After directing a reboot (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), a remake (The Gambler), and the pilot for another remake (The Exoricist), director Rupert Wyatt is now developing an original project. After The Gambler, Wyatt wanted to start directing his own material again, as he did with his feature debut, The Escapist (co-written by Daniel Hardy). Show More Summary
How can you tell if you’re having a pretty good year as a filmmaker? As a general rule of thumb, if you have to take a break from developing a highly anticipated TV show based on a classic film for a major network so that you can direct...Show More Summary
And no, the X-Men aren’t in Avengers: Infinity War, according to Joe Russo. Rupert Wyatt’s next movie is a scifi project. Ronald D. Moore discusses the setting of Outlander’s next season. Blade Runner 2 gets a composer. Plus, a first look at Easter in American Gods, and new footage from Morgan and Arrow. Spoilers Get! Read more...
On the same day that Gambit director Doug Liman became former Gambit director Doug Liman by taking a job with rival studio Warner Bros. to make a DC super hero movie instead of a Marvel one, the first former Gambit director, Rupert Wyatt, has some employment news of his own. ... More »
The team behind the new TV drama “The Exorcist” reached out to the Catholic Church to discuss the project, and was “met with a stony silence,” said executive producer and director Rupert Wyatt. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that...
Production on the Channing Tatum-starring Gambit has been plagued with delays following director Rupert Wyatt's exit last fall and x-tensive rewrites.
Doug Liman’s Gambit project just continues to look as if it’s not going to get made. First its original director, Rupert Wyatt, left the project reportedly over creative differences, before Liam was brought on board. He then agreed to direct a television pilot, The Wall, for Amazon – which meant Gambit would be delayed. Show More Summary
It’s been a bit of a bumpy road for Gambit, the X-Men spinoff starring Channing Tatum as the eponymous mutant. After losing director Rupert Wyatt and replacing him with Doug Liman, Fox removed nixed the film’s release date with little explanation, leaving fans to wonder if Gambit would still happen at all. Show More Summary
While the horror community isn't brimming with excitement over the idea of getting a television series based on THE EXORCIST, Fox clearly liked what they saw in the pilot episode directed by Rupert Wyatt (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE...Show More Summary
Gambit has had a few…problems. There were the rumors that Channing Tatum was going to walk over budget disputes, then Rupert Wyatt left the film without a director, eventually replaced a couple months later by Edge of Tomorrow’s Doug Liman (reportedly Tatum’s top choice). Show More Summary
20th Century Fox may be enjoying success thanks to Deadpool, but their development of the X-Men spin-off Gambit starring Channing Tatum hasn’t been so lucky. The film previously lost director Rupert Wyatt, reportedly due to creative differences, but the project ended up recruiting Doug Liman to take the gig instead. Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has hired Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt to direct the pilot of its Exorcist TV show. Wyatt also directed the pilot for AMC’s Turn and was attached to Channing Tatum’s Gambit movie until he dropped out in September, so it seems like he’s mostly committing to TV work these days. Show More Summary
Over a week ago we learned Fox was moving forward with a pilot based on William Peter Blatty‘s book The Exorcist. The new adaptation of The Exorcist has been in the works for a few years now. Originally, Martha Marcy May Marlene director Sean Durkin was a part of the series. Show More Summary
That EXORCIST TV series you're so excited about is moving forward for real now, so it's too late to break out the holy water and send it back to the hell from whence it came. That said, Fox has at least added one interesting name to...Show More Summary
Nearly two weeks ago, we posted that Fox ordered a pilot for “The Exorcist“, a new horror drama based on the 1971 William Peter Blatty novel of the same name. Well, today it’s been announced by Deadline that Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) has been tapped to direct the pilot. Per […]
Wyatt will also exec produce the remake, which is a modern take on William Peter Blatty's book. read more
Rupert Wyatt (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) is set to direct Fox’s drama pilot The Exorcist, a modern reinvention inspired by William Blatty's 1971 book. Written by Jeremy Slater, The Exorcist is described as a propulsive, serialized...Show More Summary
Twentieth Century Fox has turned a corner that I didn’t see coming, and has since become extremely consistent in making quality films. In addition to X-Men: First Class, Fox kicked 2011’s ass with Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, their prequel to the Planet of the Apes franchise. Even Matt Reeves’ Dawn […]
After a rocky few months, it looks like 20th Century Fox’s Gambit movie is finally starting to find its footing. Doug Liman is in negotiations to direct (replacing Rupert Wyatt), Channing Tatum is still locked in to play the kinetically charged mutant superhero, and producer Simon Kinberg is saying the right things in interviews. Show More Summary
For a superhero project with one of the most charismatic performers currently working locked in to star, Gambit has had a hell of a time getting off the ground. The X-Men spinoff film was originally slated to get Rupert Wyatt in theShow More Summary