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So Universal Pictures doesn't want anything to do with a sequel for their ill-performing recent film of theirs called "The Wolfman," but instead they're moving ahead on "Werewolf." They just got their hands on Louis Morneau who is locked in to direct their upcoming horror picture. Morneau's previous directed works include "Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead," "Bet Your Life" and "The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting.""Werewolf" is anything but a sequel and is actually said to be sharing similar ties with the 1941 film "The Wolf Man." The script, penned by Michael Tabb, was originally written for a potential "Wolfman" sequel. Now that "The Wolfman" sequel isn't happening, the script is going through all sorts of rewrites.After dealing with the unfortunate disaster that was the 2009 "Wolfman" film, do you think that they should still be charging on ahead with yet another werewolf movie?Source: MovieHole.net »
Darren Aronofsky said goodbye to Wolverine two months ago,. Now he's eyeing Human Nature with George Clooney. The script, written by Jeff Welch, is fifteen years old, and follows a cryogenically frozen man who wakes up to discover that humans are now pets to another species. While it seems there's a new sci-fi-future tale every five minutes, we're guessing this one has something unique if it got Aronofsky's attention. If Warner Bros. producer Akiva Goldsman's budget turns dollars into good sense, this could be the Black Swan director's next project, and a long-awaited career boost for the otherwise unknown Welch, whose lone credit is a 2004 TV movie called Bet Your Life. Aronofsky has been attached to a few other projects, but since awards season »
Since he vacated the director’s chair on The Wolverine, there’s been some question as to what Darren Aronofsky would instead select as his followup to last winter’s Oscar-winner, Black Swan. It appears the filmmaker has possibly decided to press ahead with Human Nature, a spec script that has been collecting dust for some fifteen years.
Oscar-winning writer/producer Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend) is currently working on a budget for the project; meanwhile, George Clooney has reportedly attached himself to star in the film.
Vulture says that, as it stands, Human Nature looks to become Aronofsky’s next directorial effort. The spec script for the film was penned by screenwriter Jeff Welch, whose sole other professional credit is the 2004 TV movie Bet Your Life. However, his screenplay clearly has enough promise ...
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3 items from 2011
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