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“Back to the Future”: Stars Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox Reunite for Charity
Regardless of how screenwriter Bob Gale and director Robert Zemeckis feel about changing their mind about another film or letting another filmmaker revisit, Fox is perfectly happy to move on and pass the torch "I'm not fanatical," Fox told Variety while promoting his AppleTV+ documentary Still: A Michael J Fox Story "Do what you want[...]
Back to the Future: Bob Gale, Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory
While promoting his memoir Waxing On, the actor revealed a few huge roles that eluded his grasp, including Marty McFly in Robert Zemeckis' Back to the Future (1985) and Ted Farmer in John Hughes' Sixteen Candles (1984). Christopher Lloyd as Doc and Michael J Fox as Marty in Back to the Future (1985) Image courtesy of[...]
Forrest Gump Actor Tom Hanks Paid Part of Production Costs
Unfortunately, the sequel never took shape for Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis, who also won an Academy Award for the 1994 film that also starred Robin Wright, Sally Field and Gary Sinise Hanks played the title character, a slow mentally-challenged everyman who helps shape the American experience in the 20th century. "A smart thing I did[...]
Back to the Future: Bob Gale, Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory
In the opening of Back to the Future (1985), director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale start with a series of panning shots of Dr Emmett Brown's (Christopher Lloyd) garage showing audiences his vast collection of clocks along with his elaborate Rube Goldberg device Among the clocks that stood out included a cuckoo and ones[...]
The Witches Trailer Released, Anne Hathaway Film Moves to HBO Max
The current incarnation is directed by Robert Zemeckis with Kenya Barris and Guillermo del Toro doing their own spin on the Scott script Joining Hathaway is another Oscar-winner in Octavia Spencer, Chris Rock, and Stanley Tucci. One of the films that fell victim to the 2020 COVID pandemic was Warner Bros' The Witches, a remake[...]
Forrest Gump Actor Tom Hanks Paid Part of Production Costs
What people may not realize is as much as Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis believed in adapting the late Winston Groom's novel to film, Paramount Pictures put their foot down when it came to shooting sequences that exceeded production budget Appearing on In Depth With Graham Bensinger, the two-time Academy Award-winner and four-time nominee broke[...]
Back To The Future Trilogy Comes To 4K Blu-ray On October 20th
Fox Q&A How He Got the Role The Character of Doc Working on a Film and TV Series at the Same Time Shooting BACK TO THE FUTURE II and III Together DeLoreans Special FX and Stunts The Appeal of BACK TO THE FUTURE Shooting BACK TO THE FUTURE Behind the Scenes Original Makeup Tests Outtakes Nuclear Test Site Sequence (Commentary by Producer Bob Gale available) Photo Galleries* Production Art Storyboards Behind-the-Scenes[...]
Back to the Future: Bob Gale, Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory
When director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale auditioned actors for the lead role of Marty McFly, they originally wanted Michael J Fox Still, the actor couldn't commit due to his obligation to the television sitcom Family Ties They cast Eric Stoltz in the role instead of shooting the bulk of the film before deciding[...]
“Back to the Future”: Stars Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox Reunite for Charity
Image courtesy of Universal Pictures Back to the Future Crew Appearance Rounding out the reunion was the crew with screenwriter Bob Gale, co-writer/director Robert Zemeckis, composer Alan Silvestri, and rocker Huey Lewis While Silvestri composed the score for the trilogy, Lewis was the primary artist on the 1985 film soundtrack with hits like "The Power of Love"[...]
“Back to the Future”: Stars Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox Reunite for Charity
Fox Foundation, which funds research to combat Parkinson's disease. Universal Pictures "Back to the Future" Synopsis Directed by Robert Zemeckis and co-written by Bob Gale, the story follows Marty McFly (Fox) who travels back in time to the year 1955 and accidentally gets between his parents from falling in love With the help of Dr Emmett Brown (Lloyd),[...]
