Bad Robot has just hired a director to film a movie called Overlord, which is about American soldiers fighting Nazi zombies in World War II.
Screenwriter Billy Ray (The Hunger Games, Captain Phillips) will tackle Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel Don Quixote for Disney, which has pegged it as an adventure tale worthy of a lavish, effects-driven movie on the scale of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
There's a brand new super secretive J.J. Abrams project in the works, and this time the geek auteur is rumored to be working with Billy Ray, who wrote Volcano with Tommy Lee Jones. Let's play "guess Abrams' new mystery project!"
Can the internal monologue-heavy first Hunger Games book become a decent movie? We're still not sure, but at least A-list people are getting involved — including Kick-Ass' Chloe Moretz — and everybody's calling it the possible next Twlight.