Posts tagged with "Avi Arad"

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie
Whether taking their inspiration from MMORPGs such as World of Warcraft, or comic hall of famers like Batman and Superman, adaptations seem to be what’s “in” at the movies right now. One property we’ve been hearing whispers about for some time is finally headed for the big screen, with Dreamworks having cast Scarlett Johansson in their upcoming adaptation of Japanese classic cult anime Ghost in the Shell. Set in the year 2029, Ghost... 

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced
Sony has revealed plans to expand its Spider-Man franchise to incorporate other Marvel comic-book characters. In addition to the franchise’s web-slinging hero, villains Venom and The Sinister Six are now set to star in their own spin-off movies. Alongside franchise newcomer Ed Solomon, Amazing Spider-Man 2 writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will write the script for Venom, with Kurtzman directing, and spidey co-writer Jeff Pinkner collaborating... 

Dane DeHaan cast as Harry Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Dane DeHaan cast as Harry Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2
There’s been more casting news regarding The Amazing Spider-Man 2. When we last joined the news of casting for the sequel of The Amazing Spider-Man, we got word of Shailene Woodley being cast as Mary-Jane Watson and Jamie Foxx for the role of Electro. Today however, another piece of casting has been announced. The actor filling the role of Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) best friend Harry Osborn was revealed by director Marc Webb. Chronicle’s... 

Jamie Foxx in talks to play Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2?

Jamie Foxx in talks to play Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2?
Interesting news has been coming from Hollywood recently. With the sequel to Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man charging ahead into production – including news of Shailene Woodley looking to join the sequel as love-interest Mary Jane Watson – more rumours and speculation have been getting traction regarding the sequel.  Variety reports on a more curious piece of potential casting news: Django Unchained’s Jamie Foxx has apparently been in talks... 

Shailene Woodley in talks to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Shailene Woodley in talks to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Following on from the news of a sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony have recently begun putting out notice for some of the roles they are casting. Variety reported that casting is beginning for the sequel, and revealed that one of the characters to be cast is Peter Parker’s love interest Mary Jane Watson. It’s been said that actress Shailene Woodley is in talks to play Parker’s fiery red-headed love interest. Woodley can be found playing... 

Uncharted Movie Gets a New Director

Uncharted Movie Gets a New Director
Director Neil Burger has been hired to write and direct an adaptation of Sony’s popular videogame Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, for Columbia Pictures. Burger landed the role after impressing producers Avi Arad, Charles Roven and Alex Gartner with his take on the film. A script has already been drafted by Conan the Barbarian writers Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer, however Burger is expected to carry out a rewrite. The game was released... 
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