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Zoolander 2 Mugatwo

Will Ferrell says Zoolander 2 is really really good looking

I feel like I'm taking crazy pills.
Sep 15
// Nick Valdez
I hope I'm not the only person left holding a candlelight vigil every night until Zoolander 2 becomes a thing. News of the struggling production for the sequel a few of us want has been floating around for years. All we've be...

Independence Day 2 Is Being Re-Written

If only they re-wrote the first one!
May 30
// Mike Cosimano
As a film blogger, I spend a lot of time on IMDB. It's a magical resource for times like this, when news for a theoretically upcoming blockbuster is important enough to cover but still has a relative unknown attached to the p...
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Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars VII script complete, Jesse Plemons in talks

Everything else is just a bunch of noise, apparently
Jan 20
// Nick Valdez
There are a LOT of Star Wars: Episode VII rumors floating around. From script problems, to crazy actor castings, to story points and so on. We here at Flixist don't want to clog you guys with all of that mumbo jumbo, and will...
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Fast and Furi-YES

Fast & Furious 7 getting rewrites to honor Paul Walker

O'Conner still owes us a ten second car.
Dec 13
// Nick Valdez
Now that Fast & Furious 7 has officially halted its production for the time being to properly get its bearings after losing Paul Walker, Universal is still in the midst of a very confusing situation. One of the many optio...


Bret McKenzie writing a fairy tale comedy musical script

Will probably be cute and funny
Aug 08
// Liz Rugg
In an interview with the dudes over at Collider, Bret McKenzie, of Flight of the Conchords and The Muppets fame, revealed that he is in the process of writing a script for a "fairy tale comedy musical" with "singing dragons a...

Edgar Wright sez the Ant-Man script is done

Microscopic hero pun pun pun
Jul 12
// Nathan Hardisty
Yay! Wright's The World's End is dropping in all of its lager-dripping here in England next week, and it looks pretty rad. Seems our Edgar already has his next project, the long in development Ant-Man which finally ...

Noomi Rapace confirms Prometheus 2 script in the works

Prometheus 2: Electric Boogaloo (that's still funny, right?)
Feb 27
// Nick Valdez
In an interview with The Playlist (while promoting Dead Man Down), Noomi Rapace (known around these parts for her female badassitude) has confirmed that she has met with Ridley Scott and that a script for a Prometheus sequel ...

Justice League's script thrown out, reportedly 'terrible'

Feb 07
// Nick Valdez
Warner Bros. is really having a tough time getting their act together. With Marvel continually doing as well as they are with their line-up of films, WB is definitely feeling the pressure of producing a good enough set of fil...

Illustrated Moonrise Kingdom script available to download

Jan 23
// Liz Rugg
Focus Features has released online an illustrated version of Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's Academy Award nominated script for their 2012 film, Moonrise Kingdom. You can click through the script on their website and downloa...

Godzillla reboot gets Frank Darabont, casting rumors

The King of the Monsters finally gets a worthy writer.
Jan 07
// Nick Valdez
Okay, so there's good news and bad news. Bad news is that Legendary Pictures has ousted two of their producers for the upcoming Godzilla reboot (which is now set to start filming this March, with a May 2014 release date), Dan...

Ridley Scott's Prometheus was a gorgeous-looking movie filled with some the most abysmally idiotic characters I've seen in a long while. (e.g., How do you get lost when you have a digital map? Why can't you run diagonally or ...


Fox didn't like Chronicle 2 script, says John Landis

Oct 11
// Nick Valdez
Chronicle was a huge surprise in how genuinely amazing it was. But I thought its ending (which I won't spoil here in case you haven't seen it. See it damn you!) was pretty much as far as the premise could go. It felt complete...

John Spaihts shares secrets from his Prometheus script

Oct 09
// Thor Latham
Ah, Prometheus, how I detest that you keep finding your way back into my life, especially with news like this. Jon Spaihts, the screenwriter who worked on several drafts of the script before it was handed off to Damen Lindelo...

TMNT reboot script leaks, not a hero in a half-shell

Aug 28
// Nick Valdez
According to the hilariously named Ninja Turtles reboot hatin' blog, TMNT, NOT TANT, the script for the delayed Ninja Turtles remake/reboot is well...terrible. The alleged script follows Casey Jones (who is now a te...

