After Ang Lee's recent departure from FX's upcoming pilot Tyrant, David Yates has been announced as his replacement.
Losing a multiple Oscar-winner for your project is never a good thing. But, replacing him with a guy responsible for billions in box office isn’t bad. That’s what happening on the FX pilot Tyrant. Ang Lee was set to direct the first episode of the show, which is about “an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of [...]
David Yates most notable credits to date are the last four Harry Potter films. But what has the director been up to since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows? There was talk about him maybe directing The Stand a few years back, but then he backed out. Show More Summary
David Yates (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows) has signed on to replace Ang Lee as director of the FX pilot 'Tyrant.'
"Harry Potter" veteran David Yates is stepping in to replace Ang Lee as the director of FX's high-profile drama pilot "Tyrant."
David Yates, director of the last four Harry Potter movies, has signed on to helm high-profile FX drama pilot Tyrant, from Homeland executive producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and Six Feet Under alum Craig Wright. Yates replaces Ang Lee who originally committed to Tyrant but pulled out last month for personal reasons. Show More Summary
Yates steps in for Ang Lee, who recently departed the high-profile Fox 21 project about an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle East nation. read more
Following a day in which those Christopher Nolan rumors were joined by short-listed big names like Ang Lee, Tom Hooper, Nicolas Winding Refn, David Yates, Shane Black, the ghost of Orson Welles, Jackie Treehorn, the Steven SpielbergShow More Summary
Beaks here... This morning, someone leaked a rather eclectic list of potential directors for the twenty-fourth James Bond movie. Folks like Nicolas Winding Refn, Ang Lee, Shane Black and David Yates were evidently in the running. While...Show More Summary
Deadline reports that the Tarzan film, which was set to be directed by David Yates (Harry Potter Series) and star Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) and possibly Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) might be in limbo. According to Deadline, plans to make … Continue reading ?
Justin Lin, the David Yates of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, having directed the last four films in the series (Yates did four tours of...
Briefly: Seems like another high-profile, big-budget studio movie is in danger of getting the axe. Deadline is reporting David Yates’ Tarzan, which had Alexander Skarsgård attached and Jessica Chastain circling, is about to close its production offices. Insiders tell the trade the proposed budget is currently too high for the studio and while changes might be made, filming [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Things are not looking very good right now for Tarzan, the re-imagining of the Edgar Rice Burroughs tale that has Harry Potter helmer David Yates preparing to make it this year, with True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard playing the title character and Zero Dark Thirty‘s Jessica Chastain circling the female lead. Show More Summary
When Harry Potter director David Yates left the director's chair of the film adaptation of Emma Forrest's memoir Your Voice in My Head, we weren't sure whether the movie would stay alive or be banished to development hell. It appears...Show More Summary
Tarzan is getting a reboot with Zero Dark Thirty‘s Jessica Chastain playing the role of Jane. Harry Potter director David Yates is directing the reboot of Tarzan, replacing Craig Brewer (Footloose) as the original choice of director. David Yates has confirmed that he’s casting Jessica Chastain as Jane. According to the New York Times, Jessica [...]Show More Summary
After making four of the most successful films of all time, director David Yates more or less had his pick of projects. He was originally looking at The Stand but eventually jumped onto Warner Bros. live-action version of the Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ character Tarzan. A laundry list of strapping leading men up were up for the title [...]
Haven’t heard much lately about the Tarzan re-imagining by David Yates (Harry Potters 5, 6, 7.1 and 7.2) other than True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard was the first choice for the loincloth-clad lead, and that Avengers task master Samuel L. Jackson was at the front of the line to play a mercenary named George Washington [...]
The Zero Dark Thirty star is rumored to be the top choice for the female lead in director David Yates' new jungle drama. [...]
Over the past few years, film studios have collectively shifted to a conservative approach when it comes to what movies they choose to make, and having recognizable and marketable properties is what it's all about these days. Warner Bros. Show More Summary
While "Harry Potter" director David Yates is currently developing the new Tarzan movie at Warner Bros., there hasn't been much news about the project. The last rumor was that Yates was looking at Alexander Skarsgard ( Battleship, "True Blood") to play the title role with Samuel L. Show More Summary