Khalil Gibran’s best known fictional work “The Prophet” is being adapted for the big screen in a new production that will involve collaborations across many borders. In this adaptation, each of the 89-year old classic’s chapters will be directed by a different award-winning filmmaker, with Roger Allers (The Lion King) responsible for the connective through-line narrative.
Pre-production is scheduled to begin this month, with Salma Hayek producing… Continue reading Hayek Producing Animated Adaptation of Gibran's The Prophet
Selena Gomez is going to have a movie career no matter how many times she has to hit repeat-peat-peat-peat-peat-peat.
Per Deadline, Gomez (better known as *DYING* OMG WHY IS JUSTIN BIEBER DATING HER *DYING*) will produce a big-screen adaptation of “The Sky Is Everywhere,” a young adult novel by Jandy Nelson about a high school band geek who has her world torn apart when her older sister dies suddenly. Gomez and… Continue reading Selena Gomez In 'The Sky Is Everywhere'? Actress, Singer Will Produce YA Adaptation, Potentially Star
Whoa, whoa, whoa, Hold the phone. Hold the presses. Hold everything. Deadline reports that AMC is developing a series based on Martin Scorsese’s 1990 classic, Goodfellas. Now, before you drop your garlic-shaving razor on the cellblock floor and scream, “Sacrilege!,” know this: The show would come from Nicholas Pileggi, who wrote the original Goodfellas screenplay as well as the book on which it was based. So there’s some original DNA… Continue reading AMC Is Working on a Goodfellas Adaptation
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HBO’s adaptation of The Corrections is one step closer to reality with the addition of one (and likely two) Academy Award winners: Dianne Wiest has agreed to star in the prospective series, while Chris Cooper is close to signing on as well, EW has confirmed. (Deadline first reported the news.)
Wiest — whose last TV gig… Continue reading HBO’s adaptation of ‘The Corrections’ adds Dianne Wiest, close to securing Chris Cooper