Firstly, slimmer down purists; I didn’t say it was the ‘Eastwood’ “Unforgiven”.
He mightn’t have the time to work any more on the “Top Gun 2″ script (Jerry Bruckheimer saying yesterday he’s too busy working on “Mission : Impossible 5″ to do anything further on the flick) but writer turned director Christopher McQuarrie’s seemingly made room on his calendar to write, produce and direct “Unforgiven”, a cinema-ready adaptation of the UK mini-series, according to Deadline.
The “Jack Reacher” director, who in recent times has been scripting “Mission : Impossible 5″ for the Barney to his Fred Tom Cruise, had been on “Unforgiven” at an earlier stage – back then it was designed to be an Angelina Jolie vehicle – and has now agreed to steer it towards the cameras. Graham King is producing alongside the multi-talented McQuarrie.
Unforgiven is a drama-thriller about the intrigue and violence that unfolds when a woman completes a 15-year prison stretch for the murder of two policemen who’d come to evict her family from their farmhouse. Her hope is to live quietly and reunite with her troubled younger sister, but she unwittingly becomes a target for revenge.
No word if Jolie’s still someone the production pictures as a protagonist (or whether McQuarrie’s going to rerwrite the character to be male and hope Cruise agrees to do it) but looks like it’ll happen this time.
No word on when “Unforgiven” might get up, but with McQuarrie rumoured to be Cruise’s pick for director on “Mission : Impossible 5″, it mightn’t be until the latter half of 2014.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.