Tag Archives: Justin Lin

“Star Trek Beyond” is a rare success for the 2016 summer movie season

It hasn’t been a particularly great summer movie season, I think we can all agree with that sentiment. Outside of a small handful of releases, it has been one disappointment after the next. This week, however, things pick up with the emergence of Star Trek Beyond, a sequel that not[...]

“True Detective” wraps up a compelling yet divisive second season

After the almost masterpiece that was the first season of True Detective, it seemed almost inevitable that this new season would be met with a more mixed response. That being said, I’m sure creator and writer Nic Pizzolatto wasn’t expecting Season Two to be nearly as divisive as it was.[...]

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker: How the “Fast and Furious” franchise became a hit

Later on this week, the Fast and Furious franchise brings their seventh installment to the big screen with Furious 7. The sixth sequel in what is now a juggernaut of a series, we find things coming to a sort of fork in the road. Obviously, the death of Paul Walker[...]

Fifth “Die Hard” fast-tracked at Fox

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Twentieth Century Fox is fast-tracking “Die Hard 5,” even though its director, Noam Murro (“Smart People”), left the project after he got the job helming “300: Battle Of Artemisia” for Warner Bros. The studio has come up with a short list of directors who will potentially direct[...]

“Fast and Furious” 6 to open Memorial Day 2013

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Looks like five “Fast and Furious” films wasn’t enough—so, get ready for number six. The latest sequel in the franchise will hit theaters on Memorial Day 2013 (May 27th). The announcement is no surprise, considering the record performance of the most recent release[...]

“Fast Five” director confirms part six will happen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the “No duh” department of breaking news comes this: “Fast Five” director Justin Lin says that a sixth installment in the 10-year-old cars-and-crashes franchise is happening. No duh. “Fast Five” destroyed the competition at the box office over the weekend, setting a record as the highest-grossing opening[...]

“Fast Five” racing toward $80M weekend

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Fast and Furious” franchise continued to flex its muscle at the box office, proving to detractors exactly why a fifth “Fast” was necessary and justifying the already-teased sixth installment. “Fast Five,” the fifth film in the 10-year-old series and the third directed by Justin Lin, grossed[...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger shopping fifth “Terminator”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He said he’d be back. We just didn’t know how many times! Arnold Schwarzenegger, free from politics and eager to line up a handful of Hollywood film projects, appears to be shopping around a fifth “Terminator” film, and he’s got “Fast Five” director Justin Lin under his wing,[...]