I know that most of you are all off observing freedom, but we have marketing news to report. Yes, marketing news! HTC is back doing commercials to promote phones, though this time, Robert Downey Jr. isn’t involved and on the set of something where he clearly would rather be doing something other than promoting HTC products. Show More Summary
Another live-action adaptation of a classic children's tale is gearing up to move from early development to actual development. "Pinocchio" is getting a live-action film courtesy of Robert Downey, Jr. and Warner Bros. They recently added Paul Thomas Anderson, known for his work in "There Will Be Blood" and "Inherent Vice," to write the film's screenplay.
In what seems, at first glance, one of the more bananas pairings of auteur and material in recent memory, THR is reporting Paul Thomas Anderson has joined Robert Downey Jr.’s upcoming live-action Pinocchio, writing a draft of the long-percolating screenplay “with an eye toward directing.”… Read More
Robert Downey Jr has been trying to get his Pinocchio film off the ground for some time now. In an interview with Howard Stern last year the actor told the King of All Media that he was hoping Ben Stiller would direct the film. Stiller, later that same year, told Stern that he loved working with Robert Downey Jr. Show More Summary
Paul Thomas Anderson will write and possibly direct a live-action 'Pinocchio' for Robert Downey Jr. to star in.
Get ready because Robert Downey Jr. is going to be playing Geppetto in the Pinocchio film. Pinocchio, which is rumored to be a live-action film might get director Paul Thomas Anderson to helm the project with Downey Jr. playing the wood maker. Show More Summary
Real boy turned real man?
The auteur will write and possibly direct Robert Downey Jr. Read the full article on AICN Robert Downey Jr. has been attached to play Gepetto (and possibly the title character?) in a Warner Bros. PINOCCHIO movie for years now, with Ben Stiller circling to direct at one point. Show More Summary
And he could maybe direct it! Read more...
The last time Pinocchio was made in live-action, Rotten Tomatoes crowned it one of the worst films of the decade. That’s not going to happen with the next one. Star and producer Robert Downey Jr. has just recruited Paul Thomas Anderson to write and possibly even direct a new Pinocchio. Read more...
Say what? Yep, it's actually true! THR is reporting that critically acclaimed filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson is the latest to get involved in the developing the live-action Pinocchio project at Warner Bros. Actor Robert Downey Jr. has...Show More Summary
The guy who gave us the story of a boy and his wood (Boogie Nights) will now give us a story of a boy made of wood. Robert Downey Jr. is also involved. "Not April Fool’s: Paul Thomas Anderson to Write and Maybe Direct a Pinocchio Movie" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Anderson nearly worked with Downey Jr. on last year's Inherent Vice The post Paul Thomas Anderson Writing, May Direct Robert Downey Jr.’s Pinocchio appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Paul Thomas Anderson just threw his fans a major curveball: The acclaimed director is set to write the live-action Pinocchio starring Robert Downey Jr., The Hollywood Reporter reports. Anderson, whose last project was 2014's Inherent Vice, is also in talks to direct. (For reference, Anderson has both written and directed... More »
Huh! This is a bit of a head-scratcher: Paul Thomas Anderson is writing and possibly directing the live-action remake of "Pinocchio" starring Robert Downey Jr. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anderson will pen a draft with eye toward directing the film. Show More Summary
Continuing the welcome, somewhat confusing trend of handing over big-budget children’s movies to indie and arthouse directors (see: David Lowery’s upcoming Pete’s Dragon, Alex Ross Perry writing Winnie The Pooh, and Sofia Coppola’s brief involvement with The Little Mermaid), Warner Bros. Show More Summary
I wish upon your star! Robert Downey Jr.'s long awaited Pinocchio project has gained yet another writer (and one with a pretty impressive pedigree, too).
Six-time Oscar nominee may also direct the film.
Starring Robert Downey Jr. as Geppetto, this live-action "Pinocchio" adaptation moves forward as Paul Thomas Anderson signs on to pen the script.
We've known for some time that Black Panther (played by Chadwick Boseman) would make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in next summer's Captain America: Civil War. Boseman even took the stage with Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans at Marvel's massive Phase 3 announcement, cementing the deal. Show More Summary