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‘Zombieland’ Writers Adapting ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ Comics

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  • November 8, 2010 2:13 AM
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Screenwriters Update Status On 'Deadpool' & 'Zombieland 2'If you thought "Cowboys & Aliens" was a weird and disparate nuts and gum-like concept, well you haven't seen nuthin' yet. "Zombieland" writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick -- quickly being pegged as the go-to guys for anything, weird, irreverent and out there -- have been tapped to write an adaptation of the comic, "Cowboy Ninja Viking" by Disney. Or rather Disney has picked up the pitch based on a graphic novel by AJ Lieberman and artist Riley Rossmo, published last year by Image Comics.

Newcomer Adam Berg Latest Name Linked To Director's Chair Of 'Deadpool'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 27, 2010 12:56 PM
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Robert Rodriguez Seems To Have Moved OnEver since the summer, it's seemed like Robert Rodriguez was locked in to make what seemed likely to be his first big studio tentpole picture, the Marvel Comics adaptation "Deadpool," which would see Ryan Reynolds again don the mask of the irreverent super-powered mercenary, who he played, in decidedly watered down form, in the disastrous "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." Rodriguez spoke highly of the script (by "Zombieland" scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick), and it looked likely to be the director's next film after he completed the currently-filming "Spy Kids 4."

Robert Rodriguez Says 'Sin City 2' Will Come Next After 'Spy Kids 4' If Script Is Ready

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 10, 2010 6:15 AM
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Wants Bruce Willis For Sequel; So What Does This Mean For 'Deadpool'?Fans of "Sin City" and its long-awaited sequel should tentatively rejoice. In a Facebook livechat that took place this afternoon (October 10 from 1pm-2pm EST), director Robert Rodriguez said that "Sin City 2" would be the follow-up film after "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World."

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