The Shining Prequel Will Be Directed By Mark Romanek

If you were dreading The Shining prequel, we have good news for you! Mark Romanek of Never Let Me Go, One Hour Photo and the brilliant but never aired Locke & Key pilot will be directing it. If it's going to get made, we're glad it's with him. » 7/18/14 1:01pm 7/18/14 1:01pm

The Whispers Is Officially The New TV Drama We're Most Excited About

Starring the WONDERFUL Lily Rabe (of American Horror Story fame) this new drama totally took us by surprise with this new trailer. Seriously, just watch it—it's VERY intense. » 5/13/14 4:55pm 5/13/14 4:55pm

Mark Romanek's live-action Cinderella movie is too dark for Disney

Back in November we flipped at the announcement that Cate Blanchett would be starring as the Evil Stepmother in director Mark Romanek's live-action Cinderella movie. It was a perfect casting move, plus we were dying to see what would come of a Blanchett/Romanek pairing. But now it looks like we will never know. » 1/08/13 8:20am 1/08/13 8:20am

Cate Blanchett to play Cinderella's evil stepmother, hell and yes

Cate Blanchett is the first potential member of Mark Romanek's live-action Cinderella movie. Yes, we said motherfucking Mark Romanek! So yes, this could finally be the super-dark fairy tale we've all been waiting for... as long as Disney doesn't muck it up. » 11/28/12 8:56am 11/28/12 8:56am

The Locke & Key pilot teases the brilliant horror series that might…

We were at the special Comic-Con screening of Locke & Key, an attempted TV adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's acclaimed horror fantasy comic. We can officially add this to the list of brilliant pilots that never got series. » 7/22/11 2:46pm 7/22/11 2:46pm

Mark Romanek to direct Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci's Locke & Key…

Mark Romanek is joining the ranks of movie-makers turned TV directors. Rumor has it Romanek will be joining the list of impressive names working on Locke & Key including Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman, Steven Spielberg, and Kurtzman and Orci. » 11/22/10 3:26pm 11/22/10 3:26pm

Never Let Me Go will leave you numb inside

This year's most anxiously awaited high-brow science fiction movie is also the year's biggest Merchant Ivory-style weepie. The trouble with Never Let Me Go is that high-concept suspension of disbelief and repressed/understated British melodrama don't always go together. Spoilers ahead! » 9/24/10 9:00am 9/24/10 9:00am

Early Never Let Me Go reviews: It's powerful, but maybe a bit dull

Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go is one of the most acclaimed novels of the past decade. But how does the new movie hold up? Early reviews are divided, some praising the film's subtlety, others calling it soulless and boring. » 9/13/10 6:20am 9/13/10 6:20am

Is Never Let Me Go the new Children of Men?

We're starving for a new science-fiction drama that doesn't substitute special effects for real character-based storytelling. So we're very hopeful for Mark Romanek's understated English drama, based on Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Never Let Me Go. Watch the film's first trailer. » 6/16/10 7:00am 6/16/10 7:00am

Does Judge Dredd Movie Have A Screenplay Already?

There's been no movement on a Judge Dredd movie since we featured some lovely concept art back in January. But yesterday, concept artist (and comics god) Jock Twittered that he's "working through script visuals for Judge Dredd movie. Alex Garland writes a great script." That's confirmation that Alex Garland (The… » 9/09/09 11:00am 9/09/09 11:00am