Had more attention been paid to the screenplay, the movie might have been a stunner. Dystopian projections of the future were nothing new in science fiction cinema by the 1970s, of course. An idyllic science fiction future has one major drawback. The matrix has been trying to get a new logans run off the ground for the past two decades. Everything you need to know about logans run movie development. According to producer joel silver the film is likely to be in 3d. To read more on logan, pick up the new issue of entertainment weekly on stands friday, or buy it here now and subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in ew spoiler warning. Science fiction classic logans run has long been rumored to be grinding its way through the remake machine, and now theres some fresh intel to be had.
As deadline notes, prolific producer joel silver the matrix has been trying to get a new logans run off the ground for the past two decades. Can an aging logan keep his promise to the girls mother and xavier by bringing her to a safehaven called eden. Logans run remake finally moves forward with xmen 7. Well its not everyday that they authorize a new sandman. Amidst the melee that ensues, they manage to escape and go on the run.
For those who may not know, logan s run is a scifi film from the 70s directed by michael anderson and based on the novel written by william f. With michael york, jenny agutter, richard jordan, roscoe lee browne. I was twelve when logan s run came out and i thought that it was the best thing since sliced bread. The logans run remake has taken a big step forward. Whats next for wolverine after hugh jackmans logan exit. Producer george pals attempt was troubled in 1969 by competing views of what the films story should be. Mar 03, 2018 joining the ranks of the new dystopian projects including black mirror, fahrenheit 451, and blade runner 2049, the logan s run remake will be right at home. Are you still young enough to enjoy a movie rewatch of great nostalgia.
Logans run is a vast, silly extravaganza that delivers a certain amount of fun, once it stops taking itself seriously. Its a dystopian western road movie that ambles and settles in and takes its time its the opposite of fragmented, and its intently focused on the human side of logan who he is, what. About midway through the second act of the new xmen movie logan, theres a scene that brings the superhero films vision of the future to life. In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary logan leads a quiet life. One of michael york s finest moments in my estimations. Mar 02, 2017 logan is good enough that you might forget its a comicbook movie. The sets and background shots on logans run werent exactly realistic but they did provide viewers with enough. Set in the 23rd century, logans run wakes place in a world of peace and immediate pleasure, where nobody grows old. Jan 01, 20 find movie and film cast and crew information for. Jul 23, 2015 the logans run remake just took a huge step forward jul. Details about the new version of this old classic are being kept. Jenny agutter and michael york in logans run 1976 michael york in logans run 1976 jenny agutter and michael york in. As scifi, it is not even terrible, but rather is fun as far as the concepts go.
Be sure to be the first to check out more trailers and movie teasersclips. The logans run remake just took a huge step forward jul. Logans eerie vision of the future of trucking paste. So when i picked it up recently on dvd and watched it for the first time in twentyeight years i was wondering how it would fare after all this time. Logans run trailer directed by michael anderson and starring michael york, richard jordan, jenny agutter, roscoe lee browne, farrah.
One of the last pre star wars sciencefiction extravaganzas based on a novel by. What s the story set in a future in which people are executed by the state once they turn 21, logan s run focuses on logan, a cop who has to hunt down the people who try to avoid being killed. Forsaking the movies firm conclusion in favor of a more openended one, the new logans run was formatted as a weekly onthelamstyle tv series, much like other scifi tv series of the time, including 1974s planet of the apes tv series and 1977s the incredible hulk. We provide 2017 movie release dates, cast, posters, trailers and ratings.
See the official website, movie poster, photos, synopsis and release date. This brings us to 2017s logan, the film that brings us together and the film that serves as patrick stewart and hugh jackmans final acts as professor charles xavier and loganwolverine. Logans run 2014 movie trailer, posters, plot, cast, news. What makes it great is the genuine energy and seriousness put into it. Mar 03, 2017 the child laura dafne keen shares logans mutant power and fighting abilities and boasts her own set of claws.
Mar 03, 2018 for those who may not know, logan s run is a scifi film from the 70s directed by michael anderson and based on the novel written by william f. The 1976 original movie, released by mgm and based on the 1967 novel by william. Todays entry in the mrgn is that retro classic of 1976, logans run. Its another entry in the tireless xmen saga but doesnt play like a retread or an ad for the next installment. Filming of logans run in dallas and interview with michael york. The new version of 2017s best superhero movie is a perfect companion piece. Sep 03, 2012 see the logan s run remake movie details and news. So whether youre a scifi fan or not, logan s run is a musthave. The screenplay by david zelag goodman is based on the book logan s run by william f. But when laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety. With hugh jackman, patrick stewart, dafne keen, boyd holbrook. Logan s run is a film i can watch any time and it is on quite a lot on channel 5, tcm, film 4 etc it is just that perfect film before star wars but even if think it is one of the best films ever, it is totally flawed and full of tons of crazy potholes and a truly odd ending that still leaves me utterly confused. The logans run remake just took a huge step forward.
