Mark Romanek

‘The Shining’ Prequel Producer Says It’s ‘Its Own Film’
‘The Shining’ Prequel Producer Says It’s ‘Its Own Film’
If anyone can make us interested in a prequel to The Shining, it’s director Mark Romanek, who translated a successful music video career into a curious film career. Romanek has only directed two — arguably perfect — films, but the time between One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go proved to be well worth the wait. When Romanek was announced for The Overlook Hotel, it hardly mattered that he was making a prequel to Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece — but according to producer James Vanderbilt, he’s technically not doing that.
'Shining' Prequel Gets Director
'Shining' Prequel Gets Director
What a difference a director makes: the thought of a prequel to 'The Shining' makes us roll our eyes hard, but the thought of Mark Romanek directing a prequel to 'The Shining' makes our ears perk up. If you are going to make a prequel to one of the coldest and weirdest horror movies of all time, you might as well hire one of the coldest and weirdest directors working today...
Cate Blanchett Poised to Join Mark Romanek’s ‘Cinderella’
Cate Blanchett Poised to Join Mark Romanek’s ‘Cinderella’
Okay, so we've had Snow White twice ('Mirror Mirror' and 'Snow White and the Huntsman'), and we're going to get 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' and the new take on 'Sleeping Beauty' with 'Maleficent,' so what fairy tales are left to redo as a live action re-imagings? It turns out the next one will likely be 'Cinderella' and it could be pretty great as it's got Mark Romanek attached to direct