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At nearly 50, Sesame Street set to count letters as a new big screen movie

It’s almost hard to believe, but Sesame Street has been on the air — and in nearly every North American home — for nearly five decades now, and the beloved children’s program may finally be getting the big-screen movie it so richly deserves.

Real Steel director on what he wants to explore in a robot boxing sequel
Nov 9, 2016

The 2011 film Real Steel was basically a live-action take on Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and thought it wasn’t a box-office smash (heehee), it drew one heck of a fervent fan base. So what are the odds of a sequel?

Stranger Things director talks fallout in Season 2, plans for Season 3
Nov 9, 2016

The throwback horror series Stranger Things was one of the biggest surprise hits of the year, and now we have some fresh intel on Season 2.

Sony fast-tracks Uncharted movie with Stranger Things director Shawn Levy
Oct 26, 2016

Finally! Sony Pictures has put its Uncharted movie on the fast track and nabbed Shawn Levy (The Internship, Stranger Things) to sit in the director’s chair.

Here are the first intriguing details for that Starman movie remake
Jun 28, 2016

Shawn Levy, who is set to helm Sony's Starman remake, has offered the first details for the new movie.

And the first Frankenstein reboot stitched together will be...
Dec 15, 2012

There's been a mad dash in Hollywood to be the first to release the latest Frankenstein movie. With around six different projects (that we know of) based around the ever-popular Mary Shelley character in various stages of development, it's no surprise that folks are in a rush to be first.

James Cameron's Fantastic Voyage is a doomed 'love story'
Dec 15, 2012

Before the Avatar mastermind James Cameron heads back to Pandora, he's working with Reel Steel director Shawn Levy to remake Fantastic Voyage, the trippy '60s bodyscape adventure. And, of course, Cameron's injecting a little Titanic into the mix.

4 new Real Steel pics reveal more robot-punching action
Dec 14, 2012

If yesterday's teaser trailer for Real Steel left you wanting more, you're in luck—DreamWorks has released four more photos from the futuristic boxing movie.

'Wolverine' to play 'Rocky' in a robot boxing movie?
Dec 14, 2012

Director Shawn Levy confirms that Hugh Jackman is the front runner to star in Real Steel.