Sign Up for the Daily Filmfodder Newsletter       

Movie News

Stop or My Gothic Horror Writer Will Shoot

Rocky. Edgar Allan Poe. Oh yeah, this makes perfect sense.

Variety says Sylvester Stallone plans to direct a biopic of renowned horror author Edgar Allan Poe. Even better, Stallone will direct from a script he wrote.

Production on the film is slated to begin in Europe this fall. Variety says Stallone is eyeing Robert Downey Jr. for the starring role.

Laugh all you want, but Stallone's Poe biopic has already eclipsed a similar production: Michael Jackson's "The Nightmare of Edgar Allan Poe." Thankfully, Jackson's project has never gotten off the ground. Pray it never does. -- Mac Slocum


Tags:
Posted by Mac on May 24, 2005 02:10 PM
Permalink | Email to a Friend | Add to del.icio.us | Digg This






More Recent Stories:
Zellweger and Connick in Talks to Work Together
Ice Cube making a "Comeback"
Jessica Alba joins "Love Guru"
"Watchmen" Makes it to Casting
John Leguizamo to team up with Shyamalan
Robert De Niro Making a Movie about Mao Zedong
Christopher Walken Has "Balls of Fury"
Nicole Kidman has a New Project in the Works
Jim Carrey to Star in "A Christmas Carol"
Ryan Gosling to Join "The Lovely Bones"