New Films in Production, v.2

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#476 Post by swo17 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:43 pm

Rick Moranis wrote:I realized it was the only way I could get close enough to Josh Gad to murder him


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#478 Post by FigrinDan » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:10 pm

V2. Escape From Hell

Timur Bekmambetov is developing the world’s first vertical format blockbuster.
Did anyone ask for this? Who is its target audience? Why?
So many questions!

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#479 Post by Never Cursed » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:25 pm

That almost sounds like a compelling idea in isolation, but I'm not sure I trust the auteur behind Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter to do it justice.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#480 Post by Roger Ryan » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:29 pm

FigrinDan wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:10 pm
Timur Bekmambetov is developing the world’s first vertical format blockbuster...
...Who is its target audience?
Clearly intended for drivers who wish to keep one hand on the steering wheel.


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#482 Post by ianthemovie » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:46 pm

Judy Blume's 1970 YA classic Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret will be adapted into a film.

I really hope this project falls into good hands. Best case scenario: a thoughtful art-house-inspired, period-set (pun intended?) adaptation that captures the lovely tone of the book a la Call Me By Your Name. Worst case scenario: a snarky hack-job in which the story is updated for the present day and the dialogue is peppered with unfunny jokes about Snapchat a la Booksmart.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#483 Post by The Narrator Returns » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:51 pm

Unless things have dramatically changed, it's being made into a movie by Edge of Seventeen's Kelly Fremon Craig (with James L. Brooks producing).

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#484 Post by ianthemovie » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:18 pm

Thanks. I hadn't realized filmmakers were already attached. I didn't see Edge of Seventeen but I heard good things about it, so hopefully that bodes well.


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#486 Post by soundchaser » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:04 pm

SpoilerShow
Tarkus would be better.

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