New Terminator screenwriters have worked on Avatar and... Drive Angry?

There's actual forward motion on the new Terminator film, which Megan Ellison and her brother David have been trying to get off the ground for a while. According to Deadline, two new screenwriters have been hired to collaborate on the project... and they're kind of a weird pairing. » 1/17/13 12:26pm 1/17/13 12:26pm

Could Hollywood do justice to Richard K. Morgan's scary, intense …

Hollywood has a mixed history with cyberpunk, to say the least — so the news of a movie version of Richard K. Morgan's ultra-noir Altered Carbon getting fast-tracked makes us a bit nervous. So much of what's great about that book is the intense violence and weird sex work... and then there's the long torture sequence,… » 2/13/12 1:59pm 2/13/12 1:59pm

Technotise: What the hell is it and why is Hollywood spending millions…

Thanks to a deft faux trailer edited together by Jaron Pitts — using footage from Avatar, Resident Evil, and The Island — Warner Bros. hired the writer of Shutter Island to adapt this little-seen Serbian animated scifi thriller. » 6/11/10 7:30am 6/11/10 7:30am