Finally, James Bond is actually coming to a theater near you some day soon, thanks to an agreement reached by Sony and MGM.
Deadline was the first to post a press release announcing that Sony is distributing "James Bond 23" alongside MGM, and that they're already looking at "Bond 24" as well. We're hoping this means we'll be seeing MGM's "Red Dawn" and "Cabin In The Woods" through Sony as well, though nothing is official yet. In exchange, MGM will co-finance several Sony pictures, including David Fincher's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."
After the jump, find out which unreleased robot movie already has a sequel in the works, the line-up for Cannes and what "Fast Five" director Justin Lin has to say about his "Terminator" plans.
"Real Steel" Gets A Real Deal
Sounds like Dreamworks likes what they have with their upcoming robot flick "Real Steel," because according to Deadline they already have a sequel in the works despite the fact the movie doesn’t hit theaters until October 7. Apparently the studio has tapped John Gatins to script a follow-up to the first feature because of the strong response the film received at internal screenings and CinemaCon.
Cannes Line-Up Unveiled
All the likely subjects were announced today when the Cannes Film Festival unveiled their 2011 line-up via press release. Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is opening the fest, with films like "The Beaver" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" also being out of the competition. However, Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" and the Emily Browning-starring "Sleeping Beauty" will be two of the 19 films competing. Here's the full list.
"Sleeping Beauty" Trailer
From "Fast Five" To "Terminator"
"Fast Five" director Justin Lin had been rumored to be Universal's first choice back in February for a "Terminator" reboot, so when Omelete (courtesy of Collider) got a chance to talk him during the "Fast Five" press junket, they couldn't resist asking him what exactly the deal is. "'Terminator' was one of my favorite films growing up. And I feel I have a take that I would love to see, and I’ve talked with Arnold and we’ve talked and we’ll see," Lin said. "So that is something that is potentially in my future, but when I get home I will sit down and look at my options and choose what I want to do."
Sony Classics Gets "Gods Of Carnage"
Roman Polanski's latest, an adaptation of the hit play "Gods of Carnage," finally has a distribution deal in North America. Deadline has the news that Sony Classics has picked up the flick for an unannounced release date. A press release for the movie said it should premiere later this year.
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