October 10, 2008

Films in the Works

From Dark Horizons a look at some of the film projects in the works at various Hollywood Studios. Notice how many fit the Genres we all love.

Sony Pictures:
"2012" * The Roland Emmerich-helmed global disaster epic
"Angels & Demons" * The Tom Hanks-led 'Da Vinci Code' prequel
"The Green Hornet" * Stephen Chow-directed superhero film with Seth Rogen
"Salt" - The Phillip Noyce-helmed, Angelina Jolie spy thriller
"Zombieland" - The Ruben Fleischer-directed zombie buddy movie

Walt Disney Pictures:
"Alice in Wonderland" * Tim Burton's new take on the Lewis Carrol classic
"Mars Needs Moms" * A Robert Zemeckis-produced motion-capture film
"The Sorcerer's Apprentice" * A Jon Turteltaub-directed, Nicolas Cage thriller
"TR2N" * The sequel to cult 80's sci-fi flick "Tron"
"Wild Hogs 2" - Comedy sequel once again helmed by Walt Becker

20th Century Fox:
"The A-Team" - The John Singleton-directed film based on the 80's series
"Alvin and the Chipmunks 2" - The sequel to the recent family smash hit
"Avatar" * The James Cameron-directed 3D sci-fi fantasy
"Date Night" - Shawn Levy-helmed rom-com with Steve Carell and Tina Fey
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid" * A live-action take on the comic about a student
"Family Wedding" - Rick Famuyiwa-helmed African-American family drama
"Night at the Museum 2" - The sequel to the Ben Stiller fantasy comedy hit
"Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" - Chris Columbus-directed family film
"Orbit" * Thriller about a civilian stuck alone in space when a shuttle crew dies
"Ramona" - The Fox-Walden fantasy based on Beverly Cleary's novel series
"Tooth Fairy" * Dwayne Johnson tries to save the tooth fairy kingdom
"Town House" - John Carney-directed comedy about a dead rocker's son

MGM Films:
"The Cabin in the Woods" - The Drew Goddard-directed horror flick
"Fame" - The Kevin Tancharoen-helmed remake of the 80's musical
"The Matarese Circle" - David Cronenberg helmed political thriller adaptation
"RoboCop" * Darren Aronofsky-helmed remake of the sci-fi classic.

Marvel Studios:
"Iron Man 2" * The Jon Favreau-directed sequel with Robert Downey Jr.
"Thor" * The Kenneth Branagh-helmed viking god feature

Miramax
:
"The Debt" - John Madden-directed thriller with Helen Mirren
"Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" - A remake of the 1973 TV horror movie
"Man on a Train" - An intergenerational drama

New Line:
"Gears of War" * The Len Wiseman-helmed video game adaptation
"A Nightmare on Elm Street" - The Wesley Strick-directed remake
"Sex and the City 2" - The sequel to this year's hit comedy
"Torrente" - Remake of Spanish dark comedy about a corrupt cop

Paramount Pictures:
"Beverly Hills Cop 4" - The Brett Ratner-directed Eddie Murphy sequel
"Footloose" - The Kenny Ortega-directed musical remake with Zac Efron
"The Last Airbender" * The M. Night Shyamalan-helmed cartoon adaptation
"Morning Glory" - Roger Michell-directed comedy about a female producer
"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" * The robot action-fueled sequel
"Us and Them"

Universal Pictures:
"BioShock" * The Gore Verbinski-helmed adaptation of the video game.
"Couples Retreat" - The Peter Billingsley-directed comedy with Vince Vaughn
"Funny People" - Judd Apatow-directed dramedy about stand-up comedians
"Get Him to the Greek" - The Nicholas Stoller-directed comedy.
"Nottingham" * The Ridley Scott-helmed Robin Hood story with Russell Crowe
"Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" - Edgar Wright-directed comedy with Michael Cera
Untitled Nancy Meyers Comedy - Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin star.

Warner Bros. Pictures:
"The Book of Eli" - The Denzel Washington post-apocalyptic western
"Clash of the Titans" * Louis Leterrier-helmed remake of the 80's classic
"Hangover" - Todd Phillips-helmed comedy about a bachelor party
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" * The two-part final installment
"Human Factor" - Clint Eastwood-directed drama with Morgan Freeman
"Jonah Hex" * The Mark Neveldine/Brian Taylor-helmed comic adaptation
"Suckerpunch" * The Zack Snyder-directed action fantasy
"Terminator Salvation" * The McG-helmed sci-fi action sequel