14 August 2017 11:56 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Some twenty years after allegedly being fired (by fax) from a film that he had developed for years, filmmaker Richard Stanley looks set to actually get to make The Island of Dr. Moreau.

All of the way back in 1996, Stanley was ejected from the set of the in-production movie, starring the likes of Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer, and replaced with John Frankenheimer. The fact that Stanley looks set to move forward with a new version, is looking to be partly because of David Gregory, who made the 2014 documentary Lost Soul. Stanley explained to Birth.Movies.Death:

“At this stage, I can’t say exactly by who, and how long it will take, but the project does live again, largely thanks to David. We’re currently scripting and designing the thing. It’s going to be an all-new screenplay and an all-new cast of beast-people; the original creatures are copyrighted »

- Paul Heath

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Warner Bros. [us]
Val Kilmer
Marlon Brando


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners