Although Nicolas Winding Refn was previously rumored to be eyeing the director's chair on Columbia Pictures' upcoming adaptation of The Equalizer, Deadline is reporting that Rupert Wyatt ( Rise of the Planet of the Apes ) has entered early talks to helm. Show More Summary
We’ve know that Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Bronson) is on board to reboot the Jean-Claude Forest created fictional french space heroine Barbarella for quite some time. Really that is all we’ve known about the possible return of the sci-fi character made famous in the 68 sexplotation movie that stared Jane Fonda. Show More Summary
For those who often wish that Jane Fonda’s 1960s sci-fi sex romp Barbarella didn’t star Jane Fonda, took itself far more seriously, and went on way, way longer, you may soon have that wish granted with Barbarella: The TV Series. TheShow More Summary
Last year, we got the surprising but not unwelcome news that Nicolas Winding Refn would be revamping Barbarella for the small screen. Now he’s being joined by some other big cinematic names. Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who have co-written the last five Bond movies including Skyfall, have just signed on to write the script. [...]
Last summer came the news that DRIVE director Nicolas Winding Refn was set to sit at the helm of a small-screen adaptation of BARBARELLA, based upon the sexy French comic book and the immortal (?) 1968 film starring Jane Fonda. To be...Show More Summary
Acclaimed director Nicolas Winding Refn has reportedly walked away from the upcoming adaptation of the TV series The Equalizer. The film was set to be his next project after the Ryan Gosling flick Only God Forgives. Unfortunately for fans of the filmmaker, he is longer attached to bring the cult series to life on the [...]Show More Summary
Looks like fans of 1980?s crime television series The Equalizer, Denzel Washington, and Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn are going to have to recalibrate their expectations, as the helmer has just dropped out of the Washington-starring feature adaptation of the show. Show More Summary
Denzel Washington's still attached.
Sorry to crush your hopes folks, but it doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn team up with Denzel Washington anytime soon. Sony Pictures was looking to have Refn direct The Equalizer remake but, unfortunately, negotiations between the two have fallen apart. The overall combination of Denzel Washington and Nicolas Winding Refn sounded amazing [...]
While the prospects of both a new Cinderella and an adaptation of The Equalizer carried with them the onuses of being, respectively, yet another "dark fairy-tale reimagining" and movie based on an old TV show, these burdens were alleviated somewhat by having stylish, unusual directors Mark Romanek and Nicolas Winding Refn attached to each. Show More Summary
The Kidd here... It's easy come, easy go in the case of Nicolas Winding Refn directing THE EQUALIZER. Not more than a month after Refn entered into talks with Sony to helm the big screen adaptation of the 80s TV show, he's out, with Collider reporting that the deal fell apart at the last minute for some reason. Show More Summary
Sony needs a new director for 'The Equalizer' starring Denzel Washington, now that Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) has passed on the project.
Earlier this week, we got a quick glimpse at the first footage from Only God Forgives, the new collaboration between the Drive filmmaking team of actor Ryan Gosling and Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn. Refn has been in high demand...Show More Summary
That didn’t last long. Right at the end of last year word hit that Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Bronson) had taken up interest in directing Denzel Washington in The Equalizer. The film is meant to reinvent the ’80s TV show that starred Edward Woodward as a former black ops agent who begins to work pro [...]
From the 20-second preview (see video below) of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives we really only learn one thing: It looks just like Drive. Just as dark, gritty and violent. Plus, it has Ryan Gosling....
The last time Danish auteur Nicolas Winding Refn collaborated with hipster dreamboat Ryan Gosling, the result was Drive, a movie
We have waited and waited for Ryan Gosling and Nicolas Winding Refn's follow-up to their too-cool-for-school crime thriller, "Drive," and finally, finally, a short teaser from "Only God Forgives" sees the light of day. The clip from the Thai-based kickboxing crime movie seems to come from a longer trailer, which we're praying we'll see sometime [...]
It might be poor quality and only twenty seconds, but Gos still looks damn cool. ... More »
In the first footage from 'Only God Forgives', Ryan Gosling reunites with 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn for a dark tale of honor, revenge and Thai boxing.