Paycheck is a scifi thriller based by a
story by Philip K. Dick. Woo is planning to direct it
for Paramount. Paycheck is supposed to be Woo's
next movie after Windtalkers. Story is about an engineer
who agrees to have his memory erased after working on a
top-secret project. Then he decides to find out what the
big secret really was. Script is written by Stuart
Hadelzine and Dean Georgaris. DVD was
released in May 18th.
Spy Hunter is a another game based movie which is
being produced for Universal a 2006 release in mind Star
of the movie wil be Swayne "The Rock" Johnson.
The War of the Red Cliff is John Woo's dream
project, a historical epic based on 600 years old but
still popular Chinese novel Romance of the Three
Kingdoms. Story telling events occured in China 1700
years ago when China was divided in three parts. This
would be the most expensive Chinese movie with 36$
million budget. Woo's dream cast includes Chow Yun-Fat,
Jet Li, Tony Leung, Gong Li and Zhang Yiyi.
The Red Circle is a remake of French movie Le Cercle
Rouge directed by Jean-Pierre Melville 1970.
All the Visible Children Seven short films - each
one focused on the plight of a different child
protagonist.John Woo directs on part.
He-Man is the most powerful man and superhero in the
Universe. John Woo is directing He-Man movie for Fox
Rainbow Six is based on Tom Clancys novels and games.
John Woo is planning to direct it. CIA agent John Clark
pacts with other operatives to leave the agency in order
to create a UK-based group dedicated to battling
terrorism in a action thriller produced for Paramount.
Spy Hunter is a remake of French movie Le Cercle
Rouge directed by Jean-Pierre Melville 1970. .
The Divide (Land of Destiny) was supposed to be Woo's next movie after Windtalkers
but it was delayed. Maybe Buena Vista does not believe
that big epic movie would be a good idea. In story Chow Yun-fat stars as Chinese immigrant came to California
during the 19th Century. While working on the
Transcontinental railroad, he meets up with an Irish
immigrant, played by Nicolas Cage. Cage might not be in
Maybe some day
The Devil Soldier is sort of
dream project for Woo, hopefully he will get a chance to
make it some day. Paramount project is a closer look
into China's history.
? Harrison Ford Project. Not much details about
this project. Unnamed movie is supposed to be actioner,
possibly a western. The film is in development at Warner
Blind Spot is a MGM project started by TV
producer Ecan Katz who works as consulting producer on
the Fox drama '24'. John Woo and Terence Chang will
produce Blind Spot, a story about a man wronfully
accused of a crime in Washington, D.C. Woo might diret
the film too but it makes me wonder when he has time to
Space One Ark is supposed to be animated sci-fi
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is movie based on
popular comic book series. Woo: Executive producer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series.
Woo: Executive producer
Mighty Mouse and Jesse James is computer-animated ferature produced by Woo and Terence Chang for
Paramount's Nickelodeon banner.
I, Jesse James is a two-hour movie for TNT's
original movie slot. Woo is a executive producer. Movie
is based on book written by Jesse James'
great-great-grandson. Production of the $8 million
project is scheduled for the first half of 2003.
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