Today seems to be all about sequels at Universal. “Fast & Furious 7” is officially dropping in 2014, “Pitch Perfect 2” is coming in 2015 and now updates on two more brewing movies have popped up at CinemaCon.
Collider reveals that Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogelson revealed that the studio is aiming the much discussed “Snow White And The Huntsman” for a 2015 release. While the movie wasn’t a mega sized smash hit, it still collected nearly $400 million worldwide, and perhaps more importantly: when you have a movie with Bella and Thor in it, you don’t toss it out without some serious consideration. There were a lot of rumors last summer about Kristen Stewart being dropped from the sequel following the semi-scandal regarding her relationship with director Rupert Sanders, but last we heard, she’s “central” in the studio’s plans. However, Sanders won’t be back to direct.
Meanwhile, “Bourne” will never die, with Fogelson saying they are “actively working” on another movie. Whether it’s with Jeremy Renner or Matt Damon (who has long insisted not to bother him unless Paul Greengrass is involved), or if Tony Gilroy will get to wield his pen again, remains to be seen. But Bourne will be back in one form or another.