Lunatic at Large

Last year, filmmaker Terry Gilliam (Brazil, Time Bandits, 12 Monkeys) said he was supposed to begin filming a movie based on an unmade Stanley Kubrick film – but the coronavirus pandemic caused the whole thing to fall apart. A report at the time indicated that the mysterious project was Lunatic at Large, a 70-page treatment based on a Kubrick idea that Kubrick’s then-producing partner James B. Harris commissioned from acclaimed crime writer Jim Thompson in the 1950s.

Now two different producers have optioned the screen rights to the project, and intend to begin filming it this year. Read More »

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Terry Gilliam, the Monty Python alum and director of films like Brazil, Time Bandits, and 12 Monkeys, was all set to direct a film that was based on a lost Stanley Kubrick film treatment. But Gilliam just can’t seem to catch a break. He finally completed his Don Quixote movie after spending decades encountering an almost comical number of obstacles, and now the coronavirus pandemic has “ruined” his latest plan and seemingly put the Kubrick project on ice once again. Get the details below. Read More »

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So maybe those rumors of Jamie Foxx writing Laverne & Shirley were a little out there, but the guy is all over the place right now. For instance, in addition to working on a new sketch comedy show and having a role in Kane & Lynch, Foxx will produce, score and voice a character in the Fox Animation film Welcome to the Jungle, based on a pitch by Foxx and Malcolm Spellman.

The latter is writing the script, and while the studio isn’t revealing much about the story (that won’t last long) there is this quote dangled to suggest…well, something: “Life is a jungle and welcome to it.” [Variety]

After the break, a fan favorite may return for Scream 4, and a ‘lost’ Kubrick treatment continues to slowly come back to life. Read More »