Golden Globes Hint at Oscar Glory; ‘Pirates 5′ Picks Up New Writer
Universal Pictures announced via press release that the fourth installment of the hit dinosaur franchise will arrive in theaters June 13, 2014. Steven Spielberg, who helmed the first two films in the franchise, will serve as executive producer. The film, written by Rise of the Planet of the Apes scribes Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, is expected to find a director soon.
The New York Times]
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 is still a thing that’s happening, and Disney has hired a new writer to make it happen. Jeff Nathanson (Catch Me If You Can, Rush Hour 3) will pen the return of Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack, although the actor has yet to officially sign-on for the sequel. But don’t worry, he will. Unless he’s developed an allergy to all the money this franchise makes. [Variety]
Good news for Die Hard fans: The next installment in the oh-my-god-it’s-still-going franchise will be Rated “R.” Collider.com confirmed the report this past Friday, as did a new TV spot for A Good Day to Die Hard. Bruce Willis reprises his role as John McClane, and this time the New York cop is in Russia, struggling to save his son from some very bad guys. Watch the new TV spot below.
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