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‘Time Bandits’ TV Series at Apple Gains Taika Waititi, Will Co-Write and Direct

Apple’s upcoming tv series Time Bandits, based on the 1981 film from Terry Gilliam, will have a pretty perfect co-writer and director- Taika Waititi. The New Zealander filmmaker will be co-writing and directing the pilot for the series (it Apple picks it up), which will be co-produced by Anonymous Content, Paramount Television and Media Rights Capital. Gilliam will […]

Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ WILL Release in North America!

Its been a hell of a year for filmmaker Terry Gilliam and his 25+ year quest to complete and release his The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. After Amazon pulled their planned North America distribution of the film earlier this year, the legal troubles, and the almost-didn’t-happen premiere during Cannes- it appears US residents WILL have […]

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Apple Closing Deal for TV Rights to ‘Time Bandits’, Plans for Series

It appears that Apple is in the process of closing a bid to secure the rights to turn Terry Gilliam‘s Time Bandits film into a tv series, which they are actively planning on developing. It’s been a tough and yet awesome year for Gilliam fans, as his almost 30-year epic quest to finish and release The Man Who […]

What’s Going on with Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Now?

Okay, so, this is super disappointing and confusing on multiple levels but we’ve got the latest on the almost 30-year epic of Terry Gilliam‘s quest to finish and release The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Reports (Io9, Screen Rant) are surfacing that Gilliam has “lost the rights” to his film, which is not correct. To dive right […]

At Long Last, Terry Gilliam Has Screened “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”

We are so pleased to report that after almost 30 years, Terry Gilliam was finally able to show The Man Who Killed Don Quixote to an audience. Closing out the famed Cannes Film Festival Saturday night, the gathered audience treated the 77 year old filmmaker to a standing ovation last almost 15 minutes long.  Why you ask? […]

Terry Gilliam Says He Didn’t Have a Stroke, It Was a Perforated Artery

Let us first say how glad we are the medical issues Terry Gilliam was suffering from last week have worked themselves out in a non-deadly way. Early reports from English and French papers had stated the 77-year old filmmaker had suffered a stroke, but was released from the hospital to rest at home.  All this happened […]

Updates on Terry Gilliam, Cannes Decision, and More

Late last night we reported, as did pretty much everyone, that filmmaker Terry Gilliam had suffered a stroke while home in England. But now, at least according to Deadline, it appears the 77-year-old did not in fact suffer a stroke, but came down with some kind of illness. The outlet says that exec producer Jeremy Thomas told […]

Terry Gilliam during the 72th Venice Film Festival 2015 in Venice, Italy

UPDATE- Terry Gilliam Suffers Stroke, Amazon Pulls Distribution For ‘Quixote’

Monty Python member Terry Gilliam has reportedly suffered a stroke, but is currently at home after being released from the hospital.  The report comes from a French newspaper (which google translate hasn’t done the best job of). Filmmaker Gilliam has been waiting to complete his 20 year plus film odyssey The Man Who Killed Don Quixote for…..well, 20+ […]

Watch: Trailer for Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’

Five years is a crazy long time for any film to be in production these days, so take into account the 18 years Terry Gilliam has been developing his The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. The Monty Python member has long called the film his passion project, and we finally have a trailer to show off some […]


Netflix Has the Entire Monty Python Catalogue, Will Launch Later This Year

If you currently don’t have enough Monty Python in your life, never fear! Netflix has got you covered, apparently. The streaming service giant has acquired the entire Python catalogue of films, Flying Circus episodes, and various live performances and will be launching them sometime later this year. The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote To Shoot In October; Cast Announced

Terry Gilliam is prepared to shoot The Man Who Killed Don Quixote again. The production, set to begin in October, will mark his second major attempt to bring his concept to the screen. The new version will star Adam Driver, Michael Palin and Olga Kurylenko, as announced at a press conference at the Cannes Film […]

Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Delayed Again!

In the documentary, The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys, director Terry Gilliam said his life often takes on the shape of the movie he is making. This is certainly true of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a film he’s been trying to make for nearly twenty years. Originally starring Johnny Depp […]

Video: Terry Gilliam Teaches Cut-Out Animation

Terry Gilliam is one the most compelling and frustrating animators out there. I first encountered him when CBS aired Time Bandits as a movie of the week in the mid-80s. I also saw The Adventures of Baron Munchausen thanks to Los Angeles television station KTLA‘s impressive weekend film programs. His movies are incredible visual journeys, […]

The Lost Tale of Arrakis – Jodorowsky’s Dune

By Phil Harris Frank Herbert’s Dune has made a couple of trips to screen in its time with David Lynch’s questionable all style, no substance and completely inappropriate character version; proving that you simply couldn’t make a novel of that size into a two hour film and the more interesting Frank Herbert’s Dune mini-series which […]

Reflecting On The Future Of 12 Monkeys

By Brandon Engel While Terry Gilliam may have gotten his start in the comedy troupe Monty Python, he has become something of an authority when it comes to dark, genre filmmaking. All of Terry Gilliam’s early films had at least some elements of science-fiction or fantasy stories, including Time Bandits and Brazil, but he became […]

Paddington Is Love Actually Meets Brazil

The Paddington movie, out in the US tomorrow, came out in the UK at the end of the November, and I managed to find time to take the kids. I was expecting a fun movie, instead I got the kind of film which is going to live inside all our hearts and when you see it years […]