Live Action ‘Pokémon’ Film Recruiting Two Screenwriters

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Last month, it was announced that The Pokémon Company is teaming up with Legendary Pictures to create a live action Pokémon movie. The film, which is targeting a 2017 production start date, is based on the Great Detective Pikachu video game. Now, the film is about to lock down its screenwriters. Continue reading

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Legendary Pictures Officially Acquires ‘Pokémon’ Live Action Film Rights

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Earlier this year, we reported that The Pokémon Company was courting several Hollywood studios to bring Pokémon to the big screen in a live action film. Legendary Entertainment, Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures were all in contention for the hot property. Since this news, the hugely successful Pokémon Go mobile game was released. Now, the tentpole has found a studio. Continue reading

New Release Date for ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Announced

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After being removed from Universal‘s film schedule, the future of Legendary‘s Pacific Rim sequel was left in doubt. However, the film has seen some movement this year, with director Steven S. DeKnight and actor John Boyega coming on board. Now, a new release date has been confirmed. Continue reading

‘Kong: Skull Island’ and Tom Hiddleston Will Be at Warner Bros.’ SDCC 2016 Panel

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We’re less than a month away from San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Warner Bros. will feature Suicide Squad and The LEGO Batman Movie at its Hall H panel, while Wonder Woman and other DC film tidbits are expected. Now, another upcoming tentpole has been confirmed for the Con. Continue reading

John Boyega Set to Star in ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel

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After being removed from Universal‘s release schedule, the future of Legendary Pictures‘ Pacific Rim sequel was left in doubt. Recently, however, Steven S. DeKnight replaced Guillermo del Toro in the director’s chair, while a new screenwriter was hired. Now, the sequel has made a very exciting addition to its cast. Continue reading

Studios Enter Bidding War for ‘Pokémon’ Live Action Movie Rights

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It’s hard to find a franchise as iconic and beloved as Pokémon. There have been countless video games, movies, an anime series that’s still going, and of course, the trading card game. However, there has yet to be a live action, big budget movie adapting this saga. But it looks like that is all about to change. Continue reading