Steven Spielberg News
1:01 PM 4/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
fb.indiewire.com – Another day, another Thing That Steven Spielberg Might Direct. The past few months has seen the filmmaker get linked to a bunch of projects as he continues to figure what his followup to "Lincoln" will be."Montezuma,"a possible "West Side Story" remakeand the religious drama"The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," and so here's another one, but boosted by the possibility he'll be reteaming with a longtime collaborator. 3 days 11 hours ago via jetli
feedproxy.google.com – A Goonies sequel has been in the works for ever, but The Goonies never say die. Goonies director Richard Donner recently revealed that “We’re doing a sequel” to the Goonies, adding that he hopes all the original cast members return. This recent announcement worried a lot of fans of the 1980′s classic film, but today we bring you something that should reassure you a bit more: 3 days 11 hours ago via brucelee
deadline.com – Sister publication Variety reporting Tom Hanks wants to star for Steven Spielberg in an untitled thriller scripted by Matt Charman. Not sure if this will be next, as DreamWorks poured cold water on the Cold War project when Deadline inquired a couple weeks ago after hearing it might be next for Spielberg. 3 days 11 hours ago via theothersenhman
7:19 PM 4/17/2014 by Binh Ngo
Steven Spielberg has added The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara to the list of potential movies he could direct, but Robopocalypse is likely his next even though he has not officially commit to it yet. Robopocalypse is the farthest along of Spielberg's projects and the budget is close to being finalized, according to Variety. If Spielberg does indeed choose Robopocalypse, what does this mean for Indiana Jones 5?
Steven Spielberg Adds Religious Drama 'The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara' To List Of Possible Directorial Projects
fb.indiewire.com – So what is Steven Spielberg going to direct next? That's a question even he probably doesn't quite know the answer to yet, not that he isn't giving himself options."Robopocalypse," which was supposed to be his next project, is on hold while he's also got "Montezuma" and a possible "West Side Story" remake to consider, and now he's throwing another on the pile. 1 week 3 hours ago via brucelee
variety.com – Though he’s still mulling what his next directing gig will be, Steven Spielberg has added another project to his development slate: a religious drama titled “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara,” written by “Lincoln” and “Munich” scribe Tony Kushner. Spielberg plans to produce the drama as a potential directing vehicle, which would be a co-production between... 1 week 4 hours ago via brucelee
news.moviefone.com – It's obvious that George Lucas made a ton off money off of "Star Wars." But it turns out, it made Steven Spielberg pretty rich, too, thanks to a bet the two made before the release of the 1977 sci-fi blockbuster. In an old interview with Turner Classic Movies that's currently making the rounds, Spielberg revealed that the two filmmakers -- and longtime friends -- made the wager precisely because Lucas didn't think his film would be a successful. 4 weeks 5 hours ago via jetli
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? 7 weeks 1 day 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. 7 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee