Of course the investment world is already looking at next years blockbusters… and their advisors are saying hold-off.
Looking at the upcoming slate of mega-movies not one but TWO Hollywood analysts have advised not to invest yet - as fans may not be overly excited about what is coming.
Frankenstein, RoboCop, 300: Rise Of An Empire, Godzilla, Edge Of Tomorrow and Transformers: Age Of Extinction are all up for 3D IMAX release… and there is hesitation on how much of a drive the blockbusters will be for those heading to see them on the big screen.
Of course there are more… with The Hobbit, Hunger Games and Marvel releases as well as Divergent, The Fault In Our Stars, Seventh Son (Spook’s Apprentice), Vampire Academy and The Chaos Walking Trilogy all to come too.
EW caught David Heyman (producer from the original HP series) to talk about the new scripts…
Jo is at work. She’s not doing it for any other reason other than she loves the world and she had a story that she wanted to tell. It’s incredibly exciting. She doesn’t have to go back to this world, but something pulled her back. This is not Harry Potter. This is not Harry, Ron, and Hermione. This is a separate story within a universe related to the Potter universe. The fact that she’s going to this world means there are stories to tell. When I was doing the Harry Potters, what was clear to me is that Jo’s knowledge of this world is infinite. What you read in the books was just the surface of her knowledge. She had notebook upon notebook of stuff. I would call her and say, ‘What’s the sixth use of dragon’s blood?’ and she’d have it at her fingertips. In the fifth film, I think it was, we had the Black family tree, I called her, and literally 20 minutes later I receive this family tree, via fax in those days, with a hundred names and about six generations with birthdays, death dates, marriages, all figured out. She knew it.