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Josh Boone Says 'The Stand' Will Be Three Hours (And Faithful to the Novel)

2:53 PM 9/10/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Stand
Stephen King's books have inspired their fair share of terrific films, but they've also been adapted into plenty of duds -- and The Stand, King's original doorstop epic of the struggle between good and evil in a post-apocalyptic world, has always seemed like far too much of a good thing for any one filmmaker to handle.


‘Fault In Our Stars’ Director Josh Boone Eyed for Vampire ‘Lestat’ Reboot at Universal (Exclusive) – [Update 12:25 p.m.: For its part, a spokesperson for Imagine Entertainment has told TheWrap that the story below is "completely untrue." TheWrap stands by its story.] 7 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

How Indie Director Josh Boone Landed 'The Fault in Our Stars': He Pitched It as 'Titanic' – By all accounts, "The Fault In Our Stars," adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name by John Green, is expected to be a huge hit this summer. Starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, the film tells the bittersweet love story of two witty teenagers who fall in love after meeting at a cancer support group.

7 years 49 weeks ago via brucelee

Josh Boone Promises Three-Hour, R-Rated, All-Star 'The Stand'

9:44 AM 6/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Stephen King's classic The Stand isn't exactly the most inherently filmable book -- aside from the fact that its postapocalyptic plague plot serves to explore some fairly heady themes, it's also one whopping tome of a bestseller, and given that even the slenderest of novels need to be condensed in order to fit inside the constraints of mainstream movie length, it's no wonder that Warner Bros.

Director Josh Boone Rumored for 'The Stand'

9:24 AM 2/26/2014 by Jeff Giles
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We've eyed Warner Bros.' plans to adapt Stephen King's The Stand with plenty of suspicion -- one of King's heftier tomes, it's arguably also one of the least likely to benefit from Hollywood's "slash and streamline" approach, and would seemingly be far better served by the sort of film franchise/TV series hybrid that's reportedly being mulled for an adaptation of King's Dark Tower series.

'The Fault in Our Stars' Trailer Dares You Not to Cry

12:30 PM 1/29/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Fault in Our Stars
Love and terminal illness: On the big screen, they go together just like chocolate and peanut butter. Just ask the millions of viewers who have wept their way through Love Story or Terms of Endearment or Steel Magnolias or...well, you get the idea. Into this tear-stained breach steps The Fault in Our Stars, sniffling its way into theaters on June 6.

'The Fault In Our Stars' Movie Lands Director – Josh Boone will helm Fox 2000's adaptation of the best-selling novel for "Twilight" and "Safe Haven" producers. 9 years 12 weeks ago via donnieyen

TIFF 2012: Greg Kinnear and Josh Boone Talk WRITERS, Autobiographical Material, and Stephen King Cameo – Writers and neurosis, it’s like peanut butter and jelly. Oh sure, they can be separate, but chances are they are going to come together. That’s the wonderfully cracked world that = writer/director Josh Boone’s covers in his debut feature Writers. It’s about a family of writers, a successful father (Greg Kinnear) with a literary legacy, and his two children. 9 years 34 weeks ago via jackiechan

Toronto 2012: Millennium Entertainment Books Greg Kinnear-Jennifer Connelly Drama 'Writers' for the U.S.

Writers – In its second acquisition of the week, Millennium Entertainment has picked up U.S. rights to debut filmmaker Josh Boone’s “Writers,” which had its world premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The company acquired “What Maisie Knew,” directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel, on Wednesday. Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Logan Lerman, Nat Wolff, Liana Liberato and Kristen Bell star in “Writers,” which follows an acclaimed writer and his family over the course of a tumultuous year. 9 years 35 weeks ago via brucelee

Lily Collins, Kristen Bell Among Additions To 'Writers' Pic

Kristen Bell and Lily Collins – Lily Collins, Logan Lerman, Nat Wolff, Liana Liberato, and Kristen Bell have joined the cast of Writers, a comedy-drama starring Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Connelly. Josh Boone wrote the script and is making his feature directing debut on the film, which begins shooting next week in North Carolina. Judy Cairo of Informant Media is producing. 10 years 10 weeks ago via donnieyen
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