Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Bryan Singer Shares More X-Men: Apocalypse Concept Art
Angels and ministers of disgrace?
Maisie Williams Scores Doctor Who Guest Spot
Arya in the TARDIS
Desmond Harrington Finds The Neon Demon
Nicolas Winding Refn adds another actor as shooting starts
Emily Blunt Joins Animal Crackers
She'll lend her voice alongside John Krasinski
Mark Strong Heads For Jadotville
He's joining Jamie Dornan in the war thriller
First Look At Walking Dead Spin-Off
Welcome to Zombieland, California
Adam West And Burt Ward Announce New Batman Animated Film
Holy team reunion, Batman!
Spectre Opening Sequence Will Be 'Biggest In Bond History'
Empire reports from Day Of The Dead in Mexico
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Bryan Singer Shares More X-Men: Apocalypse Concept Art
Angels and ministers of disgrace?
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
X-Men: Apocalypse
19 May 2016
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Valkyrie (2009)
Empire Star Rating
Superman Returns (2006)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

McQuarrie Writing Jack The Giant Killer
Bryan Singer has him re-scripting it

22 April 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Heat Vision Blog

submit to reddit

It should come as no surprise to learn that Bryan Singer and Chris McQuarrie – who previously teamed up on various films including The Usual Suspects and Valkyrie – are getting the old gang back together for Singer’s latest, Jack The Giant Killer.

Jack, which Singer has stuck to instead of coming back for a new X-Men movie, finds a fantastical land on the brink of war when a giant kidnaps a princess.

A young farmer is charged with the mission to lead a group of men into the giants’ kingdom to stage a dangerous rescue. There’s no word on whether magic beans, a giant beanstalk or a pantomime cow are involved, though we hear Kevin Spacey is up for playing the cow* should McQuarrie add such a role.

According to the Heat Vision Blog, McQuarrie is now hard at work on updating the script, which had previously passed through the printers of Mark Bomback and Darren Lemke, ready for Singer to cast and start shooting this summer in England.


 *OK, we're lying, but admit it: Kevin Spacey playing a cow would convince you that this is a must-see, right?


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Kate Bosworth Says Goodnight Moon
Along with Leslie Mann in drama
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Fast And Furious Franchise's 7 Most Insane Stunts
In ascending order of madness...

Empire's Fast & Furious 7 Review
We run the rule on the return of Toretto, Hobbs and co

Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)