Posts tagged as: Robert Zemeckis

The CW Is Developing A New Drama Series With Robert Zemeckis

The CW is developing a new hour-long drama titled The Cove, the network said Monday. The story is written by Vampire Diaries executive producers Chad Fiveash and James Stoteraux. Here’s the official logline: “This soapy, swashbuckling adventure follows estranged sisters in the aftermath of their father’s death as they return to the Caribbean resort island […]

Warner And New Line To Team For Kamehameha Film Starring Dwayne Johnson

Warner Bros and New Line have won an auction for The King, an epic-sized film that will star Dwayne Johnson as Hawaiian king Kamehameha. Robert Zemeckis is set to direct a film that could be compared to Braveheart, and only partly because King is based on a spec written by that film’s screenwriter, Randall Wallace. […]

Robert Zemeckis To Direct Latest Adaption Of Dahl’s The Witches

Robert Zemeckis is in final negotiations to direct Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book The Witches. Sources say a deal is expected shortly. Zemeckis will also pen the script, with his partner Jack Rapke producing through their banner ImageMovers, along with Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro. Del Tor had long been attached […]

Jetson Live Series Gets a Put Pilot Order at ABC

A Jetsons live action series has scored a put pilot order at ABC. Based on the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon, the series would be a multi-cam sitcom set 100 years in the future that follows the exploits of the Jetson family. Robert Zemeckis will executive produce along with Jack Rapke via their Compari Entertainment banner. Gary […]

NBC Teams with Robert Zemeckis for Noah’s Ark Retalling

NBC is developing a high-concept drama titled “The Ark,” which takes Noah to space. The project originated from 20th Century Fox TV and Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers and is written by Daniel Kunka. This new series will center on an engineer who, after the death of his wife, has a vision to construct a ship capable […]

Robert Zemeckis Remaking Man on Wire as 3D Feature

Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump) will be teaming with Tom Rothman’s TriStar Productions, who are in the process of acquiring the rights to adapt To Reach the Clouds, the working title for the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, who christened the newly-built World Trade Center back on August 7, 1974 by tight-rope […]

Robert Zemeckis Chairs Marwencol

Robert Zemeckis has found a new directing project in Marwencol, a narrative take on Jeff Malmberg’s 2010 documentary of the same name. Marwencol tells the true story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who, after being nearly beaten to death, fell into a nine-day coma. When he finally awoke, his memory was gone. As a means […]

Robert Zemeckis Will Let His ‘Yellow Submarine’ Remake Die

Here’s It looks to be dead Jim! Total Film spoke with Flight director Robert Zemeckis recently, and the filmmaker revealed that he is no longer interested in remaking the animated Beatles film Yellow Submarine. The idea to remake the film using motion capture technology had been floating around holly since 2009. In 2010 Disney shut […]

New Clip From Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Flight’

Paramount Pictures has revealed a new clip from director Robert Zemeckis’ Flight, starring Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, John Goodman and Tamara Tunie. The scene below features Goodman’s character visiting Washington’s at the hospital. Opening in theaters on November 2, Flight tells the redemption story of “Whip” (Washington), a commercial […]

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