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"Zombieland:" Writers Share Kevin Bacon, Jean-Claude Van Damme Pitches

In the latest version of “Zombieland Cameo That Never Was Theatre”, Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese shared their script pitches online to actors who turned down offers to cameo for their 2009 hit for those suffering the Coronavirus Blues The duo wrote for a number of actors in the off-chance any of them accepted The[...]

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"Zombieland" Writers Post Mark Hamill, Slyvester Stallone's Non-Cameos

As Hollywood suspended productions globally, some like Zombieland writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese decided to make the best of the situation The two decided to post completed scripts proposed to numerous actors like the late Patrick Swayze, Kevin Bacon, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Hamill, Sylvester Stallone, and Joe Pesci All turned them down before Bill[...]

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"Zombieland": Writers Share Script Idea for Patrick Swayze Cameo

Writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese had another name in mind originally, the late Patrick Swayze Unfortunately, the actor fell ill before they offered the part Before Wernick and Reese settled on Murray, they considered other actors including Kevin Bacon, Mark Hamill, Dwayne Johnson, Sylvester Stallone, and Joe Pesci.[caption id="attachment_1182924" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Featureflash Photo[...]

"Deadpool" Writers Talk Marvel Future, Third Film

Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick assures fans Disney gave the greenlight to continue the Deadpool franchise as is There is a lot of planning involved to make it happen from finishing the script to see what characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe they’ll be permitted to use Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Reese and[...]

Zombieland: Double Tap Red Band Trailer Reveals Cameo

"Zombieland: Double Tap" Red Band Trailer Reveals Cameo

It cuts to “from the writers of Deadpool” in case people forgot about Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick,  who wrote the first movie.The trailer revisits the White House, but an extension of a previous sequence Tallahassee said he thought he would have made a fine president as he props his leg on the president’s desk[...]


Jesse Eisenberg Gives 'Zombieland: Double Tap' Update at SXSW

Murray made a cameo in the 2009 film, but given his fate, I wonder how they bring him back.Also coming back is director Ruben Fleischer and writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese Joining them is Dave Callaham In an interview with ComicBook.com, Fleischer fondly recalled the experience he had making the original Zombieland, and the profound[...]

'Zombieland: Double Tap' Adds 'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch

Others new to the cast include Zoey Deutch, Avan Jogia, and Rosario Dawson, according to Variety.Riding the coattails of his previous film for Sony, Venom, director Ruben Fleischer reunites with writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, who have been busy with a different Marvel franchise for FOX in Deadpool.Shooting began in January 2019 and scheduled[...]

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'Zombieland: Double Tap' Shows New Poster, Rosario Dawson Joins Cast

Unfortunately, director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick found themselves high in demand after the film’s success Amazon Prime announced a TV series with different actors in the roles of Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, and Little Rock, but the horrible reception caused its abrupt cancellation.Since the 2009 Sony film, Fleischer went on to[...]

Wayne's Mark McKenna Talks Dream Role, Del Dynamic, and Pop Culture Picks (INTERVIEW)

Created by series writer Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers‘ Raising Arizona.[caption id="attachment_922066" align="aligncenter" width="600"] YouTube Premium[/caption]When McKenna‘s Wayne learns that his birthright – a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am – was stolen from his father on his[...]

Wayne: YouTube Premium's Bloody Great New Comedy Gets Official Trailer

Created by series writer  Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona.Needless to say, we fell for it hard (as our review below can attest) - and now the fine[...]

Wayne s01e0102: If Garth Ennis and The Coen Brothers Wrote a John Hughes TV Series (TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL REVIEW)

Premiering at this year's Tribeca TV Festival, the ten-episode series was created by series writer Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward.[caption id="attachment_922065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] YouTube Premium[/caption]When Mark McKenna's (Sing Street, Kat and Alfie: Redwater) Wayne learns that his birthright - a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am - was stolen from[...]



'Deadpool 2' Writers Comment On Cable's Origins Being Batsh*t Insane

One of the things that made Deadpool so successful is that it managed to appeal to a rather wide audience despite being an obscure character that only comic fans had heard of.In an interview with Collider, writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese are already thinking about how to approach this character while walking the line[...]

A Moody Teenager And A CGI Character To Return In 'Deadpool 2'

Collider recently caught up with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to talk about what characters are going to return for the sequel Despite the fact that the studio could only afford Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand) and Colossus (Stefan Kapicic) for the first movie they were the perfect duo to counter Deadpool's sense of[...]

Just How Did Bill Murray End Up In Zombieland…

In this sneak peek for the next episode of AMC's Geeking Out, Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg talk with Deadpool co-writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick as they explain how they convinced Bill Murray to be in Zombieland.https://youtu.be/ta4gkua91uQ In this sneak peek for the next episode of AMC's Geeking Out, Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg talk[...]

Deadpool Goes Digital Next Tuesday

As reported earlier this week, the Blu-ray will include a commentary track by Reynolds and writers writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese and a separate track with director Tim Miller and Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld among other bonus content.Additional content is becoming more common on digital release platforms, as seen with the recent release of Star Wars: The[...]

Deadpool Blu-ray Special Features Including Deleted Scenes; Commentary With Rob Liefeld

The Deadpool Twitter account has unveiled the final bonus feature specs for the film's upcoming Blu-ray release, which includes deleted scenes and an optional audio commentary with director Tim Miller and Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld.Star Ryan Reynolds also headlines a commentary track with writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese So expect plenty of talking on[...]

Deadpool Sequel Already In The Works; Could Feature A Certain Mutant

Though Deadpool is not yet in release, 20th Century Fox has already engaged writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to pen a sequel.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pair have been asked back thanks to a projected $65 million opening for the Ryan Reynolds picture It is also presumed that director Tim Miller will return[...]