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Rupert Sanders To Direct Live Action 'Ghost In The Shell' & Mike Newell Helming 'The Day Of The Triffids'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • January 27, 2014 10:37 AM
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Ghost In The Shell Rupert Sanders
In 2009 “Shutter Island” screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis was tapped to adapt the Japanese manga “Ghost In The Shell” for the American big-screen and here we are five years later, per Deadline, and DreamWorks has finally locked down their director by signing up “Snow White and the Huntsman” helmer Rupert Sanders.

'Luther' Creator Neil Cross To Pen Sam Raimi Produced 'The Day Of The Triffids'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 2, 2012 10:46 AM
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John Wyndham's 1951 post-apocalyptic sci-fi-horror novel "The Day Of The Triffids" is a renowned classic. The story follows a scientist who has been working with lucrative plants called triffids -- tall plants with the deadly combination of intelligence and fatal aggression (which he believes have been bioengineered in Soviet Russia). After a meteor shower hits Earth and renders anyone who watched it blind, civilization begins to collapse and with much of the population left defenseless, the triffids begin to attack.

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