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James Bond 25 May Be Directed By One Of These Frontrunners

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.

Sam Mendes In Early Talks To Direct Live Action Pinocchio Film

Could it be that the director for two James Bond films now takes on Pinocchio?

Sam Mendes May Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

Newswire: Sam Mendes may direct Disney’s live-action Pinocchio remake

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

Sam Mendes May Direct Disney’s Live-Action PINOCCHIO Remake

4 months agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

Mendes is waving goodbye to JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. Read more...

Disney's Pinocchio Live-Action Movie Targets James Bond Director

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Spectre director Sam Mendes is in talks to direct Disney's live-action take on the Pinocchio fairy tale.

Skyfall Director Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Disney’s Pinocchio

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.

Disney's Live-Action Pinocchio May Now Be Directed by Oscar Winner Sam Mendes

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Sam Mendes in Talks for Disney’s Live Action Pinocchio

4 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The 1940 animated film won two Academy Awards The post Sam Mendes in Talks for Disney’s Live Action Pinocchio appeared first on

Sam Mendes In Early Talks To Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

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

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

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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

8 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 »

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