February 18, 2018

A Sequel To “Sinister” In The Works

Blumhouse Productions is moving forward with a sequel to last year's surprisingly good micro-budget horror franchise "Sinister" which eOne will finance. The original starred Ethan Hawke as a true crime novelist who discovers a box of mysterious, disturbing home movies that plunge his family into a supernatural nightmare. Made on a budget of just … [Read more...]

A “Jack Reacher” Sequel Is In The Works?

Paramount and Skydance's $ 60 million "Jack Reacher" film looks like it might get a sequel after all. Having taken $ 80 million domestically, the film adaptation of Lee Child's novel "One Shot" has performed better overseas with an additional $ 125 million on top of that. Now both companies are said to already be figuring out the sequel which … [Read more...]

“Dead Snow” Sequel In The Works

Tommy Wirkola ("Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters") is returning to Norway to film a sequel to the 2009 horror film that he made his name on - "Dead Snow". Filmed in both English and Norwegian, the story follows the sole survivor of a Nazi zombie attack who battles an even larger army of zombies with the help of a professional gang of zombie … [Read more...]

Rival John McAfee Project In The Works

Impact Future Media and Equinoxe Films have announced that they are developing multiple projects about millionaire fugitive and anti-virus software founder John McAfee. One is a $ 28 million feature biopic entitled "Running In The Background," while another is an animated documentary adaptation of McAfee's 'on-the-lam' blog "The Hinterland" run … [Read more...]

Missing Women Commissioner optimistic changes are in the works

A month after making dozens of recommendations aimed at protecting the vulnerable and improving police services, BC's Missing Women Commissioner says he's been assured the work has already started.  "I'm confident that the government will move forward." But Wally Oppal admits it could take time to make his longtime wish for a regional … [Read more...]

Fox, Constantin Pick Up Sci-Fi Works

20th Century Fox has picked up the film rights to Top Cow's one-shot 2011 sci-fi thriller comic "Theory of Everything" by Dan Casey and Nick Nantell. The story follows a disgraced scientist as he seeks to rescue his thought-dead wife from a parallel dimension. Dan Jinks ("American Beauty," "Milk") will produce. Meanwhile, Constantin Film have … [Read more...]

“Pitch Perfect” Sequel In The Works

"Pitch Perfect" actor Skylar Astin says Universal is already developing a sequel to this year's college acapella musical comedy which received good reviews and $ 76 million in box-office from a $ 17 million budget. Astin tells Movieweb that "I do have a meeting with a Universal representative next week. And I know that Rebel Wilson had hers last … [Read more...]

“Tinker, Tailor” Sequel Still In The Works

Almost a year after we last heard anything about it, producer Eric Fellner says that the film adaptation of John le Carre's "Smiley's People" is still in the works. The film will serve as the sequel to last year's acclaimed "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy." Fellner says: "We are working on another one. [Producer] Tim Bevan is putting it together as … [Read more...]

Province works on plan to clean up tsunami debris

The province has laid out the next phase of its plan to deal with incoming debris from the Japanese tsunami. Environment Minister Terry Lake says staff are now working with coastal communities and First Nations to determine exactly how they're going to monitor and clean up what washes ashore from last year's disaster. Lake says about one and a half … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Airtime video chatting works in the air… on Gogo in-flight internet!

"Whoa! Whoa! Are you on a spaceship? Seriously, are you on a spaceship?!" Those words came flowing -- enthusiastically, I might add -- from an anonymous Airtimer just today, on the launch of Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning's Airtime project. "I'm actually on an airplane," I replied. "Where are you headed?," he responded. "LA!," as I tried to keep the … [Read more...]