Though pretty much all the appeal of The Expendables and RED lies in the impressiveness of gathering notable old people to shoot things around a centerpiece of Bruce Willis's skull, that's not deterring Lionsgate from looking at turning both of those soon-to-be-franchises into TV series that would presumably involve far less notable olds.
The news comes from Deadline and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer, who also this morning revealed something for the younger set: beyond dragging the The Twilight Saga out indefinitely with a TV series, he also hopes to adapt the four-film-long Step Up franchise for television, because there is certainly not enough competitive dance happening on television. Mario Lopez will be saddened to learn he is either too young and too old for otherwise-perfect parts in all of these.
With Breaking Dawn, Part 2 this fall completing The Twilight Saga, drawing down the flesh-toned shirt that's forever shuttering the Lautner ab factory, Lionsgate is already reportedly looking for ways to prolong their recently-acquired franchise. And as we know, the laziest and... / Continue →
The final film based on the final book of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga hits this November, thus mercifully ending the tale of passion, lust, and spooky, sparkly monsters Summit Entertainment began back in 2008. But if the CEO of Lionsgate--the studio that just bought Summit ... / Continue →
Continuing to be the Arrested Development of humorless Kiefer Sutherland real-time thrillers, 24 is reportedly putting aside long-held movie plans to instead return as a limited series. Titled 24: Live Another Day, the series will reportedly still cover a full day, but will now... / Continue →