Prometheus marks the return of director Ridley Scott to the Genre which brought him his first box office success in the science fiction movie Alien, and Prometheus also has ties to that movies along with its own storyline. Interestingly enough Prometheus was originally born of an idea to produce a prequel to the Alien franchise, but ended up following its own course and a unique story
The fourth movie in the Mad Max series is looking to be on the big screen in 2011 and it will be a twenty six year gap between this movie and the last, Mad Max Beyond the Thunderdome. On the cast for certain is Charlize Theron as a yet unamed character and rumoured to be playing Max Rockantansky himself is Mark Hildebrandt, although this is just rumoured currently
The Road is an upcoming movie directed by John Hillcoat based on the 2006 book of the same name, it follows a father and his son, Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit-McPhee who are survivors of an unknown apocalypse and are on the road looking for somewhere to stay and possibly find other survivors from the disaster
In 2003 a reworking of the 1967 movie 'The Italian Job' was released. So 30 years and a much loved classic movie that is on tv most years at some point gets an update with a mainly american cast.