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Matthew McConaughey & Gary Ross Team Up for Civil War Drama

As Matthew McConaughey continues his comeback of sorts with a slew of impressive performances, a new project with his talents attached is gaining steam at the American Film Market. Free State of Jones is a civil war drama focusing on the untold and extraordinary story of Newton Knight, who led one of the greatest rebellions of the war. Show More Summary

Matthew McConaughey and Gary Ross Developing Civil War Drama

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

It’s a Matthew McConaughey weekend as Interstellar hits theaters, but the actor isn’t resting on his latest work with Christopher Nolan. Today an announcement went out detailing plans that could team the actor with director Gary Ross. Show More Summary

McConaughey, Gary Ross Mount Civil War Saga; Bob Simonds’ STX In Talks To Finance

EXCLUSIVE: Matthew McConaughey and writer/director Gary Ross are the catalysts for a project called Free State of Jones, which is getting some serious attention from STX Entertainment, the new mini-studio founded by investors TPG Growth, Gigi Pritzker, Hony and Robert Simonds. Show More Summary

Stylized Violence on Film Isn’t Just Lazy — It’s Immoral

I walked out of the first movie in The Hunger Games series, directed by Pleasantville‘s Gary Ross, feeling surprisingly frustrated. In fact, I may have ranted to my friends that the film was “morally reprehensible” and “disturbing” and the only thing of value was Jennifer Lawrence’s endless soulfulness. … Read More

Johnny Depp to Become the Secret Spy Version of Magician 'Houdini'

After directors like Gary Ross and Joe Wright flirted with bringing famed musician Harry Houdini to the big screen with an adaptation of The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero, last summer we learned that RED 2 and Galaxy Quest director Dean Parisot would be at the helm of the film for Lionsgate and Summit. Show More Summary

'East Of Eden' Adaptation With Jennifer Lawrence May Be Split Into Two Movies, Gary Ross Says

Jennifer Lawrence and "East of Eden" sound like a match made in Oscar heaven, and now that may be doubled. Writer-director Gary Ross ("Pleasantville," "The Hunger Games") told The Hollywood Reporter that he'll likely split the movieShow More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence And Gary Ross' East Of Eden Remake Doesn't Look Far For Its Screenwriter

Much like the opinions embedded in the fandom of entertainment, the industry itself is an exercise in contradiction - often enjoyably so. For instance, it was just earlier today when there was talk of Jennifer Lawrence possibly taking...Show More Summary

Gary Ross Will Write A New Adaptation of ‘East of Eden’

Gary Ross has been attached to direct a new adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic novel East of Eden for a while now, and it should come as no surprise that Ross has decided to write the screenplay as well. A … Continue reading ? The post Gary Ross Will Write A New Adaptation of ‘East of Eden’ appeared first on Latino-Review.com.

'East of Eden' Moves Forward with Jennifer Lawrence

10 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Gary Ross is now writing the screenplay adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, after coming aboard to direct in September. [...]

Gary Ross and Jennifer Lawrence's East of Eden Moving Forward

10 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Word first broke last fall that The Hunger Games helmer Gary Ross was planning to re-team with star Jennifer Lawrence for a new adaptation of John Steinbeck's East of Eden. Today, The Hollywood Reporter offers an update, bringing word...Show More Summary

Divergent Sequel Hires R.I.P.D.'s Robert Schwentke To Direct

Modern young adult franchises have picked up a habit of not maintaining the same directors through their multiple sequels. Both Catherine Hardwicke and Gary Ross were finished with Twilight and The Hunger Games, respectively, after just one movie, and Chris Columbus stepped away from Harry Potter after just the second. Show More Summary

The Hunger Games' Isabelle Fuhrman Joins Stephen King's Cell

Actress Isabelle Fuhrman has done an excellent job securing a place in the world of genre films, her breakout role in Orphan leading her to play one of the villains in Gary Ross' The Hunger Games, and now she's getting set to work with material from a true genre master. Show More Summary

‘The Hunger Games’ Help Lionsgate Earn $1 Billion At The Box Office

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire helped the folks at Lionsgate generate upwards of $1 billion in ticket sales over the course of 2013. The studio certainly enjoyed a banner year thanks to the highly-anticipated sequel to Gary Ross’ 2012 box office hit. Show More Summary

Neil Burger Off ‘Divergent’ Sequel Prompts Summit Statement

Summit Entertainment is clarifying yesterday’s news that Divergent helmer Neil Burger won’t be coming back for the sequel Insurgent. Summit blames post production. Sounds similar to Gary Ross’s withdrawal from the second The Hunger Games...Show More Summary

Read Director Gary Ross on a Young Paul Walker

In this month's issue of The Hollywood Reporter, The Hunger Games director Gary Ross wrote a bit about casting Paul Walker in one of the actor's first roles: the naive jock Skip Martin in 1998's Pleasantville: But before I could even call him to tell him he had the part,... More »

Discuss The Hunger Games: Catching Fire With Spoilers And Rate It

When Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games was released in March of last year it became an instant phenomenon. Adapted from a best-selling book series and starring Hollywood’s newest and biggest star in Jennifer Lawrence, the film broke opening weekend records with a $152 million take, and by the end of its run it had taken in nearly $700 million globally. Show More Summary

Interview: How ‘Hunger Games’ Fans Influenced Director Francis Lawrence

For a variety of reasons, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is considerably unlike its predecessor. Structurally the sequel isn’t a 180-turn, but the world itself, while keeping in touch with what director Gary Ross achieved with the first film, has a different texture to it. Show More Summary

Katniss And The Consequences Of War: Talking With Hunger Games: Catching Fire Director Francis Lawrence

When Francis Lawrence was chosen to replace Gary Ross as the director of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, a monumental task was put in front of the filmmaker. Not only would he have to live up to and work from what was established in the first Hunger Games film, he had to find a way to also place his own personal spin on it and make it his own. Show More Summary

Oscar Nominated Costume Designer Judianna Makovsky Takes Us Behind-the-Scenes With Captain America & The Hunger Games

When I called Judianna Makovsky for a chat, Gary Ross happened to be on the other line — no big deal. Nominated for three Oscars, the costume designer has had a long run in the movie business without ever limiting herself to any one specific genr... via JustLuxe.com

[BD Review] 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Is An Impressively Subversive Achievement

As someone who really liked The Hunger Games I was fully prepared for Catching Fire to be a disappointment. When a franchise loses a director in the manner in which Gary Ross departed between these films it’s usually not a very good sign. My concern... Read More

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