Rupert Wyatt News
Why Did X-Men Spinoff Gambit Really Lose Its Director?
Rupert Wyatt backed out of directing Gambit earlier this month, citing scheduling conflicts, but a new report claims that isn't why he left.
By Brian Gallagher — September 30th, 2015
X-Men Spinoff Gambit Loses Director Rupert Wyatt
Director Rupert Wyatt has backed out of 20th Century Fox's superhero spinoff Gambit, after a production shift caused a scheduling conflict.
By Brian Gallagher — September 16th, 2015
Star Trek 3 Eyes Planet of the Apes Director
Paramount and J.J. Abrams want Rupert Wyatt to direct Star Trek 3, but are also eyeing four other directors.
By B. Alan Orange — December 15th, 2014
John Goodman Joins Rupert Wyatt's The Gambler
Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson and Jessica Lange star in this drama about a literature professor with a gambling problem.
By Harout Harmanian — January 9th, 2014
Mark Wahlberg and Director Rupert Wyatt Team Up for The Gambler
The duo will replace Leonardo DiCaprio and director Todd Phillips on this remake of the 1974 classic about a professor with an addition to gambling.
By Brian Gallagher — September 11th, 2013
Director Rupert Wyatt to Replace Nicolas Winding Refn on The Equalizer
Denzel Washington is attached to star in Sony's remake of the 1980s TV show about a highly-trained recluse who helps those in need.
By Brian Gallagher — February 19th, 2013
Michael Fassbender and Rupert Wyatt Circling Londongrad
Warner Bros. is behind this project based on the true story of a Russian KGB agent, who was poisoned in 2006.
By Brian Gallagher — November 4th, 2011
Christopher Nolan Being Considered for The Twilight Zone
Warner Bros. is also eyeing Michael Bay, Alfonso Cuaron, and Rupert Wyatt to direct, although Christopher Nolan remains the front runner.
By Brian Gallagher — September 30th, 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sequel May Go Full Metal Jacket Says Rupert Wyatt
The director offers a couple of ideas about where he would like to see the follow-up to this past weekend's hit go.
By Brian Gallagher — August 8th, 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Weta Special Effects Featurette
Take a look at how the amazing motion capture effects were shot and edited for Rupert Wyatt's upcoming reboot.
By B. Alan Orange — August 3rd, 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Carmageddon Viral Video
A second new viral video finds chimpanzees learning to fight for Idi Amin's army using machetes.
By B. Alan Orange — July 15th, 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes AK-47 Viral Video
A chimpanzee with a machine gun terrorizes a group of West African soldiers in this latest teaser clip from Rupert Wyatt's reboot.
By B. Alan Orange — July 7th, 2011
Animal Farm Coming from Andy Serkis and Director Rupert Wyatt?
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes filmmaker indicates he wants to make a new motion-capture adaptation of the classic George Orwell novel, with Andy Serkis starring.
By Brian Gallagher — July 6th, 2011
Two Rise of the Planet of the Apes Primate Behavior Viral Videos
A chimpanzee plays a video game and a gorilla walks upright in their evolution towards an all-world Ape takeover.
By B. Alan Orange — June 23rd, 2011
SET VISIT: Rise of the Planet of the Apes!
We travel to Vancouver, British Columbia to visit the cast and crew of this upcoming prequel to the classic sci-fi saga.
By B. Alan Orange — April 14th, 2011