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Back in October, we reported that Furious 7 director James Wan came aboard to produce a TV remake of the hit 1980s TV series MacGyver for CBS, along with Henry Winkler. While development continues on that series, Variety reports that Lionsgate is now moving forward with their own movie remake of MacGyver. Original series creator Lee David Zlotoff is set to produce alongside Neal H. Moritz, but no other details were revealed.
Back in 2012, James Wan was actually attached to direct a MacGyver movie remake, when New Line Cinema held the rights to the series. The filmmaker eventually moved on to direct Furious 7, and New Line Cinema lost the rights. It still isn't known if he will direct the pilot episode of the MacGyver TV remake, but that project is said to focus on a much younger version of the title character.
The plot will follow a "twentysomething" Angus MacGyver, »
The busy schedule of Dwayne Johnson sees him fitting in Fast & Furious 8 and the Baywatch movie already in 2016. But he's now confirmed too that the mooted film of classic videogame Rampage is also set to shoot this summer.
Furthermore, The Rock also announced new writers for the movie. Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, who most recently created the TV show Colony, have signed on the dotted line to pen the Rampage screenplay.
"I'll try not to screw it up", Johnson writes, as he confesses his love for the source videogame.
Here's his full post...
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Back in June, we reported that Dwayne Johnson was reuniting with San Andreas producer Beau Flynn for an adaptation of the popular 1980s video game classic Rampage. We haven't heard any updates on the project since then, but earlier today, Dwayne Johnson took to his Instagram page to announce that Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal have signed on to rewrite the script, with Brad Peyton coming aboard to direct. Here's what the actor/producer had to say to his Instagram followers, teasing how he'll prepare for this adventure.
"Cool news we just hired Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal (creators of Colony) to write our big screen adaptation of Rampage for New Line. Carlton also wrote San Andreas for us, so he excels at writing big scale with family and heart as the anchor. We have a shot to raise the bar and make something cool with this one as the »
Dwayne Johnson posted on his Instagram that they have hired new writers for the adaptation of the classic 80's Midway arcade game Rampage. According to Johnson, Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal (creators of the hit TV Show Colony) are set to write the big screen adaptation of the project. Carlton also wrote San Andreas.
Rampage is a 1986 arcade game where players take control of gigantic monsters, including a giant ape named George, a giant lizard name Lizzy, or a giant wold named Ralph. The game saw the monsters running amok across the United States, »
- Kellvin Chavez
4 items from 2016
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