Michael Spierig

Sony Pictures Planning ‘Predestination’ with Ethan Hawke

Sony Pictures has picked up the rights to Michael and Peter Spierig's sci-fi action-thriller Predestination. The project is reuniting the brothers with Ethan Hawke, who worked together on Daybreakers.

The film follows the life of a time traveling government agent sent on a series of time travel journeys designed to stop future killers. The script is being written by the brothers.

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EXCLUSIVE: Michael and Peter Spierig Step Into the Light with ‘Daybreakers’

Unless you were a fan of the 2003 cult classic horror film Undead, there's a pretty good chance you hadn't heard about the filmmaking brothers Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig until earlier this year. The Brothers Spierig's feature follow-up to their Undead debut was this year's intriguing vampire film Daybreakers, which will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on May 11. I recently had a chance to talk with this directing brothers about their latest film and here's what they had to say.

I watched the film for the first time last night and I was kind of surprised by it, not in a bad way, but I was looking at the budget figures and it certainly doesn't look like a $20 million movie at all. It was quite impressive.

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Peter and Michael Spierig to Direct ‘Power of Dark Crystal’ in 3D

In a joint announcement by Omnilab Media's Christopher Mapp and The Jim Henson Company's Lisa Henson, Australian based Omnilab Media is teaming up with The Jim Henson Company to bring the much anticipated fantasy sequel, Power of the Dark Crystal to the big screen in stereoscopic 3D. The highly anticipated film will be among the most ambitious projects to ever be produced in Australia.

Power of the Dark Crystal will be produced by the Australia based production arm of Omnilab Media, Ambience Entertainment. The Jim Henson Company's executive producers are Brian Henson, Lisa Henson and Jason Lust. Omnilab Media's executive producers are Christopher Mapp, Matthew Street and David Whealy. Cinemarket Films' Peter D. Graves (Terminator Salvation) rounds out the executive producer team.

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