January 20, 2017  

Three More Directors Lining Up for 'Heavy Metal'

September 5, 2008 (7:49 am) GMT
Zack Snyder, Guillermo del Toro and Gore Verbinski may be joining David Fincher in directing segments of animation fantasy 'Heavy Metal'.
Three More Directors Lining Up for 'Heavy Metal'

Words are directors Guillermo del Toro, Zack Snyder and Gore Verbinski are eyeing to participate in directing a new animation sci-fi fantasy project, "". The possibility was broken out by Heavy Metal magazine publisher Kevin Eastman in an interview with rgbFILTER earlier, but confirmation on the matter has yet to be shared.

This feature film has had David Fincher and Eastman himself who are each attached to direct one of the eight or nine individual animated segments. Slated for 2010 release, the flick has been envisioned to be an adult-themed R-rated film with erotic and violent storylines and images which has been the trademark of Heavy Metal magazine.

Announced to be developed back in March, "Metal" let out a shocking news previously with a turnaround from Paramount Pictures to Sony Entertainment, so claimed First Showing. The switching of the studio is said to have something to do with the on-going fight between Fincher and Paramount over "" due to the running time of the film. Meanwhile, some speculated that the project was "too dark and sexy" for the studio.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Tarek El Moussa Addresses Rumors He Called Estranged Wife Christina a 'Whore'
  2. George Clooney Writes Touching Tribute to Cousin and 'NCIS: LA' Star Miguel Ferrer Who Dies at 61
  3. Little Mix Releases Sexy and Colorful Music Video for 'Touch'
  4. ABC Is Considering 'Black-ish' Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi
  5. Anne Hathaway to Join Rebel Wilson in 'Nasty Women'
  6. Everyone Loves Chrissy Teigen for Showing Off Her Stretch Marks in New Photo
  7. Mandy Moore Is Eager to Have Kids 'Sooner Than Later.' Ready to Start a Family?
  8. Ed Sheeran Wants to Collaborate With Beyonce, Plans Tour in March