Live Action ‘Pokémon’ Film Recruiting Two Screenwriters


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


Legendary Pictures Officially Acquires ‘Pokémon’ Live Action Film Rights


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

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


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

‘Pacific Rim 2’ Removed From Universal’s Release Schedule


Despite underwhelming box office results, a sequel to Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim was announced last year. A release date of April 2017 was announced, with Universal taking over from Warner Bros. as distributor for the Legendary Pictures production. The release date was later moved to August of that year, and recently, there has been a delay in production. In fact, the studio was reportedly putting the follow-up on hold indefinitely. Now, it looks like that is indeed the case. Continue reading