Adam McKay Is Interested in a ‘Silver Surfer’ Movie

Adam McKay Is Interested in a ‘Silver Surfer’ Movie

Ant-Man co-writer Adam McKay has another Marvel character he’d like to tackle: Silver Surfer. He shared his wish during an episode of MTV’s Happy Sad Confused podcast with Josh Horowitz while promoting his new Dick Cheney film Vice. “Silver Surfer is the one I want to do, man. I would do anything to do Silver Surfer because, visually, you could do what the Wachowskis did with Speed Racer with the Silver Surfer,” McKay said. “At the same time, there’s a great emotional story in there, man, where Norrin Radd [Silver…

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Character-Driven ‘Bumblebee’ Marks New Direction for ‘Transformers’ Series

Character-Driven ‘Bumblebee’ Marks New Direction for ‘Transformers’ Series

After five features with Michael Bay directing big freaking robots and increasingly over-the-top stories, Paramount takes its Transformers franchise in a new direction with Bumblebee, which bows Friday. With director Travis Knight now at the helm, the solo outing of one of the franchise’s most popular characters shifts the action back a few decades to the mid-1980s. After Bumblebee arrives on Earth on a mission from Optimus Prime, he encounters Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), who helps him evade the dangers posed by Decepticons sent after him and the U.S. military unit,…

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