Detail from Frank Frazetta's poster art for Fire and Ice, from Frazetta.net Director Robert Rodriguez announced a few days ago that he has completed a deal with Sony to produce a live action version of the 1983 Ralph Bakshi animated film Fire and Ice, based on the artwork of Frank Frazetta. Show More Summary
Sony has been in the news a lot lately, and it would be strange to write an article about it without mentioning that—even if it’s not really relevant—so here it is: Something something The Interview. Something something James Franco and Seth Rogen. Show More Summary
Ralph Bakshi, the animator who did films like Wizards and the first adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, used an early rotoscope animation technique to create the fantasy story Fire and Ice, which adopted character designs by artist Frank Frazetta. Show More Summary
A new adaptation of a 1983 animated film. Read the full article on AICN Sony Pictures is working with Robert Rodriguez to realize a live-action adaptation of the 1983 animated adventure FIRE AND ICE as part of… …a big package that gives...Show More Summary
“No, Mom. It’s not a GAME OF THRONES movie.” - You in a few years.
The live-action remake of Frank Frazetta and Ralph Bakshi's 1983 animated fantasy is envisioned as the basis for a franchise.
That's right, half-naked axe-wielders! What'cha gonna do if Sony offends you? Nothing, that's what. You'll be too busy getting sunburned on your nearly naked ass by the L.A. weather. Seriously,...
Robert Rodriguez's long-planned adaptation of the 1983 animated fantasy 'Fire and Ice' will become a live-action franchise for Sony. [...]
"We realized it could be something much bigger and it started attracting A-list talent." The post Sony Picks up Robert Rodriguez’s Live Action Fire and Ice Film appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
I’m prepared to go to war with you guys – but I feel strongly in my belief that Robert Rodriguez isn’t a good filmmaker. And I’m not excited for anything he does. Other than his indie debut, El mariachi, and the sci-fi horror The Faculty, he’s never done anything good (or right) by himself – […]
Still reeling from the cyber attacks that caused them to pull the release of THE INTERVIEW, Sony Pictures has acquired a big package that gives the studio a potential franchise as Deadline is reporting that Robert Rodriguez will direct...Show More Summary
Sony's just completed a deal that brings Robert Rodriguez's dream project — a live action version of Frank Frazetta's Fire and Ice — to the big screen. This is passion project for Rodriguez, who has been trying to make this homage to his friend for years. And it looks like it will finally happen. Read more...
EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has acquired a big package that gives the studio a potential franchise. Robert Rodriguez will direct a live-action version of the 1983 animated film Fire And Ice. The film is Rodriguez's homage to his friend, the late legendary animator Frank Frazetta, on whose works Frazetta and Ralph Bakshi based that original film. Show More Summary
In case you didn't know, Robert Rodriguez has his own channel on television call The El Rey Network. We mentioned it earlier this year when featuring a brief talk between Rodriguez and his friend and fellow filmmaker Guillermo del Toro...Show More Summary
QuentinTarantino andRobertRodriguezhavebeenfriendsandcollaboratorssincetheTorontoInternationalFilmFestival intheearly’90s,wheretheirdirectorialdebuts(ReservoirDogsandElMariachi,respectively)werefeatured.Soit’sonlyproperthatforTheDirShow More Summary
Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network has opted not to move forward with a second season of its original action drama series Matador. Launched in July, following the World Cup, Matador starred Gabriel Luna as a DEA agent recruited by the CIA to go undercover as a professional soccer player. Show More Summary
The El Rey Network has decided not to move forward with a second season on the action drama Matador. The show from Robert Rodriguez?s network limped through just 13 episodes despite having the pilot directed by the El Mariachi auteur. Click To Continue Reading
Today we give thanks to Dimension Films’ 2007 Grindhouse for which gave us the delicious bounty known as “Thanksgiving.” Included in the epic feature film project from Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez were a series of faux trailers from the hottest horror directors around. One such trailer was for Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving, which at one […]
There's a moment early in El Mariachi, the micro-budget 1992 movie that introduced Robert Rodriguez to the world, where our hero, an unnamed wandering musician, asks a bartender if he can work there, singing for tips. The asshole bartender laughs in his face and says that he'd never pay one guy when he already has a whole band. Show More Summary