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Carl Erik Rinsch Latest Director to Leave Logan's Run Remake


Carl Erik Rinsch Latest Director to Leave Logan's Run Remake

The directors attached to Warner Brothers’ new proposed “Logan’s Run” remake have as short of a life as the characters in the film, and  Carl Erik Rinsch is no exception. The commercial director, who was the latest attached to helm the remake of the 1976 movie, has left the project to instead concentrate on Universal’s ’47 Ronin’ with Keanu Reeves, is reporting.

Now Joel Silver and Akiva Goldsman, the producers of ‘Logan’s Run,’ are yet again looking for someone else to direct the movie, which was penned by ’28 Days Later’ screenwriter Alex Garland. Other directors who have previously been attached to the film include Joseph Kosinski, Robert Schwentke and Bryan Singer.

The producers don’t want to wait for Rinsch, who rose to fame after releasing his short film ‘The Gift,’ while he directs ’47 Ronin.’ He was developing the two movies simultaneously, and then Universal set a release date and began scouting locations for their film. As a result, Warner Brothers exercised its right to move onto another director.

The original ‘Logan’s Run’ told the story of a futruistic society where people are only able to live to the age of 30, and then they’re killed. That changes when one man runs away to fight the established age limit.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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