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'Milk' Writer Dustin Lance Black to Script 'Earthquake' for Bad Robot

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July 27, 2012

Earthquake

There's some earthquake action coming in the form of Eli Roth's Aftershock and San Andreas 3D from Brad Peyton, but an earth shaking film with the same sort of natural disaster is coming that will likely have more of our attention. Deadline reports that Earthquake, a project that was first revealed way back in 2008, but hasn't had any solid development in years. The reason this project has our attention is J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk and their Bad Robot banner is behind the film, and now Academy Award winning writer Dustin Lance Black (Milk) has been hired to write the film that still has a plot kept tight under wraps.

Before now, writer David Seltzer, who wrote the original 1976 Omen, was said to be working with Abrams to write the script and develop the project, but it's not clear if any of his work is being used. Once again, as was the case in 2008, this project is not a remake of the 1974 film starring Charlton Heston which spawned a theme park ride. As is usually the case with Bad Robot projects, this film will likely be kept secret, and probably has something much more interesting at its core than just another earthquake disaster flick. But with Cloverfield and Super 8 in the company's past, I wouldn't anticipate another sci-fi monter movie. And with a writer of Black's caliber on board, I'd expect something much different than a Roland Emmerich directed special effects extravaganza like 2012. Stay tuned.

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No Sensurround??? Say it isn't so!!!

Sal Soul-Pilot Gomez on Jul 31, 2012

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