When you’ve been around as long as The Simpsons, you eventually have to find new ways of keeping the show fresh. After 25 years, one additional trick is the idea of having a guest writer. Actually, it’s only sort of new, because while Judd Apatow is the credited pen behind this Sunday’s episode of the series, he wrote the thing as a spec script… Continue reading Discuss: Who Should Follow Judd Apatow As a Guest Writer for 'The Simpsons'?
The Magnificent Seven: Chris Pratt (Jurassic World, above) is in “early talks” to join The Magnificent Seven. Denzel Washington is set to star in the new version of the classic Western, which tells the story of a poor, besieged small town that recruits seven mercenary gunmen to defend it from deadly bandits. Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer) will direct. [Deadline]… Continue reading Movie News: Chris Pratt Touted for 'Magnificent Seven;' 'Wonder Woman' Taps 'Pan' Writer
Ari Handel was studying to become a neuroscientist when he met a young man named Darren Aronofsky at college. Fast-forward a decade or so, and now Handel is Aronofsky’s most frequent collaborator, having coproduced The Wrestler and Black Swan, as well as having cowritten The Fountain.
Their latest film together is Noah, starring Russell Crowe as a man tasked by visions from his God to… Continue reading Writer Ari Handel Tells Us What Movie Was Harder to Get Made, 'Noah' or 'The Fountain'
Justice League: Reportedly, Warner Bros. wants Chris Terrio, who won an Oscar for Argo and recently completed script work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, to write the screenplay for Justice League. Terrio was brought onto Batman v Superman after David S. Goyer (Batman, Man of Steel) became ‘too busy’ with other projects to do another rewrite, and now they… Continue reading Movie News: 'Justice League' Gets a Writer; Watch a Trailer for 'The Death of Superman Lives'
Do you love Dumbo? Does its tale of a young, underdog character learning that he really had what it took to soar inside him all along resonate with you? Does just thinking about it put a smile on your face? If so, we hope you’re also a fan of the last few Transformers movies, because Disney has just hired screenwriter Ehren Kruger to not… Continue reading A Live-Action 'Dumbo' Movie Is Coming from the Writer of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'