Monday, December 20, 2010

The Colonel's Bullets - December 20th 2010

Christian Bale has said that "this will be, I believe, unless Chris says different, this will be the last time I'll playing Batman." Christopher Nolan is currently scouting locations in Asia for The Dark Knight Rises.

Underworld 4 will now be titled Underworld: New Dawn and will be released in 3D, January 2012.

Not content with just being Captain Kirk, Chris Pine is the new Jack Ryan in Moscow, which will be filmed next year. Producer Lorenzo DiBonaventura has assured people they're no re-imagining Ryan, just reinterpreting for modern times and making it more accessible for younger audiences.

Unfazed with the failure of NBC's Undercovers, J.J.Abrams is ditching the spy genre and returning to weird territory to create a new pilot for Fox. Alcatraz is the story of a bunch of prisoners and their guards who went missing in 1980 and reappear in the present day. The show also follows the investigation of the FBI trying to track them down and solve the mystery of their disappearance.

Bond 23 is coming together again after MGM entered a deal with Spyglass Entertainment means that they can pay off money they owe and create movies again. Daniel Craig will return as will composer David Arnold and according to Sam Mendez' ex-wife Kate Winslet - he'll be back too.

Nicolas Cage and director Simon West [The Con Air team] will reunite for Medallion, an action thriller which sees Cage as "a father, a former master thief, who has only a few hours to find his daughter when she is kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a New York medallion taxi cab."

Director Uwe Boll is making a sequel to the abysmal In the Name of the King, A Dungeon Siege Tale. "It's like contemporary, right now big city, and we have Dolph Lundgren basically being a cop or like a fighting coordinator working as this, and one night he gets attacked by ninjas in his house and fell with the ninjas into a vortex back in time," ranted Boll in a recent interview.

No comments: