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  • E.T. Screenwriter Melissa Mathison Passes Away at 65

    Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melissa Mathison – whose credits include E.T. and The Black Stallion – has passed away, following a long illness.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • DreamWorks & Disney May Split After Steven Spielberg’s The BFG

    Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks looks to end its deal with Disney in 2016, with Universal Pictures the most likely landing spot.

    (9) by Stephen Silver
  • Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Full Cast Revealed; Disney Serving as Co-Financier

    Steven Spielberg’s Roald Dahl adaptation ‘The BFG’ is being co-financed by Walt Disney Pictures. Read on for the film’s official cast.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Jobs’, ‘The BFG’, ‘The Circle’ & More

    Kate Winslet circles ‘Jobs’, Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ finds its young lead, Steve Carrell’s North Korea thriller gets canned, and more!

    (3) by Anthony Taormina
  • Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Casts Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant

    Multiple Tony-winner Mark Rylance will portray ‘The BFG’ in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Spielberg’s Tom Hanks Cold War Drama & ‘The BFG’ Get Release Dates

    Director Steven Spielberg’s next two films – a Cold War drama starring Tom Hanks and ‘The BFG’ – will arrive in 2015 and 2016.

    (2) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Steven Spielberg to Direct Roald Dahl Adaptation ‘The BFG’ for 2016 Release

    Steven Spielberg intends to begin filming ‘The BFG’ in 2015, but first he may direct a Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks.

    (17) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘E.T.’ Writer Adapting Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’

    Melissa Mathison (E.T.) has been hired to script a new film version of ‘The BFG’, based on the original children’s fantasy novel by Roald Dahl.

    (7) by Sandy Schaefer