Ivan Banquero Joins "Shannara" Series

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Ivan Banquero Joins "Shannara" Series

Spanish actress Ivan Banquero ("Pan's Labyrinth") has joined the cast of the fantasy drama series "Shannara" on MTV. Based on the famed novels by Terry Brooks, filming begins next month in New Zealand.

Baquero will play Eretria, a human from the wrong side of the tracks who uses her wits to survive within the magic-endowed Shannara clan. “Smallville” show runners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar will executive produce.

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"He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" Reboot Script Draft Complete

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"He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" Reboot Script Draft Complete

Several months ago, "Kick-Ass 2" director Jeff Wadlow signed on to rewrite the script and potentially even direct a cinematic reboot of the "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" franchise over at Sony.

This weekend, Columbia Pictures Senior Vice President DeVon Franklin posted a photo on his Twitter account confirming that the latest screenplay draft (dated December 24th 2014) is finished. Whether further re-writes will be required or if the film is read to move on to a different s ...


Terry Gilliam Calls "12 Monkeys" TV Series "Very Dumb Idea"

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Terry Gilliam Calls "12 Monkeys" TV Series "Very Dumb Idea"

Terry Gilliam has labelled Syfy's plans for a TV series adaptation of his 1996 sci-fi feature "12 Monkeys" a "very dumb idea".

Gilliam directed the film which starred Bruce Willis as a convict sent back in time to gather information about a man-made virus that wiped out most of the planet. Gilliam is not involved in the upcoming series adaptation, and tells Screen Daily:

"I know nothing about that. That’s just ridiculous. It doesn’t have anything to do with me and ...


Syfy Has Officially Orders "12 Monkeys" Pilot

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Syfy Has Officially Orders "12 Monkeys" Pilot

Syfy has officially given a cast-contingent pilot order to the small screen version of Terry Gilliam' 1995 feature "12 Monkeys" that was first announced last month.

Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett ("Terra Nova") penned the hour-long pilot on spec with filming to begin in November.

This is the second pilot Syfy has ordered recently based on a feature, the other being "Dominion" which is based on 2010's Paul Bettany angels movie "Legion".

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Third of "The Expendables" Begins Production

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Third of "The Expendables" Begins Production

Lionsgate and Millennium Films will begin principal photography today on "The Expendables 3", the third installment of "The Expendables" action-thriller franchise, with production shooting on location in Bulgaria and at Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia.

"The Expendables 3" will feature Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews and Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to their roles in the first two films with Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson ...