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Book To Screen: What Changed And What Stayed In 'A Walk Among The Tombstones' "The challenge is to translate the feel of those novels into something visual, and then from a story standpoint, the moves in these stories are very small," writer/director Scott Frank told us about bringing Lawrence Block's 1992 book "A Walk Among The Tombstones" to the big screen. "...And the challenge is to make those little moves feel big enough that they warrant a movie. Once upon a time you could. In the sixties and seventies and even going back to film noir, the private eye story was very common.

Interview: Scott Frank Talks 'A Walk Among the Tombstones,' The Western He's Dying To Make, And More Although the trailers and other marketing materials being utilized to sell "A Walk Among the Tombstones" will have you believing that it's another run-of-the-mill Liam Neeson thriller, it is not. The movie is intricate and beautifully done, with one of the finer Neeson performances in recent memory and a twisty- turny crime movie plot (based on a Lawrence Block novel of the same name) and nary a superhero in sight.

First Trailer For A Walk Among The Tombstones Liam Neeson hunts kidnappers...You would think that anyone dealing in the criminal world of kidnapping would know to avoid tangling with Liam Neeson. But clearly the crooks in Scott Frank’s A Walk Among The Tombstones have never seen a Taken film. Have a gander at the trailer over at Apple.Written and directed by Scott Frank, and based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling mystery novels, the thriller finds Neeson as Matt Scudder, a former NYPD cop who quit the job after a robbery at his local bar cost lives.

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Scott Frank Rewrites "Assassin's Creed"

darkhorizons.com – "Minority Report" and "The Wolverine" scribe Scott Frank has reportedly come onboard to perform re-writes on the film adaptation of Ubisoft's acclaimed video game series "Assassin's Creed". Frank says: "I’m rewriting Assassin’s Creed right now, and what I love about it is that I’ve never adapted a video game before and it has its own set of challenges. 7 years 35 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Scott Frank rewrites Chernin's 'Mountain'

The Mountain Between Us
variety.com – Scott Frank has rewritten Chernin Entertainment drama "The Mountain Between Us," the story of two strangers who survive a plane crash in Colorado. 8 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Assassin's Creed

Posted December 31st, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Movie adaptation of Ubisoft's hit video game. Word on the street is that Ubisoft's deal with Sony gives the game maker a lot of control over the movie, even a clause saying they can shut down production of the movie at any time. Other studio execs expressed that Ubisoft's deal with Sony ensured that this movie will never get made.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Posted December 30th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime…nor will it be the last.

The Wolverine

Posted November 30th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Based on the celebrated comic book arc, THE WOLVERINE finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel will clash with adamantium claw as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.

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