‘Blackcoat’s Daughter’ Director Oz Perkins to Helm ‘Gretel and Hansel’

Oz Perkins, who helmed the disturbing slow-burn horror films The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, is setting his sights on a fairy tale. The filmmaker will direct Gretel and Hansel, an adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fable about a pair of siblings dealing with a very hungry witch. You know […]

‘District 9’ director will helm new ‘RoboCop’

Neill Blomkamp, director of sci-fi hits District 9, Elysium and Chappie, will helm a new RoboCop film. MGM wants to revive the franchise with the appropriately-titled RoboCop Returns, which will apparently directly follow the 1987 original film — and ignore the 2014 reboot. Returns will be based on an old spec script that the first […]

George Clooney in Talks to Helm Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’

George Clooney is planning his next film: a sci-fi thriller called Echo. Clooney is in early talks to helm the movie, which focuses on everyone’s two favorite things: drones and paranoia. Don’t let the title fool you: Echo is not the long-awaited sequel to Earth to Echo. Instead, it’s an adult sci-fi thriller that’s caught the eye of handsome […]

Marvel’s Black Widow Movie Actively Searching for Female Directors to Take the Helm

Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters, and it will certainly keep Marvel fans occupied for a little while. Later this summer, we’ll have Ant-Man and the Wasp arriving in theaters, and the debut of Captain Marvel in March of 2019. But after Avengers 4 hits theaters on May 3, 2019, the only movies that […]

Spike Lee Might Helm Marvel Adaptation ‘Nightwatch’

Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee might be getting in on that sweet superhero movie action. Lee is circling Sony’s Nightwatch, based on the Marvel comics character that first appeared in Web of Spider-Man #97. Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker is set to pen the script. More on the Nightwatch movie below. I never thought Spike Lee would direct a superhero […]

Bradley Cooper’s Spy Thriller ‘Matt Helm’ Enlists a Writer

Another spy movie with a surprisingly generic name is coming to the big screen. Bradley Cooper is set to star in Matt Helm, a spy thriller film based on Donald Hamilton’s series of novels published from the ’60s to the ’90s. The adaptation has been in the works at Paramount for nearly 10 years now, but is […]

Iron Man director Jon Favreau will helm Disney’s live-action Star Wars TV series

Enlarge / Jon Favreau at Comic-Con in 2012. (credit: Genevieve on Flickr via Creative Commons) Jon Favreau, director of Iron Man and the live-action The Jungle Book film, has been selected by Disney to executive produce and write a live-action Star Wars TV series for Disney’s upcoming streaming video service, according to a blog post […]

Yann Demange Will Helm Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams’ ‘Lovecraft Country’

Recent Oscar winner Jordan Peele already has his next project lined-up: producing the HBO series Lovecraft Country with J.J. Abrams. Now, Peele and Abrams have hired a director to helm the show: ’71 filmmaker Yann Demange. More on the Lovecraft Country director below. I can’t wait to see what Jordan Peele directs next, but while we wait […]

Original ‘Fast and Furious’ Director Rob Cohen Wants to Helm Last Film in the Series

Rob Cohen, the filmmaker who launched the Fast and Furious franchise with 2001’s The Fast and the Furious, hasn’t returned to the series since. But the filmmaker isn’t entirely against the idea of coming back again. In a new interview, Cohen claims that when the day comes for a final Fast and Furious film, he’d like to be […]

James Bond 25 director: ‘Danny Boyle HIGH on list to helm Daniel Craig’s final 007 outing’

Last August Craig announced he would return for a fifth and final James Bond movie. Since then nothing else has been confirmed, except an estimated release date of November 2017. Now the latest claim is that Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire’s Oscar winning Danny Boyle is one of the first choices to direct Bond 25. Sources […]