Shyamalan & Bruce Willis Back Again in a Secret New Project

June 21, 2010

M. Night Shyamalan

Back at the turn of the century, a collaboration between M. Night Shyamalan and Bruce Willis on The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable made for two of the most intriguing and surprising films of the time. Now it looks like the two will reunite as Heat Vision reports Willis is attached to a new super secret project that Shyamalan is quietly shopping around Hollywood. While rumors would normally jump to a potential sequel to Unbreakable, also attached are Bradley Cooper and Gwyneth Paltrow, so it doesn't seem too likely. But it does seem like Shyamalan is up to his old tricks, but hopefully this won't suck like The Happening.

As of now there are literally no details known about the project and the script that's being shopped around has only been read by the topmost studios executives. Solidifying the secrecy surrounding the project, Heat Vision says that one of Shyamalan's assistants has supervised the aforementioned studio execs and takes the script back when they're finished. Weeeeird. Anyway, we're trying to find out anything about this project as soon as we possibly can, but in the meantime, let's look forward to Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, because it definitely looks like it will kick some major ass. If anyone hears anything about this project, let us know!

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Reader Feedback - 24 Comments


i dont think bruce willis would be interested unless it was going to be amazing so i have high hopes for this one.

sickdoghats on Jun 21, 2010


Unbreakable was his best film, I kinda hope its a sequel.

Cody w on Jun 21, 2010


M.Night lost his ability to shop "secret projects".

Trip on Jun 21, 2010


let him make a superhero movie. give him something somewhat twisted like irredemable, or seemingly dull like acquaman. betting his jonah hex would have been better than the p.o.s. out now. @cody - agree. best one.

Justin on Jun 21, 2010


Um first off, the events from the happening are actually happening to some extent. It was definately a good flick. Not great. Secondly, This guy always seem to nab the unkown actors but when he does grab from the good bunch, he usually does a good job. His skill as a director is mediocore at best as is his writing ablilties. And yes. I liked The Village. Whatever he has in store I'll be glad to take a look at it, as long as it doesn't seem equally as unbearable as Lady In The Water. I would rather cut open my own stomach and pour salt into the wound. It was truly that bad.

Eli on Jun 21, 2010


yeah guys, that happens sometimes with guys that shop around a script for years before they make it. they put so much time and effort into one or two scripts they are incredible, then when it's a hit there's pressure to come out with one hit after another. I'd like to see an unbreakable sequel, or even trilogy if it's in him.

John Stamos on Jun 21, 2010


yeah I hope its Unbreakable 2, his best film ever as Cody w said.

Xerxex on Jun 21, 2010



Ray on Jun 21, 2010


It wasn't the story or plot in The Happening that made me hate it.... the acting was just god awful and atrocious. It was like spoof acting.... SNL acting. I honestly thought it was a joke..... but nope. I thought the premise itself was relatively interesting... but dang ... that acting.... ugh.

ChazzyO on Jun 21, 2010


What was so bad about lady in the water I loved that film. It's over arcing story was awesome, the mythology, but the swaps were meaningless.

Movieguy on Jun 21, 2010


But, The Happening is a masterpiece!

Marl WAAL-E-Berg on Jun 22, 2010


I agree that Unbreakable is his best film, but I don't hope for a sequel, I hope it's just a new awesome project.

Robbie on Jun 22, 2010


How is this even happening!?!?!?!?

Voice of Reason on Jun 22, 2010


Neat. Maybe all M. Night needed was time away from his own friggin' head. Airbender may be the film that saved his career. I really hope he gets a fresh, new start with this "secret" movie.

Cracky on Jun 22, 2010


Unbreakable could have been his best if the twist was actually meaningful and not just a cliffhanger. If he goes back to his twist bullshit then fuck him.

Glass on Jun 22, 2010


signs was a great movie, i have to say...i will continue to look forward t m.nights stuff.

AC on Jun 22, 2010


I'm sorry but his best movie is The Sixth Sense, with Unbreakable in a close second...

winston on Jun 22, 2010


Please, please, please let this be Unbreakable 2. 15: It was a cliffhanger because Unbreakable was originally intended to be a trilogy. The cliffhanger was setting up the next movie.

Craig on Jun 22, 2010


I really liked both 'The Happening' and 'The Lady in The Water', not because they were great films, but because they were just so different. It's rare to see a movie that gets a wide release do anything that is not completely predictable or has a different slant or way of doing things. Shyamaln's movie are on a short list of films that do that. Movies like his and 'World's Greatest Dad' and 'Splice' are not the best movies ever made, but they are so different that you are compelled to watch. That's what I go to the theatre for, I like Sci-Fi, horror, fantasy that challenges me, not just entertains me.

Eric on Jun 22, 2010


@5... "Um first off, the events from the happening are actually happening to some extent." Could you explain that? Last I checked there wasn't any bodies falling on me from sky scrapers and my neighbors seem content BEHIND their lawn mowers.

peloquin on Jun 22, 2010


Manoj is a one-hit wonder (Sixth Sense), but he should really give Unbreakable 2 a shot. Redemption, perhaps, like his career needs badly.

casting couch on Jun 22, 2010


I like the Shamalama...flops & hits least he tries for an original story rather than just rebooting someone else's efforts...hope this one nice to have something to look forward to for a change...

blasphemer on Jun 23, 2010


I like all of his movies they all are great some are excellent others are great and good can't wait to see one more ..

Kalimthebest on Jul 29, 2010


The Village, and I know I am in the minority, I thought was one of the most brilliant films I have ever seen. Never to this day understood all the hate.

ken on Feb 21, 2011

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