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Bryan Cranston And Matt Damon Heading For ‘The Great Wall’

23 September 2014 12:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

There’s a huge movie bubbling away over in China under the direction of legendary filmmaker Zhang Yimou. Legendary’s Thomas Tull has linked up with The Dark Knight producer Charles Roven and Yimou to look at bringing a movie based around the origins of the country’s Great Wall to screens. Titled The Great Wall, the film revolves around the building of the legendary landmark, which stretches over 21,000 km long.

We’re hearing this morning that Matt Damon is set to lead the movie with Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston also considering a role. The film is scripted by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, who was attached to direct at one point for Warner Bros. The film will be set in the 15th century, and will revolve about British warriors who happen upon the hurried construction of the massive wall.

Cranston last appeared in Legendary’s Godzilla, so obviously »

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Walter White May Tackle Zombies In Chinese Adventure The Great Wall

22 September 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

According to Deadline, Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston is in early discussions with Legendary to co-star in their upcoming epic, The Great Wall. No word on who the actor may be in line to portray, but today’s announcement comes hot on the heels of Saturday’s news that Matt Damon is in talks with Chinese director Zhang Yimou – inked to direct – for a role. Damon’s slate is already starting to get crowded, but the pair are reportedly trying to arrange a time in his busy schedule so he can snag the other lead.

Based on a script by Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro, the film will be produced by Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni, Richard Suckle and Peter Loehr. In development for quite some time now, the project originally had Ed Zwick attached to direct. Man Of Steel Henry Cavill, True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgaard, and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter »

- Gem Seddon

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Bryan Cranston To Climb The "Great Wall"

22 September 2014 1:55 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Breaking Bad" and "Godzilla" star Bryan Cranston is in early talks to co-star in Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall" at Legendary Pictures.

The news follows reports over the weekend that Matt Damon is currently sorting out his schedule to try and play the lead in the China-set epic.

Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro's script deals with British soldiers traveling through 15th century China who witness the construction of the massive edifice that will one day be known as the Great Wall of China. They soon discover that its intended purpose is not to keep out human beings, but terrifying otherworldly creatures.

Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni, Richard Suckle and Peter Loehr will produce.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Bryan Cranston In ‘The Great Wall’ Talks

22 September 2014 1:46 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Heisenberg, on the Great Wall of China? Bryan Cranston is in early talks to co-star in The Great Wall, the Legendary Pictures film the great Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou signed on to direct. This development closely follows Deadline’s Saturday scoop that Legendary and Matt Damon are trying to see if they can work out his busy schedule (he shoots Ridley Scott’s The Martian and likely follows with the Paul Greengrass-directed Bourne Identity sequel) so that he can play the lead in the China-set epic. Damon is keen on working with Zhang, and nearly did so on Flowers Of War, the picture that Christian Bale starred in. The Bourne Identity‘s Tony Gilroy wrote the most recent draft of the adventure film. Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro did the earlier draft.

The Great Wall will be produced by Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni, Richard Suckle and Peter Loehr; Alex Gartner, »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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See The New Batmobile From 'Batman v Superman' From All Angles!

10 September 2014 8:29 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

The spy pics just keep on coming!

Hot on the heels of a sweet overhead shot of the Millennium Falcon out on the town from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, we now also have a bunch of shots of another iconic Hollywood vehicle- The Batmobile.

Batman's legendary ride is seeing some action on the set of Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice lately, so it was only a matter of time before photos flooded the net. What's interesting about the design of the vehicle is how it fuses together different design philosophies from Batmobiles past and present. When the initial teases came out, some people speculated it would look like a cross between the Burton Batmobile, and Nolan's Tumbler. It would appear that anyone that thought that was right on the money.

Here, see for yourself:

New Image of the Batmobile! pic.twitter.com/tIp5hq4R »

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Shane Black bringing Remo Williams back to the screen with The Destroyer

25 August 2014 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In 1985, MGM brought former cop turned government agent Remo Williams to the screen with Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (a.k.a. Remo: Unarmed and Dangerous), hoping to launch a franchise based upon Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir’s The Destroyer series of pulp novels with Fred Ward (Tremors) in the lead role.

While that effort failed to take off, it looks like Sony is looking to give the character another chance at big screen success, with Deadline revealing that Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3) has signed on to direct The Destroyer from a script by Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney, co-author of several books in the series.

