Archive for the ‘Adaptations’ Category

Tobey Maguire’s New Comic Book Project

March 27, 2008

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    We all know Tobey Maguire from the Spider-man movies, which he had spent a lot of time on. Now Tobey is trying to do a bit of producing. Tobey will be producing movie based on a comic originally published by Red 5 Comics. Afterburn is about a postapocalypic Earth where the Eastern Hemisphere has been devastated by solar flare, which leaves this area abandoned by civilization but inhabited by mutated people and creatures. A group of people from a part of the Earth that has not been devastated, come into this area to recover treasures, such as the Mona Lisa and the Crown Jewels.

This movie sounds like it has a good story and could be a very interesting movie if done right. We don’t know if Tobey Maguire will be in the movie or not but I would not be surprised if he is. Neal Moritz (I am Legend) will be alongside Tobey on this project so it might be good. We’ll keep you posted on this story.

Wanted Trailer

March 27, 2008

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This might be a little late, but the latest on the Wanted trailer is amazing in every way. Enjoy!

Wanted Exclusive Trailer

source: myspacetv.com

De Luca Speaks About Metal Gear Solid Movie

March 27, 2008

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   Collider has a huge article featuring producer Mike De Luca talking about adapting video games to movies.  In the article, Mike De Luca talks about how much story there really is in the Metal Gear games and how it does not have to be like other video game movies that are no good.  Here’s what De Luca had to say about Metal Gear Solid.

“For me adapting a video game is just like adapting a book or a play or any other…whenever you’re adapting from another medium for film you try to take into account what you need to do to make it a movie.  With books it’s how you compensate for not being inside a character’s head and with video games I think what you have to compensate for is the loss of interactivity, you know.  What makes video games fun is that you get to be the character and you’re sitting there ruling the universe and it’s a really first person interactive experience.  When you’re in your theatre seat, you’re stuck with these subjective versions of the story and the game from a director or the writer’s point of view.  You can’t interact with what’s going on so whatever turns you on about the game, you’re immediately disadvantaged in the theatre because you’re not feeling anything which I think ups the ante for how good the story has to be and how good the movie has to be because we’re going in at a disadvantage that you’re not going to get the excitement or the adrenalin rush of doing it yourself, so we have to do it for you in a way that makes up for that.” 

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New Speed Racer Sharp Images

March 27, 2008

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    Another fresh package of images, this time being from what we think will be one of the summer’s biggest hits, Speed Racer. We can honestly tell our self that Speed Racer will be a blockbuster favorite because of what we seen so far, and a bonus that includes the magic touch of The Wachowski Brothers. Luckily our hands got some of the few new images, as well as some of the quotes, including detailed explanations behind the visual style straight from multiple visual effects supervisors.
source: Entertainment Weekly (more…)

New Indy 4 Pictures

March 26, 2008

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    We are all waiting for the new Indiana Jones movie, well I know I am, and can’t wait to see if it will live up to the expectations we all hope it does. To keep us happy until the film comes out, we have found some pictures from the movie thanks to empire and the raider. Enjoy! (more…)

Clip From Sweeny Todd DVD

March 25, 2008
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   Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be coming to DVD Tuesday, April 1st.  Paramount Home Entertainment was kind enough to give Shock Till You Drop a clip from one of the bonus features that will be found on the 2 disc special edition of Sweeny Todd.  The clip shows the director Tim Burton, along with the actors and others, talk about working with Johnny Depp and his character.  Click here to view the clip from the 2 disc special edition of Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.  Enjoy!

Great Looking “Dragonball” Image

March 25, 2008

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    We have a great looking image for all Dragonball fans. The image was taken from one of the film sets in Mexico City. At the moment, we are not sure who is involved or what it is. It’s a pretty interesting looking image, and my thoughts on the image is it’s either the creation after one of Goku’s Kama-Kama Blasts or maybe, its a volcano and there’s a fight above it. Post your thoughts. Dragonball is a 20th Century Fox’s and to be release in theaters on April 3rd 2009. Click here to enlarge image.

Great Looking “Dragonball” Image

March 25, 2008

dragonball_set.jpg

    We have a great looking image for all Dragonball fans. The image was taken from one of the film sets in Mexico City. At the moment, we are not sure who is involved or what it is. It’s a pretty interesting looking image, and my thoughts on the image is it’s either the creation after one of Goku’s Kama-Kama Blasts or maybe, its a volcano and there’s a fight above it. Post your thoughts. Dragonball is a 20th Century Fox’s and to be release in theaters on April 3rd 2009. Click here to enlarge image.

No Constantine Sequel For Keanu Reeves

March 25, 2008

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    Director Francis Lawrence has reported a few months back, that there might be a possible Constantine sequel depended on a favorable script. Unfortunately, actor Keanu Reeves has said no to the sequel. Reason being is that according to Reeves there are no characters that he has fantasized and has no ambition in returning back. I really hate the fact that when sometimes there is a sequel to a movie, the actor thinks otherwise. Anyways, if possible Constantine movie its obvious that Reeves will end up being replace.

Chris Hauty Working On The Last Pharaoh

March 24, 2008
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    Chris Hauty told Sun Media that he was working on Carl Franklin’s script for The Last Pharaoh, which will be produced by Smith’s Overbook Entertainment (owned by Will Smith). The film focuses on the 7th century BC. ruler of Egypt, Taharqa which was also the last king of the Nubian Dynasty. The movie will show the battles between the Assyrians and the Egyptians who rule Ethiopia. They are fighting for the throne.

The leader of the Assyrians, Esarhaddon, takes over Egypt after many years. Taharqa starts an insurrection later which starts problems. We’ll see if Will Smith will have a role in this movie. If he does, he’ll do great, as he always does.