JunkerSeed Posted August 8, 2002 Share Posted August 8, 2002 I figured I'll create a place in the movie forum to post day to day movie news. Basically this'll be your link to sites like aintitcool.com, cinema confidential, and imdb, I'll just pick and choose stuff I think is interesting and post it here. I'll try and point out what's real and what's rumored, feel free to comment and post your own movie news here as well. So, in today's movie news: August 8th ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Terry Gilliam does Don Quijote? Very cool, I didnt even know gilliam was trying to make this, but apparently he's been struggleing with it. It seems to be impossible to make a quijote movie, Orson Welles died before finishing his, and Gilliam's having big problems getting this one done, Johnny Depp is onboard to star. gilliam tries to finish quijote Another bit of info on ex-python Gilliam, his next movie (for sure) seems to be "good omens" an adaptation of a book by Terry Pratcher (discworld) and Neil Gaiman for all you comic folk, it's a "lighthearted fantasy about armageddon" "The Antichrist comes to earth as a newborn baby, but a nurse accidentally switches him with another newborn, and for eleven years he grows up as a normal child. Two angels realize that the babies have been switched, and decide to try and find the Antichrist and prevent the end of the world." Trailer for "garage days," Alex Proyas' (Dark city, the crow) next movie online. I've got high hopes for this one, a coming of age comedy about a group of kids that form a band, departure from style, sure, but he's a great director, so I'll check it out. trailer for "garage days" He also has a fuckin great website. mysteryclock.com Lots of cool shit on there. Wanna see a movie about alexander the great? How about 4? Get ready for this, Oliver Stone (JFK, platoon), Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, goodfellas), Baz Luhrman (Moulin rouge), and Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Gladiator) all apparently want to do movies about alexander the great. ALSO, Mel gibson wants to do a 10 hour HBO miniseries about him.... I can't link you to much directly cause the news is scattered all over the place, but these aren't rumors. I don't know if they're all gonna get made, but everyone seems serious about it, especially Oliver Stone and Baz Luhrman, Scorsese seems serious, but he's already got Gangs of New York and Dino (movie about dean martin) coming out, so it'll be hard to pull off. I've only heard a few peeps about ridley scott's version, so I'd bet that one gets dropped. It'll be interesting to see how so many different people handle the same material, maybe Stone'll accuse Alexander of killing Kennedy, Scorsese will portray him as a psycho with a mohawk, and Luhrman will make it into a musical... Nice to see a sort of friendly competition going on between these guy for who can make the best alexander movie. That's it for today, I'll try and keep it updated as recent as possible. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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