After Nickelodeon plunked down $60 million for the worldwide intellectual property rights and merchandising rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT), the "Heroes in a Half-Shell" languished for eight months until Michael Bay and his Platinum Dunes partners were brought in to help produce a live-action TMNT movie for Nickelodeon's sister company, Paramount. When the deal with Bay and Platinum Dunes was announced, it was said that the first step of the process would be to begin the search for a writer. Apparently, that search is now at an end, as Deadline recently reported that Paramount has hired the writing team of Art Marcum and Matt Holloway to pen the rebooted franchise screenplay. WHY MARCUM AND HOLLOWAY? >> Posted 08.20.10 by BrentJS
Last month saw the announcement that Iron Man screenwriters Art Marcum and Matt Holloway and Resident Evil: Afterlife director Paul W.S. Anderson were set to make a 3-D version of Buck Rogers, the sci-fi character from comic strips and the subject of a 1979 TV show starring Gil Gerard. In an interview with Collider at San Francisco WonderCon last weekend, Anderson explained what inspired him to take on the character. Read what Anderson said >> Posted 04.06.10 by Ryan
A trip into the 25th Century is underway. Variety reports that a 3-D Buck Rogers movie is heading to the big screen with a script from Iron Man screenwriters Art Marcum and Matt Holloway.
Paul W.S. Anderson, who will direct, is no stranger to pop culture icons, having worked on Mortal Kombat and the upcoming Resident Evil: Afterlife. He's also planning a 3-D adaptation of The Three Musketeers. MORE >> Posted 03.29.10 by Ryan