According to Variety, video game veteran Jerry O'Flaherty has been chosen to direct the CG-animated feature film based on the '80s toy and cartoon property. "It feels like a natural thing for me to step into," O'Flaherty said. "Games have come so far now. The last four years of my life have been about bringing the energy of filmmaking into the video game experience." O'Flaherty will now work with screenwriter Paul Sopocy on the script. Warner-based Paula Weinstein will produce through her Spring Creek Productions, along with Dick Robertson and Lew Korman.
Director Steven Spielberg gave an update on the two properties to Comingsoon.net. Their coverage read, "Spielberg told us they are going to be multiple 'Transformers' films that the hot young actor is signed on to do and that there's already a story for the second one, but production depends on the pending writer's strike."
As for "Tintin," Spielberg said that "as of now there are only two directors with Jackson directing the first installment, himself directing the second movie, and if they don't hire another director, the two would co-direct the third. Jackson will shoot his movie in New Zealand and Spielberg will shoot in the States, and Spielberg said the two are very collaborative and that the film will be using motion-capture, which is still new to him."
CBR News has new promotional images from the next two episodes of the hit NBC series.
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