David Koepp

‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Movie Will Be About Female Liberation, Says Screenwriter David Koepp

by Emma Stefansky October 25, 2016 @ 7:10 PM
Universal’s monster movie reboots are gaining traction, and with The Mummy set to relaunch the franchise next year, the studio has its eye on the next set of films in the classic monster cinematic universe. One of these is Bride of Frankenstein, which doesn’t currently have a release date, but does have a script penned by Jurassic Park screenwriter David Koepp. According to him, his version of the tale is all about female liberation.

George Lucas Isn’t Involved With the ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Story

by Britt Hayes October 24, 2016 @ 12:45 PM
We’re still not sure exactly when the new Indiana Jones sequel will happen, but not long ago, Disney and Lucasfilm confirmed that Steven Spielberg is returning to direct Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones 5. David Koepp, who worked on the screenplay for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (insert sad trombone) is also reuniting with Spielberg for the upcoming sequel, and according to him, there’s one notable person who won’t be involved — at least on the story level.

‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Taps ‘Spider-Man’ Writer, Still Chasing Angelina Jolie

by Britt Hayes December 17, 2015 @ 6:20 PM
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Things are getting fairly productive with Universal’s shared universe reboot of their classic monster properties. In addition to their reboot of The Mummy, the studio is also developing new films based on The Wolf Man, Van Helsing and Bride of Frankenstein. As recently rumored, Universal is after Angelina Jolie to play the titular role, and while we wait to see whether or not she’ll accept their proposal (ahem), the studio has tapped Spider-Man scribe David Koepp to work on a suitable screenplay.

Johnny Depp Lines Up 'Mortdecai' to Wash Out Taste of 'The Lone Ranger'

by Damon Houx July 10, 2013 @ 7:48 PM
Though 'The Lone Ranger' is still in theaters, with a less than $50 million five-day opening, the film is already in contention for one of the year's biggest misfires, if not outright failures. That Johnny Depp is currently lining up a new project means one of two things: He's rethinking what roles he should play or he taking big paydays while they're still around. That next project? 'Mortdecai.'

Warner Bros. Developing Mysterious Sci-Fi Film 'The Wind'

by Jacob Hall May 26, 2012 @ 9:11 AM
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The problem with obsessively tracking movie news is that sometimes, the Powers That Be want you, the humble movie fan, to know as little as possible until the project is on firm ground. That's a good thing for the creative process but a bad thing for greedy, need-to-know film buffs like us! Anyway, the latest movie that has us intrigued despite knowing next to nothing is a science fiction film called 'The Wind.'