That didn’t last long: not long after Channing Tatum almost left the upcoming Gambit movie, the production is now looking for a new director. Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) has left the production after delays.
Channing Tatum has been eager to star as Gambit in the X-Men spinoff for years, and now The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the actor has officially signed on for the film, despite rumors earlier this week that he was getting ready to leave the project.
A long time ago, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt announced he was working on an intense HBO series called Echo Chamber centered around a British agent who goes undercover in the IRA. But now that series is going to be scifi. Wait, what?
Because that's what may be coming, soon enough. Cruise is apparently attached to star in Our Name is Adam, which Deadline describes as "a Back To The Future-style tale in which Cruise goes back in time and meets his former self." (It's not clear if some other actor would play the young Cruise, or if Cruise would play…
James Gunn confirms he's directing (and writing) Guardians of the Galaxy. Chris Evans drops story hints for the Captain America sequel. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes might have lost its director. Bill Paxton will once again play an ass-kicking space marine!
You could easily interpret the new Planet of the Apes movie as being an anti-science diatribe — since it's about foolish humans meddling with biology, causing a new race of super-intelligent apes to emerge.
We've seen tons of new footage from Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and we're even more excited for the upcoming primate rebellion. We also learned from the creative team just how far they went to create realistic apes.
We've got a brand new trailer for the Rise of The Planet of the Apes, which delivers lots of backstory on scientist James Franco, and his relationship with Caesar (the ape who starts the primate uprising). Watch it now!
Let the ape-pocalypse begin! Watch the story of one lone chimp who sparks the primate revolution against humanity. The ape uprising begins now — with the first ever trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
The recently retitled Rise of the Planet of the Apes has released a bit of WETA footage, showcasing the motion-capture Apes who will eventually enslave all of mankind. And it's creepy as hell.
Stare into the CG eyes of the super intelligent ape that dooms the human race. Here's the first look at how actor Andy Serkis will appear as Caesar in Rise of the Apes, the Planet of the Apes origins tale.
Curious as to how the new Planet of The Apes prequel plans on capturing the apes that started the simian uprising? Check out our exclusive sneak peek on set, and see the brand new ape men.
Fox has settled on June 24, 2011 as the release date for their contemporary Planet of the Apes prequel — which, hopefully, will feature neither Tim Burton or Mark Wahlberg.