The Creature From the Black Lagoon


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Centers on a group of scientists who embark upon a fossil-hunting expedition up the Amazon river. Things get messy when they encounter a pre-historic creature who is half-human and half-fish–but lo and behold, the monster happens to fall in love with one of the female scientists.

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Centers on a group of scientists who embark upon a fossil-hunting expedition up the Amazon river. Things get messy when they encounter a pre-historic creature who is half-human and half-fish–but lo and behold, the monster happens to fall in love with one of the female scientists.

CATEGORY
Creatures | Remakes

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CURRENT STATUS
In Development
LANGUAGE
English
PRODUCED BY
Larger Than Life Productions
Strike Entertainment
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DIRECTED BY
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WRITTEN BY
Will Beall
Jeff Pinkner (early draft)
Gary Ross (early draft)
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PROJECT DETAILS
  • Will Beall (Gangster Squad, Aquaman) is on board to script the latest draft. (3/31/17)
  • Jeff Pinkner (Fringe series, The Amazing Spider-Man 2) scripted an early draft of the script.
  • Apparently the studio hopes to get Scarlett Johansson to play the lead female role.
  • Carl Rinsch (47 Ronin) was the last director attached to the project.
  • Back when Breck Eisner will still going to direct, filming was originally aimed to begin sometime around February 2008 in the U.S. and Central or South American locations.
  • Producer Gary Ross wrote an earlier draft of the script, and is the son of original Creature writer Arthur A. Ross.
  • Breck Eisner was set to direct after Del Toro wasn't able to.
  • Guillermo Del Toro was originally set to direct.
  • Production was originally slated for sometime in 2004.
  • A remake of the classic Universal film with the same name.
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