Joss Whedon to work on S.H.I.E.L.D television series

Well, Disney and Marvel certainly don’t let grass grow under their feet. According to Deadline, ABC Studios has put in an order for a live-action pilot about S.H.I.E.L.D, the spy organization portrayed in the various Avengers films. Making things even a little more nerdtastic, Avengers-director Joss Whedon has signed on to write, and potentially direct, […]

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 23:01 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Disney to read The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman, as prolific of an author as he is, has had very mixed success at the theater. Coraline did well, an early 3D success, and Stardust found an audience as well. However, original project Mirrormask, while visually arresting, and trapped-in-uncanny-valley Beowulf left a lot to be desired. But now, with the optioning of a […]

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 18:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The Lone Ranger falls off its horse

This is kind of incredible. I mean, this was a license to print money. According to Deadline, Disney has pulled the plug on The Lone Ranger. This may not seem like such a surprising decision, but when you add in the winning Pirates of the Caribbean team of Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski, it becomes […]

Posted on August 15, 2011 at 23:14 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Andy Serkis as the Giant Squid Please!: David Fincher talks motion capture for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

So when you think Summer-Disney-Action-Movie, you immediately think David Fincher (The Social Network, Fight Club) right? Yeah me either. However, as /Film tells it, Fincher is not only doing a resurrected 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea for Disney, the director is leaning towards something very different from his past work. While he has used CG […]

Posted on August 12, 2011 at 22:11 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Disney sinks Yellow Submarine

Disney is learning belatedly that uncanny valley isn’t a good place to hang out. In an exclusive over at the Hollywood Reporter, it’s revealed that after the disastrous opening weekend of Mars Needs Moms, Disney has declined to pick up Robert Zemeckis planned Beatles film, Yellow Submarine. The film opened with a comparably awful $6.9 […]

Posted on March 14, 2011 at 22:51 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Jon Favreau leading us into The Magic Kingdom

Jon Favreau is visiting Disneyland and he wants a couple million of his friends to come along. According to Variety, the Iron Man director has signed with Disney to direct a big screen take on their popular amusement park. Conceived as an answer to Fox and the Night at the Museum franchise, the film will […]

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 13:45 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Disney and Pixar's upcoming animated films

Disney and Pixar have announced their a slate of ten animated films, to be released through 2012: 2008: Pixar’s WALL•E (June 27), Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Bolt (November 26) 2009: Pixar’s Up (May 29), Walt Disney Animation Studio’s traditionally animated The Princess and the Frog (Christmas) 2010: Pixar’s Toy Story 3 (June 18), Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Rapunzel (Christmas) 2011: […]

Posted on April 9, 2008 at 08:51 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · 6 Comments
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