David Lindsay-Abaire News

TIFF Review: Jason Bateman's 'The Family Fang' Starring Bateman, Nicole Kidman & Christopher Walken Jason Bateman is getting better and better at directing. Working with an adaption of Kevin Wilson's novel, by screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire ("Rabbit Hole”), this is his second movie behind the camera.  He rounds up a great ensemble of actors (himself included) to deliver a funny, sensitive, and layered piece of work. It's an original story about the thin, squiggly, line between art and life, comfortably swaying between comedy and drama. To call "The Family Fang" an improvement on Bateman’s debut "Bad Words", would be an understatement.

Sam Rockwell Talks 'Poltergeist' (Sort Of)

2:22 PM 9/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
We've heard plenty of rumors about the long-mooted Poltergeist remake, including recent rumblings regarding supposed plans for it to be more of a reboot/reinvention-type thing than your average intellectual property cash-in. Well, someone finally got around to asking Sam Rockwell about his purported involvement in the new Poltergeist, and now we have a bit of concrete info.

Review: Oz The Great and Powerful

12:32 PM 3/8/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
If it’s true that every story, especially reboots, face pressure to be knowingly meta, Oz The Great and Powerful has a “get out of jail free” card. A prequel, of sorts, to the 1939 Technicolor musical, The Wizard of Oz, this extended metaphor about the magic of illusion and richness of fantasy has nothing to bring it back to the ground.

MGM Taps 'Monster House' Director for 'Poltergeist' Remake

9:19 PM 3/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
MGM's Poltergeist remake is moving forward with Monster House's Gil Kenan at the helm, Deadline has learned. He will direct from a script last touched by Rise of the Guardians screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire. Sam Raimi is producing the movie along with Roy Lee, Nathan Kahane, and Robert Tapert.

Review: 'Rise of the Guardians' Reaches a Low, Yet Comfortable Altitude

2:12 PM 11/21/2012 by Jeff Giles
Rise of the Guardians
William Joyce's Guardians of Childhood books are a feat of kid-friendly fiction, a masterful blend of whirlwind action, fantasy, and heartfelt drama. The movie they inspired? Eh, not so much.

Sam Raimi Might Just Direct That 'Poltergeist' Remake Himself

fb.indiewire.com – So, even though it was reported already this spring, some folks apparently had doubts so it has been super-confirmed, but yes, "Rabbit Hole" director David Lindsay-Abaire is really and truly writing the script for the MGM "Poltergeist" remake that Sam Raimi will produce. Or will he step into the director's chair too? 8 years 7 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Exclusive: Lindsay-Abaire Indeed Writing Poltergeist Remake

shocktillyoudrop.com – We caught up with writer David Lindsay-Abaire earlier this evening after a screening of DreamWorks Animation's Rise of the Guardians, which he wrote (plus it was exec. produced by Guillermo del Toro!) and while you can read more about that on ComingSoon.net, when we asked him what he had been up to, we were surprised to learn he was busy writing Poltergeist.

8 years 7 weeks ago via donnieyen

The Family Fang

Posted May 8th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

The adult children of a family of performance artists are called upon to perform in a daring act by their parents.


'Rabbit Hole's Nicole Kidman And David Lindsay-Abaire Re-Team On 'The Family Fang'

Nicole Kidman
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Kidman will reunite with her Rabbit Hole scribe David Lindsay-Abaire on The Family Fang, the adaptation of the Kevin Wilson bestseller that Kidman will star in and produce. Kidman won an Oscar nomination for Best Actress on Rabbit Hole, which Lindsay-Abaire adapted from his Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a husband and wife grieving the loss of their child.

8 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan


Posted May 1st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Remake of the 1982 horror movie of the same name, "Poltergeist" centers on a family whose house is built on top of an Indian burial ground.

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