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The last we heard with regards the plans to bring Logan’s Run back to the screen in a remake was that X-Men scribe Simon Kinberg was on board the movie. This is a remake that’s been in the works for a long time now, and Kinberg had penned a treatment for the film, and was stepping aboard as a producer (along with Joel Silver). this seemed to grease the proverbial wheels a little.
Now, a new writer has been hired, with the job of fleshing Kinberg’s treatment out into a full screenplay.
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
Exclusive: Warner Bros is back on track with its long-gestating remake of the pulp sci-fi classic Logan’s Run, and has tapped USA’s Colony co-creator/showrunner Ryan Condal to write a new script. Condal will be basing his screenplay on a treatment by X-Men Apocalypse co-writer Simon Kinberg, who will be producing along with Joel Silver and DC television universe honcho Greg Berlanti. The film would be a fresh take on the 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton J… »
3 items from 2016
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