Wednesday, November 4, 2009

John Hillcoat Talks Upcoming Projects

John Hillcoat sat down with atomicpopcorn were they got to talk a a little about his future projects. John confirmed casting on 'The Wettest County in The World' and that he will be teaming up with Nick Cave once again to bring 'The Death of Bunny Munro' to the BBC or Channel 4.
I know you’re circling a few projects right now, can you give a few updates?

John Hillcoat: Well, one touchwood that’s most likely to…

The Wettest County?

John Hillcoat: Yeah it’s west Virginia, moonshine, backwoods, and Prohibition. Nick Cave has written the script and we’ve got a phenomenal cast. Hopefully, but — it’s really tough out there.

Who’s attached to that?

John Hillcoat: Um… Ryan Gosling and Shia LaBeouf. But yeah, I shouldn’t really talk about it cause it’s in the middle of all sorts of stuff.

And what about The Death of Bunny Munro?

John Hillcoat: We’re going to turn that into television. We’re going to try and wake up the BBC and, or, actually Channel 4. We’re trying to say to British television,”look at HBO, I mean what the hell are you doing?”

And are you involved with the remake of La bonne année?

John Hillcoat: No… That’s very misleading, all that stuff.