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Disney Finds Its Pete For ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Oakes Fegley and Oona Laurence are set to star in Disney’s remake of “Pete’s Dragon.” David Lowery is set to direct from a script he wrote with Toby Halbrooks. The story is a reinvention of the 1977 film that revolves around Pete and his best friend Elliot, who happens to be dragon. 7 years 41 weeks ago via jetli
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David Lowery in Talks to Add Directing Duties on Disney's ‘Pete's Dragon’ (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – After being hired to co-write the screenplay, David Lowery is in negotiations to direct “Pete's Dragon” for Disney, multiple individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap. The original 1977 film featured an animated dragon interacting with a live-action cast including Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons and Sean Marshall, who played an orphan fleeing his abusive adoptive parents. 8 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Director To Adapt 'Torso'

latino-review.com – Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko’s graphic novel Torso is now going to be adapted by Ain’t Them Bodies Saints director David Lowery. The project was previously set up at Paramount (now it resides at Circle of Confusion), but the studio let the rights lapse back in 2009. Back then, David Fincher was attached to direct. 9 years 10 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Robert Redford Teams With 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Filmmaker for Crime Drama (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – David Lowery will write and direct the film, which is based on a 2003 "New Yorker" article. 9 years 11 weeks ago via brucelee
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After Gritty Sundance Debut On 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints,' David Lowery To Reinvent 'Pete's Dragon' For Disney

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: I didn’t see this one coming. After making his feature directing debut on one of the most talked-about films at Sundance Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, David Lowery has hired on with writing partner Toby Halbrooks to script Pete’s Dragon for Disney and producer Jim Whitaker. I’m told they will reinvent the core story of a venerable Disney family film. 9 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Red Tails' Nate Parker Cast In Indie 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'

deadline.com – Actor and musical performer Nate Parker (Red Tails, The Secret Life Of Bees, The Great Debaters, Pride) is joining Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, and Ben Foster in the cast for Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. The indie film is written and directed by David Lowery (who was accepted to the Sundance Screenwriters Lab for the film) from the indieprod Parts And Labor. 9 years 50 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Posted May 1st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Brought to life with exquisite detail and rich cinematography by Bradford Young (winner of the US Dramatic Cinematography Award at Sundance), the gritty landscape of 1970s Texas Hill Country is the backdrop for this mood-drenched collision of love and crime. After his pregnant wife (Rooney Mara) makes one false move during a bloody shootout, a bank robber (Casey Affleck) faces a 25-year sentence that destroys his dreams of a family life.

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Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Casey Affleck Circling 'Aint Them Bodies Saints'

deadline.com – BREAKING: David Lowery has written and will direct Aint Them Bodies Saints, an expansion of his short film that has Rooney Mara, Ben Foster and Casey Affleck attached to star. Lowery wrote and directed the short Pioneers, which won the Grand Jury Award at the 2011 Grand Jury Award at 2011 SXSW after premiering at Sundance. 10 years 9 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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