One of the last prestar wars sciencefiction extravaganzas based on a novel by. But logan s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. Logans run is based off of the 1967 novel written by william f. In the state of louisiana, the crew was filming in amite city, near bell road and husser. Logans run is a 1976 american science fiction film, directed by michael anderson and starring. Logan concludes a 17year run for jackmans marvel movie mutant in a satisfyingly original way that often makes you forget its supposed to be a comic book movie at all but old man. Jun 04, 2010 theres a new logans run movie ahead of us. Logan s run action, adventure, drama a young man at odds with his societys mandatory death sentence for all those turning 21 plots a daring escape on the eve of his fateful birthday. Show following a troubled new zealand teenager, logan walker as he tries to break into the pop world.
The creator of game franchise becomes the latest to take a crack at the screenplay for warner bros. It depicts a utopian future society on the surface, revealed as a dystopia where the. The logan s run remake just took a huge step forward jul. Vintage movie classics a vintage movie classic by william f. On april 29, 2017, james mangold announced via twitter that a blackandwhite version of the film entitled logan noir would have a limited theatrical run in u. It wouldnt be that outlandish for a new wolverine movie to star laura in a postlogan. Logan s run is less interested in logic than in gadgets and spectacle, but these are sometimes jazzily effective and even poetic. Logan is good enough that you might forget its a comicbook movie.
As the online source for movies, television, breaking news, incisive content, and imminent. Logan was filmed basically in the states of louisiana, new mexico and mississippi, and here are some of the most interesting filming locations for this new marvel movie no spoilers ahead. Mar 06, 2017 to read more on logan, pick up the new issue of entertainment weekly. Do the new mcdonalds uniforms remind you of anything. Logan s run gets bioshock video game writer ken levine jun 18, 20. New wolverine movies we want to see after logan collider. For those who may not know, logans run is a scifi film from the 70s directed by michael anderson and based on the novel written by william f.
Do you by any chance remember the logans run tv series. Warner bros remake of logans run, doctor strange set for phase 3 of the marvel films and terminator 5 joins the packed lineup of films for 2015. Logans run reboot moves ahead with colony showrunner. In the near future, a weary logan cares for an ailing professor x in a hide out on the mexican border. Are there any plot differences between the book and the movie. Jul 23, 2015 there have been attempts for years to bring a remake of the 1976 scifi classic logans run back to the big screen with filmmakers like bioshock creator ken levine, ryan gosling with his drive. Logan s run is a 1976 american science fiction film, directed by michael anderson and starring michael york, jenny agutter, richard jordan, roscoe lee browne, farrah fawcett, and peter ustinov. Apr 12, 2017 marvel s new wolverine is logan s son. If you answered every dystopian scifi movie ever, youre correct. Find movie and film cast and crew information for logans run 2015 on allmovie. But mandatory grayongray with a dash of black is pretty much universally recognized as the standard uniform for bleakest of futures. Warner bros has indeed hired carl rinsch to direct a remake of the cult 1976 scifi film. Usa networks colony, which is set to return for a second season in early 2017.
New york was also negative, writing that the film was yet another of those tiresome worldafterthe holocaust bits. Logan s own son, following in his daddy s footsteps. Logans run remake gets a new writer in ryan condal colony cocreatorshowrunner condal will pen the script from simon kinbergs treatment by spencer perry on july 22, 2015. For what it is, the film starts out well enough setting up the brave new world in all of its. The second, fulllength trailer for logan embedded above premiered january 19, 2017, and took things to a new level with the films brutal action particularly involving young actress dafne. New york was also negative, writing that the film was yet another of those tiresome worldaftertheholocaust bits. Logans run, boyeth and girleth, is a 1976 film starring michael york as logan 5, a law enforcement officer in a seemingly perfect futuristic city tasked with the duty to chase down and kill. Michael york stars as logan, a member of an elite police force called sandmen who hunt down and kill runners, those trying to escape the fate that awaits on.
Logan 2017 cast and crew in the near future, a weary logan hugh jackman cares for an ailing professor x patrick stewart at a remote outpost on the mexican border. An isolated, despondent logan is drinking his days away in a hideout on a remote stretch of the mexican border, picking up petty cash as a driver. New mcdonalds uniforms promise to usher in the logans run. Mar 02, 2018 we interview director nicolas winding refn about his new film drive, his close working relationship with actor ryan gosling, and his plans for the bigbudget remake of logan s run. In the year of the city 2274, humans forsake the ravaged outer envi. Yet today it s considered a pioneer of science fiction television and films and many of the prop gadgets used on that series were used in later years as templates for some of our modern day gadgets. What they said after logan 20th century fox logan is now out in the world, and jackman is still sticking to his original line, saying shortly before its release that the.842 791 1143 1263 1051 146 1503 775 419 165 418 1458 1366 707 221 1218 358 209 1346 479 1126 1221 326 1397 1251 494 1246 915 874 618 1160 704