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Rupert Wyatt Says 'Fantastic Four' Failure is Why 'Gambit' Hasn't Happened
Director Rupert Wyatt isn't mixing words as to why he thinks the long-gestating live-action Gambit solo film hasn't happened, and who/what is to blame for it. In a recent chat with ComicsBeat, Wyatt commented that due to Josh Trank's Fantastic Four film (pretty much) failing, the budget for Gambit starring Channing Tatum was "slashed", about 10 days from the beginning of production[...]
Showtime Confirms Master Chief as Lead Character in Live-Action 'Halo' Series
As David said, our hopes and dreams are that it will have enormous appeal to Halo fans and will also appeal to Showtime drama fans." Kyle Killen (Awake) will serve as the project's executive producer, writer and showrunner; Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will direct several episodes and serve as an executive[...]
'Halo' Live-Action Series Gets 10-Episode Order from Showtime
Credit: Bungie After taking development fire for the past five years, Showtime has officially given a 10-episode season order for a scripted drama series based on Microsoft's Halo video game franchise. Along with the episode announcement also comes word that Awake's Kyle Killen will serve as the project's executive producer, writer and showrunner, with Rupert Wyatt (Rise of[...]
Gambit Crew Released, As Director Rupert Wyatt Walks Off?
Deadline reported that the director on the project Rupert Wyatt had dropped out and THR report that it's down to script issues demanding a greater budget. So you know, that kind of fits… Wyatt has issued the following statement, "I was very much looking forward to working with my friend Channing and the team at Fox, but regrettably[...]
Reports Say Channing Tatum Closes Deal To Play Gambit
But now it seems that it may have just been a negotiating tactic as reports from THR say that the actor has signed on to play an anchor character in the X-Men Franchise the same way Hugh Jackman was with Wolverine. Tatum will star and produce the film, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Rupert[...]
Gambit Film In Trouble – Tatum May Be Exiting
The film has Rupert Wyatt attached to direct and casting for the female lead are under way, but word is not that there is something wrong with the deal and Tatum is planning to exit Neither 20th Century Fox nor Tatum's representatives have commented. Gambit is set to be released October 7th, 2016 [Source: The Wrap] [...]
Paramount Narrows Possible Star Trek 3 Directors Down To 5
Word from Deadline is the Paramount Pictures and JJ Abrams have narrowed down the list of potential directors to replace Robert Orci and the third Star Trek reboot film. On the list are Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), Daniel Espinosa (Child 44), Justin Lin (Fast & Furious)[...]
Matt Reeves Set To Direct Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool As we reported recently, 20th Century Fox have been drawing up directors for Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes since Rupert Wyatt decided to walk While Rian Johnson's people made it clear he wasn't interested and Guillermo Del Torro was probably just wishful thinking, it was a fairly decent[...]