Spielberg To Tackle Next Michael Crichton Novel

Dreamworks has announced that Steven Spielberg is developing a movie based on Michael Crichton’s next novel.  “Pirate Latitudes.”  “Latitudes,” is the first of reportedly several posthumous Crichtion novels to be published.  (The book comes out in November.) David Koepp, (screenwriter for “Jurassic Park,” “War of the Worlds,” and, um, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of …

Spielberg to Direct ‘Harvey’

Steven Spielberg is a curious fellah, because sometimes I feel like he’s got so much on queue, its a wonder how anything gets done. But, time to add another to the beard’s long list of upcoming projects. Spielberg will be directing a remake of the 1950 classic Harvey, about a man and his best friend …

Indiana Jones 5 on the way?

Apparently Shia LaBeouf says Indiana Jones 5 is in the works. The actor told BBC news that “Steven [Spielberg] just said that he cracked the story on it before I left and I think they’re gearing that up.” Well, I guess we’ll see what happens with this one.

Tintin Release Date

It is official, Paramount and Sony have announced the official release schedule of the first Tintin movie, “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn”  being directed by Steven Spielberg. The film will be released December 23, 2011, after being released internationally in late October/early November. The film stars Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot) as …

Spielberg & Jackson Talk “Tintin”

In a video taped for some sort of comic convention in Europe, we have the first look at Steven Spielbeg and Peter Jackson talking about the upcoming “Tintin” project.  Both Spielberg and Jackson appear in the video, wearing bowler hats a la the Thompson Twins, and talk a little about the upcoming movie.  You want …

“Raiders” Story Meeting Transcript Released

You need to see this.  It’s unbelieveable. The website Mystery Man on Film has posted something amazing.  In 1978, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan sat down to talk about an idea that George and Steve had.  The character’s name?  Indiana Smith.  What has been posted is a transcript of a five day meeting …