Looking back at 2005's Bewitched and 2009's Land of the Lost with a sense of fondness not even felt by Will Ferrell's bank accounts, Warner Bros. has decided it's time to again go rooting through Nick at Nite's dumpster for film ideas. According to Deadline, the studio has now started planning a feature take on Gilligan's Island, and they've attached 1600 Penn and Jobs co-star Josh Gad to take a role and co-write with Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez. Gad's part isn't known, but it's said "the title character seems a possibility, though he could conceivably play The Skipper." You know, because he's goofy, but also kind of overweight. The bigger casting conundrum to me is, do they get Katherine Heigl to be the "movie star" or save her for Green Acres?
You know, thinking about it, Hollywood's big cash-in on '80s nostalgia has really been unfair. Sure, my pleasant childhood memories of manufactured pop culture are being hauled out, polished, and built into both familiar and entirely unfamiliar feature films, but what about pre... / Continue →
Warner Bros. and [visionary] director Zack Snyder last week drew some criticism that their choice of Wonder Woman is too spindly and modelesque for the role, so for their latest casting addition to the Batman-Superman film, they're just going pure muscle and scowls. THR reports... / Continue →
Though there are already at least three other Peter Pan projects in development, Warner Bros. is insisting that the timeless tale of flying, un-aging god-boy versus pirates must be told still again. The studio has reportedly started talks with Joe Wright--director of such Keira... / Continue →