Tag: Focus Features

“The Orphanage” Director To Helm “A Monster Calls”

March 6, 20140 Comments

River Road Entertainment, Participant Media, Lionsgate International, and Focus Features have teamed to finance and distribute director Juan Antonio Bayona’s next film, A MONSTER CALLS, based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel by Patrick Ness (the “Chaos Walking” trilogy). Ness will also adapt his novel  into the screenplay. The film will be produced by Belen Atienza (The […]

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Red Band Trailer For Jason Bateman’s “Bad Words”

December 10, 2013

BAD WORDS is the feature directorial debut of actor Jason Bateman from Darko Entertainment and Aggregate Films. Synopsis: “A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.” Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Rohan Chand, Allison Janney, Ben Falcone, Rachael Harris and Philip Baker Hall all […]

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Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In “Rocketman”

October 24, 2013

The Wrap reports that actor Tom Hardy (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) has agreed to play Elton John in Rocket Pictures’ ROCKETMAN, which will be distributed in the U.S. by Focus Features. Michael Gracey is directing from an original screenplay by Oscar nominee Lee Hall (War Horse). Production will begin in fall 2014. Rocketman is described as […]

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