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November 14, 2011

Columbia Pictures is in final discussions to acquire the rights to the novel Q, by Evan Mandery for writer/director David Gordon Green and producer Matt Tolmach. The book is described as follows on Mandery’s official site:

Shortly before his wedding, the unnamed hero of this uncommon romance is visited by a man, claiming to be his future

After three thoroughly enjoyable episodes, Once Upon A Time missed its mark last night. Beginning with the second fairy godmother assassination I’ve seen this year (thanks, True Blood!) “The Price of Gold” went out of its way to butcher “Cinderella,” my favorite fairy tale.

Far from the unselfish and hardworking storybook character, Once Upon a Time’s Cinderella was a grasping domestic who welshed on more than one deal with Rumpelstiltskin and… Continue reading Once Upon a Time: Assassination of (Fairy Tale) Character

November 5, 2011

In a massive casting report that just went up on The Hollywood Reporter, they mention that actor Russell Crowe is “loosely attached” to play the villain in screenwriter and producer Akiva Goldsman’s directorial debut Winter’s Tale, based on Mark Helprin’s 1983 novel, which is set up at Warner Bros.

The story also mentions that the likes of Tom Hiddleston (Thor), Benjamin Walker

Winter the dolphin may have no tail, but she has legs at the box office. ‘Dolphin Tale,’ which opened at No. 3 last week, swam to first place with an estimated $ 14.2 million. That was enough not only to dethrone the 3D re-release of ‘The Lion King’ after two weeks, but also to outperform all four of this weekend’s new wide release movies: ’50/50,’ ‘Courageous,’ ‘Dream House’ and ‘What’s… Continue reading 'Dolphin Tale' Dethrones 'Lion King': Box Office Report, September 30-October 2

For some filmmakers, the idea of working with children and animals — not to mention the entire family film genre, for that matter — is an abhorrent proposition. But ‘Dolphin Tale’ director Charlies Martin Smith says he learned from the best — from the likes of George Lucas and Carroll Ballard. Thanks to those influences and Smith’s familiarity with animal-centered stories (he directed Disney’s franchise-setting ‘Air Bud’), ‘Dolphin Tale’ is… Continue reading 'Dolphin Tale' Director Dishes On Working With Its Real-Life Star, Winter