Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen's Papillon getting remake with Danish director Michael Noer

Papillon is busting out again.

The 1973 Steve McQueen prison-break movie is being remade by Red Granite Pictures, which will finance and produce, and Danish filmmaker Michael Noer, who will direct, EW has confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

Prisoners screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski penned the new script, with Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland, Ram Bergman, and Roger Corbi producing.

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Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn to collaborate with Steve McQueen on heist thriller

Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn will co-write a thriller based on miniseries Widows, to be directed by 12 Years A Slave’s Steve McQueen, per Deadline.

Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films, the team behind The King’s Speech, will produce the movie along with McQueen.

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HBO picks up Steve McQueen's Codes of Conduct as a limited series

Steve McQueen, the director behind 12 Years a Slave, is headed to HBO to write, executive produce, and direct his latest project, Codes of Conduct.

EW has confirmed that HBO has picked up the series, written by McQueen and World War Z co-writer Matthew Michael Carnahan, for a limited run—six episodes to be exact.

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Steve McQueen to bring British TV series 'Widows' to the big screen

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Steve McQueen is directing, writing, and producing a big screen adaptation of the British TV series Widows, EW has confirmed.

The 1983 TV mini-series, written by Lynda La Plante, began with three armed robbers who are killed during a heist. Their widows discover their plans for the robbery, and set out to finish the jobs themselves. The feature will follow the same basic premise.

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'12 Years a Slave' screenwriter John Ridley talks supposed beef with Steve McQueen


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Since his Oscar win for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley has been busy enough to tune out superfluous drama. He’s been in Austin since shooting the pilot American Crime for ABC, and promoting the U.S. premiere of the Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side at SXSW.

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