Mark Protosevich

‘Oldboy’ Set Visit: Josh Brolin and Director Spike Lee Reinvent a Classic

‘Oldboy’ Set Visit: Josh Brolin and Director Spike Lee Reinvent a Classic

I startled awake into a pitch-black room. It was morning, I think... and my immediate thought was: where am I? The thick heavy curtains of my undoing were drawn down tight as I scrambled blindly in the dark for an explanation. I took quick inventory of my surroundings... a non-descript hotel room, the pungent smell of stale booze and cigarettes, a scattering of plastic cups and gaudy beads strewn carelessly across the floor. Oh yeah, now I remember...

New Orleans. Oldboy.

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J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, and Mark Protosevich Join Forces for ‘Collider’

J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, and Mark Protosevich Join Forces for ‘Collider’

J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, and Mark Protosevich are collaborating on a new sci-fi project dubbed Collider for Paramount Pictures.

Mark Protosevich (Thor, I Am Legend) is writing the screenplay, based on an original idea conceived by Edgar Wright. J.J. Abrams will produce through his Bad Robot production company.

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Steven Spielberg Wants to Reboot ‘Jurassic Park’

Steven Spielberg has been meeting with screenwriter Mark Protosevich to brainstorm ideas as to how to re-boot the Jurassic Park franchise with a fourth installment.

Steven Spielberg directed the first two Jurassic Park films and was an executive producer on the third, and has met twice with Mark Protosevich to come up with a story for a potential fourth film in the franchise.

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‘Oldboy’ Remake Gets Revived

This is the first we've heard that Mark Protosevich was writing the remake. We last reported on Oldboy nearly a year ago when it was reported that a deal couldn't be reached between Mandate Pictures and DreamWorks. Steven Spielberg was attached to the remake before the deal fell through. Now it seems Mandate will try and enter negotiations with Steven Spielberg once again, with Matthew Vaughn and possibly Danny Boyle being thrown in the mix as back-ups in case Spielberg opts out.

Interestingly enough, Danny Boyle had been rumored to direct a remake of Lady Vengeance, the last movie in Chan-wook Park's Vengeance Trilogy which also included Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and Oldboy. The rumor was shot down last March.

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SDCC 2010: Mark Protosevich Lining Up a ‘Freakshow’

It seems that the man who brought Asgard to life will be sticking around the comic book genre for a little while longer. Variety is reporting that Thor screenwriter Mark Protosevich will be adapting Freakshow as his next film.

Protosevich will write the film and will produce alongside Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein and it was also said that Protosevich could make his directorial debut as well.

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