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Matthew McConaughey Eyed For Evil Role In The Stand
Granted, McConaughey is in the type of zone where he basically could play anyone and anything right about now. But sinking his teeth into Randall Flagg would be a delicious treat for both the actor and the audience.
the stand Sean O'Connell 2014-08-24
The Stand Adaptation To Be Three Hours Long, R-Rated
When it comes to most books, the word fans love to use is “miniseries.” Many aren't satisfied by a movie's ability to capture the prose and intricacies of the book, especially so for Stephen King's The Stand. Fans worry that director Josh Boone isn't going to be given the proper license to expand upon King's work, an 823-page monster that has enthralled audiences for decades.
the stand Gabe Toro 2014-06-06
The Fear Monger: The Stand, The Maniac Cop Remake And Krampus Sign Big Names
While the Maniac Cop reboot route is unfortunate, there is a huge silver lining in comics mastermind and Captain America: The Winter Soldier screenwriter Ed Brubaker taking on scripting duties for the flick.
the stand Nick Venable 2014-05-11
Stephen King's The Stand Finds A New Director
First it was David Yates. Then it was Ben Affleck. Then it was Scott Cooper. The upcoming feature adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand has been running through directors like tissue paper over the last three years, but now the project hopes to have found a filmmaker who is going to stick around.
the stand Eric Eisenberg 2014-02-25
Stephen King's The Stand Looking At Paul Greengrass To Direct?
Greengrass does have some experience with big action movies having made both The Bourne Supremacy in 2004 and The Bourne Ultimatum in 2007. Since then he has made the Iraq War thriller Green Zone - which reunited him with Bourne star Matt Damon - and then just last month we saw the release of his latest, Captain Phillips (which is expected to be a player in this year's award season).
the stand Eric Eisenberg 2013-11-26
Stop Complaining When Books Get Re-Adapted, Sometimes They Should Be
Remakes are unoriginal, pretty much by definition. So it’s not unreasonable for people to complain when it seems like Hollywood is churning out remake after remake. With that said, I think a line needs to be drawn between your standard remake of a popular movie, and a remake of a movie that was based on a book. A remake of an original movie seems like an obvious cash grab.
the stand Kelly West 2013-11-21
UPDATED: Crazy Heart Director Scott Cooper No Longer Attached To Stephen King's The Stand
While former attached filmmakers David Yates and Ben Affleck both had to pass on the film, Cooper sounds as if he’s in it for the long haul, and wants to tell the story his way, from a down-to-Earth point of view and as much on location as possible. Oh, and he wants to bring Christian Bale onto the project. No big deal, since they’ve become fast friends and all.
the stand Nick Venable 2013-11-20
Scott Cooper Steps In For Ben Affleck On The Stand
The 1978 novel is set in a world that has been ravaged a virus that has killed most of the population of the planet. Those that survive this apocalyptic plague begin having visions that drive them to communities established in Nevada and Colorado. But as these groups attempt to rebuild a functioning society, a battle of good versus evil builds.
the stand Kristy Puchko 2013-08-23
Ben Affleck Admits He's Having A Hard Time Adapting Stephen King's The Stand
Ben Affleck is having, by any measure, a really great year. Sure, in the process of promoting Argo he's been forced to answer a ton of questions about his ignominious half-decade of dating J-Lo and starring in flops, but that's a pretty small price to pay to have made a universally beloved, financially successful movie that completely reinvents you as a director to be taken seriously
the stand Katey Rich 2012-11-16
Writer Hired For Ben Affleck's Adaptation Of The Stand
Ben Affleck is hard at work finishing his next directorial effort, Argo, so that it will be ready for its September 14th release date, but that doesn't mean that he's not thinking towards the future as well. As first reported last October, Affleck has been signed by Warner Bros. to direct one of Stephen King's most popular works: The Stand.
the stand Eric Eisenberg 2012-01-18
David Yates Talks Doctor Who And Why He Left The Stand
Having helmed the last four Harry Potter movies, director David Yates knows a thing or two about handling beloved properties with insanely devoted fan bases. He's going to need every bit of that experience since he's developing a new Doctor Who feature film to direct. That's an announcement that angered many Who fans, since Yates said the movie would start "from scratch" and split off from the existing TV continuity.
the stand David Wharton 2011-12-01
Warner Bros Wants Ben Affleck To Direct The Stand
It’s probably fair to express some doubts about whether The Stand is the kind of book that can be adapted to the big screen while still maintaining the excellent story and character depth that author Stephen King brought to the novel, but it’s also difficult not to be excited about the project, especially when you consider the casting possibilities. While the cast of the upcoming big-screen adaptation has yet to be determined, Warner Bros has chosen a director.
the stand Kelly West 2011-10-21
Harry Potter Team David Yates And Steve Kloves Officially Taking On Stephen King's The Stand
The Stand is not much like Harry Potter, beyond the basic themes of good fighting evil and an epic scale that will translate very well to the screen. It's hard to know what Yates will bring to the material, since as the director of the final four Potter films he's brought visual style and a clear understanding of the stories
the stand Katey Rich 2011-08-10
Harry Potter's David Yates May Do Stephen King's The Stand
The studio reportedly wants Yates to turn Stephen King’s post-apocalyptic horror tome The Stand into a three-film franchise, Vulture reports. And Yates appears keen to tackle the story, reportedly flying out to meet with Warner executives and streaming through a copy of King’s story about survivors of a planet-cleansing virus who unite in a fight against the ultimate evil.
the stand Sean O'Connell 2011-07-14
Stephen King Not Currently Involved In The Stand Film
It always is sort of baffling when film productions that are adapting novels don’t include the book’s author in the process. Peter Jackson not including J.R.R. Tolkien is excusable because,
the stand Will LeBlanc 2011-02-03
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