Who knew this week was going get so David Fincher heavy? Disney is considering his 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, he released a new commercial for Halo 4 and now he’s reportedly signed an output deal with HBO. That means they’ve agreed to take on a body of work at a set price, but what exactly that work be?

At a French press conference, HBO executives Michael Lombardo and Richard Plepler said they’re considering a third World War II miniseries in the mold of Band of Brothers and The Pacific, this one focusing on the aerial battles in the Pacific during the war. Does that mean Fincher will be a part of it? It doesn’t seem likely, but read more after the jump. Read More »


Any time I learn about a new David Fincher project I take the news with a certain degree of skepticism. Fincher is a filmmaker who gets involved with projects left and right, but many never go beyond the development stage. It’s the way the town works in general, but Fincher likes to develop a lot more stuff at once than the average producer/director.

So take the word that he and Charlize Theron are  developing Mind Hunter, an HBO series based on the John Douglas and Mark Olshaker book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, with a basic ‘wait and see’ attitude.  Read More »