Ruben Fleischer

‘Zombieland’ Director Bringing ‘Archer and Armstrong’ Graphic Novel to the Big Screen

by Britt Hayes March 24, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Following recent news of Sony’s plans for a film adaptation based on Bloodshot (with the screenwriter of Arrival), comes word that another property from Valiant Entertainment has been set for a big screen adaptation: Ruben Fleischer, the director of Zombieland, has signed on to helm a film based on comic-book series Archer & Armstrong, which centers on a mismatched pair of heroes who develop an unlikely friendship.

‘Zombieland’ Director to Helm ‘COPS’ Movie Based on Classic Reality Series

by Britt Hayes August 19, 2016 @ 3:15 PM
What ya gonna do, what ya gonna do when a movie based on the COPS TV series comes for you? No, really. What are you going to do? Are you going to pay actual money to see what is quite possibly the weirdest attempt to cash in on brand recognition? Or will you stay at home and watch reruns on TruTV or whatever? Let’s be honest: Only one of these is filmed live and on location with the men and women of law enforcement.

Liam Neeson Is ‘The Revenger’ for ‘Zombieland’ Director Ruben Fleischer

by Britt Hayes September 15, 2015 @ 6:21 PM
20th Century Fox
Liam Neeson is finally combining his specific set of action skills with his comedic talents to give us what we’ve all been waiting for: a Liam Neeson action comedy. The actor has signed on to star in The Revenger for Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer, based on a pitch from Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant.

Miles Teller Joins ‘The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang’

by Britt Hayes March 10, 2015 @ 8:09 PM
Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Miles Teller is it right now, and following his intensely committed performance in the critically acclaimed Whiplash, it stands to reason that we’ll be seeing even more of the gifted young actor. Teller has just chosen his next project, The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang, which reunites him with his Two Night Stand producer Ruben Fleischer, who will direct the film based on a true story.

'Zombieland 2' Finally Moving Forward with New Writer

by Britt Hayes September 30, 2014 @ 6:07 PM
Sony Pictures
It's been quite some time since we've heard anything new about 'Zombieland 2,' the sequel to 2009's hit horror comedy 'Zombieland,' starring Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg, and Woody Harrelson. But it seems like the sequel is finally ready to shamble its way into development, as it's officially hired writer Dave Callaham to pen the script, with original director Ruben Fleischer on board to return.

Has Zack Snyder Officially Agreed to Direct 'Justice League?'

by Mike Sampson April 22, 2013 @ 4:40 PM
DC Comics
There have been rumors that 'Man of Steel' director Zack Snyder and Ruben Fleischer ('Zombieland') were frontrunners to direct Warner Bros. planned 'Justice League' movie. Today, we spoke with Fleischer about those rumors and asked about whether he still has his eyes set on 'Justice League' he revealed he's no longer in the running. And why? Because he says Snyder already has the job.

'Gangster Squad' Trailer Offers Cool Suits and Gunplay

by Damon Houx May 9, 2012 @ 6:40 PM
Warner Brothers Pictures
Though it might still be missing a release date, Ruben Fleischer's 'Gangster Squad' now has a trailer, which features Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling chasing Sean Penn's Mickey Cohen through Los Angeles. It's more than likely this will be attached to 'Dark Shadows' this weekend, but if you don't want to wait, the trailer's here.

'Argo' Bumps 'Gangster Squad' Out of October

by Damon Houx April 9, 2012 @ 10:25 PM
Warner Brothers Pictures
It's hard to know what to make of Warner Brothers fiddling with their schedule right now. But they've just moved 'Argo' - which stars and was directed by Ben Affleck - from its September 14 release date to October 12. Meanwhile 'Gangster Squad,' the Ruben Fleischer-directed gangster films with Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin, got moved off the October date and is now unscheduled.