The Harry Potter producer will bring Andrea Levy’s 2010 novel to British television, while an unrelated three-part A Christmas Carol will be the first of a series of Dickens adaptations for the Taboo duo.
Browsing: David Heyman
The chocolate factory is opening its gates once again, as Warner Bros. has secured the rights to the Willy Wonka IP. Harry Potter producer David Heyman, who is also helping spur the studio’s now five-film spin-off franchise Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will produce the reboot of the beloved character.
Sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which moves deeper into an increasingly dark time for the wizarding world, where Newt and our other heroes have to decide on their allegiances.
UPDATE (4.7.16): Paramount has come out on top in the fight for T.J. English’s The Corporation with a stunning seven figure offer. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce through their Appian Way banner, with Benicio Del Toro set to star.
Rising helmer Paul King, who recently made waves directing the hit Paddington adaptation, is now in talks to tackle Warner Bros.’ animated musical Meet The Beatles, a film that will utilize songs from The Beatles’ entire discography.
Heyman has signed on to produce while Schamus adapts the religious novel.
At one point inactive, the movie now has new wings.
Logline: Story will chronicle the life of Jesus as a man.