Steven Spielberg News
hollywood-elsewhere.com – Remaking West Side Story for the screen is a bad enough idea on its own. The original Oscar-winning 1961 original is easily accessible, and with more and more of the viewing today happening on big-screen TVs who needs to see a new musical version in a megaplex when the old one will more or less suffice? 4 days 16 hours ago via brucelee
Fox Revives ‘West Side Story’ For Steven Spielberg As Town Ponders Stacey Snider Move And DreamWorks’ Future
deadline.com – ANALYSIS: Even though the Robert Wise original musical West Side Story is about as sacred a cow movie as you are going to find, Fox has unlocked that movie title for a remake specifically because Steven Spielberg is interested in making it. No writer has been set yet and Spielberg hasn’t done anything more than register his interest, which traditionally has always been enough to get a studio hot and bothered. 4 days 20 hours ago via brucelee
9:00 PM 1/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
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. 8 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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. 8 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
5:24 PM 12/13/2013 by Binh Ngo
A new Indiana Jones movie is at least two to three years away Disney Studio Chief Alan Horn said at Variety's Dealmakers Breakfast on Friday. Apparently, it is not as simple as having Indy retrieve something in suitcase from the Nazis, an actual story is needed. "We don't have a story.
deadline.com – The donation by the DreamWorks Animation CEO and the Oscar winning director to the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will see the main lobbies of the facility named after their families. Here’s the release from the Academy: Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. 15 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
Steven Spielberg takes responsibility for nuking the fridge in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
joblo.com – People love to hate on George Lucas for multiple reasons. It could be the Greedo shoots first scene in the Special Edition or the prequels as a whole or even the infamous nuke the fridge scene in INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL. But, someone is defending Lucas on that final one and is taking responsibility themselves. 19 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
feedproxy.google.com – This past May, director Steven Spielberg served on the jury for the 66th Cannes Film Festival, and it turns out his time spent overseas might result in a new project being set up at DreamWorks. Deadline has word that Spielberg's studio is negotiating with Fuji TV to land the remake rights to Hirozaku Kore-Eda's Japanese drama Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru) for a remake here in the United States. 27 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee