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Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’, ‘The BFG’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, More In Works As Animated Series At Netflix
The world of Roald Dahl is coming to Netflix. In a deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company, the internet TV network has set a new slate of original animated event series based on the books from the Roald Dahl library, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, and other beloved titles.
The studio previously made a loose-adaptation of the book back in 1990 with Nicolas Roeg directing and Anjelica Huston starring. Zemec…
Warner Bros has acquired rights from Roald Dahl’s estate to the Willy Wonka intellectual property, with the plan to make a new movie based on the character produced by David Heyman. The movie, to be penned by The Secret Life Of Pets scribe Simon Rich, will focus on Wonka, who was previously portrayed by Gene Wilder…
‘The BFG’ Review: Steven Spielberg, Disney & Roald Dahl Combine For A Giant Of A Family-Friendly Movie
The creative mix for new fantasy film The BFG is about as magical a recipe for movie success as you can have. Take three major brands like Disney, Steven Spielberg and Roald Dahl and you have a kid-friendly flick that should delight families everywhere. In fact, as I say in my video review above, it is rather…
By Pete Hammond
EXCLUSIVE: Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment Group has acquired Jonathan Newman’s original screenplay Pure Imagination which centers around a specific period in Roald Dahl’s life when his four-month old son was tragically struck by a taxi, and the Charlie & The Chocolate Factory author went to great lengths to…
Here is the latest trailer for The BFG, Steven Spielberg’s take on the fantastical Roald Dahl tale. There’s plenty that’s familiar to fans of the director’s films: adorable kid in peril, streaming light through windows, John Williams flourishes, a clutch of giants. Wait, one of those things is not like the others.
Disney has come aboard to co-produce and co-finance The BFG, the adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic that Steven Spielberg is directing in Vancouver. It’s Spielberg’s first Disney movie as director. Tony winner Mark Rylance plays the Big Friendly Giant title character, and newcomer Ruby Barnhill is Sophie. Bill…
DreamWorks has set three-time Tony Award winner and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance to play the title role in The BFG. Steven Spielberg will direct the adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic kid novel. Published in 1982, BFG concerns a young girl, the Queen of England and a benevolent giant known as the BFG…
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