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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.