Jon Spaihts

‘Van Helsing’ Reboot Hires Writers of ‘Prometheus’ and ‘The Thing’ Remake

by Britt Hayes November 11, 2015 @ 6:25 PM
It’s been a while since we had an update on Universal’s shared universe reboot of their classic monster characters, set to kick off with Alex Kurtzman’s redo of The Mummy in 2017. In addition to tackling famous monsters like The Wolfman and Dracula, the new cinematic universe also somewhat bizarrely includes a Van Helsing reboot, which has just tapped a pair of writers with sufficient experience in horror and sci-fi.

Channing Tatum to Star in Sci-Fi Film ‘The Forever War,’ Which Has Been Developing Forever

by Britt Hayes April 30, 2015 @ 7:44 PM
Warner Bros.
The war to get The Forever War made has lasted for, well, forever. Ridley Scott was previously attached to direct the adaptation of Joe Haldeman’s 1974 sci-fi novel, but unfortunately had to move on as the project became trapped in development limbo. The Forever War has finally escaped that limbo, and with Channing Tatum attached to star, studios are now involved in a bidding war over the film.

‘Cube’ Gets ‘Cubed’ With Remake From the Writer of ‘Prometheus’

by Britt Hayes April 30, 2015 @ 6:49 PM
Trimark Pictures
It's only been 18 years since Vincenzo Natali made his feature directing debut with the sci-fi thriller Cube, which isn't a film that immediately shouts "remake," but here we are. In one of the more curious recent remake developments, Lionsgate is planning a redo of the film with Prometheus writer Jon Spaihts and directing newcomer Saman Kesh.