For a few moments last year, Adam McKay almost directed Ant-Man. At least, that’s how the situation seemed to be developing. After Edgar Wright left the project, star Paul Rudd called his friend McKay to work on the film. The pair worked together on the script and McKay was considered to helm the project, too. Show More Summary
If there’s any movie that’s in danger of breaking Marvel’s streak of quality films, it’s Ant-Man. The film’s pre-production was riddled with problems. Ant-Man was in development for several years from director Edgar Wright, who’s best known for films like Shaun Of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Show More Summary
When he’s not collaborating with Edgar Wright, beaming up James Kirk, or nearly fumbling missions with Ethan Hunt, Simon Pegg can apparently make for a pretty convincing romantic lead. At least that’s what the new Man Up trailer wants to believe, in which he plays a man who catches the eye of unlucky-in-love Lake Bell. Show More Summary
Part of what made Edgar Wright’s The World’s End so refreshing was the way that it feinted at being a certain tired sort of movie before suddenly making a wild leap in another direction. Growing Up And Other Lies, an American indie written...Show More Summary
Even diehard fans of Nick Frost will probably be taken aback by his performance in "Unfinished Business." The British actor, best known for his trilogy of films with co-star Simon Pegg and director Edgar Wright ("Shaun of the Dead,"Show More Summary
Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. Show More Summary
Ah yes, it's time to delve into the cinephile mind of Edgar Wright. What films have influenced him as a filmmaker, which are his favorites? Edgar (follow him on twitter @edgarwright) recently stopped by the Criterion Collection offices in New York and raided their DVD closet, as all respectable filmmakers must do. Show More Summary
Plus a fun story about Warren Beatty beating people up.
There are no filmmakers like Edgar Wright. Wright has taken what’s fun about the cinematic experience and projected it through a lens that’s full of cheeky humor, impressively diverse visuals, and an emotional thorough line. All theShow More Summary
Joss Whedon explains why Ultron's origins were altered from the comic books in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', and why 'Ant-Man' doesn't show up. [...]
Edgar Wright has been working to fill up his plate after departing Marvel's Ant-Man. He quickly moved on to sci-fi film, Grasshopper Jungle and a rock-and-roll car chase film, entitled Baby Driver, and now his latest project will turn...Show More Summary
Have you ever thought what it would be like if Harry Potter was recut in the style of Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World? The story about the "Boy Who Lived" does sort of have similar story elements to make this possible. There's...Show More Summary
Edgar Wright has apparently turned in a script for a steampunk Oliver Twist film, so we can all stop being sad about Ant-Man now, I guess.
Cornetto Trilogy mastermind Edgar Wright has just completed a rewrite on the script for a cop movie based on the works of Charles Dickens. Like guileless orphans, the producers of Dodge And Twist apparently marched, script in timid hand, to the Hot Fuzz director and asked him if he could please, sir, give them a little more. Show More Summary
"Consider yourself part of the furniture" takes on a whole new relevance.
Wright will write a fresh draft for the picture titled DODGE AND TWIST. Read the full article on AICN So, Ahmet Zappa (son of Frank) had an idea for a steampunk look at adult versions of Oliver Twist and his swindler pal, The Artful Dodger, which Cole Haddon (TV’s DRACULA) then spun into a draft. Show More Summary
Even as Edgar Wright preps his next two directorial efforts, he’s found time to work on another screenplay. Wright has submitted a rewrite of Dodge and Twist, an action-oriented steampunk sequel to Charles Dickens‘ Oliver Twist. Think Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, only with Oliver and the Artful Dodger. Show More Summary
Dodge and Twist is a steampunk, 20-years-later sequel to Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist The post Edgar Wright Penning Victorian Adventure Dodge and Twist appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Cornetto trilogy director Edgar Wright is the latest person to turn in a draft of Dodge and Twist, a movie sequel to Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist, set in 19th century, Victorian steampunk England (based somewhat upon the "more serious" novel by former Doctor Who comic writer Tony Lee). Read more...
The last big news we got in regards to Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright was a bit depressing. When the talented director left Marvel's Ant-Man after years of dedication to the project, the world was left heartbroken. But, of course,...Show More Summary