Wednesday, October 16, 2019

“STANDALONE” STAR WARS EPISODES IN THE WORKS

February 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It was something for Yoda to ponder deeply: In addition to Star Wars episodes VII, VIII, and IX there will be “a few” stand-alone films that will depart from the overall story line. Walt Disney chairman Robert Iger made the disclosure Tuesday during an interview on business channel CNBC. “There has been speculation about some […]

WEINSTEINS PLANNING SEQUEL TO PIRANHA 3D

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Weinstein Co., never inclined to admit defeat, said Monday that it is going ahead with plans to produce a sequel to Piranha 3D, which opened this weekend with just $10.1 million. Producer Mark Canton said in a statement: “It’s fantastic that so many critics are really getting the movie and recommending it. We can’t […]

JACKSON — ER, DEREK — SAYS NOTHING’S DECIDED ABOUT “HOBBIT”

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite trade reports on Monday claiming that Peter Jackson is in talks with Warner Bros./New Line and MGM to direct the Hobbit prequels, Jackson is insisting that “nothing has really changed.” In an interview with Harry Knowles, who runs the AintItCoolNews.com website, Jackson said, “I’ve always said that me directing was one option, and so […]