Tag: Burk Sharpless


     October 9, 2014


For a movie with the title “Dracula Untold“, it’s a story that’s painfully vague.  We all know Bram Stoker’s classic monster.  Some may know that the character was loosely based on Prince Vlad the Impaler.  Director Gary Shore and screenwriters …

Alex Proyas in Talks to Direct GODS OF EGYPT

     May 17, 2012

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After developing an ambitious, VFX-oriented adaptation of Paradise Lost for nearly a year only to have Legendary Pictures scrap the film due to budget issues, director Alex Proyas (The Crow) is on the hunt for new projects.  He recently became …

Fox Adapting Atari Video Game MISSILE COMMAND

     January 12, 2011

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Because movies based off of videogames always means high quality and big profits except in the case of never, Fox is adapting the 1980 Atari arcade game Missile Command.  According to Variety, screenwriters Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (reboot of …