Dan Trachtenberg

‘10 Cloverfield Lane’s Dan Trachtenberg Eyed to Helm Harry Houdini Movie

by Emma Stefansky November 28, 2016 @ 3:46 PM
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10 Cloverfield Lane, the not-so-secret Cloverfield sequel that ended up being a welcome surprise at the theater earlier this year, seems to have put director Dan Trachtenberg on the map. He recently directed one of the episodes of Black Mirror’s third season, “Playtest,” about a man who volunteers to test a horror video game that reads your mind in order to figure out how best to scare you. Now, he’s in talks to helm Legendary’s long-in-development movie about the one and only Harry Houdini.

‘Black Mirror’ Season 3 Review: A Mixed Bag Of Horror and Hope

by Erin Whitney October 20, 2016 @ 8:31 AM
The brilliance of Black Mirror is how it feels relatable to our present, yet just far enough into the future. Creator Charlie Brooker described that distance best when he said the dark satire is about “the way we might be living in 10 minutes’ time if we’re clumsy.” There’s an emphasis is on the “we” in Black Mirror, a show that isn’t about the evils of technology, but the ways it can fuel the vile and detestable parts of human behavior to harrowing degrees.

Netflix ‘Black Mirror’ Taps ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ Director to Helm an Episode

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2016 @ 10:39 AM
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Netflix’s new season of Black Mirror has been in the works long enough to recruit some major names, and now we can add more talent behind the camera as well. 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg will helm an episode of the sci-fi anthology, joining Joe Wright, Jakob Verbruggen and more.

‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ Director Dan Trachtenberg on Easter Eggs and a Third ‘Cloverfield’ Movie

by Erin Whitney March 10, 2016 @ 8:22 PM
You probably haven’t heard of ‘Dan Trachtenberg’ unless you’ve seen his sci-fi short, ‘Portal: No Escape,’ or followed news about him directing the mysterious Bad Robot project ‘Valencia.’ As we all learned two months ago, ‘Valencia’ was actually the codename for ‘10 Cloverfield Lane,’ a secret film related to the 2008 monster movie’ Cloverfield.’

New Line's 'Y: The Last Man' Adaptation Seems Dead as Director Has Signed on to 'Valencia'

by Damon Houx April 3, 2014 @ 8:45 PM
Vertigo Comics
The last we heard about '' was that the rights were going to revert to co-creators Brian K. Vaughn and Pia Guerra if shooting didn't commence shortly. And today we've learned that , the last director associated with the project, has signed on to direct 'Valencia' for J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Paramount Insurge. Which means that it's likely that New Line's take on 'Y' is dead.