Alison Balsom is to be Artistic Director of Cheltenham Music Festival from next summer. The trumpeter, who is married to the film director Sam Mendes, withdrew from concerts earlier this year to have a baby. This is her bounce-back moment.
Jez Butterworth’s win for The Ferryman marks his third Evening Standard Theatre award, having won most promising playwright in 1995 and best play for Jerusalem in 2009. The Ferryman also won in the director category, with Sam Mendes recognised, and in the emerging talent section, with Tom Glynn-Carney honoured.
Whether you're invested in Disney films or the further adventures of a certain gentleman spy, this is one conspicuous development. Read more...
Seriously, it hasn’t been a past week for Pinocchio fans. Not only did we recently learn that Guillermo del Toro’s own Pinocchio is no longer happening, but now The Tracking Board is reporting that Disney’s Pinocchio is having a setback. According to the outlet, director Sam Mendes, who was reported to have been in “early […]
Nearly six months after signing on to take the helm of Disney's live-action Pinocchio project, director Sam Mendes has parted ways with the project.
Does this mean he'll direct the next James Bond film? The post Sam Mendes Will No Longer Direct Disney’s Live-Action Pinocchio Film appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Disney’s new mission to remake their entire animated canon in live-action keeps on trucking forward, but one project is moving a little more slowly than others. The live-action take on Pinocchio has lost Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, who was reported to be taking the director’s seat earlier this year. Show More Summary
James Bond 25 is still looking for a director to succeeded Sam Mendes, but one Hollywood talent has officially thrown his name out of the ring.
With Sam Mendes having departed the James Bond franchise, there are three directors who are reportedly in consideration to succeed him for James Bond 25.
Could it be that the director for two James Bond films now takes on Pinocchio?
Disney just keeps tearing through their vault of animated classics in order to bring younger audiences live-action remakes of the movies that their parents fell in love with when they were kids. Beauty and the Beast became a box office sensation this year, and The Lion King, Dumbo, Mulan and Aladdin are marching towards production. Show More Summary
Sam Mendes began his film career tackling all-caps serious dramas like American Beauty and Revolutionary Road, but has swerved to franchise blockbusters as of late with the Bond movies Skyfall and Spectre. Now Disney might enlist him to helm its live-action remake of Pinocchio: according to Variety, Mendes is in “early talks” for the project. Show More Summary
Mendes is waving goodbye to JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. Read more...
Spectre director Sam Mendes is in talks to direct Disney's live-action take on the Pinocchio fairy tale.
The director could soon take on Disney's live-action adaptation of Pinocchio, about a wooden boy pining to become human. The post Skyfall Director Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Disney’s Pinocchio appeared first on CBR.
For some reason, everyone wants to make a new Pinocchio movie. Guillermo del Toro tried. Robert Downey Jr. tried. And, of course, Disney is trying, building off the growing success of its live-action remakes of classic animation. Now there’s been a significant update to the Disney version of the tale with Oscar winner… Read more...
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EXCLUSIVE: Sam Mendes is in early talks to direct Disney’s live-action Pinocchio. The move would push forward yet another live-action reboot of the old tried and true animated classic for the studio. Disney’s feature film strategy has...Show More Summary
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
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