Yesterday I featured a guest column from screenwriter Justin Marks in the Hollywood Reporter. For those of you outside the Hollywood system, Justin offers a nice glimpse of what it’s like to be a working screenwriter.
Here’s the bottom line: Getting a movie made is hard. Really hard. A vast majority of scripted projects do not get produced. That is reflected in most screenwriters’ resumes. That small stack of scripts? Those are the ones that get made. That big ass stack of scripts? Those are...Read Full Story
It looks like the X-Men might meet The Avengers on the big screen after all! Well, at least that's the idea that X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner has in mind. Here's a little what Shuler Donner had to say about these two teams coming together on the big screen:I would love it. I would love it. I personally have close ties to Marvel because of Kevin Feige, because Kevin worked for me. But to take our characters and mingle them in the way that they were written, yeah, absolutely...Read Full Story
Lauren Shuler Donner on 'X-Men: First Class 2' and 'Deadpool'Crave Online… X-Men: First Class Blu-Ray release I got to sit down with Lauren Shuler Donner, one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood, and the woman behind such productions as Ladyhawke, Free Willy, Any Given Sunday and, of course, all the X-Men movies. …Exclusive: Producer Lauren Shuler Donner Talks X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Blu-ray/DVD …Collider.comIFC.com > News > Movies > "X-Men" producer talks "First Class" sequel...Read Full Story
THOSE following the many strands of 20th Century Fox's X-Men franchise might well be wondering what will be next to evolve from script to screen, following this summer's successful reinvention in X-Men: First Class.
First Class is now out on Blu-ray in the USA and hits the UK on October 31, with a 3D projection event and tie-in comic book as part of its high-profile marketing. So will the studio go full steam ahead on a sequel to what was one of the best-received blockbusters of 2011?
Or are...Read Full Story
Now that the X-Men: First Class DVD and Blu-ray has hit the shelves, the future of the X-Men cinematic universe is now a mystery. But producer Lauren Shuler Donner has been making the press rounds to promote the film and drop a few hints about future X-Men related projects.
In an interview with Hitfix, Donner talked about The Wolverine, the first spinoff sequel for the X-Men film franchise.
..[We want] to distinguish it from the other one… I’m not sure when we’ll start. Maybe summer 2012 we...Read Full Story
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