G.I. Joe: Retaliation was largely panned by critics, and was reported to require reshoots and a 3D conversion to try to mask problems too large The Rock to stand in front of. But since it made $243 million abroad, it still managed to make a profit on the $130 million budget it failed to match in the US, so Paramount and MGM are going to add another film to the franchise, Deadline reports. Since he did a satisfactory enough job reminding Rock and Willis which franchise they were shooting things in, Jon M. Chu is in talks to return to direct. Considering the series' increasing reliance on foreign markets, expect that when the Joes save the President this time, they'll be sure to remind him that China would never allow such a thing to happen to their glorious paramount leader.
With G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra director Stephen Sommers officially handing the keys to The Pit over to someone else, Paramount has been looking to recruit someone new to direct their next jingoistic cartoon adaptation, and they've reportedly got it down to two frontrunners: F... / Continue →
I'm afraid G.I. Joe and G.I. Joe 2 won't be forming the clean, unified vision of cartoonish military might that you'd been promised. According to the LA Times, Stephen Sommers will not be returning to direct the sequel to his toy-based 2009 film. He has sequel standards, guys, ... / Continue →
Sequels to South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and the 2009 Friday the 13th reboot will likely soon be on the way, and you can sort of thank and/or blame Christopher Nolan for that.... / Continue →