Star Wars: Rogue One original ENDING and MAJOR plot changes REVEALED by screenwriter

Despite its billion-dollar success, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was not short of production problems. The film had to go through reshoots with Tony Gilroy being called in to “fix” the film after director Gareth Edwards completed principal photography. Now screenwriter Chris Weitz has revealed what Rogue One was really like before all the […]

‘Bird Box’ Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on Building a Mysterious Post-Apocalypse and Working With Netflix [Interview]

Bird Box is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the exact cause of the apocalypse is never shown. Something out there causes people to kill themselves when they look at it, and much of the world commits suicide in the first days. Malorie (Sandra Bullock) ends up in a stranger’s house where a group of survivors […]

A screenwriter is working on a list of every hit film you can’t stream

We’ve all had moments trying to hunt down films that just don’t seem to be anywhere online, whether on streaming services, for rent or to purchase. Screenwriter John August (Charlie’s Angels, Big Fish, the upcoming live-action Aladdin) noticed that Ron Howard’s light sci-fi film Cocoon wasn’t available online, he started a list collecting other popular […]

‘Creed II’ Screenwriter on Apollo Creed’s Legacy and Crying During the First Movie [Exclusive]

Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke with /Film by phone this week about the second season of his show. We’ll bring you the full interview next week, but during the interview, we got to ask him about writing the sequel to Creed, which brings back Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), with a son of his […]

‘Beirut’ Screenwriter Tony Gilroy Isn’t Impressed by Good Lines [Interview]

27 years after Tony Gilroy wrote Beirut, it’s finally reaching theaters. Long before his time on the Bourne franchise, directing Michael Clayton and Duplicity, and his work on Rogue One: A Story Wars Story, Gilroy penned a story about Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a troubled, grieving, and alcoholic negotiator who returns to Beruit 10 years after a personal tragedy […]

‘Red Sonja’ Movie Hires ‘X-Men: First Class’ Screenwriter Ashley Edward Miller

Millennium Films has found a screenwriter for their big screen take on comic book character Red Sonja. Ashley Edward Miller, who wrote X-Men: First Class, will pen the script for the sword and sorcery epic. More on the Red Sonja movie below. After Wonder Woman cleaned up at the box office, studios began to catch on that female-driven superhero […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Up in the Air, But Screenwriter Has Ideas for Sequel’s Villain and Story

Marvel Studios seems to be setting up Doctor Strange to be one of the new leaders of the Avengers, so it’s a little — forgive me — strange that a Doctor Strange sequel has yet to be confirmed. But while things don’t look so good for him in the trailers for Avengers: Infinity War, it’s still likely that […]

‘Avengers’ Screenwriter Originally Tried to Reduce Thor’s Role

Everybody loves Thor now, primarily due to Chris Hemsworth‘s charming, slightly goofy take on the character, and Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok. But folks at Marvel weren’t always convinced of Thor’s durability. The Avengers screenwriter Zak Penn confirms that early Avengers scripts attempted to reduce Thor’s screentime – until the casting of Chris Hemsworth changed everyone’s mind. The Thor films, […]

‘ROM’ Movie Secures ‘Ready Player One’ Screenwriter Zak Penn

As Ready Player One is poised to hit theaters, screenwriter Zak Penn has found a new gig: writing a ROM movie. Paramount Pictures is hard up for franchises, and they’re turning to toys to save the day: the studio is working on bringing a Hasbro Cinematic Universe to life – yes, really – and a […]

‘Matrix’ Reboot Still in the Early Stages; Screenwriter Zak Penn Provides Update

Writer Zak Penn has been offering updates on the potential Matrix reboot since March of last year. Now, Penn, who is out on the circuit promoting Ready Player One, has offered new details, telling us where his The Matrix reboot currently stands. So what’s up with that The Matrix reboot? Writer Zak Penn has offered some insight into the […]