Open Road Films Gets "Testament" Rights

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Open Road Films Gets "Testament" Rights

Open Road Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Voltage Pictures' currently in development supernatural thriller "Testament".

Set at a prestigious boarding school in a remote part of Texas, the story revolves around a science teacher and his students who are forced to fight for their lives when the Ten Plagues of the Old Testament descend upon the world.

Eric Bress ("The Butterfly Effect") helms from his own script, while Nicolas Chartier and Zev Foreman will produce. Filming ...


Sci Fi "The Butterfly Effect" Gets Rebooted

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Sci Fi "The Butterfly Effect" Gets Rebooted

FilmEngine and Benderspink are teaming for a reboot of the Ashton Kutcher 2004 sci-fi feature "The Butterfly Effect".

The story starred Kutcher as a college student who finds his consciousness can travel back in time to inhabit his younger self. He uses the ability to change several horrific childhood traumas.

By changing them however, it has unintended consequences on his present life and only ends up harming those he cares about.

Shot for just $13 million, the film m ...



Julian Schnabel's "Miral" Pushed Back To 2011

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"Miral", the new film from "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" director Julian Schnabel, has been pushed back from December 3rd to some time in March next year by its U.S. distributor The Weinstein Company reports The Playlist.

Adapted from Rula Jebreal's novel, the drama revolves around a real orphanage in Jerusalem set up by a Palestinian woman (Hiam Abbass). Freida Pinto, Willem ...


Gareth Edwards Teams with WANTED Director Timur Bekmambetov for Futuristic Sci-Fi Project

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When Ramses caught a screening of Gareth Edwards’ low budget Monsters  at LAFF 2010 in June, he concluded, “If anything, the film proves that Gareth Edwards is a director with a lot of promise.”  The man to nurture that promise?  Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov!

According to Deadline, Bekmambetov will produce Edwards’ next feature, a science fiction film they describe as “an epic human story, set in a futuristic world without humanity. ...