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Back to the Future Writer Bob Gale Explains Opening Clock Sequence

Back to the Future Writer Bob Gale Explains Opening Clock Sequence

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 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.https://youtu.be/clk2ClBOGTM 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

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

Back To The Future Trilogy Comes To 4K Blu-ray On October 20th

Fox Q&AHow 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 FUTUREBehind the ScenesOriginal Makeup Tests Outtakes [...]

Back to the Future: Bob Gale Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory

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: Michael J. Fox Talks Johnny B. Goode Scene

Back to the Future: Michael J. Fox Talks Johnny B. Goode Scene

If there were a singular moment that solidified Michael J. Fox as a pop culture icon, it would be in Back to the Future (1985) when Marty playing along with the band in the Enchanted Under the Sea Dance. Struggling to keep up with the slow nature of the songs, he starts to fade before […]

Back to the Future Cast Reunites for Josh Gads Reunited Apart

Back to the Future Cast Reunites for Josh Gad's Reunited Apart

Image courtesy of Universal Pictures[/caption] 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

"Back to the Future": Stars Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox Reunite for Charity

Fox Foundation, which funds research to combat Parkinson’s disease.[caption id="attachment_1173905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Universal Pictures[/caption] "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[...]

Pinocchio Remake: Disney Brings on Robert Zemeckis to Direct

'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 May Be The Grand High Witch for The Witches Reboot

Anne Hathaway May Be The Grand High Witch for 'The Witches' Reboot

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.[caption id="attachment_972872" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Anne Hathaway in "Ocean's 8"Photo courtesy of Warner Bros[...]

Manifests Destiny Not So Certain: Bleeding Cools s01e01 Pilot Review

'Manifest's' Destiny Not So Certain: Bleeding Cool's s01e01 'Pilot' Review

[caption id="attachment_921588" align="aligncenter" width="583"] NBC[/caption]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).[caption id="attachment_921602" align="aligncenter" width="600"] NBC[/caption]While the premise behind Manifest[...]

The Rock to Play King Kamehameha I in Robert Zemeckis Film

The Rock to Play King Kamehameha I in Robert Zemeckis Film

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[...]

NBCs Manifest Allows Viewers to Board Early with Release of Opening Act [WATCH]

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[...]

Welcome to Marwen is a Very Different Steve Carell Movie

'Welcome to Marwen' is a Very Different Steve Carell Movie

Someday, I'd love to crawl inside the brain of filmmakers like Robert Zemeckis to understand where a film like Welcome to Marwen came from. The first trailer for the Universal Pictures film starring Steve Carrell and Janelle Monae hit this morning, and it's certainly something to see: https://youtu.be/W6dy7xQ8NeEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Welcome […]

ABC Developing Indian-American Hero Jetsons with Live Effects

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[...]

Blue Book: Historys UFO Drama Adds Michael Harney Ksenia Solo

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 Historys Robert Zemeckis UFO Series

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

'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

'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[...]