John Hillcoat is the director of The Road, which has had a publicly difficult path from page to screen. But that hasn’t stopped him from lining up a few potential follow-ups. We’ve talked about these more than once over the last months, but now that Hillcoat is doing domestic publicity for The Road a few more details are starting to trickle out. After the break, we’ve got positive news on casting for his adaptation of The Wettest County in the World, and his plans for Nick Cave‘s recent novel The Death of Bunny Munro. Read More »


Now that The Road is finally about to get a release, director John Hillcoat and screenwriter Joe Penhall are moving on to their next projects. Variety reports that Penhall is potentially writing a remake of the 1973 French heist/romance picture La bonne année, about a thief planning to rob a Cannes jewelers after his release from prison, for star Daniel Craig. We can never have too many heist pictures, even remakes, so I’m all for it. Meanwhile, Hillcoat has a couple of interesting things on the burner, too. Read More »