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Warner Bros has been trying to make a live action adaptation of Akira for over a decade, with the film almost coming close a few times. But it’s development hell that’s got this one stuck, directors keep dropping out, disputes over budget and contracts, nothing can go right. There have been some rumors floating around of a couple directors who Warner Bros is considering, Daniel Espinosa (Life) and David Sandberg (Lights Out) among them. But Tracking Board recently shared that a new name has just reached the top of Warner Bros list, another horror director, Jordan Peele. (more…)

Key & Peele Explain What Happened To ‘Gremlins 2’

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If you’ve ever wondered how the majority of sequels get knocked off track and can’t hold a candle to the original, then this video from Key & Peele will help you put all the pieces together. “It’s called brainstorming, not brain drizzling, sweet pea,” intones Star Magic Jackson, Jr (Peele) as he waxes fabulous to Key’s spot-on Joe Dante. Comedy maestros Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele take a stab at Hollywood’s questionable sequel-making process in this bit. For a taste of some killer movie making riffing, hit the jump.

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As if the powers-that-be haven’t done enough evil things in their lives, now they’re looking to reboot a franchise that not only does not need one, but one that will be functionally destroyed by the very idea of bringing in a new cast. Yes folks, Police Academy – The Rebootening is on its way. And you have the comedic team of Key & Peele to thank for it. (more…)