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William Monahan Reveals His Idea For A 'Departed' Sequel & Says 'Gambler' Remake Will Change Setting

  • By Simon Dang
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  • October 18, 2011 2:20 AM
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U.S. Trailer For 'London Boulevard' Arrives; Also Says He'll Channel Frank Miller For 'Sin City 2'Despite only five films next to his name, William Monahan is one of the most renowned writers in Hollywood. After taking home the Oscar for his screenplay for Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" half a decade a ago, Monahan now has his hands on more projects than you can shake a stick at. He recently spoke at length to Collider about his upcoming slate namely the long-gestating, much-talked-about sequel to Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City," which he recently came on board to rewrite.

'The Departed' Writer William Monahan Takes On 'Sin City 2'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 29, 2011 11:37 AM
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The grim world of "Sin City" is getting a visit from some classy Oscar level talent.

Karl Gajdusek To Rewrite William Monahan's Script For Joseph Kosinski's 'Horizons' (aka 'Oblivion')

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 16, 2011 7:08 AM
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Even though "Tron: Legacy" underperformed and was met with a collective shrug from both fanboys and critics alike, Disney still wants to be in the Joseph Kosinski business and he's got a property they think will make them a mint. His graphic novel "Oblivion" was picked up by Disney a while ago and last fall "The Departed" scribe William Monahan was tasked with writing the script. Well, spring is around the corner and there is new movement on the project.

Review: 'London Boulevard' A Miscast Mess

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 13, 2010 4:00 AM
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It's quite rare for a screenwriter to become something of a brand name, particularly with fewer than half a dozen produced credits, and, while William Monahan may not mean a huge amount to the general public, his is a name that tends to make film geeks prick up their ears. In the decade since he worked on the aborted project "Tripoli" with Ridley Scott, Monahan's become one of the most in-demand writers around. Scott may have botched his excellent crusades script "Kingdom of Heaven" by casting Orlando Bloom in the lead, but the writer can't have minded too much, as only a year later he was picking up an Academy Award for his work on Martin Scorsese's "The Departed."

Rumor Control: William Monahan's Never Heard Of 'Once Were Cops,' 'Pacific Rim' Still Not 'Godzilla'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 22, 2010 2:21 AM
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It seems like only yesterday we were talking about the reporting of wishlists, and the problems therein. In fact, it was Friday, but some more evidence turned up over the weekend as to why people should sometimes hold fire before pressing 'Publish.'

William Monahan & David Michôd On Shortlist For Irish-American Cop-Drama 'Once Were Cops'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 18, 2010 1:54 AM
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We're continually gobsmacked at the rate stories regarding offers and shortlists are coming in -- predominantly because many of them eventuate to little -- but, nevertheless, it's now being reported that Oscar-winning scribe William Monahan and Australian helmer David Michôd are currently topping a shortlist to helm an upcoming adaptation of Ken Bruen's Irish-American cop-drama "Once Were Cops."

'The Departed' Scribe William Monahan To Write & Direct Adaptation Of 'Becket'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 12, 2010 8:03 AM
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With his directorial debut "London Boulevard" set to hit theaters in the UK in a couple of weeks (and on this side of the ocean in the new year), writer and director William Monahan is plotting his next film.

Watch: Trailer For 'London Boulevard' With Colin Farrell & Keira Knightley

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2010 2:07 AM
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Most Obvious Use Of "London Calling" EverSet to hit UK cinemas in four weeks, it's about time that a trailer for writer William Monahan's directorial debut "London Boulevard" hit, but upon viewing, it's easy to see why rumblings on this one were not positive and it explains the film's absence from any festival runs this year.

Brad Pitt's 'In With The Devil' Has Finished Script By William Monahan? Production Starting Soon?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 26, 2010 1:55 AM
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We're sure they're very nice guys, but we've never heard of them before so take it with a grain of salt, but DVDSnapshot are reporting that the recently revealed Brad Pitt project, "In With The Devil," might be further along than we initially thought.

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