'Pinocchio' Remake: Disney Brings on Robert Zemeckis to Direct
Director Robert Zemeckis has been hired by Disney to helm the live-action remake of the wooden boy come to life This hire comes after many months of rumors that Zemeckis would take on the film, and it is now confirmed No word yet on who will be cast in the film This is the forth[...]
anne hathaway
It's no secret that Robert Zemeckis is working on a reboot of The Witches, based on Roald Dahl's 1983 novel of the same name There have been casting rumors swirling of course, but one seems to have a flash of truth to it. Anne Hathaway in "Ocean's 8"Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures According to Deadline, Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway[...]
NBC Welcome to Bleeding Cool's review of NBC's missing plane mystery-thriller Manifest, as we take a look at the pilot episode of the new series from Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura) and producer Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Tales from the Crypt). NBC While the premise behind Manifest might be a familiar one…but there's a twist:[...]
Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will play King Kamehameha I in a film about the legendary Hawaiian king, directed by Robert Zemeckis. Randall Wallace is writing the script for The King, which Warner Bros and New Line Cinema won the bidding war for The auction for the title was reportedly just concluded in Atlanta, GA where Johnson is currently shooting Jungle[...]
NBC's 'Manifest' Allows Viewers to Board Early with Release of Opening Act [WATCH]
With Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura) and producer Robert Zemeckis' (Back to the Future) supernatural airline thriller Manifest scheduled for take off next month, NBC is giving interested viewers a sneak preview by releasing the opening nine-minutes-plus of the series premiere (which you can watch below) Exploring the mysteries and ramifications resulting from the disappearance[...]
ABC Developing Indian-American 'Hero,' 'Jetsons' with Live Effects
They don't want to tell me how that works until I've read the pages." The Jetsons is executive produced by Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke via their Compari Entertainment banner Gary Janetti (Family Guy, Will & Grace) will write and executive produce; with Compari's Jackie Levine serving as a co-executive producer Warner Bros Television will produce[...]
Blue Book: History's UFO Drama Adds Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo
History's new UFO drama series Blue Book is expanding its search-for-intelligence-life team, announcing Michael Harney (Orange is the New Black) and Ksenia Solo (Turn: Washington's Spies, In Search of Fellini) have joined the series' regular cast. Executive produced by Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis, the 10-episode series teams Harney and Solo with previously announced leads Laura Mennell (The[...]
Blue Book: Laura Mennell Set For History's Robert Zemeckis UFO Series
Executive produced by Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis, the ten-episode series has found its female lead in Laura Mennell (The Man in the High Castle) who will star opposite Aidan Gillen in the scripted drama series Robert Stromberg (Maleficent) will direct the first two episodes of the series; created and written on by David O'Leary, with[...]
'Spielberg': HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc
Abrams, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian de Palma, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Dreyfuss, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, David Geffen, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Liam Neeson, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey and Robert Zemeckis.   For nearly 50[...]
'Manifest': NBC Lands Missing Plane Mystery Pilot From Zemeckis, Rake
TV is backing the project, which hails from Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura) and producer Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Tales from the Crypt); with Rake writing, and executive producing with Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Jackie Levine through Compari Entertainment. The premise behind Manifest is a timely one…but with a twist: a passenger plane[...]
justice league flash
ScreenJunkies are reporting that Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis is being looked at to take over the film The report claims that the director is a fan of the character and is 'in talks' to pick up where Famuyiwa left off. Though nothing is official or confirmed, the internet has been reacting very positively[...]
The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Monster House!
By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week we continue our[...]
Back To The Future: The Musical Is Coming To London In 2015
A musical stage adaptation is headed for the London West End stage, reports Telegraph, with Robert Zemeckis and the original film's screenwriters, Bob Gale and Jamie Lloyd writing a new book Jamie Lloyd will direct, and the show will even have a "skateboard consultant." It's being developed for a 2015 bow, to celebrate the film's[...]
Robert Zemeckis In Talks To Direct Charlie Kaufman-Scripted Chaos Walking
Well, like every other YA novel, the movie rights were picked up forever ago, but now it seems there may finally be some forward movement. Charlie Kaufman was set to write the screenplay (exciting in and of itself) over a year ago, and he must be getting close to finally finishing it because Robert Zemeckis has[...]