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Damon Lindelof Suggests He Could Be Involved In A Future 'Star Wars' Feature; Gives More Hints About 'Tomorrowland'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 20, 2013 4:05 PM
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Damon Lindelof
Nerds, start your hate-tweets: Damon Lindelof, one of the most celebrated and reviled writers in the geek universe, suggests in an interview with Grantland where he doesn't acknowledge or even try to explain the dozens of gaping plot holes and leaps in logic in "Star Trek Into Darkness" (which he co-wrote), that he will probably be involved in one of Disney's upcoming "Star Wars" projects (the crop that will begin with J.J. Abrams' 2015 film). In basements all across the country, angry blog posts are already being written. Lindelof also gave some more details about "Tomorrowland," his secretive Disney project with Brad Bird, which are pretty exciting for any fan of sci-fi.

Watch: First Trailer For Alfonso Cuaron's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Gravity' Starring Sandra Bullock & George Clooney

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 9, 2013 8:00 PM
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Gravity, Sandra Bullock (skip)
Perhaps a recap of the journey we've been on with "Gravity" is in order. Hell, just getting a cast in order is a story itself with Robert Downey Jr. and Angelina Jolie attached at various points, and after the latter left, a frantic search geared up to find a replacement for take the lead with Naomi Watts, Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Marion Cotillard, Carey Mulligan, Sienna Miller, Abbie Cornish, Rebecca Hall, Olivia Wilde and Blake Lively all being rumored/considered/wishlisted before Sandra Bullock signed on, followed shortly by George Clooney.

Poster For Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' Starring George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Comes Into Orbit

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 8, 2013 2:34 PM
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We've waited. And waited, and waited and waited, patiently enduring release date delays, hoping for footage to appear or even an official still from the movie to arrive, only to be forever left in the cold. But Warner Bros, finally Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" is to be released this fall, knows they have a captive audience, hence the teasing before the trailer drops tomorrow. We've already seen a few seconds of actual material from the movie and now comes the first poster to keep the excitement from boiling over.

Reported Details Of Brad Bird & Damon Lindelof's 'Tomorrowland' Promise Interdimensional Travel, Teenage Girls & Pre-Pubescent Robots

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 3, 2013 4:58 PM
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It stars George Clooney, Hugh Laurie will play the villain, and it was formerly known as "1952," but that's about all we've really known up until now about director Brad Bird ("The Incredibles") and Damon Lindelof's ("Prometheus") secret live-action project for Walt Disney Studios, "Tomorrowland." Oh sure, we've known that the movie would reportedly be a "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"-esque story, inspired by material from the archives of WED Enterprises, Walt Disney's personal development lab, and there was educated speculation that posited the movie was about Walt Disney's involvement with an Army project to let the world know that UFOs really exist. But because it was a Damon Lindelof project, he of the J.J. Abrams school of keeping info close to the vest, no one would verify the veracity of such claims.

Seth MacFarlane Says He Won't Host The Oscars Again, 5 Suggestions For Who Could Replace Him

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 26, 2013 1:30 PM
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While you can continue to debate the merits of Sunday night's Oscars hosted by Seth MacFarlane (as we have already done), the bottom line is the Academy got what they wanted by hiring the edgy, younger skewing, "Family Guy" creator. The ratings for the show were up in 2013 with 40.3 million viewers tuning in, the highest figure since 41.3 million turned on their televisions to see if "Avatar" would win Best Picture. (It didn't.) Anyway, if the Academy wants to go with the same gameplan next year, they'll have to find someone else.

Brad Bird's '1952' Now Officially Titled 'Tomorrowland'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 28, 2013 4:09 PM
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Let the speculation begin continue! With director Brad Bird tweeting out last week a peek at the box of material that helped inspire his upcoming movie, an official new title will also stir the rumor machine a little more.

Alfonso Cuarón's 'Gravity' Finally Scores October 4th Release Date

  • By Edward Davis
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  • January 15, 2013 7:16 PM
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Some two years in the making and add another two for development (at least), Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" has finally scored an October 4, 2013 release date. Originally pegged for a November 2012 release, Warner Bros. took it off last year's calendar for unspecified reasons, but most presumed this was due to the VFX-heavy nature of the film that was shot completely in soundstages and in 3D. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, "Gravity" has been a long time coming and so much so it's taken on mythic proportions in some corners fo the blogosphere that have declared it a kind of Kubrick-ian return. It probably doesn't hurt that Cuarón hasn't made a movie since 2006's "Children of Men." Six years between movies will create legend and buzz.

George Clooney To Produce, Paul Greengrass To Direct Crime Movie By 'Argo' Writer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 28, 2012 8:45 PM
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After what seemed like a long period in the weeds following "Green Zone" and the collapse of 'Bourne 4,' Paul Greengrass looks poised for a comeback. Next fall brings his Tom Hanks-starring hostage drama "Captain Phillips" to the big screen, and just a couple of weeks ago it was reported that his Martin Luther King Jr. film is back on, with the wheels turning to make it his next effort. And now, he's got another movie percolating.

George Clooney To Star In Brad Bird's '1952'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 9, 2012 10:02 PM
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Well, damn. It's been very busy and very big day over at Disney. With Michael Arndt now locked in for "Star Wars: Episode 7," another big project at the studio has nabbed a bona fide A-list star.

Jean Dujardin, Cate Blanchett & Paul Giamatti Sought For George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 2, 2012 4:51 PM
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While George Clooney has more than few options for his next directorial outing, it seems "The Monuments Men" is picking up steam. First announced at the beginning of the year, the movie sounds like -- as one writer of the site said: "The Train" meets "Inglourious Basterds" but as directed by Clooney and therefore potentially awesome. Now toss in a potential cast that includes Jean Dujardin, Cate Blanchett and Paul Giamatti? Yeah, we'd be all over that.

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