Right after helming the upcoming "Terminator: Salvation," McG is set to direct the family film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo" for Walt Disney Pictures.
The studio's first-ever live-action film was the 1954 original "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." This time around, the planned film will be an "origin" type of story delving more into the Captain Nemo character and how he created his warship, the Nautilus.
So this movie will only have its characters based on the Jules Verne novel, and not the story itself.
Disney is aiming to put this film in production this year.
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Fresh from his "Wrestler" triumph, Mickey Rourke has joined the cast of "The Expendables" to be directed by Sylvester Stallone.
Stallone also wrote the script.
Rourke's role? According to Variety:
Rourke will play an unscrupulous arms dealer who becomes the go-to guy for a group of mercenaries planning to topple a South American dictator.
The other "Expendables" are Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture, and Dolph Rundgren. Forest Whitaker and Ben Kingsley are still weighing whether to join the cast or not.
The film will begin shooting in March in Brazil.
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Boy oh boy, the British Academy sure meant it when they said longlist, 'cause folks, their nomination list is long!
Just an example, under the Best Picture category, 15 films are nominated!
Leading the pack are "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Frost/Nixon" with 14 nominations each.
"Slumdog Millionaire," "The Reader," "Revolutionary Road," "Changeling" and "The Dark Knight" received 13 nominations each, and "Milk" and "Burn After Reading" 11.
The awards will take place Feb. 8 at London’s Royal Opera House.
Click Read More to see the complete list, or, longlist of nominees. Read More...
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Back in November, "Shazam!" the movie, was alive and well!
But now, screenwriter John August is saying, the project is dead!
Find out why straight from Mister John's website. Click here.
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She also talks about her character Liv, and working with Anne Hathaway.
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