Tag Archives: Jack Bender

Chris Pine’s Jack Ryan reboot nabs “Sherlock” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Super spy Jack Ryan now knows who will be putting words into his mouth. Anthony Peckham, a screenwriter with Clint Eastwood’s “Invictus” and Robert Downey Jr’s playful “Sherlock Holmes” reboot on his resume, is about to add another tentpole franchise to the list. Paramount just tapped him to[...]

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards Complete Winner List

HollywoodNews.com: The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmys featured some wins from a handful of newcomers, as well as some repeat wins from previous years. As “Mad Men” took home the award for Best Drama Series and “Modern Family” took home the Emmy for Best Comedy Series, these shows aren’t the only[...]

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot smooches thriller pitch ‘7 Minutes’

HollywoodNews.com: J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production label is bulking up its projects. Abrams’ director on the “Lost” finale, Jack Bender, pitched an idea which he is set to helm entitled “7 Minutes in Heaven.” Bad Robot is currently looking for a screenwriter to flesh out the idea. The thriller is based[...]

Paramount’s Jack Ryan reboot may have found its director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jack Bender might be the hardest working, most talented storyteller in Hollywood, and yet very few know him by name. That all may change if news we’re hearing eventually comes true. First, a look at Bender’s credentials. He’s an Emmy winner who has directed multiple episodes of “Lost”[...]

Jennifer Garner’s next move should be an “Alias” movie

Hollywoodnews.com: Why not, right? Television-to-movie adaptations are the current craze, and have been for the past few years. Hollywood is going back to the archives for “The A-Team,” celebrating present-day hits with “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and looking ahead to future big-screen stories from the “24” and (possibly) “Lost” universe. “Alias,”[...]