‘Conan’ Director Marcus Nispel Creates Comic Book Series ‘The Chosen’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Marcus Nispel, whose Conan the Barbarian reboot opens today, has made a deal with Liquid Comics to launch the comic book series The Chosen. The plotline involves a Detroit kid who seems an unlikely candidate but who … Read More »

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‘Conan The Barbarian’ Helmer Marcus Nispel To Next Direct ‘Backmask’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Conan the Barbarian helmer Marcus Nispel will next direct Backmask, a $10 million film that will begin shooting this summer. It’s based on an idea by Nispel, whose recent films include The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Friday the 13th. Kirsten Elms is writing the script. Nispel is keeping the … Read More »

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WME Signs ‘Conan’ Director Marcus Nispel

By | Friday March 18, 2011 @ 5:20pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Director Marcus Nispel has signed with WME. He had been with CAA. Nispel most recently directed Conan the Barbarian, the reboot of the Robert E. Howard-created character that will be distributed by Lionsgate with Jason Momoa playing the title character. … Read More »

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Will Dr. Strange Be Marvel’s First Superhero To Fly Under the Disney Banner?

Mike Fleming

dr20strangeEXCLUSIVE: Marvel Studios has hired Conan scribes Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer to write Dr. Strange, marking forward progress on a long-gestating superhero property which will likely be among the first Marvel films generated under the Disney banner.  Aside from Conan–the … Read More »

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