Michael Pena is in early negotiations to join Matt Damon in Fox’s sci-fi action pic “The Martian,” with Ridley Scott directing. Sources say negotiations are in early stages and Pena’s involvement…
Jessica Chastain is in early talks for the female lead opposite Matt Damon the Fox sci-fi pic “The Martian.” Ridley Scott is directing. Simon Kinberg, who has been with this project from the begining…
Ridley Scott is in talks to direct the Fox pic “The Martian” with Matt Damon attached to star. Simon Kinberg has come aboard as a producer alongside his exec Aditya Sood through Kinberg's Genre Films…
Richard Matheson, novelist and screenwriter whose high-concept stories and novels were favorites for adapting into films such as “I Am Legend,” died on Sunday at his home in Calabasas, Calif, …
With a diminished spec market, more and more studios are taking chances on books that have yet to be published, and Fox has joined that list by picking up the option to author Andy Weir’s unpublished…
Magician Louis William "Bill" Chaudet, a protege of Harry Blackstone Sr. and a technical adviser for film and television during the 1950s and 1960s, died in Folsom, Calif., on Jan. 5 after a long…
Ray Bradbury, the influential science-fiction writer who transcended the genre's limitations to be hailed as a literary lion for such works as "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles," died…
To watch "John Carter" is to wonder where one might find the intuitive sense of wonderment and awe director Andrew Stanton brought to "Finding Nemo" and "Wall-E."
Alan Neal Hubbs, longtime artistic director of Ray Bradbury's Pandemonium Theatre Company, died June 9 of a pulmonary embolism. He was 63.
Casting director Caro Jones, who cast more than 1,000 TV shows and films including "Rocky," died of multiple myloma on Sept. 3 in Los Angeles. She was 86.