“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 […]
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
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
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 CBR.com.
Another live-action adaptation of a childhood favorite is headed your way and this time, Disney is looking to Sam Mendes for some assistance.
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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The Mouse House secures another high-profile project for their future slate.
Looks like Disney is talking another one of Roald Dahl's (The BFG) classics and turing it into a new film. Deadline is reporting that Sam Mendes in early talks to develop and direct James And The Giant Peach, a live-action project in the works at Disney. Show More Summary
Spectre director Sam Mendes is in early talks to direct and develop a live-action adaptation of the Road Dahl book James and the Giant Peach.
Nick Hornby is in talks to script the Roald Dahl adaptation The post Disney Eyes Sam Mendes For Live Action James and the Giant Peach Movie appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Sam Mendes may be done with the James Bond franchise, but he isn't done with the name James. Nope, a strong, royal name with real oomph, that's what Sam Mendes says to himself about a name like James. Probably, anyways, since Deadline reports that Mendes is in early talks to ... More »
Steven Spielberg’s The BFG wasn’t really the smash-hit that Disney probably hoped it would be, but it definitely didn’t sour the studio’s opinion of adaptations based on Roald Dahl books. After all, something with a familiar title is...Show More Summary
And James Bond director Sam Mendes is in talks to direct! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Henry Selick's adaptation of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach is 20 years old this year. Can you believe it? How...Show More Summary
After The BFG—a Roald Dahl adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg, of all people—failed to connect at the box office, one would have thought the odds of Disney quickly announcing another Dahl property probably seemed slim. Well, that’s exactly what just happened. Read more...
EXCLUSIVE: Sam Mendes in early talks to develop and direct James And The Giant Peach, a live-action project in the works at Disney with Nick Hornby penning the screenplay and Joe Roth eyeing to produce. We’re hearing the talks are in the very early stages. This would be the latest animated pic-turned-live action play for Disney. Show More Summary
Alan Ball and Sam Mendes’ 1999 Oscar-winner American Beauty hasn’t aged well. (This, coming from a Great Job, Internet! writer who once had a brief-but-weirdly intense online relationship in the year 2000 predicated almost entirely on...Show More Summary
Lessons from the Screenplay examines Sam Mendes’ American Beauty. The movie echoes its central theme – finding one’s true self – by having all of the characters reflect its different manifestations. Then it uses dialogue to subtly flesh out these characters.
The fate of the next James Bond lies in the hands of one woman: American film producer Barbara Broccoli. From prior recruitment of James Bond characters, it is evident that the spy who likes it ‘shaken not stirred’ was always someone you never expected. Show More Summary
With Sony's distribution deal ended, the James Bond franchise has beenon the auction block amid a studio bidding war to secure the rights to the blockbuster series. Director Sam Mendes and lead actor Daniel Craig have resignedfrom the franchise, so with a new distributor will also come an entirely new [...]