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Jack Thorne to pen script for Johnny Depp's Mortimer Wintergreen

Jack Thorne to pen script for Johnny Depp's Mortimer Wintergreen

Jan 15 2013, 12:14am CST | by

Jack Thorne will write the script for Johnny Depp's 'Mortimer Wintergreen'. The 'Skins' and 'This is England '86' scribe will pen the script for the Warner Bros. magical adventure film, which is...

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Jack Thorne to pen script for Johnny Depp's Mortimer Wintergreen

Jan 15 2013, 12:14am CST | by

Jack Thorne will write the script for Johnny Depp's 'Mortimer Wintergreen'.

The 'Skins' and 'This is England '86' scribe will pen the script for the Warner Bros. magical adventure film, which is being produced by Johnny's Infinitum Nihil production company, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The project - which is set to be directed by 'Nanny McPhee Returns' helmer Susanna White - is an adaptation of the 1987 Myron Levoy novel, 'The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen', about two young siblings who run away from their cruel aunt and go on adventures with the titular magician and his magic hat.

The 'Dark Shadows' actor may star in the film depending on his availability and script approval, it is reported.

Warner Bros. was said to have been developing a version of the film in which the title character is a conman who stumbles upon the hat and attempts to keep it out of the hands of a band of villains who want to exploit its magic.

Jack's previous credits include British TV series 'Skins', 'This is England '86', its sequel, 'This is England '86', and 'The Fades'.

The writer also penned the script for Nick Hornby adaptation, 'A Long Way Down', starring Rosamund Pike, Aaron Paul, Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette, which is due for release this year.

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4 days ago

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Might Just Have the Best Villains Ever

Oct 15 2014 1:50pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

You know what we haven't seen in a little while? Another Pirates of the Caribbean movie. The last movie in the series, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides came out way back in 2011, which is practically a millennia in Hollywood years. Quite frankly, I thought that the fourth film would be the last for PotC. It fared well in the box office overall, but had the lowest earnings in North Am ...
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5 days ago

Page 2: Johnny Depp, Wayne’s World, Star Wars, Predator, Fight Club, Walking Dead, Firefly

Oct 14 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: This Cosplayer Tried To Cram Every Johnny Depp Role Into One Costume. Did He Succeed? Redefining Micro-Budget Filmmaking: The $6,000 ‘Layover’ (Gues ...
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5 days ago

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play the Villain in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 5

Oct 14 2014 2:52pm CDT | Source: Collider

Javier Bardem may soon be going from Bond Villain to Ghost Pirate.  While development on Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has been extremely slow, things are finally starting to pick up in anticipation of filming beginning in February 2015.  Directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki) were hired over a year ago, but then word went quiet as Disney worked to bring the budget down.  With Johnny Depp’s schedule cleared after he finishes Alice in Wonderland 2, p ...
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5 days ago

Javier Bardem In Talks For New Pirates Of The Caribbean

Oct 14 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

He's considering Dead Men Tell No TalesHe’s already been courted for the role of a pirate in the last year – that would be Blackbeard in Pan, which ultimately went to Hugh Jackman – but someone else clearly thinks Javier Bardem would make a good malicious mariner. The actor is in talks to be the villain in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tells No Tales.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bardem’s only at an early stage of discussions for the role, so he may not end u ...
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5 days ago

Javier Bardem in Talks for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ Villain

Oct 14 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

We’ve seen Javier Bardem play as bad as bad can be in No Country for Old Men, and we’ve recently seen him play a morally compromised but clear-eyed weirdo in The Counselor (above). And he’s explored exaggerated action-film villainy in Skyfall. Now he’s in talks to go into full-on cartoon villain mode for Pirates of the Caribbean 5. All the info we have on the potential Javier Bardem Pirates 5 deal is below. The Wrap had the news ...
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1 week ago

Tomorrowland: The Clip We Saw at NYCC Was...

Oct 10 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: movie pilot

... completely awesome. In case you were confused over the sheer bad-assery of George Clooney (who, upon crashing the Tomorrowland panel at NYCC during his honeymoon, claimed he may not have been invited to past comic-con events "because of that whole Batman thing... you know, the nipples.") Tomorrowland will most certainly give your mind a poke. hnnnggg.I attended the panel on behalf of Moviepilot, and after getting over the h ...
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2 weeks ago

Your Chance to See Olivia Munn with a Mustache

Oct 3 2014 1:50pm CDT | Source: ign

New posters for the forthcoming action-comedy Mortdecai have been released, showing the movie's main cast sporting distinctive mustaches. Check 'em out in our slideshow below: Johnny Depp stars as Charlie Mortdecai, an art dealer and part-time rogue who must traverse the globe armed with only his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code ...
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2 weeks ago

Dr. Strange: Joaquin Phoenix Is Out!

Oct 2 2014 2:25pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Back when we were at Comic-Con rumors swirled that Joaquin Phoenix would be Dr. Strange. But given the constant rumors, some had Johnny Depp as Dr. Strange, we didn't think much of it. Well, Marvel and Phoenix had been talking about it and reports arrive today that the star of the recently released Inherent Vice trailer has walked away.  That’s right, Phoenix is no longer going to be Dr. Strange. Althou ...
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2 weeks ago

Thanks to ‘Tusk’, Kevin Smith Has Funding for ‘Clerks III’

Sep 29 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Like almost all Kevin Smith films, Tusk has been incredibly polarizing. I found myself in the middle of the road, seeing great promise in a film with some major problems. Some loved the audaciousness of Smith’s horrific tale, while others just hated everything about it. Smith himself is very proud of Tusk, calling it the closest thing he’s ever done to what he imagined he’d be making as a filmmaker. The box office tended to agree with the haters. Over its opening weekend, Tusk on ...
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3 weeks ago

Chris Hemsworth Hunts Cybercriminals in First Trailer for 'Blackhat'

Sep 25 2014 11:34am CDT | Source: First Showing

"This isn't about money, this isn't about politics." It's been five years since we've gotten a film from Michael Mann, and that was the somewhat disappointing gangster thriller Public Enemies starring Johnny Depp. But now Mann is back with the contemporary thriller Blackhat, set in the timely and relevant world of cybercrime. Chris Hemsworth leads the film as a brilliant convict brought out of prison to help track do ...
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