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The studio set up the project in 2011 with Fox-based Simon Kinberg with Henry Hobson directing. Asimov’s story is set 1,000 years in the future when Earth has become overrun with people and robots are banned. A detective must team up with a robot to solve the murder of an ambassador who had been seeking to reform Earth’s policies on robots.
Previous drafts have been written by John Scott 3 and Jamie Vanderbilt.
“The Caves of Steel” was first published in 1953 and adapted by the BBC as a TV movie in 1964.
Goldsman is a prolific screenwriter who won an Academy Award for “A Beautiful Mind” with credits on “A Time to Kill,” “I, Robot,” “Cinderella Man,” “Batman Forever,” “Batman & Robin,” “The Da Vinci Code,” “Angels & Demons, »
- Dave McNary
Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne.
On Saturday, Warner Bros. debuted the trailer during their Comic-Con presentation in Hall H.
When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.
- Michelle McCue
Warner Bros. massive Hall H panel is currently happening at Comic-Con, and while there DC Comics line-up is the big draw, they are also teasing the new King Arthur: Legend of the Sword movie. We got the first poster yesterday featuring Charlie Hunnam in action. Now, we have the full look at the first sneak peek footage.
Charlie Hunnamplays the title role in this epic action movie, wielding his iconic sword Excalibur. It's been almost exactly one year since we got our first look at Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur with the first official photos. Earlier this month, we also got our first glimpse at the villainous Vortigern, portrayed by Jude Law.
The supporting cast includes Eric Bana as Uther Pendragon, Arthur's father who was killed by Vortigern, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey as Guinevere, Djimon Hounsou as Sir Bedivere, Aidan Gillen as Goosefat Bill, Annabelle Wallis as Maid Maggie and Katie McGrath as Elsa. »
With just over 24 hours before Warner Bros. massive Hall H panel at Comic-Con, the studio has been getting fans ready by releasing posters for the movies that will be presented during this two-hour panel, hosted by Conan O'Brien. Earlier today, we've given you posters for Wonder Woman and the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Now we have the new Comic-Con poster for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. This one-sheet features star Charlie Hunnam, who plays the title role in this epic action movie, wielding his iconic sword Excalibur.
The poster debuted on Twitter, with the movie's official account confirming that the first trailer will be shown during the panel. It's been almost exactly one year since we got our first look at Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur with the first official photos. Earlier this month, we also got our first glimpse at the villainous Vortigern, »
Last week, Entertainment Weekly revealed a slew of new photos and details for the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower books. With production still under way, it isn't clear when we'll get to see the first footage from this movie, but today we have word that the EW cover contains a hidden message. The number 19 has a special significance to readers of the book, so it shouldn't be too surprising that this reveal comes today, on July 19.
Entertainment Weekly reveals that there is a new app fans can download for either Apple or Android devices called The Sombra Group, which the site reveals will "come in handy" as we get closer to this adaptation's February 17, 2017 release date. After downloading the app, fans can turn this app on over a copy of Entertainment Weekly's Dark Tower cover, featuring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, for a special surprise. You »
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Entertainment Weekly‘s coverage of The Dark Tower is the gift that keeps on giving. There’s been a lot to absorb, from those first official shots of Idris Elba decked out as Roland Deschain to word from director Nikolaj Arcel that the movie isn’t quite the adaptation we were expecting. For fans of Stephen King’s novel series, it’s been a terrific week of news. And the outlet plans to go out with a bang, as EW has dropped a gallery of fresh images.
By now, most will be familiar with Elba’s character, Roland. A Gunslinger from an alternate world that’s “next” to our reality, he undertakes a long and arduous journey to the titular tower to stop it from crumbling. It’s a big deal that he succeeds; every universe will be blinked out of existence if he fails. That »
- Gem Seddon
Over the past few days, we've gotten a slew of updates on The Dark Tower, including new photos and plot details. With production continuing on this long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King's novel, several set photos have surfaced, which have lead to an intriguing theory that this movie isn't exactly an adaptation of the Dark Tower books, but a sequel to them. Today we have even more photos from this long awaited movie, along with confirmation that this project is in fact a sequel to the novels.
