• ‘Rocketman' Elton John Biopic Tunes Up For Next May; ‘Transformers 7' Moved Off Calendar & More - Paramount Release Dates

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Paramount has just set the opening date for the Dexter Fletcher-directed Elton John biopic Rocketman for May 17 next year. Pic stars Taron Egerton as John with Matthew Vaughn producing.
    In addition, the Melrose lot has undated Transformers 7 from its previous date of June 28, 2019. In its place, Paramount will release the Tiffany Haddish comedy Limited Partners on that date.
    The reboot of Stephen King's Pet Sematary is going earlier on April 5 next year, versus the...
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  • Idris Elba to Direct and Star in ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Musical For Netflix

    Idris Elba to Direct and Star in ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Musical For Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Idris Elba will be putting a sexier, modern-day spin on Victor Hugo ‘s Gothic classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame .
    Elba will be directing, producing, and starring in The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix in a movie that is described as a “sonic and musical experience.” But that's not the best part - Elba, who is a pretty successful DJ when he's not working as a Hollywood star, will also be producing original music for the feature.
    Idris Elba is directing and starring in a new take on The Hunchback of Notre Dame , according to The Hollywood Reporter .
    Michael Mitnick , who wrote films...
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  • Idris Elba Will Direct & Star In Hunchback Of Notre Dame At Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Idris Elba is set to direct and star in The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix. The actor previously directed his first feature film, Yardie , which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to mixed reviews. Elba is also teaming up with Netflix for the comedy series Turn Up Charlie , in which he will also star and executive produce. The story of Quasimodo was written by Victor Hugo in 1831. The gothic novel has been adapted several times over the years into films, miniseries, and stage musicals. Disney most famously adapted the story into an animated feature in 1996...
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  • Idris Elba To Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME To Netflix

    Idris Elba To Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME To Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Birth Movies Death

    The Hunchback is now a Hunkback.
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  • Idris Elba To Direct & Star In ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Retelling From Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    After marking his feature directorial debut with Yardie , Idris Elba has signed on to direct, star, and produce a modern remake of The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix. The Current War Michael Mitnick has been tapped to adapt the updated screenplay based on Victor Hugo French gothic novel.
    The story follows Quasimodo, a hunchback, who falls for a gypsy, Esmeralda. There have been a number of film and television adaptations to this book including the Disney animated...
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  • Idris Elba to Star as the Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix

    Idris Elba to Star as the Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    Idris Elba to star as the Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix
    The Hollywood Reporter brings word Golden Globe winner Idris Elba ( Beasts of No Nation , Luther , Avengers: Infinity War ) is taking on the classic gothic romance The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix where he is set to star, direct, and produce the modern re-telling.
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is being written by Michael Mitnick , adapting Victor Hugo's classic French Romantic/gothic novel of the same name that was published in 1831. The original story takes place in the 19th century and follows Quasimodo, a hunchback who...
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  • Idris Elba Set to Direct, Star in ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Idris Elba is set to star in, direct and produce a modern retelling of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” for Netflix, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.
    The film is currently untitled. Elba will also produce the music for the feature. Producers on the project include Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones for Automatik, with Elba and Ana Garantino producing for Elba's Green Door shingle.
    Michael Mitnick is writing the script.
    More to come...
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