Browsing: Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and others have had erratic filmographies in their later years, but it’s not because they’re any less talented as filmmakers.
“Steven Spielberg doesn’t think that Netflix movies should be eligible for Oscars. So would Spielberg, who has been such an enormous supporter of the #MeToo movement, begrudge Mudbound cinematographer Rachel Morrison her history-making nomination? In the words of my therapist, ‘there’s a lot to unpack here,'” writes Neil Turitz.
Spielberg made the announcement at the Rakuten TV Empire Awards, where he received the Legend of Our Lifetime award.
Bay will turn his attention to Robopocalypse after he directs 6 Underground this summer. Written by Deadpool scribes Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, the secretive Skydance project is described as a cross between Suicide Squad and Bay’s own The Rock.
This project continues Spielberg’s ongoing interest in telling stories about World War II, as he directed Saving Private Ryan and Schindler’s List.
The adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel will be released on March 30. It stars Tye Sheridan (Mud), Mark Rylance, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller and Simon Pegg.
The director has assembled a really interesting ensemble that includes Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Oscar winner Mark Rylance.
Already toplined by awards season mainstays Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, the project at Fox has added Bradley Whitford, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys, Carrie Coon, Jesse Plemons, David Cross, Alison Brie, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Zach Woods.
The film follows Doaa Al Zamel, a 19-year-old Syrian woman who fled Egypt for a better life in Sweden, only to find herself stranded at sea with two small children.
Hanks and Streep will play Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham respectively. Amy Pascal is the lead producer on the project, which will be co-financed by 20th Century Fox and Amblin Entertainment.
*UPDATED February 27th* As the project now goes into all buyers, more talent circles and offers start to come in! Gearing up for a star-studded Oscar weekend, one spec script has taken the town by storm as A-list talent and Producers fight for a piece of the pie.
Fresh off winning a Golden Globe and a SAG Award for Fences, Viola Davis has signed on to co-star alongside Julia Roberts in Small Great Things, an adaptation of the Jodi Picoult novel that is coming together at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors fulfills its mission and helps maintain the organization’s strategic vision. Today, they announced their newest elected Governors for the 2016-17 year.
The Bridge of Spies trio are looking to reunite for a yet-to-be-titled project about iconic newscaster Walter Cronkite and his role in influencing public opinion about the Vietnam War.
The Jurassic World sequel has officially handed the reins to Juan Antonio Bayona. Its predecessor premiered last year and raked in over $1.67 billion worldwide.
The 2016 Cannes Film Festival lineup is out! Woody Allen’s Cafe Society is set to open the festival and also includes Steven Spielberg’s The BFG and Shane Black’s The Nice Guys. Check out the lineup here.
Mark Rylance is close to pushing the start button on Ready Player One at Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow. The Oscar-winning Bridge of Spies actor is in negotiations for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel.
Steven Spielberg has been tapped to direct the movie adaptation of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara at Amblin Entertainment. The book, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Kertzer, will be adapted for the screen by Tony Kushner.
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants.
You know it’s coming, simply because it’s all anyone can talk about. They tell you to pick a side, they throw all kinds of images and faces at you, they talk numbers and revel in the intrigue and suspense. It’s going to be huge, they tell you, and you look at the evidence and realize that, in one form or another, they’re right.
Disney is turning to David Koepp to pen the latest installment of the Indiana Jones franchise. This marks the fifth collaboration between David Koepp and Steven Spielberg – the most recent being Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.