Christopher McQuarrie Races Towards ICE STATION ZEBRA!!
Per THR, Christopher McQuarrie looks to be returning ICE STATION ZEBRA to the big screen. McQuarrie would write and direct.
Alistair McClean's novel of the same name - about a submarine crew's race to retrieve a downed satellite, and the espionage and shenanigans surrounding said effort - was previously moviefied by John Sturgess (director of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN and THE GREAT ESCAPE) in 1968. That picture starred Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, and Patrick McGoohan.
McQuarrie - whose recent JACK REACHER adaptation was rather well-regarded despite its under-performance - is perhaps best known to Geeks as scripter of Bryan Singer's THE USUAL SUSPECTS, and writer/director of 2000's WAY OF THE GUN.
In recent years, McQuarrie has been connected to a TOP GUN sequel (which I'm guessing may now spin apart given Tony Scott's absence), and has been pegged as the writer/helmer of a fifth MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE film. How ICE STATION ZEBRA will impact MISSION 5 - or whether it would at all - remains to be seen.
Whatever happens with this film, I hope it ends up with a poster as badass as this one...
Readers Talkbackcomments powered by Disqus
- Who is in consideration to take the role of Snake in the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK remake!?! -- 685 total posts 62 posts
- The Friday Docback Crawls ‘Into The Dalek’!! Reader Reaction For DOCTOR WHO S08E02 Is Here!! + HornOrSilk's 'Breaking Bubbles and Other Stories' Big Finish Audio Review, Clips, And More!! -- 406 total posts 40 posts
- WALKING DEAD!! BOARDWALK EMPIRE!! AGENTS OF SHIELD!! STAR WARS REBELS!! SOUTH PARK!! NEW GIRL!! HOMELAND!! GOTHAM!! FLASH!! SURVIVOR!! RESURRECTION!! PARENTHOOD!! BURGERS!! BLACKLIST!! BANG!! VOICE!! SLEEPY!! PERSON!! UTOPIA!! ANARCHY!! Z!! More Than 200 Autumn Premiere Dates!! -- 43 total posts 26 posts
- DOCTOR WHO 8.2!! ‘Kelvington’ Reviews This Weekend’s Episode And Says He’s Not Sure He Enjoys ‘What The Show Is Becoming’!! -- 360 total posts 25 posts
- A Few Promo Images From EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS Bring Ridleyish Spectacle!! -- 212 total posts 21 posts
- A New Clip From STAR WARS REBELS!! -- 15 total posts 15 posts
- Abortionist Killers On PBS!! HOUDINI Hits History!! Angie Returns To THE DOME!! New DALLAS, PARADISE, WOLF, WILD, MASTERCHEF, MODEL, NINJA, HOTEL, BEACH, & RAW!! PARTNERS & MISTRESSES Finales!! UNAUTHORIZED SAVED BY THE BELL STORY!! Annaleigh Ashford On CRAIG!! Herc’s Monday TV Talkback!! -- 13 total posts 13 posts
- Final PICKS & PEEKS of Aug 2014: LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE, Zombies, FOSSE, RATS, Nukes & Teens!!! -- 360 total posts 13 posts
- Fantastic Fest 2014 Trailer Wave Part 2! -- 18 total posts 10 posts
- Is this what Doctor Doom looks like in Josh Trank's FANTASTIC FOUR?! -- 318 total posts 9 posts