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"Asteroids" Movie and Tim Burton's "Pinocchio" are Moving Forward

Posted: November 16th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"Asteroids" Movie and Tim BurtonSubmit Comment
Universal Pictures has been working on an "Asteroids" movie for a while. And now comes word that project, based on the popular 1970s Atari video game, has signed on a new writer, Jez Butterworth (Fair Game, The Last Legion).

Meanwhile, Warner Bros just hired Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class) to write the script for "Pinocchio," a live-action movie that has Tim Burton in talks to direct and Robert Downey Jr in talks to play Geppetto.

"Pushing Daisies" creator Bryan Fuller wrote the original script. Downey provided some notes that Goldman will include in her version in hopes of getting the actor to officially sign on.

Source: Variety, THR


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pornfly writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 6:27:45 AM

j*zz Butterworth

HAAAAAHAHAHAAaaaa
pornfly writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 6:34:35 AM

Pinnochio starring Kevin Clash and Sheldon Stephens

'Papa, i wanna be a real boy'
'dontcha worrya Pinnochio, Immma makea you onea real gooda'
pornfly writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 6:50:14 AM

Asteroids is moving forward.

sounds like a RANGER problem
pornfly writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 6:53:11 AM

Jane Goldman is now holding auditions for the role of Pinnochio in the handicapped stall of her executive bathroom
cress writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 7:46:18 AM

Warner Bros. is similarly developing "Hemorrhoids"-Lindsay Lohan is attached to star.
MANGOMANIAC writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 7:55:43 AM

These movies will be great
Avirex writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 8:41:28 AM

Of course, who could forget the deeply emotionally resonating multi layered story of the Atari game? Its perfectly suited for a film adaptation. Perhaps it will sweep the awards season for best screenplay and best actor.
Deaft0ne writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 8:44:07 AM

I thought Guillermo Del Toro was co-directing or just producing his own Pinnochio movie too?

Both of these movies will be sh*t and Tim Burton is running out of quirky sh*t to remake. Dark Shadows was just embarassing. I heard Burton also wants to reboot The Addams Family as well with Depp as Gomez.

GTFO!
McQueen writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 9:23:29 AM

"Dark Shadows was just embarassing"

And boring as f*ck too.

Tim Burton still believes that he lives in the nineties. I don't think he can bring something new or even being original but no he keeps doing his gothic crap. f*ck him.
struck21 writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 10:13:02 AM

You honestly think that Burton will do a dark remake of a childhood story with Johnny? Robert is kidding himself, Johnny has the job already. Captain Jack Sparrow as a puppet maker?
minkowski writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 2:14:24 PM

Tim Burton needs to f*cking die already and take his Gothic monotony to Hell with him.
Donyae 420 writes:
on November 16th, 2012 at 11:05:27 PM

Pass on both movies.

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