Robocop remake script leaks, sucks

Aug 13
// Maxwell Roahrig
Drew McWeeny over at HitFlix apparently got his hands on an early draft of the Robocop script. sucks. Judging from Drew's tweets about the matter, it looks like the draft is filled with nothing but winks and nudges t...

The 2014 Guardians Of The Galaxy adaptation is one of the more mysterious on Marvel's slate because no-one's exactly sure how they'll do it. It's crazier than any of the comic movies we've seen to date, concerning a team of i...


Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright finish The World's End

Apr 25
// Crystal White
Fans of the Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy, the series of movies by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, have reason to rejoice today! Many fans knew that the duo had started writing the final entry in the trilogy earlier this ...

Keanu Reeves has read the Bill & Ted 3 script

Mar 05
// Jamie R Stone
...and he loves it, apparently. He reportedly said that he and Alex Winter (Bill) are "trying to put it together" and that it's "a good script." It's kind of a contradiction in terms, because if the script is supposedly finis...

Ridley Scott eyeing Cormac McCarthy's The Counselor

Feb 01
// Hubert Vigilla
In mid-January we mentioned that Cormac McCarthy sold his first spec script, The Counselor. Turns out he didn't have to wait long before a filmmaker became interested. Ridley Scott is in talks to direct The Counselor as his f...

Novelist Cormac McCarthy sells first spec script

Jan 19
// Hubert Vigilla
Cormac McCarthy is one of America's best living writers, taking up the torch of Melville and Faulkner with works like Blood Meridian, The Border Trilogy, and Suttree. Well, the author of The Road and No Country for Old Men ha...

Kevin Smith to Hit Somebody with one movie, not two

Jan 06
// Jamie R Stone
Kevin Smith is screenwriting a hockey film called Hit Somebody. Apparently he had once planned to film the movie in two parts, presumably because the story is just that epic. Now Smith has been tweetering, twitterpated, on hi...

Oh, Bill Murray... What are we going to do with you? Yes, Bill Murray has finally read the Ghostbusters 3 script... and hated it. The former ghostbuster hated the script so much, in fact, that he actually sent it back to Dan ...


Terrence Malick has officially announced his next two film projects! Fans of the director may be surprised by his move of taking on not one, but two movies in 2012, because the man is famously reclusive, and sometimes spreads...


Monday Movie Trivia: Aronofsky bought Perfect Blue rights

Oct 31
// Tom Fronczak
For those of you who have never heard this before, it's an issue that's been in constant debate for the past few years: just how much was Darren Aronofsky inspired by Perfect Blue when making the very similar film, Black Swan...

Wanted 2: Still Wanting will be a thing, despite all odds

Sep 27
// Sean Walsh
There are very few movies I have not finished by choice. Some get forgotten about, I'll lose the DVD, or some other nonsense will come up, but some are so bad, I just say "Eff this." The Girlfriend Experience is one of those ...

The Wolverine script to Die Hard

Sep 02
// Jamie R Stone
The Wolverine is getting a script rewrite from Mark Bomback, the scribe of Live Free or Die Hard. The original screenwriter was Christopher McQuarrie, who also penned The Usual Suspects and Valkyrie. Since I'm not a huge fan ...

Chilean miners sell script to Black Swan producer Medavoy

Jul 26
// Tom Fronczak
It's hard to believe it's been almost a full year since the 33 Chilean miners were tragically trapped underground. Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Shutter Island) has successfully reached an agreement with the representatives of th...

G.I. Joe writers hired for movie about gargoyles

Jul 20
// Liz Rugg
Screenwriters David Elliot and Paul Lovett have been hired by Disney to write a script for a live-action movie about vigilante gargoyles who fight crime and stuff. Probably. Elliot and Lovett also collaborated on the recent l...

Alex Tse gives wings to The Crow remake

Jun 23
// Geoff Henao
You know that remake of The Crow that's been floating around for awhile? The one with Bradley Cooper set to star as the titular character? News has come out that Watchmen scribe Alex Tse is on board to write a new script for ...

Kevin Smith's Hit Somebody details

Jun 02
// Sam Membrino
For some time now there has been buzz about Kevin Smith's post Red State project, Hit Somebody. Based on a Warren Zevon song about a hockey goon who wants to score a goal, Hit Somebody seems to be a natural fit for a director...

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