Ian Fried

Paramount Insurge to Look Through the Prism

The micro-budget genre arm of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Insurge, is ready to begin its spate of projects, and word of another has just hit the wire. THR reports that Insurge Pictures is picking up Prism, a pitch from emerging writer Ian Fried, who has had two other scripts land on The Black List.

Legendary Scares Up a New Director for Spectral

Ever since Norwegian helmers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki) left Legendary's production of Spectral, the hunt has been on to find another director, and finally the studio has someone in its sights.

Legendary Sets New Oscar Nominees Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg for Spectral

Today's a big day for Norwegian helmers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, whose Kon-Tiki was just nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. They are also near a deal to make their Hollywood debut.

Legendary Pictures Brings in New Writer to Rework the Script for Spectral

It was last November when we first heard about Legendary Pictures' supernatural action project Spectral from writer Ian Fried, and all has been quiet ever since. However, now some movement is under way as Jayson Rothwell has been brought in to rework the script.

Hammer Films to Develop and Produce Ian Fried's Gaslight

Talk about timing! Just last night I jokingly accused someone of trying to "Gaslight" me, and now comes word of a new project coming our way from Hammer Films with the same title. Read on for details!

Legendary Pictures to Show The Dark Side of Ghostbusting with Spectral

While Ghostbusters is without question a favorite film of mine, I've always wondered what it would have been like if it were played for scares instead of laughs. With Spectral we may just be getting our chance to find out.