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Justin Lin Picks Up The Keys For Knight Rider Revamp

The filmmaker's digital series is a joint project between NBCUniversal, studio bosses at MAChinima and Lin's YouTube channel YOMYOMF. Knight Rider premiered in 1982 and featured David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a...

Justin Lin Developing Robin Hood Tv Series

The director has teamed up with Hollywood producer Alex Kurtzman to develop the tentatively-titled A Burglar's Guide to the City, which will be based on the book of the same name by Geoff...

Star Trek Beyond Soars To Top Of North American Box Office

The sci-fi sequel, starring Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, and Zachary Quinto, easily beamed its way to number one, but the third instalment of the new movie franchise fell short of its previous opening...

Simon Pegg Argued With Justin Lin Over Star Trek Beyond Plans

The British actor, who portrays chief engineer Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott in the new movie franchise, took on an additional role as co-writer of the new film, but he and Lin didn't see eye-to-eye...

Simon Pegg Wants To Write More Star Trek

Simon Pegg wants to write another 'Star Trek' movie.The 46-year-old actor admits it was a ''real treat'' to pen the next installment in the franchise as it was a ''pleasure to be given the keys...

George Takei Clarifies Sulu Stance

George Takei is ''delighted'' 'Star Trek' is exploring diversity.The 79-year-old actor previously said he believes the decision to portray Hikaru Sulu - who he originally played in the 1960s TV series - as in a...

Justin Lin Ready To Make Lone Wolf And Cub Adaptation

Justin Lin is very excited to finally get to work on his 'Lone Wolf and Cub' adaptation. The 44-year-old director has been busy for the last 18 months shooting and now promoting sci-fi sequel 'Star...

Simon Pegg And George Takei Disagree Over Sulu Being Portrayed As Gay In 'Star Trek Beyond'

Star Trek Beyond co-writer Simon Pegg has said he “respectfully disagrees” with George Takei, after the actor called the news that Hikaru Sulu would be gay in the new movie “really unfortunate”. Takei, who is...

George Takei Disappointed Sulu Is Gay

George Takei thinks it is ''unfortunate'' 'Star Trek's Hikaru Sulu has been written as gay.The 79-year-old actor believes the decision to feature the USS Enterprise helmsman - who he originally played in the 1960s TV...

John Cho: Sulu Is Gay

John Cho has revealed his 'Star Trek' character Hikaru Sulu is gay.The USS Enterprise helmsman will be seen in upcoming movie 'Star Trek Beyond' as being in a same sex relationship and the father to...

Idris Elba Powered Through Four Hours Of Make-up For Star Trek Beyond

The Luther actor is unrecognisable as evil alien Krall in the upcoming Sci-Fi movie franchise, which sees Justin take over directing duties from J.j. Abrams. Krall is hell-bent on attacking the crew of the USS...

Original Space Jam Director: 'Follow-up Is Doomed'

The filmmaker who teamed basketball legend Michael Jordan with a bunch of animated Looney Tunes characters for the 1996 movie insists any kind of follow-up is "doomed" and he doesn't believe a new...

Will Lebron James Star In 'Space Jam 2'?

It looks like we'll finally get a chance to re-live a particularly special part of our childhoods as it is announced that a sequel to 1996's basketball flick 'Space Jam' is well on the way...

Justin Lin Climbs Aboard Space Jam Sequel

The Fast Five filmmaker will co-write the script with Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello, while Lin is also in talks to direct and produce the project via his Perfect Storm Entertainment company, according...

Universal 'Actively Searching' For Furious 8 Director

Universal is ''actively casting and searching for the right director'' for 'Furious 8'.Following the news that both Justin Lin and 'Furious 7' director James Wan have turned down the chance to helm the next instalment...

Justin Lin Attends Special Handprint Ceremony

The Taiwan-born moviemaker imprinted his fingers and palms in cement outside the famous TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on the venue's 88th birthday. Also honoured with a handprint at the event...

Justin Lin Developing Bruce Lee-inspired Tv Series

The filmmaker will direct the pilot episode of Warriors, a TV series about a corrupt fighter seeking vengeance, which martial arts icon Lee was working on before his sudden death in 1973....

Star Trek 3 Handed July 2016 Release Date

'Star Trek 3' has been given a release date of July 8, 2016.The much-hyped release of the sci-fi film will mark the 50th anniversary of Star Trek's television series, which first hit screens on September...

Justin Lin Directed 'Star Trek 3' Release Date Revealed - July 8th 2016

Paramount Pictures has issued a release date for Star Trek 3 and we only have eighteen more months to wait!Justin Lin is set to direct the third in the Star Trek franchise reboot.Read More: Is...

True Detective's Justin Lin Will Direct 'Star Trek 3'

After signing on to direct a couple of episodes from season 2 of HBO's True Detective, Fast and Furious filmmaker Justin Lin is now the man that will take over from JJ Abrams on Star...

Justin Lin To Direct Star Trek 3

Justin Lin is to direct 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Fast & Furious' director has been chosen to replace Roberto Orci, who has relinquished the role but decided to stay on as a producer of the eagerly...

Director Justin Lin Set To Take The Helm Of 'Star Trek 3'

American filmmaker Justin Lin, known for directing several 'Fast & Furious' instalments, is reportedly set to take the helm of the third film in the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise after writer and producer Roberto Orci...

Justin Lin To Direct New Star Trek Movie

Fast & Furious franchise director Justin Lin has signed on to take charge of the third Star Trek movie.Lin replaces Roberto Orci, who quit the project earlier this month (Dec14). J.J. Abrams directed the...

Rachel Mcadams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours

Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the...

Things To Get Fast And Furious For True Detective Season 2?

Looks like 'True Detective' feels the need for speed, as the director of four films from the Fast and Furious franchise, Justin Lin, is all lined up to step up at the show's helm.Lin at...

Chris Hemsworth To Star In Lethal Weapon Remake

Chris Hemsworth is rumoured to be in the reboot of 'Lethal Weapon'.The 'Thor' actor has reportedly been offered a starring role in an upcoming remake of the action film, which starred Mel Gibson as reckless...

Justin Lin To Direct Next Bourne Film

'Fast & Furious 6' director Justin Lin will helm the next 'Bourne' film.The filmmaker - the man behind the last four 'Fast & Furious' films - has been tapped by movie studio Universal to take...

Justin Lin To Follow Up 'Fast & Furious' Success With 'Bourne Legacy' Sequel

Justin Lin has been signed on to direct the next instalment of the Bourne franchise, which will see Jeremy Renner return as the star of the show. Filming for the fifth Bourne film is due...

James Wan To Bring 'Suspense' To Fast And Furious

James Wan plans to bring ''suspense'' to 'Fast & Furious 7'.The horror director - who is best known for helming 'Insidious' and 'The Conjuring' - will seek inspiration from his frightful film past to inject...

Movie Reviews: Fast And Furious 6

Unlike The Hangover Part III, the sixth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise has attracted overwhelmingly positive reviews. Not that the critics are jumping up and down and whooping it up with excitement as...

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