“Shane has been a fan of the original Destroyer book series since its inception and he has an incredible vision for this film,” said Charles Roven (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), who will serve as producer. »

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Shane Black to Direct The Destroyer for Sony Pictures

22 August 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Art by Lee Weeks

Iron Man 3 director Shane Black has signed on to direct a film project for Sony Pictures called The Destroyer, which is based on an adventure book series. Black also recently signed on to direct a Predator sequel for Fox, Doc Savage for Columbia Pictures, and also a film at Warner Bros. called Nice Guys with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. The director is definitely keeping himself busy. The movie will be written by Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney, who is the author of the books. Here's a description of the story and characters:

Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. The reason? To serve as enforcement arm for Cure, a top-secret, extra-Constitutional arm of the U.S. government. Along with a seemingly ageless – and often hilarious – Asian assassin known only as Chiun, Williams sets out »

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Shane Black To Helm 'The Destroyer' For Sony Pictures

21 August 2014 3:41 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney; Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of The Destroyer until the series’ end in 2008. Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The Destroyer is based on the series of paperback novels in which Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution.  The reason?  To serve as enforcement arm for Cure, a top-secret, extra-Constitutional arm of the U.S. government.  Along with a seemingly ageless – and often hilarious – Asian assassin known only as Chiun, Williams sets out to "clean up" and take out those who oppose America’s interests.  The surprisingly-heartfelt stories combine edgy old-school »

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'The Destroyer' Gets 'Iron Man 3' Director Shane Black

21 August 2014 3:09 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Almost 30 years after Fred Ward starred as the title character in Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Sony Pictures is bringing this New Jersey cop back to life with a new adaptation of The Destroyer, which will be directed by Shane Black. Take a look at Sony's official press release below, then read on for more details.

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney. Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of The Destroyer until the series' end in 2008. Charles Roven, Steve Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The Destroyer is based on the series of paperback novels in which Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. »

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Shane Black joins Sony’s The Destroyer

21 August 2014 2:38 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Iron Man 3 director is on board the adaptation of the novels about a former police officer who gets signed up to a secret government arm.

Jim Uhls of Fight Club fame will write the screenplay to what is being described as an adventure with “rapid-fire capers full of slick banter, social satire, and sudden violence.”

Charles Roven, Steven Chasman and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Chasman is Jason Statham’s manager however there was no word on casting at time of writing.

Black is currently attached to co-write and direct the pulp crime adaptation Doc Savage. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Iron Man 3′ Director Shane Black on Sony’s ‘Destroyer’

21 August 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped “Iron Man 3″ director Shane Black to helm its adventure-action movie “The Destroyer.”

The project is based on the book series of the same name originally written by Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir. Jim Uhls (“Fight Club”) and James Mullaney are writing the screenplay.

The series centers on a New Jersey cop who’s framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution in order to serve as enforcement for a top-secret arm of the U.S. government.

Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer on “The Destroyer” books until the series’ end in 2008.

Producers are Charles Roven, Steven Chasman and Andy Horwitz. Sony production president Michael De Luca will oversee with Lauren Abrahams for the studio.

“ ‘The Destroyer’ is a two-fisted classic and deserves no less than the genius of Shane Black,” De Luca said.

Black is currently attached to co-write and direct “Doc Savage” for Sony. »

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Shane Black Will Direct The Destroyer

21 August 2014 11:51 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Shane Black, the energetic helmer behind Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Iron Man 3, has been tapped by Sony Pictures to direct The Destroyer, an adaptation of the adventure book series by Warren Murphy.

In the long-running paperback series, which was last adapted into a 1985 film starring Fred Ward, Newark cop Remo Williams is framed for a crime he didn’t commit and sentenced to death. However, instead of executing Williams, the government fakes his death so as to train him as an assassin. Going to work for the clandestine U.S. agency Cure, Williams teams with Asian assassin Chiun and begins a long career of taking down evildoers across the globe.

Jim Uhls (Fight Club) penned the script with James Mullaney, who first co-authored entries in the Destroyer series then became the sole author until it ended in 2008.

Between The Destroyer and the recently announced Mack Bolan, men’s »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Shane Black to Direct The Destroyer Adaptation for Sony

21 August 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It was pretty much a given that Kiss Kiss Bang Bang helmer Shane Black would have some heat coming off of directing the $1.5 billion-grossing Iron Man 3, but the guy is amassing a seriously stacked docket of upcoming projects.  The latest one to be added is an adaptation of the long-running Warren Murphy book series The Destroyer.  Sony Pictures announced today that Black will direct a feature film adaptation of the adventure series, with Fight Club scribe Jim Uhls penning the screenplay alongside James Mullaney.  The story follows Newark cop Remo Williams, who is framed, sentenced to death, executed, and then resurrected in order to serve as the enforcement arm for a top-secret division of the Us government called Cure.  The Dark Knight and Man of Steel producer Charles Roven will produce. Hit the jump for more on The Destroyer movie and Black’s current slate of upcoming projects. In addition to The Destroyer, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Shane Black To Direct "The Destroyer"

21 August 2014 11:19 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Shane Black ("Iron Man 3," "Kiss, Kiss, Bang Bang") has been hired to direct "The Destroyer" for Sony Pictures. Jim Uhls ("Fight Club") and James Mullaney have penned the adaptation of Warren Murphy's adventure book series.

