mike newell




London Film Festival Launch: Tim Burton, The Absentee Master And Pastries

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool. While Brendon was in a screening and Hannah was standing around in a field,* I had the pleasure of waking up early and scooting myself over to the BFI's press release event for the BFI's 56th London Film Festival. While the buzz word around twitter going into the screening […]


Mike Newell Takes Over On Chesil Beach, Shows Off His Miss Havisham

Next out of the traps for Mike Newell will be an adaptation of Dickens' Great Expectations starring Jeremy Irvine as Pip and featuring Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham, described in the novel as looking like a witch, a skeleton and a waxwork. She's already played two of those for Tim Burton* so it's not […]

The Stars And Directors In The Frame For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

In the last few weeks, everything we thought we knew about the big-screen adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies pretty much fell away. Now, Natalie Portman is just producing, no longer starring, and original director David O. Russell has moved on to other things. So there needs to be some fresh meat tossed in […]