Guillermo Del Toro talks Pacific Rim 2, Frankenstein
Guillermo Del Toro talked with IGN on the 15 October. He mentioned that though Pacific Rim 2 has not been green lit, he was working on a script. The original didn't so extremely well in the US but blew up in the international markets, saving it and bringing the possibility of a sequel. Del Toro also spoke on how much he wants to work on the rumoured Universal, Frankenstein, his Pinocchio film losing a financial partner, and his Penguin Books classic horror collection he edited.
Henry Selick, known for his stop motion animated films like The Nightmare before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, and Coraline, is taking the leap into live action fims. Empire Magazine reports that he has made a deal to adapt the book A Tale Dark & Grimm. The book is the story of Hansel and Gretel escaping their own fairy tale world but ending up in a series of 8 other tales.
Nick Robinson, of Kings of Summer fame, and Ty Simokins, of Insidious fame have landed a leading role in Jurassic World. The upcoming 2015 summer blockbuster directed by Colin Trevorrow is keeping tight lipped on the story of Jurassic World but it is known that Nick Robinson's character will be the brother of Ty Simpkins' character.
Kids of the 90s rejoice, the kids cartoon about pollution and friendship is planned to make a debut on the silver screen. Sony Picture is in final negotiations on an adaptaion to be produced by Mark Gordon, Don Murphy, and Susan Montford, minds behind League of Extraordinary Gentleman, Saving Private Ryan, and the Transformers movies.
Blade Runner 2 rumours
Harrison Ford sat down with IGN to talk about Ender's Game and was quoted as saying this about the possibility of Blade Runner 2 and working with Ridley Scott again,
"I truly admire Ridley as a man and as a director, and I would be very happy to engage with him again in the further telling of this story."
As exciting as this sounds to the fans of a possible Blade Runner 2, the movie still remains a rumor that now both Ridley Scott and Harrison Ford have fueled.
Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson's new film, Grand Budapest Hotel, released its first trailer online today. The film is set in during the period between the first and second World Wars and follows Ralph Fiennes' character, M. Gustave, a conceirge at the hotel, as he trains his protégé. The movie boasts a huge cast and if it follows the pattern of most Wes Anderson films will be successful.
Check out the trailer: