James Caan: Will miss you old friend.                Johnny Depp Congratulations!                Ray Liotta: Rest in Peace good friend.                Peace and Love!                The 2022 Oscar Winners and Nominees                2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards: And the Winners are...                2022 Annual Oscar Nominees                Sidney Poitier: “One of Hollywood’s Greatest Legends.”                The Power of HOPE: One person can change the world by giving people HOPE! Washington, Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. , Mandela, Mother Teresa, Malala                2021 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS                78th Venice International Film Festival                "Parallel Mothers" by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring Penelope Cruz                Cannes: 2021 Film Winners                "PIG" Starring Nicolas Cage                Casanova, Last Love        

Sam Mendes weighs his options in the wake of Bond 23

Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is readying two projects in the wake of the Bond 23 stoppage: a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical and an adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel “On Chesil Beach.”

“Chesil Beach” sounds a lot like Mendes’ previous film with ex-wife Kate Winslet: “Revolutionary Road.” “Beach” follows a 1960s couple’s turbulent marriage in the face of consummation according to Empire Online. McEwan is writing the script and Carey Mulligan is in contention. The film looks to shoot for Focus Features before the end of the year.

Warner Bros. theatrical appears to be behind a “Charlie” musical. Many forget, but Mendes originally cut his teeth in London theater, co-directing a revival of “Cabaret” with “Chicago” helmer Rob Marshall. One of the key fixtures in Mendes’ “Cabaret” were the use of actual cocktail tables and chairs as orchestra seats for the audience.

Mendes is looking to launch the show around Christmas 2011 in London. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman are writing songs and a there’s an open position for a set designer.

Awards News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Hollywood News

About HollywoodNews.com

Doing our best to bring you "The Pulse of New Hollywood®." Follow us @hollywoodnews

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.