THE WEEK THAT WAS (30 NOV - 4 DEC 2009)


 

Our roundup of the sci-fi movie news & rumors of the past week, courtesy of our sister site, FantastiqueZINE.
 

 

Forbidden Planet remake
Plans for a remake of the 1956 sci-fi movie Forbidden Planet are still going ahead it seems . . . and there might even be a sequel!

Plans for new Superman movie on hold
Fans may have to wait until 2013 for another big screen Superman movie!

New Iron Man 2 movie poster
Check out the cool new movie poster art work for the upcoming Iron Man 2!

Director talks Predators reboot
"Fans who may have been underwhelmed by the last two AVP films are in for a very pleasant surprise," the director of the Predators reboot says.

Black Hole remake planned
The folks behind the Tron sequel plan to remake the 1979 Walt Disney science fiction movie, The Black Hole!

Hobbit release date to be pushed back?
It seems as if Tolkien fans will have to wait even longer for the two upcoming Hobbit movies . . .

Invasion script picked up
Summit Entertainment has picked up a "Cloverfield-esque" spec script titled Invasion . . .

First Harry Potter pic
Check out the first official photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows now!

Riddick sequel to film in New Zealand
According to Vin Diesel they are scouting for Chronicles of Riddick sequel filming locations in New Zealand right now . . .

Michael Bay to remake Hitchcock's The Birds
Michael Bay is producing a $60 million remake of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock classic The Birds . . .

Tarantino asked to direct Green Lantern
Quentin Tarantino claims that he was asked to direct the upcoming Green Lantern movie starring Ryan Reynolds!

International Iron Man 2 poster
Check out the brand new international poster for Iron Man 2 . . . plus a hot pic of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow!

Spielberg drops Harvey remake
According to Variety Steven Spielberg will no longer be directing the Harvey remake.

Terminator franchise sold by February
You'd think that owning the rights to the Terminator franchise will bring you eternal happiness and financial well-being, but alas . . .

 

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