Steven Spielberg News

Long ago in 2013, we reported that Steven Spielberg’s Robopocalypse, a sci-fi thriller based on the excellent novel by Daniel H. Wilson, had been shelved by DreamWorks.

Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Roald Dahl Adaptation of 'The BFG' is HERE! If you want to get a blast from the past and be dragged back to your childhood, then you should checkout the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's take on the Roald Dahl classic "The BFG."Disney’s “The BFG” tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG (Mark Rylance), while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country.

Concept Art: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Robopocalypse’ Steven Spielberg big screen adaptation of Robopocalypse has been in the works for years now. The script was being developed by Spielberg and Drew Goddard based on the Daniel H. Wilson novel.

Over the decades, Steven Spielberg has created his own personal brand. A brand of quality entertainment for all ages. And while he’s worked with almost every studio in Hollywood in almost every genre, one studio he’s never directed for is another big-time entertainment brand: Disney. Well, Spielberg has just begun shooting the Roald Dahl adaptation The BFG and Disney has joined the project as a co-financer.

'The BFG': Steven Spielberg Casts Bill Hader as a Giant Bill Hader has signed on to join the growing cast of director Steven Spielberg's The BFG. The actor will play one of the giants in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved 1982 novel, joining a cast that includes Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill. Production will take place in Vancouver, but it isn't known when shooting is scheduled to start.The story centers on a young girl (Ruby Barnhill) who meets a Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) and is taken inside their world, known as Giant Country.

'The BFG': Steven Spielberg Casts Bill Hader as a Giant Bill Hader has signed on to join the growing cast of director Steven Spielberg's The BFG. The actor will play one of the giants in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved 1982 novel, joining a cast that includes Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill. Production will take place in Vancouver, but it isn't known when shooting is scheduled to start.The story centers on a young girl (Ruby Barnhill) who meets a Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) and is taken inside their world, known as Giant Country.

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

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