The previous movie in the series, Live Free or Die Hard, managed to gross $33,369,559 on its opening weekend back in 2007. For its five-day debut, A Good Day to Die Hard will likely make under $40 million, which is slightly disappointing due to the franchise’s strong history and marketing effort. | Full Story
Deadline reports that the signature has been signed (presumably in blood) over the movie rights to Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts series. 20th Century Fox will produce, and Blue Sky Studios, the makers of the Ice Age series, will animate. Steve Martino, co-director on Horton Hears a Who! and Ice Age: Continental Drift, will direct the film, which is already slated for a November 25, 2015 release date.
In an age of rampant nostalgia-baiting in filmmaking, it’s not surprising that someone finally got around to plundering the Peanuts brand for profit. | Full Story
The rights to Marvel’s Daredevil could be heading back to its home.
The clock is ticking on the project that Fox says is actively in development. They even announced Joe Carnahan as the new director, but that might not be enough.
Fox is currently in control of the rights to Daredevil, which first hit the screen in 2003 starring Ben Affleck. Since then, the studio failed to do anything else with the franchise. | Full Story
Here are two images courtesy of Entertainment Weekly from the upcoming film that features Hanks and Berry as tribesman in a post-apocalyptic future. They are members of a technologically advanced civilization. Jim Broadbent and Ben Whishaw can be seen in the second photo playing a composer and young apprentice respectively. | Full Story
Liam Neeson is back with his particular set of skills to fight off bad guys and look good while doing it. 20th Century Fox has begun their campaign for the film by mailing out Fathers Day cards with a picture of Liam Neeson and a caption that reads: “I will look for you.” Inside, the message continues: “and I will wish you a Happy Father’s Day.” Now, Fox has just released the first poster for the film. | Full Story
Angela Bassett is in final negotiations to star in FOX’s untitled drama pilot. Bassett will play the very calculating director of the CIA who has an unusually large amount of political power.
The TV show follows Jane Forsythe (Saxon Sharbino) an orphaned 14-year-old daughter of a CIA operative who encounters a mystical rogue agent (McMahon) who acts as her surrogate father and professional mentor in the covert world.
Bassett joins Nip/Tuck actor Julian McMahon in the network show. | Full Story
A new trailer for the fourth installment in the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Continental Drift, has hit the Internet. Scrat’s nutty pursuit of the elusive acorn triggers yet another cataclysmic world changing event that sets Manny, Diego and Sid on their greatest adventure yet.
In the wake of this debacle, Sid reunites with his annoying Granny and the team encounter a bunch of misfit, seafaring pirates determined to stop them from returning home. | Full Story
‘Wolverine 2′ = More delays and More delays. The movie was suppose to be shooting in Japan but finding locations has been difficult due to weather related issues. Our sources say that the location may switch to Canada but nothing is for sure. while Wolverine 2 star Hugh Jackman shoots Les Miserables 20th Century Fox is just going to have to wait till he is done with that Movie before beginning Wolverine. | Full Story