Well that didn't take long. Just a day after officially coming on to direct the big screen adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Craig Gillespie is ready to talk about the flick and what we can expect from it. Entertainment Weekly caught up with Gillespie, who had the following to offer fans ...
We told you last week that Lionsgate was very close to nabbing Fright Night remake director Craig Gillespie to helm their big screen adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Today the 'Gate has made it official.
You want to talk about a long journey to find a director? Look no further than the quest for Lionsgate's big screen adaption of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. It looks as if the roller coaster is finally slowing down and reaching its intended destination.
You want to talk about a storied ride to the big screen? Lionsgate's live action adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has had more ups and downs than the Cyclone in Coney Island. So what other director names are being thrown around?
So Who's Directing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies This Week? How About Fright Night Remake Director Craig Gillespie?
Every few days another name gets thrown into the mix in terms of who will be directing Lionsgate's adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and this week follow suit accordingly.
Poor Lionsgate. Just when you think everything is looking good for their adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the director bails due to scheduling conflicts.
Ever since David O. Russell exited the big screen version of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies early last month, lots of names have been bandied about as his replacement. It looks like finally one of them has risen to the top as we learned today that Lionsgate has made a formal offer to Mike White to direct the film.
Some more news for fans looking forward to Johnny Depp and Tim Burton's upcoming collaboration on a re-imagining of the classic vampire soap opera from a few decades back!
And the search for star power continues for Timur Bekmambetov's take on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Offers are out and Fox is hoping one star in particular bites.
The big screen adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has just hit a bit of a bump in the road as the attached director has moved on to other things. Phooey! That's right! We said phooey!
Earlier this year Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton used their own money to option Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and then waited for the studios to come calling. The group included Sony, Paramount, Universal, and Summit, but it was 20th Century Fox who emerged victorious as the adapter of what's being called "the hottest project in Hollywood".
With his films Night Watch, Day Watch, and even Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov has proven to be a visionary director. Recently the filmmaker had several projects on his plate that he was set to produce, but now it seems as if he may be at the helm of one of them ... Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!
Things have been awfully quiet on the big screen version of Dark Shadows, but now it seems there's a bit of light peering through the shroud of fog that's been laying over Collinwood Mansion.
Reviewed by Mr. Dark Written by Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith, Tony Lee Art by Cliff Richards
This weekend C2E2 goes down at the Lakeside Center at McCormick Place in Chicago, and if you're planning to attend, you won't want to miss the "Monster Mash-Up Mayhem" panel, on which all the brains behind the Quirk Classics Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, its prequel Dawn of the Dreadfuls, and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters will all be appearing together for the first time!