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'Akira' Lives With New Writer On Board Live Action Reboot

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • July 22, 2014 9:39 AM
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By the time the Tom Cruise-starring “Edge of Tomorrow” will likely clear the $100 million domestic box office threshold, it will have been in theaters for two months. Yet despite the underperformance stateside, the film is doing very well overseas with grosses adding up to $261 million. The international box office—which is responsible for nearly 3/4 of the film’s worldwide haul—may explain why Warner Bros. is looking at one of the writers of the Doug Liman-helmed film to take a crack at another beloved Japanese property.

'Monsters' Director Gareth Edwards Sci-Fi/Robot Movie Titled 'Forever'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 25, 2012 3:55 PM
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Well, it's been awhile since we've heard anything from "Monsters" director Gareth Edwards. Following the success of his cult genre flick, he landed the director's chair on the "Godzilla" remake that seems to be going nowhere fast and then last summer word arrived he was pitching a movie developed with producer Timur Bekmambetov that was said to be "an epic human story set in a futuristic world without humanity" that would be something akin to "a robot 'Star Wars.' " And then, nothing else was heard. But a few more details about the movie has cropped up.

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