Bob Orci, Seth Green and Jon Favreau are trying to make X-Files meets

The secret Hollywood geek brain trust has produced an interesting new TV idea — and it sounds like a mashup of The X-Files with The West Wing. Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci, Seth Green and Michael Dougherty have penned a pilot, that could be the greatest thing ever created, or The Event season two. » 10/05/11 5:09pm 10/05/11 5:09pm

Cowboys & Aliens will show you action like you've never seen it before

Summer science fiction movies are about spectacle. Gods channel lightning; robots deconstruct themselves in gleaming slivers of computer-generated light. All most of us really want when we plunk down our money for these blockbusters is to see something giant and fantastic that we've never seen before. » 7/29/11 1:50pm 7/29/11 1:50pm

10 Quotes that Prove Guillermo del Toro is the Most Outrageous Horror…

Guillermo del Toro isn't just one of the great directors of horror and fantasy — he's also an uncompromising visionary, who calls it likes he sees it. We've been blown away by del Toro's words of wisdom before. » 7/28/11 10:00am 7/28/11 10:00am

The Biggest Winners and Losers of Comic-Con 2011

San Diego Comic Con is a mosh pit of tastemakers. A good showing at Comic Con can generate unstoppable buzz for a project, that can last for months. A weak showing can deal a devastating setback to a creator's dreams. » 7/25/11 1:31pm 7/25/11 1:31pm

Jon Favreau challenges "faith and fear" with Cowboys & Aliens

Earlier this week we saw the aliens from Cowboys & Aliens first hand at WonderCon. The one thing that stuck out wasn't the spoilery alien reveal, but the religious banter between the cowboys. How much of Jon Favreau's film is going to challenge people's faith? » 4/06/11 4:05pm 4/06/11 4:05pm

We've seen the first 40 minutes of Jon Favreau's Cowboys & Aliens - and…

With Cowboys & Aliens, Iron Man director Jon Favreau attempts to mash up the Western genre with science fiction. How well does it work? We've seen the first two reels, and they conjure a robust John Wayne sensibility. » 3/29/11 11:01am 3/29/11 11:01am

Lethal Weapon's Writer and Iron Man 3: a Match Made in Speedy Quip…

Rumor has it Paramount has found a replacement director for the departing Jon Favreau, action-movie veteran Shane Black. This is not a huge shocker, since Black has been angling for this announcement ever since the amazing chemistry he bottled with Robert Downey Jr. on the set of his directorial debut, Kiss Kiss Bang… » 2/10/11 7:00am 2/10/11 7:00am

10 Amazing Things We Learned On The Set Of Cowboys & Aliens

Earlier this year, we spent one hot summer day at New Mexico's infamous Plaza Blanca landscape watching Jon Favreau, Harrison Ford, and Daniel Craig make their alien abduction Western mash-up. Here's what we learned. Plus two new behind-the-scenes images! » 11/29/10 1:34pm 11/29/10 1:34pm