Mark Romanek to helm 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

Mark Romanek to helm 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) --"One Hour Photo" director Mark Romanek is in talks to direct "The Shining" prequel "Overlook Hotel," which tells the origin story of the haunted hotel.
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Colin Firth, Emily Blunt deny roles in 'Murder Mystery'

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- The agency for Colin Firth and Emily Blunt denied Friday the British actors were signed to be in a European comedy whodunit film called "Murder Mystery."
'Shining' prequel film in the works?

'Shining' prequel film in the works?

HOLLYWOOD, July 29 (UPI) -- Film studio Warner Bros. could be exploring the possibility of a prequel to horror hit "The Shining," the Los Angeles Times reported.
Andrew Garfield cast as Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield cast as Spider-Man

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 1 (UPI) -- Andrew Garfield has been hired to portray Peter Parker in the next installment of Hollywood's "Spider-Man" franchise, Columbia Pictures said Thursday.
Vanderbilt to script 'Spider-Man' flicks

Vanderbilt to script 'Spider-Man' flicks

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. screenwriter James Vanderbilt has signed on to write the fifth and sixth installments in the "Spider-Man" film franchise, Variety.com reported Monday.
WGA, West spikes its awards show

WGA, West spikes its awards show

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The Hollywood writers' strike has claimed another casualty, with the Writers Guild of America, West saying it will spike its awards show if the strike persists.

Columbia orders 'Spider-Man 4' script

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A script for a fourth installment of the "Spider-Man" series has been ordered even though U.S. star Tobey Maguire and director Sam Raimi haven't been rehired.

Redford to adapt Clarke memoir for screen

LOS ANGELES , Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and filmmaker Robert Redford is attached to direct a screen adaptation of a book by former U.S. terrorism czar Richard A. Clarke.

Haggis wants Vaughn for Sept. 11 film

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- "Crash" director Paul Haggis has reportedly targeted Vince Vaughn for the role of FBI agent John O'Neill "Against All Enemies."
James Vanderbilt

James Platten Vanderbilt (born November, 1975) is an American screenwriter.

A member of the Vanderbilt family of New York, he is the son of Alison Campbell (née Platten) and Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III. His paternal grandfather, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt II, once chaired the New York Racing Association, and his maternal grandfather, Donald Campbell Platten, was the chief executive and chairman of Chemical Bank.

Vanderbilt was raised in Norwalk, Connecticut and attended school in New Canaan, Connecticut. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

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