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Weinstein Shifts ‘Paddington’ to Christmas Day The Weinstein Co. has pushed the release of its family film “Paddington” back a couple of weeks to Christmas Day, the studio said Tuesday. The live-action-CGI hybrid film, from “Gravity” and “Harry Potter” producer David Heyman, features Colin Firth (“The King's Speech”) as the voice of the famous bear from the classic children's book series, which has sold more than 30 million copies. Sally Hawkins will play Mrs.


Producer David Heyman on J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

comingsoon.net – Last week , Warner Bros. made the surprise announcement that the studio is re-teaming with author J.K. Rowling for an adaptation of her faux textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , to be set in the cinematic world of Harry Potter. At today's press junket for Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity , eight-time Potter producer David Heyman made a brief statement regarding the ambitious return to the "Wizarding World". 8 years 36 weeks ago via brucelee

Emma Watson to Headline Fantasy Adaptation Queen of the Tearling

comingsoon.net – Emma Watson is preparing to board a new fantasy franchise and she's re-teaming with Harry Potter producer David Heyman to do it. Variety reports that Watson will headline Queen of the Tearling , a feature film version of the first book in Erika Johansen's upcoming novel trilogy. 8 years 49 weeks ago via jetli

Warners Finds a Director for DC Adaptation 'Fables'

8:16 PM 6/4/2013 by Jeff Giles
The fairytale movie trend has cooled considerably over the last six months or so, but comic book adaptations are as hot as ever. So how about a comic book adaptation that draws on fairytales?

First 'We're the Millers' Trailer Is More Painful Than Jennifer Aniston's Divorce

1:39 PM 5/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
We're the Millers
It's a sad fact of trying to making a living in a creative field that, as often as not, you're forced to take on gigs that don't take full advantage of your talent in order to pay the bills. On a not-entirely-unrelated note, here's the first trailer for We're the Millers.

First 'Gravity' Trailer Makes Outer Space Look Pants-Wettingly Scary

5:45 PM 5/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
There's been a lot of debate over the last several years about the value of the American space program and how much opportunity for scientific/social progress we're wasting by not devoting more resources to sending people off-planet, but what both sides of the argument often tend to ignore is that space is very, very scary.

DreamWorks in Talks to Pick Up 'Light Between Oceans'

feedproxy.google.com – DreamWorks is in talks to pick up the movie rights to The Light Between Oceans, the debut novel by M.L. Stedman. 9 years 25 weeks ago via donnieyen

DreamWorks Acquires Fantasy Novel 'Shadow And Bone'

deadline.com – BREAKING: DreamWorks Studios has acquired the feature film rights to Leigh Bardugo’s young adult fantasy debut novel Shadow and Bone. Harry Potter producer David Heyman will produce alongside Jeffrey Clifford. The young adult fantasy was published in June 2012 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and is the first in a planned three book series, called the Grisha Trilogy. 9 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

James Ellroy's 'The Big Nowhere' Getting Big Screen Treatment

latino-review.com – Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, garnering heat after directing I Am Love starring Tilda Swinton, is looking for future projects and one of those may be an adaptation of crime fiction author James Ellroy’s The Big Nowhere. David Heyman, producer of the Harry Potter franchise, is spearheading the project alongside Jeffrey Clifford and Maurizio Grimaldi.

9 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen

The Planet Thieves

Posted September 5th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Adaptation of Dan Krokos' YA novel of the same name. The movie centers on a young space cadet who finds himself caught in the middle of humanity's struggle against an alien race.

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