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December 2004

Goyer's next movie is a 'Flash'
Posted Friday, December 17, 2004, 8:24PM CST by Franklin Harris
"Blade: Trinity" writer/director David Goyer will produce, write and direct "The Flash" for Warner Bros. The film will be based on the DC Comics superhero, reports Variety.

Source: Superhero Hype!

Browder to join 'Stargate: SG-1'
Posted Thursday, December 16, 2004, 2:32AM CST by Franklin Harris
"Farscape" star Ben Browder is reported to be joining the cast of the Sci-Fi Channel's "Stargate: SG-1" for the show's ninth season.

Source: Cinescape

Warner Bros. says 'U.N.C.L.E.'
Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2004, 6:03PM CST by Franklin Harris
Warner Bros. is pushing forward with a big-screen remake of the 1960s TV spy series "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." Matthew Vaughn (no relation to Robert Vaughn, who played agent Napoleon Solo in the TV series) is in negotiations to direct.

Source: ICv2.com

Is Goyer ready for Thor?
Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2004, 5:59PM CST by Franklin Harris
Marvel Studios President and CEO Avi Arad said last week that David Goyer ("Blade: Trinity," "Batman Begins") has agreed to write the screenplay for "Thor," based on the Marvel Comics character, for Sony Pictures. But Goyer said last weekend that the deal isn't done yet, but he is hoping to both write and direct the film.

Source: Dark Horizons

Fox hires writer for 'Magneto'
Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2004, 5:51PM CST by Franklin Harris
With "Wolverine" already in the works, 20th Century Fox is developing another "X-Men" spin-off. Fox has hired Sheldon Turner ("The Longest Yard") to write a screenplay for "Magneto," which will focus on the early years of the "X-Men" villain (portrayed in "X-Men" and "X2" by Ian McKellen).

Source: Cinescape

Alternate 'Exorcist: The Beginning' to theaters
Posted Friday, December 10, 2004, 2:29AM CST by Franklin Harris
Director Paul Schrader's original cut of "Exorcist: The Beginning" is in post-production for limited theatrical release in 2005, reports Moviehole.com. A re-shot version of the film by director Renny Harlin hit theaters earlier this year.

'Babylon 5' movie in pre-production
Posted Friday, December 10, 2004, 2:17AM CST by Franklin Harris
A feature film based on the acclaimed science-fiction TV series "Babylon 5" is in pre-production in the United Kingdom, reports Cinescape Online. The movie, "The Memory of Shadows," reportedly will begin filming in April from a screenplay by "Babylon 5" creator J. Michael Straczynski.

Cage and Moore to team for P.K. Dick movie
Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 9:14PM CST by Franklin Harris
Nicholas Cage is set to star in "Next," a sci-fi thriller based on the Philip K. Dick short story "The Golden Man." Julianne Moore is in negotiations to co-star. Moore would play an FBI agent recruiting psychics to stop terrorist attacks before they happen, while Cage will play a man who can see the future. Gary Goldman ("Total Recall") is writing the screenplay.

Source: Cinescape Online

'Darkness' comic picked for movie
Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 9:09PM CST by Franklin Harris
Dimension Films and Platinum Studios have purchased the film rights to the Top Cow Productions' comic book "The Darkness."

Source: Cinescape Online



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