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"Okay, just to be clear here, our options are: die here, die in the tunnels, or die in the streets. That pretty much it?" — Hud, Cloverfield
The heyday of giant monster movies has long since passed into Hollywood history, but if the enthusiasm of the crowd in attendance at Legendary/Warner's (L/W) presentation for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim at this past weekend's WonderCon convention in Anaheim is any indication, the sci-fi sub-genre could be poised for a comeback. L/W is so confident that audiences are ready to embrace giant monsters that they've already ordered up a sequel, and Frank Darabont (The Mist, The Walking Dead) is working on a Godzilla update that he promises will take the "camp" out of the Japanese icon and deliver a Godzilla that is a "terrifying force of nature."
Will the new monsters capture the imagination as they did in days »
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Update: Daniel Radcliffe will go from playing upright wizard to creepy assistant. The Harry Potter star is in final talks to play Igor, Dr. Frankenstein's hunchback assistant in 20th Century Fox's Frankenstein.
One can only assume Radcliffe will take inspiration from Dobby in how to say "Master" in the most disconcerting manner.
Sept. 6, 2012 - A year after announcing Real Steel director Shawn Levy would be directing Max Landis' (Chronicle) take on Frankenstein, 20th Century Fox and Davis Entertainment are now announcing Paul McGuigan (Push, Lucky Number Slevin) will helm instead. Fox's vision of the project, which is said to focus on themes of friendship and redemption, was a low-budget picture; Levy wanted to make a big budget spectacle.
Sept. 2, 2011 - 20th Century Fox is taking one big lumbering step forward on its Frankenstein movie, one of Nine that are currently in development, by hiring Night at the Museum director-producer Shawn Levy. »
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