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Warners Taps Mark Romanek to Direct ‘Shining’ Prequel ‘Overlook Hotel’ (EXCLUSIVE) – Mark Romanek is in negotiations to helm Warner Bros.’ “Overlook Hotel,” a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic “The Shining.” Former “Walking Dead” showrunner Glenn Mazzara recently turned in his draft for the original story, with Mythology’s James Vanderbilt, Brad Fischer and Laeta Kalogridis producing. Based on Stephen King’s original prologue to “The Shining”, which... 6 years 3 weeks ago via donnieyen

Mark Romanek in Talks to Direct 'Boston Strangler' for Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE) – One of the most famous serial killers in U.S. history is creeping closer to the bigscreen with “Never Let Me Go” helmer in talks to direct “Boston Strangler” for Warner Bros, sources tell Variety. Casey Affleck is set to star in the crime drama and will also exec produce with Kevin McCormick producing through his... 6 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee

Kenneth Branagh: From 'Jack Ryan' to 'Cinderella', Possibly

10:10 PM 1/31/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Disney is rebooting Cinderella as a live-action feature, but the project hit a snag when the studio and director Mark Romanek parted ways. Romanek's vision for the fairy tale was reportedly darker than what the Mouse House had in mind, so he had to go.

Mark Romanek Exits Disney's 'Cinderella' Update

9:59 AM 1/8/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Darkness has struck at the heart of a Mark Romanek project once more: The director, who famously lost his grip on Universal's Wolfman reboot a few years ago for having an excessively dark take on the story, has departed Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella project for exactly the same reason.

Mark Romanek Exiting Disney's 'Cinderella' – EXCLUSIVE: Disney and director Mark Romanek are parting ways on Cinderella, the revisionist fairy tale movie that has Cate Blanchett attached to star. It’s all going down now, but I’m told that Romanek and the studio have differing views on how to tell the story. Romanek’s is darker, and it’s too dark for this to turn out to be a fairy tale ending. 7 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee

Boston Strangler

Posted December 6th, 2012 by Binh Ngo


Trio tries on 'Cinderella' slipper for Disney

Disney – Who will fit into Disney's glass slipper? With Cate Blanchett in negotiations to play the evil stepmother in the Mouse House's live-action remake of "Cinderella," the studio has begun narrowing its search for the classic fairy tale's title character, sure to be a star-making role. 7 years 35 weeks ago via donnieyen

Cate Blanchett in Negotiations for Evil Stepmother in Disney's Cinderella Film (Exclusive) – Cate Blanchett is in negotiations to play the evil stepmother in Disney's re-imagining of the classic fairytale Cinderella, the "Untitled Cinderella Story," an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. 7 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Game Change' Scribe Danny Strong To Adapt 'The Lost Symbol' For Sony Pictures

The Lost Symbol – EXCLUSIVE: Danny Strong, who wrote the Jay Roach-directed HBO films Recount and the upcoming Sarah Palin pic Game Change, is stepping up to features. Sony Pictures has set him to write The Lost Symbol, Sony’s third installment of the Dan Brown-penned thrillers focusing on symbologist Robert Langdon. The expectation is that the film will be directed by Mark Romanek after Ron Howard opted out of directing the third film, with Howard producing with Imagine partner Brian Grazer after he helmed the blockbusters The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons. 8 years 23 weeks ago via donnieyen

The Lost Symbol

Posted December 29th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

The Lost Symbol apparently delayed in favor of Inferno.

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