Scott Derrickson Recounting "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
Already had several big screen projects to do on his plate, Scott Derrickson appears to still have enough space to add one more into the list. The Hollywood North Report has revealed that "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" director is taking the helming duties in "The Day the Earth Stood Still" for the 20th Century Fox.
A remake of Robert Wise's 1951 sci-fi classic, the project will likely to follow closely the story presented in the original, which tells about a humanoid alien named Klaatu who comes to Earth to warn its leaders not to take their conflicts into space or they will face lethal consequences. Derrickson is reportedly prepping for a shoot in Vancouver, Canada where he will film the flick until November this year.
Derrickson, a 1996 graduate of USC School of Cinema-Television, earned his first break in film directing through the fifth installment of the Hellraiser series, "Hellraiser: Inferno" in 2000. Apart from "Earth", his upcoming directing stints include "Devil's Knot", "Countdown", and "Paradise Lost", a film adaptation of John Milton's epic poem of the same title.
- Six Shortest Celebrity Marriages
- Dating for Nine Months, Drew Barrymore Is Set to Wed for the Fourth Time
- So Cool! Watch Lee Joon Gi Do His Own Dangerous Stunt for 'Criminal Minds'
- Goo Hara Is Accused of Smoking Marijuana After Posting a Photo of Hand-Rolled Cigarette
- Chrissy Teigen Is Blocked by Donald Trump After Posting This on Twitter
- Rick Ross Won't Sign Female Rapper to His Label as He Will 'End Up F**king' Her
- Amber Rose Reveals Kanye West Almost Caused Her to Commit Suicide After Their Breakup
- Full-Length Trailer for 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Re-Release Unleashed