Archive for Christopher McQuarrie

News: First Official Shot Of Logan From The Wolverine

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , on September 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

 It’s okay to be interested in The Wolverine. It is. Yes, X-Men Origins: Wolverine was a crushing disappointment but doesn’t mean The Wolverine will be. Of course, we would have preferred it to have stayed in the hands of Darren Aronofsky, and to have kept Christoper McQuarrie’s much-praised pass on the script, but if only a tiny fraction of their influence remains (and hasn’t been excised by Fox Studios meddling execs), then director James Mangold should have a half-decent film on his hands. But that’s not why you’re here, you just want to see the first official pic, don’t you? Here we go then. Continue reading

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News: The Wolverine Due To Start Filming, Japanese Cast Members Announced

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

A recent Hugh Jackman tweet revealed that shooting for The Wolverine, the follow-up to X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is due to start shooting in Australia in August. James Mangold takes the reins for the shoot which follows Wolvie’s adventures in Japan. Continue reading

News: Christopher McQuarrie Returns To Director’s Chair For Jack Reacher

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 5, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

You may not know Christopher McQuarrie is but, if you love your films, I guarantee you’ve seen at least one thing he’s be involved with. Most famously he wrote the brilliant The Usual Suspects. Yep, that big twist we all love so much was down to him. He’s also been in the director’s chair. Once. He wrote and took the reins of The Way Of The Gun in 2000Featuring a cast of nasty, despicable, and truly unlikeable characters, it was vastly underrated and deserved a bigger audience. I really should cover it for Cult Film Corner. Anyway, he’s back behind the camera again for Jack Reacher. Continue reading