Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Michel Gondry To Direct The Green Hornet

Flicks News is offically excited again about 'The Green Hornet' after Stephen Chow's departure as director. The reason being Michel Gondry is now the director of the upcoming comic adaption, starring Seth Rogen and Stephen Chow. The announcement was made today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures.

Matt Tolmach said, "From the very beginning, Seth, Evan, and Neal wanted this film to stand out from the pack with its originality. You couldn't ask for a better director than Michel Gondry to bring that to life."

Moritz added, "We're huge fans of Michel Gondry. 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and all his films are as daring as they are extraordinary, fueled by creative ideas that spring from his unique worldview. Our first rule, always, is to make the movie that we want to see, and that couldn't be truer than with Michel bringing his stylish and original touch to the helm."

Said Gondry, "I'm very excited about 'The Green Hornet' and all that I hope to bring to it. This story has always been close to me and now Seth & Evan have written a script that is both funny and real - the best of both worlds. I cannot wait to further collaborate with them on it."