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Most Anticipated Movies of 2013

Before we get too deep into 2013, I wanted to provide a preview on the year to come. As it is the case at the beginning of every new year, there are many, many reasons to be optimistic. Obviously, not every film will live up to expectations (think: Nine, J.[...]

Chris Pine doing “Star Trek” sequel before Jack Ryan

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the battle of big-budget franchises vying for Chris Pine’s attentions, the “Star Trek” sequel may be winning out over a planned reboot of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan franchise. That makes sense on some level, as anticipation for a new “Star Trek” is extremely high right now while[...]

Chris Pine’s Jack Ryan reboot nabs “Sherlock” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Super spy Jack Ryan now knows who will be putting words into his mouth. Anthony Peckham, a screenwriter with Clint Eastwood’s “Invictus” and Robert Downey Jr’s playful “Sherlock Holmes” reboot on his resume, is about to add another tentpole franchise to the list. Paramount just tapped him to[...]

Steven Spielberg shepherds Alex Kurtzman’s ‘Welcome to People’

HollywoodNews.com: Alex Kurtzman, the blockbuster screenwriter behind “Transformers” and “Star Trek” is getting a chance to finally direct, thanks to mentor Steven Spielberg. Kurtzman will be dusting off his screenplay “Welcome to People” which he wrote six years ago with scribe partners Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert. Unlike his high[...]

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot smooches thriller pitch ‘7 Minutes’

HollywoodNews.com: J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production label is bulking up its projects. Abrams’ director on the “Lost” finale, Jack Bender, pitched an idea which he is set to helm entitled “7 Minutes in Heaven.” Bad Robot is currently looking for a screenwriter to flesh out the idea. The thriller is based[...]

Paramount’s Jack Ryan reboot may have found its director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jack Bender might be the hardest working, most talented storyteller in Hollywood, and yet very few know him by name. That all may change if news we’re hearing eventually comes true. First, a look at Bender’s credentials. He’s an Emmy winner who has directed multiple episodes of “Lost”[...]

Chris Pine will star as Jack Ryan in winter or early spring

HollywoodNews.com: Notice any big franchise titles missing from the summer box office? Remember novelist Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan? Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura reveals that Jack Ryan will return before the cameras in “Moscow” in either late winter or early spring. Chris Pine of “Star Trek” fame is expected[...]