Oscar nominee Michael Clarke Duncan, remembered for his roles in such films as The Green Mile, Daredevil, Sin City and Green Lantern, died Monday from complications of a heart attack. He was 54.
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Although his character is pivotal to Marvel’s “Extremis” storyline, Guy Pearce insists his role in director Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 is “really kind of cameo stuff.”
With the Daredevil film rights poised to revert to Marvel, director Joe Carnahan has released the sizzle reel he used to pitch Fox his vision for a “Serpico-styled” thriller in which the Man Without Fear watched over an early-’70s Hell’s Kitchen.
With the clock run down on Fox’s Daredevil plans, multiple reports indicate that Marvel could reclaim the film rights to the Man Without Fear as soon as mid-October.
In what appears to be another blow to Fox’s Daredevil plans, The Grey director Joe Carnahan reveals his idea for the Man Without Fear, described as a “Frank Miller-esque, hardcore ’70s thriller,” “went up in smoke.”
With the clock ticking down for Fox to begin production on Daredevil, the studio has reportedly begun talks to swap Marvel the rights to Galactus and Silver Surfer in exchange for a rights extension that would give Joe Carnahan time to move into the director’s chair.
Director David Slade has departed Fox’s Daredevil because of scheduling conflicts, leaving the studio to rush to begin filming by fall or risk the rights reverting to Marvel.
Fox has tapped David James Kelly to rewrite the script for director David Slade’s Daredevil, based on the influential 1986 “Born Again” storyline by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.
Veteran comics writer J.M. DeMatteis shares part of his treatment for a Daredevil adaptation developed by Chris Columbus and Carlo Carlei before director Mark Steven Johnson’s 2003 film.
If there’s one thing that a quick look at the current state of television and movies will tell you, it’s that there’s not much need for original ideas when there’s so much out there ready and waiting to be adapted, updated or just outright ripped off. That’s why we’ve decided to help in that process with a series which offers up some of the things we’d like to see being brought to big screen or small. This week’s suggestion? Daredevil
When it comes down to it, who can really resist the news that Sylvester Stallone is turning Rocky into a stage musical? It’s such unexpected news, such wonderfully weird news, that I couldn’t help myself and started to wonder: What other movie classics would we happily see reincarnated as all-singing, all-dancing theater experiences?
Brad Caleb Kane, a writer-producer on the cult-hit series Fringe, has been hired to pen the David Slade-directed film, an adaptation of the influential 1986 comic-book story by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Updated with confirmation from Slade.