The Visual Effects Society announced Wednesday that futurist and illustrator Syd Mead will be the next recipient of its Visionary Award. Mead is the first non-director to receive this honor from the VES; past Visionary Award honorees include Christopher Nolan, Ang Lee, Alfonso Cuarón and J. J. Abrams. Mead made his mark as a visual futurist in the world of sci-fi
John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.
WGN America says Legend and his production company will be in charge of the score and soundtrack for "Underground."
The fuse has been lit on another Mission: Impossible movie, according to star Tom Cruise.
During his appearance on the The Daily Show, the Mission: Impossible actor-producer claimed the six entry in the franchise could shoot as soon as this time next year.
"We're starting to work on it now. We'll probably start shooting it next summer," said Cruise.
If Cruise is correct, this would suggest Paramount Pictures has already green-lit a sequel before the success of Rogue Nation has been proven at the box office.
It would also be a departure from the lengthy gaps between sequels that has been common with every Mission: Impossible movie from M:I-2 onwards.
FILE - In this May 13, 2015 file photo, John Legend arrives for the opening ceremony and the screening of the film "La Tete Haute" (Standing Tall), at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France.