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Steven Spielberg Finds Young Newcomer to Lead ‘The BFG’ Steven Spielberg has chosen a newcomer to play Sophie, the young girl at the center of his next film The BFG. The character Sophie is a young Londoner who meets a “big friendly giant,” to be played by Mark Rylance. Now Ruby Barnhill is The BFG star — she will play Sophie in the film scripted by Melissa Mathison based on the book by Roald Dahl.

Daniel H. Wilson has an update on Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse Steven Spielberg is well-known for taking a lot of time with many of his projects and ROBOPOCALYPSE is clearly no exception. We have been hearing about the movie, anxiously waiting for it to come to fruition for years. The adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson sci-fi novel at one point had Chris Hemsworth set to star with Anne Hathaway and Ben Whishaw. Drew Goddard was even writing the screenplay until spring of 2013 when... Read More...

Mark Rylance to Lead Steven Spielberg’s THE BFG Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is currently in production on his latest directorial feature, an untitled Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks, but he’s concurrently prepping his next directorial effort, The BFG.  Spielberg committed to shooting the Cold War thriller and The BFG back-to-back, and he is scheduled to begin filming the Roald Dahl adaptation in early 2015.  As such, Spielberg is starting to put together his cast for the family adventure, and the first addition has been announced: Mark Rylance.  Variety reports that the Tony Award-winning English actor will be filling the titular role o

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.


Watch: Steven Spielberg Talks Dyslexia, 'The Goonies' & How The Movies Saved Him – 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. 35 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen


Posted June 18th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

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

12:14 PM 6/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
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.

Steven Spielberg's Next Two Films Set Release Dates – The director will first helm the spy thriller for DreamWorks before the adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book. 36 weeks 6 days ago via jetli

Coen brothers set to script Steven Spielberg's Cold War thriller – 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. 40 weeks 4 days ago via jetli

Steven Spielberg Finds New Purpose in Anti-Hate Efforts

2:00 PM 5/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
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.
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