The film adaptation of Amped, Daniel H. Wilson's thriller about technologically enhanced humans, has found a new home at Working Title Films, and with the talent involved in the project, it's no wonder they snapped it up once the rights became available due to the Lionsgate/Summit merger.
It's fitting that during Comic-Con a new big screen adaptation gets announced! Constantin Film has acquired Joe Golem and The Drowning City, a graphic novel by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.
That's right; it's a grudge match to the very end! In one corner we have the director of The Crow, Dark City, I, Robot, and Knowing (yes, Knowing) - Alex Proyas! In the other, weighing in at whatever the hell they want, from the mystical desert - the Gods of Egypt!
With his last two projects, Dracula Year Zero and Paradise Lost, scrapped due to budgetary reasons brought on by our glorious economy, director Alex Proyas has been looking for something cool to sink his teeth into. Well, it doesn't get much cooler than the work of author Robert Heinlein.
The movie killing beast known around here as the fearsome Bloatedicus Budgetasaurus has struck again, this time dealing a death blow to a long talked about project that's gone straight to hell.
This year a giant monster has been running roughshod throughout Hollywood stomping productions into the ground, causing general mayhem and breaking the hearts of fans. It's name ... Bloatedicus Budgetasaurus, and this beast just struck again!
Artist Michael Kaluta (Starstruck, The Shadow) and writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Remains) are creating a graphic novel of epic proportions for Legendary Comics that will be a tie-in with Legendary Pictures' big screen adaptation of the classic tale Paradise Lost helmed by Alex Proyas, and today we have an update on what Niles and Kaluta are up to.
No, we're not talking about the soft-core porn network, and we're not peddling personal massagers (not yet anyway, though we do endorse them). What we have on tap here is the latest bit of confirmed casting news for Alex Proyas' take on the classic tale Paradise Lost.
Even more casting news has come in for Alex Proyas' take on the classic tale Paradise Lost. Let's face it; running Hell is probably a chore and a half what with all the torturing that needs to be done, etc. I mean, who exactly keeps stoking those fires anyway? Even big Lou can use a hand.
More casting news coming in for Alex Proyas' take on the classic tale Paradise Lost. Know what would be cool as hell? If Proyas would cast Meatloaf in a part. Imagine his new twist on "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"! Friggin' EPIC!
Following in brother Ben's (Bartleby in Dogma) angelic footsteps is Casey Affleck, who has just signed on to engage in a journey through hell in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Paradise Lost.
There's even more casting news coming in today from Paradise Lost, but what makes this tidbit of info interesting to say the least is that it serves as a bit of a Dark City reunion!
It seems like it's been a while since Djimon Hounsou has been in anything major, but he's an actor whose presence is always welcome. Which is why it's good news that director Alex Proyas has cast the actor in his forthcoming take on John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost.
More possible casting news coming in for Alex Proyas' take on the devilishly classic tale of Paradise Lost. Who's next to do battle with evil incarnate? Read on for the skinny!