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Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct ‘My Favorite Thing is Monsters’

After spending a few years of exploring James Bond’s personal demons, director Sam Mendes is considering adding another comic book adaptation to his filmography with My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. The director, who previously adapted Road to Perdition for the big screen, is in talks to turn Emil Ferris‘ acclaimed graphic novel into a movie for Sony. Show More Summary

Sam Mendes in talks for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Filmmaker Sam Mendes is interested in switching things up. Having gotten his feature career started with the Best Picture-winning suburban drama AMERICAN BEAUTY, he has gone on to direct a gangster film (ROAD TO PERDITION), a war movie...Show More Summary

Sam Mendes Eyeing My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Sony just nabbed the rights to the graphic novel The post Sam Mendes Eyeing My Favorite Thing is Monsters appeared first on

Sam Mendes tells Bond to go blow, while he circles MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS adaptation!

I can say the title of this movie with absolute passion and certainty! Read the full article on AICN OH HELL YES!   Hey folks, Harry here...   We talk about wanting something more than giant sequels over and over and over again, but every now and again, something like this happens. Show More Summary

Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘My Favorite Thing is Monsters’

Mine too, Sam. Mine too. It was announced last week that Sony Pictures had won a bidding war to nab the rights to Emil Ferris’ graphic novel My Favorite Thing is Monsters, and now Deadline is reporting tonight that Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Spectre) is in early talks to develop and direct the feature film. […]

Sam Mendes In Early Talks For ‘My Favorite Thing Is Monsters’

EXCLUSIVE:  Sam Mendes is in early talks to develop through his Neal Street banner to potentially direct My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, the critically lauded graphic novel by Emil Ferris that Sony Pictures won in a bidding battle last week. Show More Summary

Social and personal: Classical trumpet marries Bond director

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The effervescent trumpet soloist Alison Balsom married the Hollywood director Sam Mendes at the weekend. Balsom, 38, was previously involved with the conductor Edward Gardner, with whom she has a son. Mendes, 51, was formerly with the actor Kate Winslet. We wish them well.  

The Tempest-Tost Find a Home (at Stratford-upon-Avon)

  In 1993 I was lucky enough to see Simon Russell Beale, then a sprightly 32-year-old, play Ariel in Sam Mendes’ Royal Shakespeare Company production of The Tempest. Last week, at the RSC in Stratford, we saw the 55-year-old Russell Beale’s Prospero, directed by Gregory Doran. This new staging has been done in collaboration with […]

‘The Voyeur’s Motel’: Gay Talese Disputes Sam Mendes’ Reason For Axing Film

It's the deal that blew away, but no one agrees on why. The million-dollar deal for The Voyeur's Motel involved such high-profile players as Steven Spielberg, Sam Mendes, Jason Blum and Gay Talese, but now it has disappeared into a rabbit...Show More Summary

Sam Mendes Scraps His Gay Talese The Voyeur’s Motel Film

Gay Talese has a (stone) cold (deal). Dreamworks has bought the rights to Gay Talese's The Voyeur's Motel, which is set be directed by American Beauty and Skyfall's Sam Mendes and produced by Steven Spielberg. The book, excerpted in The New Yorker earlier this year, was released in July. It ... More »

Sam Mendes Drops His Gay Talese 'Voyeur's Motel' Film. Could He Be Returning to James Bond?

5 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Director Sam Mendes’ next project has been shaken (not stirred) by controversy, but could it mean a return to the James Bond franchise? The British filmmaker revealed to Deadline Wednesday that his planned adaptation of Gay Talese’sShow More Summary

Newswire: Real life slams a window on Sam Mendes’ voyeurism movie

Back in April, we reported on James Bond director Sam Mendes’ upcoming film, The Voyeur’s Motel. The movie was set to be based on Gay Telese’s fascinating New Yorker article of the same name, an account of the life of Gerald Foos, aShow More Summary

Sam Mendes, DreamWorks Drop Gay Talese ‘Voyeur’s Motel’ Movie After Being Blindsided By Documentary

EXCLUSIVE: The movie adaptation of the Gay Talese book The Voyeur's Motel that Sam Mendes planned to direct and produce with Steven Spielberg at DreamWorks has just been killed. This is the latest and most jarring turn in a twisted and...Show More Summary

Mexico City’s New Day of the Dead Parade is Based on a James Bond Film

Mexico’s famous Day of the Dead traditions might change because of eight minutes of Hollywood film. In a pre-credit sequence in Spectre, Sam Mendes’ second Bond film as director, and Daniel Craig’s last as the title character, 007 thwarts...Show More Summary

Is Michael Grandage About To Become The Next Julie Taymor?

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“From 2002 to 2012, director Michael Grandage was the head of London’s Donmar Warehouse. The position he inherited from Sam Mendes was long on prestige, artistic achievement, and honors. But money? Not so much. But now the director, who long labored in the not-for-profit world, stands to enter the big money as the newly-tapped director […]

Sam Mendes Talks Jury Experience As Hollywood Wins Big On The Lido – Venice

Hollywood had a pretty good evening on the Lido tonight. After a few years of sitting on the sidelines at the Venice Film Festival, when movies like Spotlight and Birdman were overlooked for gold (or silver), a number of films and talent...Show More Summary

Venice Film Festival 2016 Awards – Full List

The awards ceremony for the Venice Film Festival 2016 is just getting started in the Sala Grande. The jury, led by Sam Mendes, has a rich roster of movies to choose from this year. Among the best reviewed have been Damien Chazelle’sShow More Summary

007’s Sam Mendes in Talks to Helm James and the Giant Peach

The two-time Bond director may switch from one James to another with this live-action Disney adaptation. The post 007’s Sam Mendes in Talks to Helm James and the Giant Peach appeared first on

A Live-Action James and the Giant Peach Adaptation is Coming and Sam Mendes Might Direct - Well that's just peachy.

8 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Another live-action adaptation of a childhood favorite is headed your way and this time, Disney is looking to Sam Mendes for some assistance.

Sam Mendes to Direct Live-Action ‘James and the Giant Peach’ for Disney

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Director Sam Mendes may be done with James Bond, but now he’s in early talks to take on another familiar James from the pages of literature. The Skyfall and Spectre director is currently negotiating with Disney to develop and directShow More Summary

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