Director Alex Proyas gave us Dark City and I, Robot. Now he's looking to take audiences to another sci-fi world with the big-screen version of Robert Heinlein's The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag.
Alex Proyas will follow up the failed launch of 'Paradise Lost' and Dracula Year Zero' with an adapation of Robert A. Heinlein's 'The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag'
After years of bad breaks getting productions to the screen, director Alex Proyas‘s luck just might be turning around – in the form of yet another cinematic adaptation. Deadline Culver City reports that the director is set to finally...Show More Summary
In the three years since his last directorial effort Knowing, director Alex Proyas has seen not one but two of his potential follow-ups killed for budgetary reasons. Legendary Pictures scrapped his epic Paradise Lost in February, and though Universal revived Dracula: Year Zero in the same month, it was a new incarnation of the project [...]
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Between his failed launch of both Paradise Lost and Dracula Year Zero, it hasn't been a good run for director Alex Proyas recently. However, the director of Knowing, Dark City and I, Robot is ready to move forward on another projectShow More Summary
Let’s hope the third time is the charm for Alex Proyas. The last two films he tried to make, Dracula Year Zero and Paradise Lost, both got canned because the budgets were too big. Now, Deadline New York is reporting … Continue readi...
Finance and international sales company Red Granite Pictures announced today that they will fully finance and co-produce Alex Proyas? The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag with Mythology Entertainment, Phoenix Pictures and Mystery...Show More Summary
It was announced today that Los Angeles based film production, finance and international sales company Red Granite Pictures will fully finance and co-produce Alex Proyas? THE UNPLEASANT PROFESSION OF JONATHAN HOAG with Mythology Entertainment,...Show More Summary
Alex Proyas hasn’t had much luck lately. The last two films he tried to make, Dracula Year Zero and Paradise Lost, both got scratched for budget reasons. He’s just aligned himself to The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag, based on a Robert Heinlein novella from 1942. Show More Summary
Alex Proyas is going to be adapting the 1942 Robert A. Heinlein story The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) for film, and what's so interesting about that is that, in some ways, it was the inspiration for Dark City, and those are Proyas' own words. Show More Summary
Last week we announced that Dark City director Alex Proyas would be helming an adaptation of Robert Heinlein's "Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag", but one film we forgotten to mention was Dracula: Year Zero. Proyas is still set...Show More Summary
Hollywood Reporter tells us that Alex Proyas (DARK CITY) has signed on to write and direct a film adaptation of Robert Heinlein’s novel The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag. (The article dryly notes that a “title change is likely.”) Mike Medavoy, Arnie Messer and Brad Fischer will produce the film for Phoenix Pictures. Proyas will [...]
We may never get to see the long-mooted movie of The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, but one of Robert Heinlein's slightly more obscure works is due to become a major motion picture from director Alex... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Writer-director Alex Proyas (”I, Robot,” “Dark City”) has decided to tackle the Robert Heinlein SF novela “The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag” for the big screen. Proyas himself will adapt the screenplay and direct the film. Proyas is currently wrapping on the new Nicolas Cage thriller “Knowing.” Tyrese Gibson, one of the stars in [...]
After Knowing, Alex Proyas will begin adapting Robert Heinlein’s novela The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag. The Dark City director will write and helm the $40 - $50 million psychological thriller for Phoenix Pictures. Heinlein is probably best known to today’s moviegoers as the author of Starship Troopers. Originally published in a 1942 edition of [...]