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‘Halo’: Everything You Need to Know About the Paramount Plus Video Game Adaptation

The road to getting an adaptation of the popular video game “Halo” to audiences has been an exceedingly long and twisted one. The game has been captivating audiences since 2001, and since that time Hollywood has been determined to bring the ambitious, intense, large-scale world it created to life.In 2005 plans for a feature film […]

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The 15 Best Debut Films From Directors

A great first film can jumpstart a filmmaker’s career and show the world what makes them unique. For example, the conversational dialogue, ’70s soundtrack, and nonlinear narrative of Quentin Tarantino’s first film “Reservoir Dogs” established tropes that the director still relies on today.Not every great director starts out strong, though. Although he’s one of the […]

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‘Demonic’: Neill Blomkamp’s Supernatural Horror Misfire Is More Interested In Toying With New Tech Than Story [Review]

Neill Blomkamp affirms again with “Demonic,” his least entertaining feature film yet, that he is a true mad scientist with genre even if everything blows up in his face. His convictions can be truly bizarre, like with something as small as Jodie Foster’s peculiar accent in “Elysium” or the entirety of “Chappie.” Whether one likes […]

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Neill Blomkamp Reveals ‘District 10’ Screenplay in the Works

“District 9” and “Elysium” director Neill Blomkamp has revealed that he and writing partners Sharlto Copley and Terri Tatchell are in the process of writing the screenplay for “District 10,” the long-awaited follow-up to South Africa’s biggest box office hit.“District 10 screenplay also being written by @sharlto (Sharlto Copley) @territachell (Terri Tatchell) and I. It’s […]

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Syd Mead Dies: Visionary Futurist Who Worked On ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘Tron’ Was 86

Syd Mead, the visionary futurist who worked on such classic fantasy/sci-fi films as Tron, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, died today in Pasadena. He was 86.His manager Roger Servick told Deadline that Mead had been in failing health due to lymphoma cancer and he was undergoing treatment at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.Mead’s […]

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Univision Alum Isaac Lee Acquires Mexico’s Redrum, Launches Exile Content (Exclusive)

Isaac Lee, the former chief creative officer of Univision and Televisa, has formed an ambitious new company called Exile Content and he has acquired Mexican production services company Redrum.Redrum founder Stacy Perskie will run Exile’s studio along with his team of partners, including Adrian Grunberg, who is currently directing “Rambo 5” and helmed Redrum’s first […]

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Jodie Foster On Taking Charge As A Director And Her Return To Acting – Behind The Lens

On the latest edition of my Deadline series Behind the Lens, Jodie Foster dropped by to talk about her latest foray behind the camera with the well-received “Arkangel” episode of Netflix’s anthology series Black Mirror. But she also discusses her return to acting in movies after a five-year absence. This versatile artist, whose acting career […]

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