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James and the Giant Peach is getting a remake with Bond director Sam Mendes in charge

Sam Mendes is in ‘early’ talks to direct a new live-action film version of classic Roald Dahl tale James and the Giant Peach.

Disney own the film rights to the fantastical novel which sees an orphaned boy fly away to New York from England in the titular giant fruit. 200 more words


Mendes in Talks to Direct Live Action "James"

After directing the last two epics of that MI6 agent named James Bond, director Sam Mendes is gearing up to direct a live-action adaptation of a children’s classic. 229 more words

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The Live-Action Remakes Continue With A Sam Mendes Take On 'James And The Giant Peach'

Most of Roald Dahl’s literary oeuvre has already been plundered for an animated movie or a live-action adaption. We now have two Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… 334 more words

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Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Disney's Live-Action 'James and the Giant Peach'

Sam Mendes is in “very early” negotiations with Disney to direct a live-action version of “James And The Giant Peach.”

Nick Hornby is also in preliminary talks to write the screenplay for the project, 20 years after Disney released the animated movie, directed by Henry Selick and based on the Roald Dahl book. 255 more words


Sam Mendes In Talks To Develop & Direct Live-Action 'James And The Giant Peach'

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Mendes in early talks to develop and direct James And The Giant Peach, a live-action project in the works at Disney with Nick Hornby penning the screenplay. 146 more words


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MUSIC OWL AWARDS4th – book or play; 3rd – performance (Kevin Spacey); 2nd – direction

When I went: Summer 2011

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