Three months ago, Universal shut down production on Bride of Frankenstein, which was to be directed by Bill Condon. Javier Bardem had been in talks to play Frankenstein’s Monster with Angelina Jolie in discussion to play his reanimated, reluctant mate. At the time, it was reported that the film went back to the lab to do some more […]
It remains to be seen just how Universal's plans for a Dark Universe of connected monster movie reboots will progress, since producers Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan left the project after last year's THE MUMMY underperformed on a budget that was too damn high. Show More Summary
In a tale as old as time, an awards hopeful is returning to theaters for a limited run just in time for awards season. Bill Condon‘s lush remake of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast is getting a theatrical re-release in Los Angeles and New York City in the first week of December. Show More Summary
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is known for many fabulous talents, but acting isn't exactly one of them. Nevertheless, that didn't stop director Bill Condon from trying to cast the cultural icon in his live-action Beauty and the Beast film. Spoiler. Beyoncé said no. More »
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Beyonce could have been in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, which was released earlier this year. The director, Bill Condon, revealed the news in an interview. If you didn’t know, Beyonce and Bill worked together on the 2006 hit musical Dreamgirls. Bill revealed that he tried to get Beyonce to do the [...]
The live-action adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast did boffo box office, but imagine how much more money it could’ve taken in had director Bill Condon been able to cast Beyoncé. The filmmaker recently revealed that he offered Queen...Show More Summary
Disney's live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast is still the highest grossing movie of the year, but one has to wonder how much money it might have made if it had one of the biggest stars in the world playing a part.
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A "tale as old as time"—based on an 18th century fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont that was previously adapted into a '90s Disney animated classic—Bill Condon's live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast marked theShow More Summary
If Angelina Jolie drops out of Bride of Frankenstein because of the recent delay, it looks like Bill Condon may already be looking at another exciting actress to replace her.
Gal Gadot could trade in her shield for a white gown and wig, if Bride of Frankenstein director Bill Condon gets his wish granted. The classic monster movie remake and next entry into Universal’s so-called Dark Universe has been indefinitely...Show More Summary
Two days ago, we shared quotes that director Bill Condon provided about his Dark Universe BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN reboot while he was in pre-production on the project in London. At that time, filming was scheduled to begin on FebruaryShow More Summary
A new report claims that director Bill Condon is eyeing Gal Gadot to step in as the Bride of Frankenstein, if Angelina Jolie drops out.
On the heels of director Bill Condon's remarks that his upcoming Bride of Frankenstein movie would have "nothing to do with" Universal's Dark Universe comes word that the film will not begin shooting early next year as planned. Instead, the production is taking a time out to rework its script. More »
In some bad news for the future of Universal’s Dark Universe, Deadline is reporting that the studio has pulled one of the series’ upcoming films—Bride Of Frankenstein—from its release schedule. Bill Condon is directing the movie, and it was supposed to start production in London in February, but Condon and Universal… Read more...
Pre-production on Bill Condon's Bride of Frankenstein has been halted in order to do rewrites on the movie, but this could spell trouble for the Dark Universe moving forward.
By Max Covill Troubles continue to plague Universal's Dark Universe. The article Bill Condon’s ‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Postponed appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Director Bill Condon’s remake of the 1935 James Whale film Bride of Frankenstein has been delayed, Deadline reports. The outlet got wind that pre-production for the film — which was set to begin actual production this coming February — was getting halted, and that crew members were told to go home for the time being. […]
Well, that was quick. Days after director Bill Condon confirmed that pre-production on Bride of Frankenstein (the next film in the burgeoning “Dark Universe” series) was still on, Universal has announced that work has halted on the project. Show More Summary