Rupert Wyatt

‘Gambit’ Solo Movie Loses Director Rupert Wyatt

by Britt Hayes September 16, 2015 @ 5:13 PM
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Following last month’s brief (very brief) confusion over whether Channing Tatum was fully committed to the Gambit solo movie comes news of an actual shakeup behind the scenes. Director Rupert Wyatt has exited the project, leaving the director’s chair vacant and 20th Century Fox in need of a quick replacement if they hope to make their fall 2016 release date.

Channing Tatum’s ‘Gambit’ Movie Finds a Director in Rupert Wyatt

by Jacob Hall June 15, 2015 @ 11:36 AM
It’s no secret that a bunch of very interesting directors said no when Channing Tatum brought Gambit to their attention, but the film’s star/producer/cheerleader has finally gone and done it. He’s actually landed a genuinely interesting director to call the shots on the X-Men spin-off about a Cajun thief who throws exploding playing cards. Good luck, Rupert Wyatt. This is in your hands now.

‘The Gambler’ Director Rupert Wyatt Reveals What His ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Would Have Been

by Mike Ryan December 15, 2014 @ 1:01 PM
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Rupert Wyatt admits he was at one point attached to direct the sequel, ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ but he and the studio couldn’t come to an agreement on the story. What was Wyatt’s version of the sequel? Wyatt claims he’s never told anyone before, but, ahead, he reveals what his intentions were for the sequel, including a tie-in with the original 1968 movie.

Paramount Narrows Down ‘Star Trek 3’ Director Shortlist

by Matt Singer December 15, 2014 @ 11:07 AM
trueBoy, when they named the last ‘Star Trek’ movie ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ they weren’t kidding. The finished film received decent reviews from critics, but did only so-so in theaters, and quickly became Trekkies’ least-favorite movie in the franchise...

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Director and Mark Wahlberg Eye 'The Gambler' Remake

by Nick Romano September 11, 2013 @ 3:29 PM
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Shortly after J.J. Abrams' commented that 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' director Rupert Wyatt would be a great choice to helm 'Star Trek 3' for Paramount, his candidate looked elsewhere. Wyatt, along with 'Transformers 4' star Mark Wahlberg, has his eyes set on 'The Gambler,' another Paramount project.

J.J. Abrams Thinks 'Apes' Director Rupert Wyatt Would Be Perfect For 'Star Trek 3'

by Jacob Hall September 11, 2013 @ 2:38 PM
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Last month, we first heard the rumor that 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' director Rupert Wyatt was being considered to direct 'Star Trek 3.' And then ... silence. Unlike the quickly shot-down Jon M. Chu rumors, this one was allowed to linger, lending the news a bit more credibility. Now, former 'Star Trek' director (and current 'Star Wars: Episode 7' director) J.J. Abrams has been asked about Wyatt's involvement and the response is typical Abrams.

Has 'Star Trek 3' Found Its Director in Rupert Wyatt?

by Eric Walkuski August 6, 2013 @ 8:25 AM
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Yesterday we heard the rumor that John M. Chu, director of 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' was one of the names being considered for the vacated 'Star Trek 3' captain's chair. That rumor was quickly shot down, but now a new name has risen to the forefront of the conversation: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' helmer Rupert Wyatt. But how close is this to actually happening?

Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' May Get Rupert Wyatt to Direct

by Damon Houx February 19, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
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There's been word of Denzel Washington starring in a big screen version of 'The Equalizer' for a while now, which suggests that this project will eventually hit the big screen. For a while 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn was attached, but that didn't work out, so now they're going for 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' helmer Rupert Wyatt.