Well this is interesting: Joe Wright, known for his prestigious, visually ravishing adaptations of “Pride & Prejudice” and “Anna Karenina” has become the frontrunner for Focus Features’ adaptation of insanely popular mom-porn novel “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The novel (and eventual movie) revolves around the dom-sub relationship between a twenty-something millionaire and a young college student.
The movie, which is being adapted by Kelly Marcel, has been in something of a… Continue reading Joe Wright to Helm 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? 'Hanna' Director Becomes Frontrunner
Fast & Furious 6
Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian’s (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin’s empire and left their crew with $ 100 million, our heroe… Read More
Buckle up, “Fast and Furious” fans. The sixth installment of this car-happy franchise won’t even zoom into theaters until the end of May, but Universal is already putting things in motion for “Fast and Furious 7.”
James Wan, who… Continue reading 'Fast and Furious 7': James Wan, 'Saw' Director,' to Helm Next Sequel in the Franchise
Director Zack Snyder isn’t exactly known for helming compelling dramas aiming for critical acclaim, but perhaps the filmmaker is turning over a new leaf. Snyder is now set to team up with Christian Bale and Sean Penn on The Last Photograph.
The film, which tells the tale of two men who are inspired to travel to Afghanistan after seeing a photograph, has been in… Continue reading Directing Gigs: Zack Snyder to Tackle Afghan War Pic, and Paul Schrader to Helm Shark Hostage Tale 'Bait'
For a long time, Robert Redford has been trying to get a film about Jackie Robinson off the ground that would have him playing Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey who discovered and signed baseball great Jackie Robinson. The L.A. Times is now reporting that Mystic River and L.A. Confidential screenwriter Brian Helgeland will both write and direct the untitled project, according to Redford.
The film will be produced by Thomas… Continue reading Brian Helgeland to Helm Redford's Jackie Robinson Biopic