Treasure Island is going to be so cool and sort of creepy, everyone!
According to Variety, Ecosse Films is developing a new adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic Treasure Island, and this time the pirate Long John Silver "will be hipper" and the film will be "playing up the relationship between Long John Silver and narrator Jim Hawkins." Because current incarnations always leave viewers wanting more "hipness" and for the relationship between boy and pirate to be weirder. Sounds perfect. If there's a movie we needed, it's a hip, swashbuckling Law & Order: SVU.
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David O. Russell may have joined Darren Aronofsky and Michel Gondry on the "fuck it, let's just make some summer blockbuster money" train when he signed on to direct an adaptation of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, but that doesn't mean he's not going to try to keep his video game ... / Continue →
Last week, we learned the Journey to the Center of the Earth sequel, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, would see Josh Hutcherson and Dwayne Johnson journeying 2 The Mysterious Island to find Grandpa. Want to know who's playing Grandpa? Why, only our Greatest Grandpa: Sir Michae... / Continue →