For Kosinski, a first-time feature-length filmmaker, it seems like a smart move to have several projects in development. With the buzz on Tron Legacy steadily increasing over the next five months, beginning with a presentation next week at Comic Con International in San Diego that will feature extended footage from Tron Legacy, the demand for Kosinki's services as a director will only grow.
Unfortunately, details about the in-development script are scarce at the moment, but here's what we do know: New Regency purchased a spec script from screenwriter Andrew Will. Although a newcomer to feature-length filmmaking, Will made a 30-minute dramatic short as a calling card and has written and directed online episodes related to BioWare's "Dragon Age" video game.
As for Archangels, Heatvision doesn't go into specifics about the time period, setting, characters, level of technology, or even whether the aliens resemble humans or look (and act) entirely differently, presumably making them easier to track. If they look humanoid or can shape-shift to look human, then detection could be a key element in the script. That's just speculation for now, but hopefully we'll hear more about Archangels in the coming weeks and months as Kosinski picks his next project.
Kosinksi has a remake of Disney's The Black Hole (1979) already in development. IMDB also lists an adaptation of Oblivion, a post-apocalyptic, science fiction-actioner Kosinski created and co-wrote as an illustrated novel for Radical Comics (it hits bookshelves in November), also in development.
So what do you think? Would you prefer to see Kosinksi direct an original screenplay (e.g., Oblivion), the remake of The Black Hole, or, if Tron Legacy succeeds commercially as expected, another film in the Tron franchise?