Movie News

Hooch inspires Turner to do a third Da Vinci Code

Hooch inspires Turner to do a third Da Vinci Code

Your favorite Harvard Symbolist – no, not Ginger Larry who lurks about the cafeteria – has at long last returned! Or will… just after Luke Skywalker does.. and Iron Man… and Dominic Torretto.

Today, Sony announced the release date for an adaptation of Dan Brown’s latest novel, “Inferno,” – the last installment of the literary series that follows Robert Langdon’s snoopish antics – December 18, 2015.

Yep, that’s just a few months post-all those other blockbusters that hit Summer 2015.

(“The Lost Symbol”, another of Brown’s books that features the Langdon character, is also being adapted – and by Danny Strong, if I recall correctly – but it’s been put on the back burner for a while.)

The eternally-bust Tom Hanks – to be or not to be with mullet – is on board to return as Robert Langdon, only this time he’ll be sniffing after clues from Dante’s “The Divine Comedy” and will, I’m sure, be traveling across the globe, discovering new religions, secret societies and the like. Maybe a pretty girl will come his way, too. Or Jean Reno. Or Jean Reno as a pretty girl.

Ritchie Cunningham’s doppelganger, lil’ Ronnie Howard will again direct, with series regular David Koepp back on writing duties.

Personal note : I haven’t seen the first two installments because, quite frankly, I never had any interest (yep! a film critic that suits herself!) – and that’s despite being a fan of Hanks and Howard. I just never got in the Dan Brown groove, and only made it through about ten pages of “Angels and Demons” before flicking the TV back on. But though I’m not holding my breath in anticipation for “Inferno”, I’m sure plenty of you are. Let us know if I should reconsider my stance on the film series.

2015 is still a couple of years away, so meantime, decipher some messages from your breakfast cereal to keep busy.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Movie News

One of the longest-serving employees of the Moviehole gang, Katie's love of film, television and celebrity is clearly evident in any and each item she writes.

More in Movie News

forceofdestiny

National event release details on MIFF fave Force of Destiny unveiled

Editorial StaffAug 3, 2015
zoolander2

Teaser Trailer: Zoolander 2

AshAug 3, 2015
Pee-Wee-s-Big-Adventure-pee-wee-herman-745222_780_443

On This Day : Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Colin MooreAug 2, 2015
insurgent_trailer_still

VOD Views – August 2, 2015

Drew TurneyAug 2, 2015
f4interview

Exclusive : Simon Kinberg on Fantastic Four, X-Men : Apocalypse

Lisa CarrollAug 2, 2015
ianmcshane

Yes! Ian McShane heading to Game of Thrones!

ClintAug 2, 2015
NottingHill1

They’re not always awkward: celebrity interviews done right

Mandy GriffithsAug 2, 2015
"Foxcatcher" red carpet. 67th Cannes Film Festival.  Pictured: Channing Tatum Ref: SPL762624  190514   Picture by: KCS Presse / Splash News  Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Channing Tatum signs Gambit deal

AshAug 2, 2015
Emily Blunt wallpaper (14)

Emily Blunt a lock for Marvel movie?

ClintAug 1, 2015