Variety reported in 2014 that David Yates was attached to direct from a script by Seth Lochhead with Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping producing through Chernin Entertainment.
The original comicbook series, written by Nathan Edmondson and drawn by Tonci Zonjic, was first published in 2011. The story revolves around a former spy on the run protected by a mysterious man named Jake Ellis who’s visible only to the former spy.
Mond is a partner with Sean Durkin and Antonio Campos in Borderline Films. He produced “Martha Marcy May Marlene” and “Afterschool.”
“James White,” starred Cynthia Nixon and “Girls” alumnus Christopher Abbott as a mother and son dealing with the mother’s cancer during her final days. The movie, inspired the death of Mond’s mother,
Steven Soderbergh continues to expand his already-star studded next feature Logan Lucky,
The contest is called “You Tube Space House of Horrors: A Legendary Halloween“, and starting September 22, YouTube will open up YouTube Space locations in Los Angeles, London, New York and Tokyo to applicants to produce their horror film on one of YouTube Space’s custom sets. Variety has details on some of the sets YouTubers can utilize for the contest, all of which are inspired by Del Toro’s films.
And for lucky applicants who demonstrate a well-managed production schedule, a strong concept for their film and promising talent, Del Toro will be on hand to provide support and feedback during the filming and editing process.
Sony Pictures announced on Sept. 4 that Mama director Andrés Muschetti will direct the adaptation, which is being penned by Hanna scribe Seth Lochhead. Lochhead has been attached to the project since January 2013, when Josh Trank was set to the direct the film. Since then, Trank’s schedule quickly filled up with major franchise
Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed Andrés Muschietti to direct their adaptation of the Playstation 2 video game, Shadow of the Colossus. In the game, a young man named Wander seeks to resurrect the love of his life, a young woman named Mono. In order to have a shot at bringing Mono back from the dead, Wander needs to slay 16 colossi: massive monsters that make Wander look the size of an ant in comparison. Armed with an ancient and powerful sword,
THR broke the news last night that Sony Pictures have brought in the horror film director Andres Muschietti (Mama) to replace Josh Trank on the upcoming adaptation of the classic PS2 game, Shadow of the Colossus.
Muschietti’s sister and producing partner, Barbara Muschietti, is boarding the project and will produce alongside Kevin Misher, who produces through his Misher Films banner. Seth Lochhead, who co-penned
Now this could be good. There had been talk before about bringing the excellent videogame Shadow Of The Colossus to the big screen (with Chronicle, Fantastic Four reboot and now Star Wars director Josh Trank attached at one stage). And now it looks as though Sony Pictures has resurrected the project, given that it's appointed a director to it.
Said director is Andres Muschietti, who broke through with the horror film Mama. For some time, he was attached to direct Universal's reboot of The Mummy, before parting company with that particular project. Alex Kurtzman is the new Mummy helmer.
Muschietti will bring Shadow Of The Colossus to the screen off the back of a screenplay that Seth Lochhead is writing. There's clearly some way still to go here, and Uncharted will be the next
The Muschiettis’ most recent film was the breakout 2013 horror-fantasy Mama, which the Argentine director helmed and Barbara Muschietti produced, based on their 2008 short.
As they join Misher and Lochhead on the project, the filmmaking team will again depict the supernatural in Shadow, set in an epic-scale world filled with mythic giants and disembodied spirits. A fan of the game, Muschietti has a strong vision for the film and its characters, and seeks to translate the immersive game experience into a film that stays true to the human story of a young man attempting to save
Seth Lochhead (Hanna) is penning the screenplay. Shadow of the Colossus is set in an epic-scale world filled with mythic giants and disembodied spirits, and the story will follow a young man attempting to save his lost love by accomplishing a seemingly impossible task…the destruction of the colossi who roam the forbidden land. The game was a thing of beauty and the movie could be truly epic.
“We knew we had our director once we heard Andy’s take on the material – it was genius,” Sony’s Michael De Luca said in a statement released today. “The themes, characters and
The script with be written by Seth Lochhead (Hannah), under Muschietti's supervision.
Muschietti is the Argentine director who wowed Guillermo Del Toro with his 2008 short Mama, which was the developed into a feature-length film.
Muschietti is a fan of Shadow of the Colossus and plans to stay true to the human story of the game. The game follows a young man attempting to save his lost love by accomplishing a seemingly impossible task...the destruction of the colossi who roam the forbidden land. The film will be set in an "epic-scale world gilled with mythic giants and disembodies spirits."
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Seth Lochhead will write the screenplay and Barbara Muschietti will produce alongside Kevin Misher of Misher Films.
Shadow Of The Colossus is set in a world filled with mythic giants where a young man pining for his lost love must overcome gigantic beasts.
Michael De Luca and Andrea Giannetti will oversee the project for the studio.n
The Muschiettis' most recent film was the breakout 2013 horror-fantasy Mama, which the Argentine director helmed and Barbara Muschietti produced, based on their 2008 short. As they join Misher and Lochhead on the project, the filmmaking team will again depict the supernatural in Shadow, set in an epic-scale world filled with mythic giants and disembodied spirits. A fan of the game, Muschietti has a strong vision for the film and its characters, and seeks to translate the immersive game experience into a film that stays true to the human story of a young man attempting to save his
Well, as it turns out, Andres Muschietti may be a name you’ll be more familiar with in the future, as Sony Pictures has hired the director to tackle his first video game adaptation, Shadow Of The Colossus.
The Playstation mega-hit was a bestselling game for Sony, which sold 2.7 million copies. Commended by fans and critics alike for its realistic world building, the game adaptation is much-anticipated. Set in a fantasy world, the story follows a young man who believes his true love to be dead. Armed with the knowledge of a demon who can rouse the dead, he sets off into an epic world filled with a host of beasties.
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