What would happen if Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, and Wendy from Peter Pan met at a boarding school? Author Andy Weir wrote a piece of fan fiction about that exact topic before he became a breakout success with The Martian, and that fan fiction morphed into a graphic novel called Cheshire Crossing. Now Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has picked up the rights to make a movie based on that graphic novel, so this fairy tale mashup is coming to the big screen. Read More »
Marc Webb may be the director of the next live-action Disney remake that will sweep audiences (and box offices) off their feet. The director of The Amazing Spider-Man films and (500) Days of Summer has been tapped by Disney to remake the 1937 classic animated film Snow White, the studio’s very first animated feature that kicked off a century-long legacy.
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Screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson had a big hit with Secretary in 2002. Well, maybe not a hit in the commercial sense, but definitely in the cultural sense; it’s a film that people still talk about, and which will likely continue to have a real presence for years to come. But Wilson hasn’t had a great many produced credits since then. Maybe her profile will rise once again thanks to Oprah and Harpo Films, which is making a deal with HBO to produce a currently untitled show about a woman who walks away from her family to live out a life of sexual fantasies in LA. Read More »