press rounds for the upcoming DVD & Blu-ray release of the film in a few weeks.

He's spoken a bit about Joss Whedon's plans for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" and how they relate to the events in "Iron Man 3".

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Specifically the removal of Tony's chest Arc Reactor in the "Iron Man 3" coda will reportedly come into play here. Pearce tells SciFiNow (via Comic Book Movie):

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Paramount Animation Develops "Monster Trucks"

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Paramount Animation Develops "Monster Trucks"

Paramount Animation is developing a combination live action/computer animated feature about monster trucks.

Filmmaker Chris Wedge ("Ice Age," "Robots," "Epic") is slated to direct the proposed $100 million feature which should start production in the first half of 2014 ahead of a Summer 2015 release.

Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger ("Kung Fu Panda") will pen the script, while Mary Parent is producing.

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Fede Alvarez To Direct "Machina"

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Fede Alvarez To Direct "Machina"

Fede Alvarez, who so gleefully directed the blood-soaked remake of Evil Dead, has sold Machina, a sci-fi action project to MRC.

It is known, however, that Alvarez will co-write the script with his partner Rodo Sayagues. Alvarez is also attached to direct.

Alvarez is the South American director who caught the town’s attention with the hot short Panic Attack, which featured giant robots attacking Montevideo, Uruguay.

That garnered him deal with Sam Riami’s Gh ...