Posts tagged with "Francis Lawrence"

Hunger Games Director To Helm Neverwhere TV Remake

Hunger Games Director To Helm Neverwhere TV Remake
For nearly two decades now, Neil Gaiman fans have been wondering, “How great would Neverwhere have been if the BBC had actually spent some money it?” We might be on the verge of finding out, because Deadline is reporting that The Hunger Games (except the first one) director Francis Lawrence has signed a deal to produce and direct a new TV Neverwhere TV series. Believe it or not, that’s Peter Capaldi in the white frock Lawrence’s production... 

WIN EXCLUSIVE THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 MERCHANDISE PACKS

WIN EXCLUSIVE THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 MERCHANDISE PACKS
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 arrives in UK cinemas November 20, and to celebrate, we’re offering five lucky citizens the chance to win a set of exclusive Mockingjay merchandise including: Dog Tag key chain, Mockingjay pin, key ring, T-shirt, drawstring bag and wristband. The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence)... 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – First Full Trailer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – First Full Trailer
Following a series of promotional videos including two public addresses by Panem’s President Snow, and a short teaser released at the end of July, the first full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is finally here, showing reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen in action as the Districts’ rebel leader. Titled “The Mockingjay Lives”, the trailer begins with Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) defending her past actions in... 

Who will direct The Hunger Games’ Catching Fire?

Who will direct The Hunger Games’ Catching Fire?
Lionsgate have been meeting with potential directors to see who will call the shots on The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire. Earlier this month the director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross, dropped out of the sequel citing, “the fixed and tight production schedule.” Back in 2011, before The Hunger Games was even released, Lionsgate announced that the sequel would open on November 22nd 2013. In order to keep to that date, they intend to start shooting... 

I Am Legend sequel gains momentum

I Am Legend sequel gains momentum
Another I Am Legend film had been talked about right after the original film was released, with rumours that it might be a prequel focusing on how Will Smith’s character, Robert Neville, became the last man on Earth. The prequel idea now appears to have been scrapped. Warner Bros. have finalised a deal with Akiva Goldsman, co-writer and producer of the original film, and Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment, in pushing forward with... 

Fringe Writing Duo to Sharpen ‘Zanbato’ for J.J. Abrams

Fringe Writing Duo to Sharpen ‘Zanbato’ for J.J. Abrams
Alison Schapker and Monica Breen– the writers behind hits such as’ Alias’ and ‘Fringe’– have teamed with J.J. Abrams once again to rewrite ‘Zanbato’; a script once attached to Francis Lawrence who directed ‘Constantine’ and this year’s ‘Water For Elephants.’ The film will be released via Paramount. The word Zanbato refers to a type of Japanese sword with an extra long blade... 
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