Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Director Joe Wright will helm Warner Bros.' new "Peter Pan" movie.The 41-year-old has been signed up to helm the new big screen movie starring the fairytale hero for Warner Bros., and the project is being described as an introductory film, similar to "Batman Begins".Greg B [...]Read Full Story
There have been a few takes on The Little Mermaid, the Hans Christian Andersen story that is almost certainly better known as a Disney cartoon than it is in its original form. Now director Joe Wright (Atonement) will bring the fairy tale back to theaters as a live-action film.
Cinematical reports that the new adaptation has been written by Abi Morgan, whose new take was inspired by a puppet show at the Little Angel Theatre Company. It's an interesting choice for Wright, whose arc goes like...Read Full Story
Atonement director Joe Wright hopes to rebound from the misfire of The Soloist (which I had taken to call The So-Soloist) with Hanna, which Focus Features describes an an adventure thriller. It will also be the "biggest production yet" for the Universal arthouse label, according its top guy James Schamus, and it certainly has a cast to match.
Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, and Eric Bana will lead the ensemble, and Niels Arestrup, who plays a pivotal role in the foreign language epic Un Proph...Read Full Story
If the idea of Joe Wright (director of Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, and The Soloist) directing a film about a teenage girl who is also a trained assassin wasn't intriguing enough, what if I told you electronic heavyweights The Chemical Brothers were providing the film's score. Would that be something you might be interested in?Read Full Story
Theatre itself takes centre stage in “Atonement” director’s first play.“These roses are the bane of my life,” Ron Cook cried last Friday night at the Donmar Warehouse. His character, Mrs Mossop, never made such a complaint. Nowhere in Arthur Wing Pinero’s Trelawny of the Wells (1898), even with “most respectful additions and ornamentation” by Patrick Marber (2013), is the proprietess especially concerned with uncooperative props. Cook’s exasperation, collecting up the roses that had scattered...Read Full Story
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