Joe Cornish

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the Last 25 Years

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 2, 2015 @ 9:20 AM
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This week sees the release of ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ the latest sci-fi adventure from Andy and Lana Wachowski. And while in all likelihood ‘Jupiter Ascending’ will not go down in history as one of the great works of its genre, the occasion of a new sci-fi epic from two of the modern masters of the form seemed like a good time to assess and celebrate the recent highlights of science fiction cinema, which has taken audiences from the furthest reaches of the cosmos to the deepest recesses of the human mind.

Legendary Wants Joe Cornish to Direct King Kong Prequel 'Skull Island'

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by Mike Sampson July 29, 2014 @ 9:04 AM
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At Comic-Con this year, one of the biggest surprise announcements came at the end of the Legendary panel when a mysterious teaser trailer revealed the upcoming 'King Kong' prequel, 'Skull Island'. The teaser did what it set out to do, teasing the audience with the announcement of a new movie they previously knew nothing about. Well, today we know a little bit more about 'Skull Island,' specifically who could be directing it.

'Star Trek 3' Eyeing 'Attack the Block' Director?

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by Britt Hayes November 2, 2013 @ 12:33 PM
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With J.J. Abrams hard at work on 'Star Wars: Episode VII' to meet a December 2015 release deadline, someone has to step up and direct 'Star Trek 3.' Plenty of names have been tossed about as potential replacements, and now we can add a new one to the running: 'Attack the Block' director Joe Cornish, which might be the best possible choice we've heard so far.

Joe Cornish to Adapt 'Snow Crash'

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by Damon Houx June 14, 2012 @ 7:28 PM
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Though it was one of last year's most hyped movies, 'Attack the Block' wasn't much of a performer stateside, so it was hard to know how writer-director Joe Cornish would land. He was supposedly considered for 'Die Hard 5,' but now he has his next gig: Adapting Neal Stephenson's 'Snow Crash' for Paramount.