Tag Archives: Stephen Sommers

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson confirms role in “G.I. Joe”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Fast and Furious” franchise added Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for its fifth installment, and the end result was solid reviews (78% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) and stellar box office ($568 million and counting at the worldwide box office). Wisely, other franchises are lining up in hopes[...]

G.I. Joe sequel has a release date, new director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now this is what we call “fast-tracked.” Days after Paramount Pictures opted to go with “Just Bieber: Never Say Never” director John Chu as the helmer of the next “G.I. Joe” adventure, the sequel has a release date. ComingSoon reports that the as-yet-untitled “G.I. Joe” sequel will hit theaters[...]

Justin Bieber director, John Chu, up for “G.I. Joe” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John Chu reportedly will be moving from Justin Bieber to Cobra Commander. The “Never Say Never” director is in negotiations to take over Paramount’s planned “G.I. Joe” sequel from original helmer Stephen Sommers, Heat Vision reports. The article says Chu and F. Gary Gray were the final contenders for[...]

G.I. Joe sequel coming, but who will direct?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Based on reports we’re seeing, a sequel to “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” will happen. What we don’t know yet is who will direct or what the film will involve. “It’s in the works! We have a really good script and we’re right now talking to a[...]

Tom Cruise to kill vampires in ‘Van Helsing’

HollywoodNews.com: First Hugh Jackman, now Tom Cruise? It turns out Universal might be making another go-round with its “Van Helsing” movie franchise. This time Cruise is allegedly involved per Vulture. He will produce and star as the vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing. Previously, Guillermo del Toro was attached to direct the[...]

Is Guillermo del Toro circling a “Van Helsing” reboot?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This probably isn’t the news Guillermo del Toro fans were hoping for. Now that the visionary director has walked away from “The Hobbit,” thanks to scheduling delays caused by financial conflicts at MGM Studios, all eyes are on del Toro’s next project. AICN listed at least 10 titles del[...]

Sandra Bullock nominated for dreaded “Golden Raspberry Award”

Sandra Bullock has been voted a Worst Actress nominee for the Golden Raspberry Awards for her role in “All About Steve.” Other nominees in the nominations are Michael Bay’s “Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen” and Will Ferrell’s comedy “Land of the Lost,” which both picked up 7 nominations each. Other[...]