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Drew Goddard Exits Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Series For Netflix, 'Spartacus' Showrunner Takes Over

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • May 24, 2014 2:48 PM
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What the hell is going on over at the house of Marvel? Well, after the exit of Edgar Wright on “Ant-Man” it surely doesn’t sound very good. Over at another Marvel property, this time destined for television on Netflix, Drew Goddard has reportedly left the super hero project “Daredevil.”

Drew Goddard Drops 'The Martian,' But Fox Wants Matt Damon To Star

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2014 3:43 PM
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With Drew Goddard's plate full right now writing, executive producing, showrunning and directing Marvel's Netflix series "Daredevil," and also now set to write and direct "Sinister Six" for Sony, you might have forgotten last spring that the filmmaker signed up to direct "The Martian" as his followup to "Cabin In The Woods." But those superhero projects have forced Goddard to move on, but that's not stopping Fox.

Drew Goddard To Direct Spider-Man Villains Film 'Sinister Six'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • April 8, 2014 9:42 AM
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When “Cloverfield” screenwriter Drew Goddard was tapped last December to write the supervillain-center “Amazing Spider-Man” spin-off, “The Sinister Six,” for Sony it was with the understanding that the director’s chair was Goddard’s if he wanted it. Here we are four months later and the screenwriter-turned-director has made his decision.

Josh Trank Out, Alex Kurtzman To Co-Write & Direct 'Venom'; Drew Goddard Writing 'Sinister Six''

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • December 13, 2013 9:00 AM
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Zoinks. With Marvel's "Avengers" franchises expanding, and "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" widening the X-universe over at Fox, it was only a matter of time before Sony looked at the world of "Spider-Man" and seized on a massive opportunity to bombard us with brands and sequels tell new and exciting stories. And in one fell swoop, they've done changed the game, yo.

Drew Goddard To Write Netflix/Disney's 'Daredevil' Series

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 12, 2013 3:46 PM
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According to "The Secret," all you need to do to be successful and get everything you want in life is to put those good vibes out there. And whether or not he's read the bestseller, it seems to have worked for Drew Goddard. “You’re talking to a guy who had quotes from Daredevil painted on his wall while growing up," he told Collider over the summer when asked about the franchise. "Even when I was 18, I still had the blood red door with the, ‘I have shown him that a man without hope is a man without fear.’ That was what I loved and so it’s the sort of thing that if we can find the right project, I would love to do it.” And so, here we are ...

‘World War Z’ Endings: The Bloody Battle In Russia Vs. Damon Lindelof's Rewrite, What Was Changed & Why

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • June 25, 2013 12:31 PM
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History is littered with movie productions that went haywire and melted down (we recently chronicled a few that survived bad buzz and some that didn't). Either imploding on set because of director/actor spats, budgets that ballooned into excess causing for major flops, or any number of confluent forces that created disaster. Some films escaped their thought-to-be impending doom (“Avatar,” “Titanic”) and others (“John Carter,” “Battleship,”), well, they pretty much lived up to their “this is going to bomb” narrative.

The Best & Worst Of 'World War Z'

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • June 24, 2013 4:36 PM
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The people have spoken, and they have said braaaaaaains. Brad Pitt’s would-be runaway monster of a zombie movie “World War Z” is a hit and coming in at #2 this past weekend with the highest opening of Pitt’s career. Bad buzz be damned, ‘WWZ’ overcame the odds, the drama, the negative media attention to come out a solid winner (though as history shows, not every troubled production gets a happy ending). Sure, with global costs that could reach $400 million, it might be impossible for ‘Z’ to break even, but at this point, let’s face it, the movie wasn’t a colossal bomb and Paramount is breathing a deep sigh of relief. In fact, if the movie keeps going and has legs then its mooted sequel may not be in doubt, even if the movie can’t break even (studios always throw good money after bad and once they’ve started an investment, they don’t like to just chop it off at the wrist because it bled a little). And so, the final verdict on the Marc Forster-directed “World War Z” after everything that went down? Well, it’s pretty terrific in spots, ok in others, a little clunky at times and pretty problematic if you’re looking at it discerningly (you can read our original review here). But put it this way: it’s nowhere near the disaster we were lead to believe it might be. If you’re looking at it from a pure thrill ride perspective, “World War Z” is likely going to win, but as usual, we thought we’d drill down a little deeper and deconstruct the elements that are great, the ones that are so-so and the ones that weren’t so great. Or the “Best & Worst Of World War Z” for the sake of clean communication. Our thoughts below.

Drew Goddard Picks 'The Martian' As His 'Cabin In The Woods' Follow-Up

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • May 16, 2013 9:39 AM
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The upside to directing such a genre-shifting, subversive film as “Cabin in the Woods,” as Drew Goddard did, is that it provides ample experience for whatever world he'd like to tackle next. And indeed, after a string of high-profile writing gigs, the writer/director has chosen an ambitious setting and narrative for his follow-up -- one that features a new type of horror previously unexplored by him.

How Brad Pitt Starved Himself, The Deleted Budapest Sequences & More Learned From 'World War Z'; Plus New Photos

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 29, 2013 12:20 PM
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Entertainment Weekly's got the goods on "World War Z," the new geo-political zombie thriller starring Brad Pitt that is scheduled to arrive this summer via Paramount and Pitt's Plan B shingle. At $170 million, it's the most expensive zombie movie ever made (going $50 million above its original budget) and the lengthy and complicated production was rumored to be in dire trouble last year.

Steven Spielberg Says 'Robopocalypse' Not Quite Dead, Starting New Work On Script With More Personal Story

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • January 11, 2013 12:29 PM
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This last week has been somewhat of a mixed bag for Steven Spielberg. Sure there’s been a whole host of Oscar nominations, but there’s also been the collapse of his highly anticipated adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s novel, “Robopocalypse.” The film, penned by “Cabin in the Woods” writer Drew Goddard, had already been allotted an April 25, 2014 release date, and had a tremendous lead cast being lined up including Anne Hathaway, Chris Hemsworth and Ben Whishaw. The official line from Spielberg’s spokesman was that the film was “too important and the script not ready, and it’s too expensive to produce. It’s back to the drawing board to see what’s possible.”

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