Comic-Con: Fox Sets Reboots Of ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘Daredevil’ (Minus David Slade), Puts Joe Cornish On ‘Rust’

By | Wednesday July 11, 2012 @ 7:53pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE:While 20th Century Fox isn’t banging the gong at Comic-Con this year, the studio has big developments on several geek-worthy projects.

* Fox has officially set Chronicle helmer Josh Trank to direct the reboot of Fantastic Four, … Read More »

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‘Chronicle’ Helmer Josh Trank Takes On ‘Shadow Of The Colossus’ For Sony Pictures

By | Wednesday May 23, 2012 @ 12:39pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Trank has signed with Sony Pictures to develop to direct Shadow Of The Colossus, a big-scale live-action adaptation of the bestselling Sony video game. The film is being produced by Kevin Misher. The studio is interviewing writers … Read More »

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Film Afrika Worldwide To Hang L.A. Shingle

By | Thursday May 3, 2012 @ 6:02am PDT

The South African production company on Josh Trank’s Chronicle is cozying up to Hollywood. Film Afrika Worldwide CEO David Wicht will head up the new LA office where he’ll facilitate productions shooting in South Africa and develop original material … Read More »

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‘Chronicle’ Helmer Josh Trank Lands On ‘The Red Star’ At Warner Bros

By | Monday March 19, 2012 @ 7:26pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has set Josh Trank to develop to direct The Red Star, an adaptation of a graphic novel that will be scripted by Jason Rothenberg. Neal Moritz will produce through his Original Film shingle. Trank made his feature … Read More »

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20th Century Fox Production President Emma Watts Reups Through 2015; Sets Matthew Vaughn For ‘X-Men: First Class’ Sequel

By | Monday January 30, 2012 @ 8:30am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox has re-upped production president Emma Watts to a new multi-year deal that will keep her in the post through 2015. The new deal was made by Tom Rothman and Jim Gianopulos, co-chairmen and CEOs of Fox Filmed Entertainment. Since taking over as sole production president in 2009, Watts has made it a priority to populate the studio’s slates with elite filmmakers, and keep them coming back for more. The studio in past years had the reputation of being very hands-on. That kept budgets in check, but didn’t make Fox a haven for major directors. Read More »

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