Movie News

No, it's not a "Sunset" sequel

No, it's not a "Sunset" sequel
Clint

Twelve years since first deciding he’d like to do a film on the subject, Director Tony Scott [“True Romance”] is close to getting his wish to turn the Clifford Irving novel “Tom Mix and Pancho Villa” into an epic-sized film, says Variety. The director is in Mexico scouting locations for the story of an idealistic actor who leaves the comforts of Texas to join up with a revolutionary who would not embrace modern technology, even when the government was conscripting German fighter planes to bomb him and tanks to blast his armies. Intermedia is mobilizing the more than $100 million film for a fall 2004 production start, pending cast, financing and the imminent delivery of a script rewrite by Steve Zaillian, who is reworking his own draft. "This is ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ meets ‘The Wild Bunch,’ a huge film with trains, cavalry, thousands of soldiers in uniform and on horseback," Scott told Variety. "This is a love story between two men from different planets, who educated each other. Pancho Villa knew the laws of life, and Tom Mix knew how to live in a modernized Western world."

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

forceofdestiny

National event release details on MIFF fave Force of Destiny unveiled

Editorial StaffAug 3, 2015
zoolander2

Teaser Trailer: Zoolander 2

AshAug 3, 2015
Pee-Wee-s-Big-Adventure-pee-wee-herman-745222_780_443

On This Day : Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Colin MooreAug 2, 2015
insurgent_trailer_still

VOD Views – August 2, 2015

Drew TurneyAug 2, 2015
f4interview

Exclusive : Simon Kinberg on Fantastic Four, X-Men : Apocalypse

Lisa CarrollAug 2, 2015
ianmcshane

Yes! Ian McShane heading to Game of Thrones!

ClintAug 2, 2015
NottingHill1

They’re not always awkward: celebrity interviews done right

Mandy GriffithsAug 2, 2015
"Foxcatcher" red carpet. 67th Cannes Film Festival.  Pictured: Channing Tatum Ref: SPL762624  190514   Picture by: KCS Presse / Splash News  Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Channing Tatum signs Gambit deal

AshAug 2, 2015
Emily Blunt wallpaper (14)

Emily Blunt a lock for Marvel movie?

ClintAug 1, 2015