Lara Croft Heading Big Screenwards Again
Tomb Raider could be heading back to cinemas again, though not as a continuation of the two Angelina Jolie features that were made by Paramount, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Paramount let the rights slip after Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life failed to set box offices alight and now Warner Bros has stepped in, planning as complete reboot of the franchise.
Lost Scribe Prepares For Day One
Lost, Heroes and Alias writer/producer Jesse Alexander will be showrunner on a new post-apocalyptic series Day One, reports Variety . The series takes place following a catastrophic global event that destroys the world's infrastructure with the action centring on a small group of survivors. US TV network ABC has green-lighted the project.
Ridley Scott’s Plan Comes Together
Here's another "it’s not sci-fi but we know you love it like it’s one of ours" story*. Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free productions are prepping a big screen version of the A-Team, reports Variety . Joe Carnahan (Smokin’ Aces) is tipped to direct.
* Besides, the way in which nobody ever died in the shoot-outs was clearly some kind of fantasy.
Who Will Showrun Caprica?
Battlestar Galactica’s überboss Ronald D Moore says that he eventually intends to hand over the showrunning duties on Galactica spin-off series Caprica to Jane Espensen, according to SyFy Portal . That should please fan, as the former-Buffy writer has written some of Galactica’s best-loved episodes.