Jem And The Holograms Is Starting To Look Like A Disney Original Movie

We're a little worried about the Jem and the Holograms movie, and the film's very young cast doesn't alleviate our fears. With filming just days away, we now know who will be playing four members the outrageous eponymous band. » 4/24/14 1:28pm 4/24/14 1:28pm

Jem & The Holograms To Star In Presumably Outrageous Live-Action Movie

Looks like the "movies based on '80s toylines" genre is no longer just a boys club. Former doll and cartoon franchise Jem and the Holograms will rock their own live-action movie, to be directed by G.I. Joe 2's Jon M. Chu. » 3/20/14 12:40pm 3/20/14 12:40pm

Odd Thomas is the type of feel-good horror movie they made in the 80s

Odd Thomas is an adaptation of a successful novel by Dean Koontz. But the actual movie has a breezy, quippy tone and a small-scale storyline that remind me of nothing so much as a low-budget 80s adventure film. It's not a great movie, or even a particularly good movie, but it's fun and cute and doesn't outstay its… » 2/28/14 9:00am 2/28/14 9:00am

The He-Man movie gets a new writer and a new director

The Hollywood Reporter reports from Hollywood that the long-in-development Masters of the Universe has a new scriptwriter — namely Terry Rossio, the co-writer of big-budget movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lone Ranger and the Zorro films — but G.I. Joe 2's Jon M. Chu is no longer attached to direct. » 10/08/13 7:10am 10/08/13 7:10am

Director Jon M. Chu really, really wants to make that He-Man movie

Director Jon M. Chu is hard at work on both the G.I. Joe: Retaliation sequel and the long-in-development-hell Masters of the Universe movie. While the former depends on The Rock's schedule, and the latter depends on when G.I. Joe 3 films, Chu is determined to make sure He-Man returns to movie theaters. » 7/29/13 7:20am 7/29/13 7:20am

G.I. Joe: Retaliation trailer: Oh snap! The President's the bad guy!

Many months ago, toy movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation was packed away to be rewritten and re-released this March. And now here it is with a more action-centric trailer. Gone is the camp, replaced with even more guns, explosions and air sword fights. We kind of loved how self-aware the old trailers were, so let's hope… » 2/18/13 1:10pm 2/18/13 1:10pm

The live-action He-Man movie might actually happen

Due to The Avengers scaring all other movies back to 2013, Jon M. Chu — director of G.I. Joe: Retaliation — is freed up to make the much-fabled Masters Of The Universe movie (as soon as he's done converting Retaliation into 3D, that is). » 7/31/12 8:40am 7/31/12 8:40am

Casting calls for G.I. Joe 2 reveal what the Zombieland writers have in…

Yes, the first G.I. Joe movie wasn't exactly a masterpiece. But the sequel has a script by the Zombieland team of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and it's being directed by Legion of Extraordinary Dancers creator Jon M. Chu. So you know, we oughta give it the benefit of the doubt. » 8/11/11 1:30pm 8/11/11 1:30pm

The dance adventure is just beginning: LXD's Jon M. Chu talks to io9!

You've never seen a superhero story like the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, or the LXD. The first three episodes of this heroic-dance webseries are online now. But creator Jon M. Chu tells io9 it gets a lot deeper. Spoilers ahead... » 7/14/10 3:04pm 7/14/10 3:04pm

So You Think Superheroes Can Dance?

Could a dance troupe launched by So You Think You Can Dance be the superhero webseries we've all been waiting for? Maybe — the Legion Of Extraordinary Dancers' trailer sure looks impressive. » 6/15/10 12:20pm 6/15/10 12:20pm