The story follows New Jersey cop Remo Williams, a man sentenced to death and then resurrected following a botched execution. He now works for the enforcement arm of the clandestine U.S. government agency Cure.

Teaming with an Asian assassin, together they clean up and eliminate those who oppose America's interests. The books blend suspense, Eastern mysticism, and darkly comic capers.

Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Fred Ward previously played the character in a 1985 movie.

In a statement Roven says: "Shane has been a fan of the original Destroyer book series since its inception and he has an incredible vision for this film. [We] couldn't be more fortunate to be »

- Garth Franklin

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Iron Man 3 Helmer Shane Black to Direct The Destroyer

21 August 2014 11:07 AM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney; Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of "The Destroyer" until the series' end in 2008. Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment. »

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Sony Pictures Taps ‘Iron Man 3′ Helmer Shane Black To Direct ‘The Destroyer’

21 August 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Sony Pictures has set Iron Man 3 helmer Shane Black to direct The Destroyer, Fight Club scribe Jim Uhls’ scripted adaptation of the adventure book series by Warren Murphy that will give framed New Jersey cop Remo Williams another shot at a movie franchise. Uhls wrote the script with James Mullaney, who co-authored books in the series and became the sole writer of The Destroyer series until it ended in 2008. The film will be produced by Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Williams was a Newark cop until he was framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. He is given a second lease on life serving in the enforcement arm of the clandestine U.S. government agency Cure. Williams teams with the Asian assassin Chiun and together they clean up and eliminate those who oppose America’s interests. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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New Release Date Announced for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Nine Dates Set for Untitled DC Movies

6 August 2014 3:10 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With this past weekend seeing another movie added to the Marvel films family in Guardians of the Galaxy, Warner Bros. is setting their sights on a similarly structured future with the unveiling of nine release dates for untitled DC films through 2020, while also revealing that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will be moved from its May 6th, 2016 slot to an earlier spot on that year’s calendar.

Collider reports that Warner Bros. has moved the release of DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice from May 6th, 2016 to March 25th, 2016, taking the film out of summer blockbuster territory. Some speculate that Warner Bros. pushed forward the Batman/Superman mash-up to avoid competing directly with Marvel’s Captain America 3, which is expected to hit theaters in May of 2016. Warner Bros.Gerard Butler-starring Geostorm has been removed from the March 25th, 2016 slot and will receive a new debut date. »

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WB/DC Add 11 New Films to Release Slate; Move Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice to March 2016

6 August 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Filming is currently underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated superhero film from director Zack Snyder that will bring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman together for the first time on the big screen. Starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man Of Steel, and introducing Ben Affleck as BruceWayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Wesley Coller, David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns serving as »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Syfy Announces 12 Monkeys Production Kick-Off Date and New Cast Members

29 July 2014 2:37 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Production on Syfy's upcoming "12 Monkeys" series begins next month, and along with more details on that we have two new cast members to announce, one of whom is quite near and dear to our horror-loving hearts.

From the Press Release:

Syfy’s adventure thriller "12 Monkeys" will commence series production August 6, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. The season, consisting of 13 episodes, stars Aaron Stanford (as time traveler Cole), Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse), and Noah Bean (Aaron Marker).

Syfy also confirms additional casting, inking Tom Noonan (pictured; The House of the Devil, The Roost, "Hell on Wheels") and Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis, "Rookie Blue") for recurring roles. Noonan portrays a mysterious villain who is the face of the enigmatic Army of the 12 Monkeys. Imposing and intelligent, Noonan’s character will be at the center of the conspiracy. Hampshire will portray Jennifer Goines, a dangerous, unstable mental patient who might have the »

- Debi Moore

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Comic-Con 2014: First Look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

27 July 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Filming is currently underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ the highly anticipated action adventure superhero film from director Zack Snyder that will bring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman together for the first time on the big screen. Starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man Of Steel, and introducing Ben Affleck as BruceWayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is scheduled for theatrical release on on May 6th, 2016. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah »

- Pietro Filipponi

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