These days, it feels like the only gig with shakier job security than “White House advisor” is “Star Wars director.” First there was the strange case of Josh Trank, the Chronicle director who was originally set to helm the spin-off movie Rogue One, but was unceremoniously replaced before cameras rolled (following not only the critical […]
Back in June, it was rumored a more kid-friendly Fantastic Four was in the works after audiences didn’t flock to see 20th Century Fox’s bleak take on the property. After the rocky experiencing making Josh Trank’s butchered comic book movie, the studio wanted to go in an entirely different direction inspired by Pixar’s The Incredibles. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Mads Mikkelsen revealed that he had actually auditioned for a part in Josh Trank's fantastically awful Fantastic Four reboot. But what caused him to abandoned his attempt to join the movie altogether? According to the actor, a truly weird audition that was all about the length of his arms. Yes, really. More »
The dark, edgy and moody take on Fantastic Four didn’t pan out with Josh Trank‘s reboot. Even after audiences failed to turn up for the troubled movie, 20th Century Fox and producer Simon Kinberg continued to discuss a potential sequel. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Josh Trank, who is next directing Tom Hardy in Fonzo, the feature film about the final days of mobster Al Capone, has just signed with CAA, who is repping the U.S. distribution rights for the film along with WME Global. Trank...Show More Summary
Congratulations are in order for Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, and all four fans of 2015's Fantastic Four. Mara and Bell, who co-starred in Josh Trank's ill-fated reboot, are engaged; the two have been dating publicly since 2015. Bell has a son from his previous marriage to Evan Rachel Wood. We ... More »
We recently got some juice on the whole falling out that took place between Josh Trank and Lucasfilm, and how he was SO close to announcing a Star Wars Bounty Hunter that would've centered on fan-favorite character Boba Fett. Rumor has it he was even prepared to show a sizzle reel for the film at a Star Wars fan event. Show More Summary
Miles Teller is opening up about the, well, less than fantastic reception to last year’s Fantastic Four. The 20th Century Fox comic book blockbuster, based on Marvel’s first family, was derided by critics, shunned by audiences and hampered by rumors of on-set issues with director Josh Trank. Show More Summary
A year or so back, we were looking at three Star Wars standalone movies hitting movie screens
One of the standalone Star Wars movies was supposed to be a Boba Fett adventure, but when Josh Trank exited as director, that project was put in limbo. As it turns out, Lucasfilm was further along on it than previously believed.
Disney and Lucasfilm had a Boba Fett sizzle reel ready to go for Star Wars Celebration 2015, but had to cancel it after Josh Trank was fired.
Josh Trank's canceled spinoff film revealed as a Boba Fett vehicle.
Back in 2015, Lucasfilm almost announced an official Boba Fett movie, complete with teaser trailer. Read more...
The past couple of years have been pretty rough on Josh Trank. After his career got off to a spectacular start with 2012’s Chronicle, he flamed out with his sophomore effort, Fantastic Four, and seemingly did himself no favors by bad-mouthing his own movie. Show More Summary
Tom Hardy certainly has a penchant for choosing extreme film roles — his latest Antarctic drama about Ernest Shackleton is no exception — so it's only natural that he'd want to take his talents to the gritty Prohibition Era. (In fact, he already tried to a few years ago.) Deadline ... More »
It’s been a year since Chronicle director Josh Trank’s career potentially flamed off with the high-profile superhero flop Fantastic Four. Now Trank is back, writing and directing on a project that’s decidedly closer to his low-budget roots: a story about the final days of notorious gangster Al Capone, with Tom Hardy in the leading role. Show More Summary
Tom Hardy is attached to play all-time American gangster Al Capone in Fonzo, a new project written and to be directed by Josh Trank. Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder of Addictive Pictures and Lawrence Bender are producing the pic, which centers on Capone in the final days of his life. Show More Summary
New film will follow an aging, haunted version of America's most famous gangster.
Tom Hardy will play Al Capone in a new biopic to be written and directed by disgraced Fantastic Four director Josh Trank.
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