The speculation began when set photos revealed that Roland has come into possession of the Horn of Eld. Stephen King's final novel ends as the first novel began, with Roland Deschain (Idris Elba) chasing the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), but this time, he holds the Horn of Eld, which was long thought to be missing. Director Nikolaj Arcel confirmed to Entertainment »
The continuing coverage of The Dark Tower adaptation in EW is rolling out a glut of interesting reveals. The first official look at Idris Elba as the cowboy knight Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey as his adversary, the sinister Man In Black are terrific teasers for what’s to come. Now the film’s director Nikolaj Arcel has dropped an even bigger morsel to chew over: the movie is not an adaptation – it’s a sequel. Sort of.
Here’s what he told the outlet:
“The hardcore fans of The Dark Tower series will know that this is actually a sequel to the books in a way. It has a lot of the same elements, a lot of the same characters, but it is a different journey.”
“It’s completely circular, cogs and wheels. Everything fits together. It has a great little power to it. It fits very well into »
- Gem Seddon
Earlier this week, new set photos surfaced as the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower continues production in New York City. These images gave us a new look at Idris Elba's Roland Deschain, a.k.a. The Gunslinger, and also our first look at Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre. It seems we didn't have to wait too much longer for even more images, with both Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey gracing the cover of Entertainment Weekly's special Comic-Con edition, along with new photos of both actors.
Entertainment Weekly got to spend a week on the set of The Dark Tower, where they learned that this movie will "remix" the iconic Stephen King novels to provide a new "cinematic origin story." The author himself has already teased that there will be big changes from the book, with some speculating that this movie is actually a continuation of the novel series, »
Press Release: (July 11, 2016 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Pictures will once again commandeer the convention when the Studio’s biggest stars, DC’s best Super Heroes and “worst” Super-Villains, fantastic beasts great and small and more head to this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego.
On Saturday, July 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Warner Bros. will showcase several of its most-anticipated upcoming feature releases in its Hall H presentation, headed up by master of ceremonies Conan O’Brien:
• “Suicide Squad” stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach and Karen Fukuhara, »
- Derek Anderson
Warner Bros. Pictures will once again commandeer the convention when the Studio's biggest stars, DC's best Super Heroes and "worst" Super-Villains, fantastic beasts great and small and more head to this year's Comic-Con International: San Diego. On Saturday, July 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Warner Bros. will showcase several of its most-anticipated upcoming feature releases in its Hall H presentation, headed up by master of ceremonies Conan O'Brien. Leading the way for this all-star panel will be Suicide Squad stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach and Karen Fukuhara, along with writer/director David Ayer.
The panel will also feature Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen and director Patty Jenkins. Director Chris McKay and star Will Arnett will also be present to promote The Lego Batman Movie, along with Charlie Hunnam, »
As you may well know by now, The Dark Tower is deep into production, with shooting recently shifting to New York City. We have already seen plenty of photos of Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, but today new photos have surfaced from the set, offering our first look at Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre. While we don't know exactly where within the story this scene takes place, it's clear both Sayre and The Gunslinger are locked in an intense stand-off.
The photos, which surfaced from Just Jared, feature both Roland and Sayre entrenched in a gunfight, where, at one point, Sayre even rips off the door of a car to shield himself from The Gunslinger's attack. A closer look at the photos reveal that Jackie Earle Haley has a number of dots on his face, hinting that his face could be altered with CGI in post-production, but we don't know for sure. »
Back in May, as production was under way on The Dark Tower, author Stephen King tweeted out an interesting photo, which featured an item fans of his novel series recognized as the Horn of Eld. The author had also recently teased that the movie will begin with the very first line of his book, but then the plot will shift to the middle of the story. These revelations, along with other details about the adaptation, have many fans convinced that The Dark Tower is not actually an adaptation of the novels, but a sequel to them. That theory just got a very big boost with the emergence of new photos from the set.
The new set photos were taken from the New York City set yesterday, featuring Idris Elba alongside his young co-star Tom Taylor, who plays Jake Chambers in this adaptation. While the photos, which surfaced from Just Jared, »
Back in April, Sony Pictures confirmed during their CinemaCon presentation that production had started on their highly-anticipated adaptation of The Dark Tower, which has been set for release on February 17, 2017. Since then, we've already seen a handful of set photos offering our first look at star Idris Elba as The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, and Matthew McConaughey as the main villain, Randall Flagg, a.k.a. The Man in Black. Today we have a new photo featuring Idris Elba and producer Ron Howard.
