Monday, October 31, 2011

Producers Chasing "Logan's Run"

According to reports, the long-developing, big screen adaptation of "Logan's Run", will start filming next year, based on a redraft by Andrew Baldwin of the current screenplay by Alex Garland and Will Beall.

Actor Ryan Gosling is attached to star as 'Logan 5' for director Nicolas Winding Refn ("Drive").

In other "Logan's Run" news, Bluwater Productions' "Logan's Run: Aftermath" #6, is now available, written by Paul Salamoff, with illustrations by Phillip Simpson and a cover by Mike Dorman :

"...'Logan' will do anything to protect his family but it's possible he has gone too far. In the explosive finale, the former 'Sandman', in an effort to set things right, crosses a line that he may never return from..."

The new "Logan's Run" feature is based on the 1967 novel by author William F Nolan.

Producers are Joel Silver and Akiva Goldsman.

Garland's screenplay is set in the 23rd Century, focusing on the 'Sandman' enforcer known as 'Logan 5, who chases down anyone who tries to escape a state-sanctioned death once they reach the age of 30. Everything is routine for Logan, until the day he turns 30.

The story was previously adapted into a 1976 feature starring Michael York and Jenny Agutter, a spin-off TV series and a comic book series from Marvel and Bluewater Publishing.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Logan's Run"...