Forbidden Planet Gets Director

Green Mile director Frank Darabont to helm sci-fi remake


by Willow Green |
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Oscar-nominated director of The Green Mile, Frank Darabont, is in negotiations with New Line Cinema to develop a remake of 50s sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Darabont is in talks with the studio to come aboard as producer/director on the project. The project has a long history, reportedly changing hands from Empire Strikes Back helmer Irvin Kershner to special effects wizard Stan Winston and Titanic director James Cameron. However, New Line

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