Steven Spielberg News

Back in March, it was widely reported that 20th Century Fox was moving forward on a remake of the classic 1961 musical West Side Story, with Steven Spielberg interested in directing. It sounded like it might be the next project for the iconic filmmaker, but he instead decided on two other back-to-back projects that were gestating, an adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's novel The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant), and the very different Untitled Cold War Thriller starring Tom Hanks and Amy Ryan.

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Watch: Steven Spielberg Talks Dyslexia, 'The Goonies' & How The Movies Saved Him

fb.indiewire.com – We learned acoupleof weeks ago thatSteven Spielbergwould finally move ahead with a couple of projects with two 2016 release dates already penciled in. As we wait to see what the future holds for the iconic director, let’s hear the director take a look back at his own life. Movies.comunearthed a video from 2012 where Spielberg sat down withFriends Of Quinn, an online community for young adults with learning differences, to talk about his history with dyslexia – he wasn’t diagnosed until 2007 – and how it’s affected both his career and personal life. 8 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen

The BFG

Posted June 18th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller and 'The BFG' Get Release Dates

1:14 PM 6/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Steven Spielberg's been pretty deliberate about refilling his dance card since completing Lincoln in 2012, but it looks like he's decided which projects he's going to tackle next -- and when they'll arrive in theaters.
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Steven Spielberg's Next Two Films Set Release Dates

feedproxy.google.com – The director will first helm the spy thriller for DreamWorks before the adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book. 10 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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Coen brothers set to script Steven Spielberg's Cold War thriller

feedproxy.google.com – Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks have been attached to a Cold War-era thriller for some time now, but the latest development is that the Coen brothers are set to join the production on screenwriting duties. According to THR, Joel and Ethan are set to submit a draft to Dreamworks, having taken Matt Charman's initial script as a jumping-off point. 14 weeks 23 hours ago via jetli

Steven Spielberg Finds New Purpose in Anti-Hate Efforts

3:00 PM 5/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Steven Spielberg's directorial output has slowed in recent years, and at present, he isn't officially scheduled to get back behind the cameras until he films The BFG for a projected 2016 release (although that's likely subject to change). Lest we be too quick to bemoan his absence from the cineplex, however, the modern-day mogul has opened the curtain into one of the things he does when he isn't rolling film -- and although he's helped make some of the most beloved movies of the modern era, it's this work that might ultimately prove to be his legacy.

'Robopocalypse' Will Have to Wait, Steven Spielberg Directing 'The BFG' Next

6:08 PM 4/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Steven Spielberg has committed to DreamWorks' live-action big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book The BFG, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and he will shoot the movie early next year in 2015. So much for Robopocalypse being Spielberg's next movie.
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Steven Spielberg Is Directing Roald Dahl's Beloved 'The BFG'

news.moviefone.com – "The BFG" is the latest Roald Dahl book to get the big-screen treatment, and it's enlisted an impressive director: Steven Spielberg. The Hollywood Reporter writes that Spielberg will take the reins of the project, about a young orphan girl who befriends the titular Big Friendly Giant. Studio DreamWorks has been trying to get a movie adaptation of Dahl's 1982 book (illustrated by Quentin Blake) off the ground since it first acquired the rights in 2011, with directors including John Madden and Chris Columbus attached at one time. 17 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan

Richard Donner Name Drops Steven Spielberg When Asked About 'Goonies 2'

1:01 PM 4/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Richard Donner hasn't touched a camera since 2006's 16 Blocks and the movies he directed before that didn't perform well at the box office, so for all intents and purposes, he's been in involuntary retirement. So what does Donner do when everyone has written him off? Try to push for a sequel to a beloved movie he had directed way back when.
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