Robert Rodriguez Heating Up ‘Fire and Ice’?

Robert RodriguezAlways-busy director Robert Rodriguez has finally discussed an ambitious adaptation he’ll tackle down the road — that is, after he completes a pair of highly anticipated sequels.

Rodriguez will first have to finish work on Machete Kills and the loooong-rumored, recently begun Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, but after that, it looks like he’ll be remaking Frank Frazetta’s highly influential 1983 animated film Fire and Ice.

The plans were officially announced at last year’s Comic-Con (“The whole idea is to make it using the technology I used for Sin City, because I want it to be as if you stepped into one of [Frazetta’s] paintings,” Rodriguez told The Playlist around that time), but the director has for the first time offered an update on a project that probably seemed like nothing more than a pipe dream for many, telling The Hollywood Reporter: “That’s in the works to go right into after Sin City, Frank Frazetta’s Fire and Ice. We’re almost done with the script; we’ve got it pretty much 70 percent there. I’m really excited about that one.”

So there we have it; the movie is likely to see the light of day! We’ll have to wait some time, but the aforementioned follow-ups to Machete and Sin City, both due out in 2013, should tide us over.


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