William Monahan

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Gets October 2013 Release

Dimension Films announced today that the highly anticipated sequel Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For will open nationwide on October 4, 2013.

Casting is underway, with original cast members returning to work with directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, from their script co-written by Academy Award winner William Monahan.

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‘Mojave’ Gets Director William Monahan

http://movieweb.com/person/william-monahan/ Atlas Independent has inked a deal with director William Monahan to write and direct the crime thriller, Mojave.

Plot details for the project are being held under wraps. Will Green, Andy Horwitz, Alan Glazer and Justine Suzanne Jones are producing.

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‘Sin City 2’ Lands Writer William Monahan

http://movieweb.com/person/william-monahan/William Monahan, who won an Oscar for The Departed, has inked a deal to help script the sci-fi adaptation Sin City 2. Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller are bringing are out the big guns to help write the sequel to their 2005 hit graphic novel adaptation.

Although no details have been released about what actors would return from the original, Mickey Rourke (Marv) and Jessica Alba (Nancy Callahan) have been rumored for a comeback.

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Martin Scorsese and William Monahan Team for ‘The Gambler’

Don't get your panties in a bunch, Kenny Rogers fans! Director Martin Scorsese and writer William Monahan are remaking The Gambler. But rest assured, it's the 1974 drama from director Karel Reisz that starred James Caan as an English professor with a gambling problem. Not a reimagining of the great bearded one's time spent in the old west.

Leonardo DiCaprio is wanted for the lead role in this new version of The Gambler, though no deal is in place yet. Irwin Winkler, producer of the original, will be back to produce this new version as well.

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William Monahan Adapting Joseph Kosinski's ‘Oblivion’

Walt Disney Pictures has hired Oscar-winning screenwriter William Monahan (The Departed) to adapted the graphic novel Oblivion, which was created by Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski. This news comes from Deadline.

Joseph Kosinski is on board to direct his vision of a future earth that has been polluted to the point of inhabitability. What's left of the human race lives above the clouds, safe from alien scavengers that dwell in the ruins of a once thriving race. The story revolves around a repairman named Jak who finds himself on a life-altering adventure after he discovers a mysterious woman in a crashed pod.

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