We've got some cool promo images from the CW's new show Arrow and new directing projects for Stephen Daldry and Jon Favreau.
Stephen Daldry is set to direct a movie adaptation of Wicked, based on the stage play of Gregory Maguire‘s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. The project has been in the works for a few years, and Daldry is being sought, according to /Film.
Deadline reports that Favreau is in official negotiations to direct Jersey Boys for Sony Pictures. This means that Disney's tentpole Magic Kingdom will be pushed back, since the project is "high priority." The film is based on the Tony-winning show follows the rags-to-riches journey of Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons. The stage production has been a huge hit, bringing in over a billion dollars in worldwide ticket sales since 2005.
Finally, here are some new promo images for Arrow, which has been getting a lot of positivie buzz from its screening at Comic-Con.
After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. When he returns home to Starling City, his devoted mother Moira, much-beloved sister Thea, and best friend Tommy welcome him home, but they sense Oliver has been changed by his ordeal on the island. While Oliver hides the truth about the man he's become, he desperately wants to make amends for the actions he took as the boy he was. Most particularly, he seeks reconciliation with his former girlfriend, Laurel Lance. As Oliver reconnects with those closest to him, he secretly creates the persona of Arrow – a vigilante – to right the wrongs of his family, fight the ills of society, and restore Starling City to its former glory.
The series stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, Colin Donnell as Tommy, Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance, David Ramsey as JohnDiggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, with Susanna Thompson as Moira Queen and Paul Blackthorne as Detective Quentin Lance .
Arrow looks like the best project out of the ones here. I was not interested in seeing Daldry's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Magic Kingdom would be great to see before Jersey Boys in my opinion. Which of these are you looking forward to most?
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