James Cameron will collaborate with Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Shane Salerno (Salinger) and Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) on three Avatar sequels.
Sam Neill reveals that Universal Pictures’ recently delayed Jurassic Park 4 will be “a big reboot,” although it’s unclear precisely what the franchise’s original star means.
Colin Trevorrow, best known for the indie dramedy with hints of sci-fi Safety Not Guaranteed, has signed on to direct the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise for Universal.
Lawless and Zero Dark Thirty star Jason Clarke has signed on to play the human lead in Fox’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Following the departure of director Rupert Wyatt from the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Matt Reeves (Cloverfield reportedly leads a Fox shortlist of potential replacements that includes Guillermo del Toro, Rian Johnson and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is reportedly leaving the Fox sequel because he’s uncomfortable with the announced May 2014 release date.
Universal Pictures has hired Rise of the Planet of the Apes writers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver to rejuvenate the Michael Crichton-created world of Jurassic Park.
Fox has hired Contagion screenwriter Scott Z. Burns to rewrite the script for the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which again will be directed by Rupert Wyatt.