Montezuma News

Steve Zaillian Dusting Off Trumbo's 'Montezuma' Script; Steven Spielberg Circling to Direct

8:00 PM 1/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
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The multi-hyphenate Steve Zaillian is dusting off Dalton Trumbo's fifty-year-old Montezuma script for DreamWorks, according to Deadline. He will rewrite the script and is producing the project with Steven Spielberg, who is eyeing to direct.
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Steve Zaillian Writing, Producing 'Montezuma' for Steven Spielberg to Direct

feedproxy.google.com – Javier Bardem is circling the role of Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes in the DreamWorks project.Steve Zaillian has come aboard to rewrite and produce Montezuma, one of Hollywood’s fabled projects that Steven Spielberg hopes to direct, THR has confirmed. Montezuma is now set up at DreamWorks and Javier Bardem has expressed interest in starring as the Spanish explorer and conquistador Hernan Cortes, the man who caused the fall of the Aztec Empire. 5 years 48 weeks ago via jetli
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Steve Zaillian to Rewrite and Produce 'Montezuma' for DreamWorks

variety.com – Steve Zaillian has come on to rewrite and producing the historical drama “Montezuma” which is being developed as a directing vehicle for Steven Spielberg. Spielberg is also producing, and while he has shown interest in directing the pic, he still has not committed to helming. DreamWorks is also courting Javier Bardem to star. 5 years 48 weeks ago via jetli
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Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem, Steve Zaillian Circle Montezuma-Cortez Epic From Script By Blacklisted Writer Dalton Trumbo

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: One of the most compelling movie questions coming into 2014 is, what film will Steven Spielberg direct? I don’t know if this is next or far down the line, but here is a tantalizing possibility: I’m told that he has his sights on Montezuma, an epic tale of the kinship and ultimately the bloody collision between Montezuma and Cortez as the latter led the Spanish infiltration into Mexico. 5 years 48 weeks ago via jetli
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