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ALF Making a Big Screen Comeback ALF Making a Big Screen Comeback
Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to "ALF", the 1980s sitcom.  It is said that they plan on releasing a feature similar to "Smurfs" with both live action and CG elements. "ALF" followed the adventures of a family who took in a furr...
08/09/2012 4:39 PM EST  |  Read More

New CG Popeye Film Being Developed New CG Popeye Film Being Developed
Genndy Tartakovsky, creator of "Samurai Jack" and director of "Hotel Transylvania", will be directing, and helping to develop, a 3D CG animated "Popeye" film. On board to write the script will be David Ronn and Jay Scherick. Avi and Ari...
06/26/2012 10:45 AM EST  |  Read More

Aaron Sorkin to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic Aaron Sorkin to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic
It has been announced that Aaron Sorkin has signed on to direct the upcoming film about the life of Steve Jobs. The film will be adapted from Walter Isaacson's biography. The rights to film were bought by Sony for $1 million, back in October. The best selling book s...
05/16/2012 2:01 PM EST  |  Read More

Roland Emmerich to Direct White House Down Roland Emmerich to Direct White House Down
Sony pictures has acquired "White House Down", a film about a paramilitary takeover of the White House. James Vanderbilt was paid $3 million for the script. Vanderbilt also wrote the script for "The Amazing Spider-Man". Roland Emmerich is in talks to...
04/03/2012 10:24 AM EST  |  Read More

Venom Coming to the Big Screen Venom Coming to the Big Screen
Sony Pictures will be releasing a "Venom" film, and they are looking for Josh Trank to direct. Venom was featured in "Spider-Man 3" and played by Topher Grace. He won't be reprising his role in this film, however. There was a script that...
03/08/2012 2:27 PM EST  |  Read More

Cleopatra Film News Cleopatra Film News
"Cleopatra", the film that will be starring Angelina Jolie, is moving along,and a new script draft has been ordered. Eric Roth, who wrote "Curious Case of Benjamin Button", is being courted to pen the draft for Sony Pictures. The film will be ba...
11/16/2011 2:10 PM EST  |  Read More

"Salt" Sequel In the Works "Salt" Sequel In the Works
Sony Pictures will be going ahead with a "Salt" sequel. The film has already begun to be written by scribe Kurt Wimmer, and it is definitely being written for Angelina Jolie to reprise her role. The film is about Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent who was outed as a Rus...
06/07/2011 3:06 PM EST  |  Read More

"Little Mermaid"  to Receive a "Dark" Makeover "Little Mermaid" to Receive a "Dark" Makeover
Following the popularity of Disney's/Tim Burton's "Alice In Wonderland", another fairytale classic will be receiving a "dark" makeover. "The Little Mermaid" is set for a reboot in which Sirenetta (instead of Ariel) finds herself in...
05/26/2011 2:36 PM EST  |  Read More

Another Installment of "Resident Evil" Due Out in 2012 Another Installment of "Resident Evil" Due Out in 2012
Sony Pictures has announced that they will be releasing a fifth installment of the "Resident Evil" franchise. Despite mediocre reviews, the franchise has managed to increase sales with each release. Last year's "Resident Evil Afterlife" earned ab...
03/05/2011 11:10 AM EST  |  Read More

Farrell to Be in "Total Recall"? Farrell to Be in "Total Recall"?
According to Heat Vision, Colin Farrell is currently in the lead to star in the re-boot of the 1990's "Total Recall".   The sci-fi action film was based on "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale", a short story written by  Philip K. Dick...
10/22/2010 12:34 PM EST  |  Read More