Treasure Island News

Universal has found the director to captain its Treasure Island adaptation. Dean DeBlois, who has helmed every film in DreamWorks’ acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, has been tapped as the Treasure Island movie director in the first big-screen adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel since the ’90s. Dean DeBlois is the captain now of Treasure Island, according to The Wrap.

Treasure Island

Posted June 4th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel.

What's Popping: Disney's New Chief, 'Jupiter Ascending', Khaaan?, 'Treasure Island', 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

2:06 PM 6/2/2012 by Binh Ngo
Alan Horn
A little more than a month after Rich Ross stepped down as the head of movie division at Disney, the company has finally found his successor in former WB chief Alan Horn. Unlike Ross, Horn is an experienced hand in the industry and, immediately, his effect is being felt.

Warner Bros Swept Away By 'Sherlock Holmes' Success, Gives 'Treasure Island' to Guy Ritchie

3:35 PM 6/1/2012 by Binh Ngo
Guy Ritchie
The success of the two Sherlock Holmes movies seems to have elevated Guy Ritchie into in big leagues at Warner Bros. Deadline reports that the studio has set Ritchie to direct a new feature adaptation based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. He will produce the movie along with Lionel Wigram and Kevin McCormick.


Guy Ritchie To Helm 'Treasure Island' For Warner Bros As Studio Sets Scribe

Guy Ritchie – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has attached Guy Ritchie to direct a new version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s pirate tale Treasure Island, and has set Alex Harakis to write the script. Ritchie will produce the film with his partner Lionel Wigram. It was Wigram who originally set up a stylized version of the classic novel, much the way he did Sherlock Holmes, which Ritchie directed. 8 years 16 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Treasure Island

Adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel.
Guy Ritchie
Warner Bros.