Steven Spielberg News
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. 2 weeks 4 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. 6 weeks 3 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. 14 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
10:53 AM 8/26/2013 by Senh Duong
Last week, I mentioned how the 3D re-release of Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” in China will eventually push the film past $1B in total worldwide gross. Well, it only took six days. The sci-fi thriller debuted with a massive $6.6M when it opened on August 20th. As of Sunday, six days after its opening, “Jurassic Park” took in $28.8M, pushing its worldwide total to $1B.
11:20 AM 8/22/2013 by Senh Duong
Chinese audiences just can’t get enough of 3D. Before its release in China, Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” needed another $30M or so to get to a worldwide gross of $1B. Based on its performance on opening day in China, looks like it’ll get there in a week or so.
theguardian.com – Renowned American director seeking to collaborate with respected Chinese director on 'international film'Steven Spielberg is aiming to make a film in China in collaboration with Zhang Yimou, one of China's best known directors, according to reports. In an interview with the China Daily newspaper Spielberg said ""I made 'Empire of the Sun' in Shanghai in the 1980s and want to come back one day to make a movie in China." Calling Zhang, the director of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, his "dear friend", Spielberg said: 16 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
6:19 PM 8/5/2013 by Binh Ngo
Steven Spielberg seems to be dropping projects left and right. The latest to be cleared from his plate is the Bradley Cooper-starrer American Sniper. It was to be his next movie after Lincoln. According to Deadline, Spielberg has exit the Warner Bros-DreamWorks co-production because he couldn't work with the budget for the movie.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Steven Spielberg has taken American Sniper out of his crosshairs, after declaring in May that he would next helm the film about decorated Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, with Bradley Cooper playing the marksman. DreamWorks has joined Warner Bros in a co-production when Spielberg said he would direct the script by Jason Hall. 17 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
3:07 PM 5/2/2013 by Jeff Giles
After all that back and forth over when and how he was going to film Robopocalypse, Steven Spielberg eventually ended up going in a different direction entirely: His next project will reportedly be an adaptation of the bestselling book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S.