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 […]
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
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 »
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
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
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’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
“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