Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Seven strangers, each with their own secrets and baggage, staying under one roof. Watch what happens when people stop being polite…and start getting real. No, sorry, it’s not The Real World — it’s Bad Times at the El Royale, and there’s a brand spankin’ new trailer for Drew Goddard’s thriller, which boasts one hell of an ensemble cast. And also Chris Hemsworth shirtless in the rain. Just sayin’.
Fox’s X-Men universe just got a little more exciting. While David Leitch is filming Deadpool 2 for a 2018 release, and Josh Boone is working on New Mutants, the studio has landed another promising director to tackle their next big spinoff. Drew Goddard has officially signed on to write and direct X-Force, the upcoming ensemble led by Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and Josh Brolin’s Cable.
Things are finally looking up for Drew Goddard. After a long period of lining up projects only to see them topple down, it looks like he’s stepping behind the camera again for what’ll be his second feature film. The Cabin in the Woods director just sold a spec script to Fox, entitled Bad Times at the El Royale. And so far, that’s all we know about it.
Recovering from a pretty weird start, Deadpool 2’s pre-production is currently underway with Deadpool scriptwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick back for a second go-round. Now, we’ve learned that the writing team is getting an assist from Daredevil writer and Cabin in the Woods writer-director Drew Goddard.
It looks like moviegoers weren’t the only ones who enjoyed the collaboration between Ridley Scott and Drew Goddard, as the director and writer of The Martian have decided to combine their talents once again for our viewing pleasure. Just don’t expect their next project to be as uplifting as watching astronaut Matt Damon science the s— out of some potatoes on Mars.
It was Daredevil star Charlie Cox who first let slip that Marvel Netflix teamup The Defenders would start shooting before 2016's end, throwing into question Daredevil Season 3, and now we can consider it official. Not only will Daredevil showrunners Marco Ramirez and Doug Petrie helm The Defenders, but Drew Goddard will take an active position as executive producer.
Let’s take a brief memory-trip back to the time before last year’s big Sony hack, when the studio had a lot of ambitious and sort of messy plans to rescue their Spider-Man franchise from itself. In addition to potential spinoffs (including an all-female movie and rumors of an Aunt May film), Sony was also planning a Sinister Six film with Drew Goddard writing and directing. Goddard’s project was the only real promising Spidey spinoff of the bunch, and it turns out that it might still see the light of day.