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Ryan Gosling To Star In Logan's Run

Logan’s Run is back in the race. After losing helmer Carl Rinsch in the fall due to scheduling conflicts, Warner Bros. and producers Joel Silver and Akiva Goldsman are lining up Nicolas Winding Refn to sit in the director’s chair for the sci-fi project, which is now being developed as a vehicle for Ryan Gosling , who just closed a deal to star. Danish Refn made some noise with his gritty prison drama Bronson , which starred Tom Hardy , and is making his Hollywood debut with this year’s action thriller Drive , which stars Gosling. Run would be a step-up to the tentpole leagues for Refn, while also acting as the same for Gosling, who has been very picky with his studio entries. Alex Garland has written the script, which is said to hew closer to the 1967 novel by William F. Nolan than the 1976 feature starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, and Farrah Fawcett. The hook is a future society where people are executed upon reaching a certain age and those that seek to avoid their fat

Creature From the Black Lagoon Gets A New Director

Creature From the Black Lagoon Gets A New Director When director Breck Eisner parted ways with Universal's remake of "Creature From the Black Lagoon" earlier this year, fans of the 1950s camp classic wondered if and when the new film would ever see the light of day. But now the story of Gill-Man and his victims is getting a new director -- and possibly some new momentum. Carl Rinsch, the hot commercials director who recently signed on to direct the samurai adventure "47 Ronin" for Universal, is now also in talks to direct "Creature From the Black Lagoon" for the studio. Here's an example of his work- The movie, which was originally shot and shown in 3D -- a very primitive, 1950s kind of 3D -- revolves around a mythic monster who spooks scientists (and the requisite beautiful damsel) in the Amazon. Cronenberg's early film (it was released in 1979, part of his own brood of '70s horror movies, two years before his landmark "Scanners"