The images, which have popped up on Twitter accounts, don't reveal too much, just featuring Idris Elba and producer Ron Howard and another unidentified person. We don't know how much filming is left on this adaptation. Hopefully we'll get more plot details as production continues, so stay tuned.
This image come just a few weeks after Idris Elba released a teaser image on social media, with the caption, »
Back in April, Sony Pictures confirmed during their CinemaCon presentation that production had started on their highly-anticipated adaptation of The Dark Tower, which has been set for release on February 17, 2017. Since then, we've already seen a handful of set photos offering our first look at star Idris Elba as The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, but we haven't seen any other characters in action, until today. As filming continues in South Africa, the first images have surfaced of Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey as the main villain, Randall Flagg, a.k.a. The Man in Black.
The images, which have popped up on various Twitter accounts, reveal that Matthew McConaughey's character is keeping true to his namesake in the Stephen King novels, clad in all black. Unfortunately, there isn't much else we know about the scene that he's shooting, and no other cast members were seen in these photos. The actor is »
Production on The Dark Tower, the adaptation of Stephen King‘s series of books is off any running and the very first set images of Matthew McConaughey on the set of the film in New York City have hit the net!
McConaughey plays the Randall Flagg/ The Man In Black in the film (obvious from the following images), while Idris Elba portrays Roland Deschain / The Gunslinger. Here’s those pics of McConaughey in Madison Square Park very recently.
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Here’s a bit more about the source material from the man’s official website.
- Paul Heath
Back in April, Sony Pictures announced at CinemaCon that principal photography is under way on their highly-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower, which is slated for release on February 17, 2017. We've already gotten a few good looks at star Idris Elba as The Gunslinger himself, Roland Deschain, courtesy of photos from the set in South Africa. While we don't know for sure when our first official look at The Gunslinger will debut, Idris Elba took to social media to debut a rather intriguing teaser image over the weekend.
Early on Sunday morning, Idris Elba released a teaser photo on Twitter that said "Remember the Face of Your Father," which also featured a Dark Tower sigil. His tweet stated that, "I am Roland, son of Steven, son of Henry, true descendant of Arthur. And I have not forgotten." It's possible that this teaser image could offer some clarity to »
Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing the movie.
Details behind the next pic are under wraps, and sources say that Wahlberg is the only cast member from “Age of Extinction” who’s expected to reprise his role.
This past spring, Paramount announced it would be assembling a writers’ room to build its new “Transformers” universe that would include spinoffs, along with new installments in the franchise. The room was overseen by Akiva Goldsman with the studio recently tapping Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (“Iron Man”) along with Ken Nolan (“Black Hawk Down”) to write the script.
- Justin Kroll
Awesomeness Films has acquired movie rights to the young adult fantasy novel “Spontaneous,” set against the backdrop of high school students bursting into flames.
The novel is written by Aaron Starmer, author of “The Riverman Trilogy.” Brian Duffield and Nicki Cortese will produce for Awesomeness Films under their company Jurassic Party’s first look deal, and Duffield will also adapt the novel.
“Spontaneous,” published by Dutton and scheduled to hit shelves Aug. 30, follows a student during her senior year at a high school in suburban New Jersey, where everything is going as normally as could be expected, until the day a fellow senior explodes during third period pre-calculus. Soon other classmates meet similar fates, forcing the student and her friends to figure out a way to survive normal high school problems with the added stress of potentially combusting at any moment. »
- Dave McNary
The move comes a year after “X-Men Apocalypse” co-writer Simon Kinberg came on to pen a treatment.
Kinberg will produce with Joel Silver and Greg Berlanti. Kinberg is a producer on “X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Fantastic Four” and “Deadpool,” while Berlanti has teamed with DC Comics COO Geoff Johns as the creative force behind the TV hits “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl.”
Carl Rinsch was in talks in 2010 to direct “Logan’s Run” for Warner Bros. with Silver and Akiva Goldsman producing. At that point, the project — focused on a man trying to escape a mandatory death sentence on his 30th birthday — had been in development at Warners for more than a decade, with Bryan Singer, Skip Woods, Robert Schwentke and James McTeigue associated as possible directors at various points. »
- Dave McNary
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