|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
// Stefanie Knight Packs Her Hot Body in a Bra and Panties for Instagram Selfies
// RZA Gives Raekwon Ultimatum To Agree to Terms for Wu-Tang Album
// While Evolution Started The Battle, Could The Shield Win The War Games?
// MMA's 3R's: TUF Nations Finale and UFC on Fox 11
// Royce Gracie Set to be Playable Character for EA Sports UFC

//  Transcendence Review
//  Bears Review
//  Oculus Review
//  Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review [2]
//  Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review
//  Under The Skin Review
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit

411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » Movies » News

[Movies] Will Gluck to Direct Annie Remake
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.30.2013

Will Gluck will direct the long-rumored re-imagining of Annie. Sony Pictures announced the news today, revealing that they are in talks with Gluck to direct the film which will be produced by James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith and Jay-Z. Gluck will rewrite Emma Thompson's screenplay, which sets the musical in the modern day.

Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced this morning that they are in negotiations with Will Gluck to direct a broad-based re-imagining of the classic Broadway musical Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio.

Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad and production president Hannah Minghella issued a joint statement saying, "After seeing firsthand his work on several films for Sony, including 'Easy A' and 'Friends with Benefits', we're huge fans of Will Gluck. At the helm of 'Annie', he will bring to this film all the charm of the original Broadway production while also appealing to a new generation."

Jay-Z also commented, saying, "For Marcy Media's first foray into film, we couldn't ask for better partners and mentors than Overbrook Entertainment. We are excited to work with Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment. My well-known affinity for the classic ‘Hard Knock Life' makes 'Annie' a natural vehicle to lead us into the world of the cinema."

Willow Smith was initially attached to the project, but it was revealed in the press release that she has "grown out of the role."


Top 10 Horror Documentaries

Why S.H.I.E.L.D. Can't Top Arrow

Hot Babe's Underwear Selfie

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.