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Mark Romanek To Direct Overlook Hotel

Mark Romanek is in talks to direct 'Overlook Hotel'.The 'Never Let Me Go' director is in negotiations with Warner Bros. to helm the upcoming prequel to Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic 'The Shining' - which was...

Mark Romanek In Talks For 'Boston Strangler'

Mark Romanek is in talks to direct 'Boston Strangler'.The 54-year-old filmmaker is negotiating a deal on the thriller which is based on the desperate search for the murderer who terrorised Boston in the early 1960s,...

Mark Romanek In Talks To Direct Boston Strangler Film

Filmmaker Mark Romanek is in talks to direct a film about the Boston Strangler, starring Casey Affleck.The Gone Baby Gone star will also executive produce the movie, which will be based on the true story...

Kenneth Branagh To Direct Cinderella?

Kenneth Branagh is reportedly in talks to direct 'Cinderella'.The actor and 'Thor' director has been linked to Disney's latest remake of the classic fairytale just weeks after original director, Mark Romanek, departed from the project.The...

Kenneth Branagh To Direct Cinderella - Report

Kenneth Branagh has become Cinderella's fairy godfather after reportedly replacing Mark Romanek as the director of a new blockbuster about the girl with the glass slippers.Disney bosses have asked the Brit to take over the...

Mark Romanek Steps Down From Cinderella Adaptation

Mark Romanek has stepped down as the director of the much-anticipated movie adaptation of beloved fairytale Cinderella.Last month (Dec12) it emerged Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and Swedish newcomer Alicia Vikander were frontrunners for the lead...

Saoirse Ronan To Audition For Cinderella Blockbuster

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and Swedish newcomer Alicia Vikander have emerged as frontrunners to portray Cinderella in director Mark Romanek's much-anticipated movie adaptation of the beloved fairytale.Following in the footsteps of this year's (12) two...

Saoirse Ronan In Line For Cinderella Role

Saoirse Ronan is the frontrunner to play Cinderella in the Disney remake.The Irish actress is reportedly a hot contender for the lead in the live action reboot of the Walt Disney fairytale favourite alongside Swedish...

Danny Boyle Gets Bfi Fellowship

Danny Boyle is to receive a British Film Institute Fellowship.The Oscar-winning director - whose new movie '127 Hours' closes this year's London Film Festival - has been bestowed with the accolade, previously given to Ridley...

Romanek's Difficulty Making Knightly Unattractive

Director MARK ROMANEK struggled to make KEIRA KNIGHTLEY look like a dowdy teen in his new film NEVER LET ME GO - because the actress looked "astonishing" throughout the shoot.The filmmaker takes charge of the...

Johnstone Is Unveiled As New Wolf Man Director

Filmmaker JOE JOHNSTONE will take over the reigns of new movie WOLF MAN after original director MARK ROMANEK turned his back on the project. Romanek quit the new Benicio Del Toro movie last week (30Jan08)...

Romanek Abandons Wolf Man

Filmmaker MARK ROMANEK has quit the new BENECIO DEL TORO movie WOLF MAN, citing "creative differences" for his departure. The director walked out on the werewolf film on Monday evening (28Jan08), but studio Universal Pictures...

Jay-z's Video Gets A Daytime Ban

A new JAY-Z video, which features the rapper's own fictionalised murder has been banned from daytime air by MTV bosses. Following the furore of BRITNEY SPEARS' confusing death scene at the end of her...

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