Breck Eisner

Elijah Wood joins Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter

Simon Brew News Aug 5, 2014

Breck Eisner starts filming The Last Witch Hunter later this month, with Elijah Wood the latest to join the cast...

The Karate Kid 2 loses its director, gains new writers

The Karate Kid
Simon Brew News Jun 26, 2014

The Crazies director Breck Eisner drops out of directing the next Karate Kid movie, starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith...

Confirmed: Flash Gordon movie reboot back on the cards

Simon Brew News Apr 23, 2014

UPDATE: 20th Century Fox has now snapped up the movie rights to Flash Gordon.

The Karate Kid 2 moving ahead, new director found

The Karate Kid (2010)
Simon Brew News Apr 8, 2014

Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan are to reunite for The Karate Kid 2, with The Crazies' Breck Eisner directing.

Stretch Armstrong movie, starring Taylor Lautner, abandoned

Twilight: Breaking Dawn
Simon Brew News Oct 14, 2013

It looks like the planned Stretch Armstrong movie is dead, as Relativity Media becomes the latest to pull out of the project...

Sahara: looking back at a lost action franchise

Ti Singh News Nov 22, 2010

2005’s Sahara was an epic flop, but it's not, Ti argues, a film without merit. Here's our look back at the action franchise that could have been...

Breck Eisner interview: The Crazies, Flash Gordon and Escape From New York

Ryan Lambie Interview Jul 14, 2010

Director Breck Eisner discusses The Crazies, and his forthcoming Flash Gordon and Escape From New York...

Could Timothy Olyphant be Snake Plissken in Escape From New York remake?

Escape From New York (1981)
Ryan Lambie News Jun 25, 2010

Director Breck Eisner talks about his take on the classic Escape From New York, and the possibility of Timothy Olyphant playing the lead…

Breck Eisner to direct Escape From New York remake

Simon Brew News Apr 23, 2010

The long-mooted remake of the John Carpenter classic Escape From New York might just have found its new director…

The Crazies review

Ron Hogan Review Mar 1, 2010

Breck Eisner delivers a really very good remake of George A Romero's The Crazies. Ron explains just why it works so well...