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Steven Spielberg

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Steven Spielberg

American film director, screenwriter and produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (65%), United Kingdom (10%), (5%)

Main connections: Tom Hanks, War Horse (film), Amblin Entertainment

Linked to: 20th Century Fox, Saratoga High School, Electronic Arts, Forbes

 

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Steven Spielberg was born in 1946 add something


1958

In 1958, he became a Boy Scout, and fulfilled a requirement for the photography merit badge by making a nine-minute 8 mm film entitled The Last Gunfight. add something


1959

At age 13, Spielberg won a prize for a 40-minute war film he titled Escape to Nowhere which was based on a battle in east Africa. add something


1963

In 1963, at age 16, Spielberg wrote and directed his first independent film, a 140-minute science fiction adventure called Firelight. add something


1965

Although he attended Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Arizona for three years, Spielberg ended up graduating from Saratoga, California High School in 1965. add something


1968

Jerry Lewis - In 1968, he screened Spielberg's early film, "Amblin"' and told his students, "That's what filmmaking is all about


1969

In 1969, Variety announced that Spielberg would direct his first full length film, Malcolm Winkler, written by Claudia Salter, produced by John Orland, with Frank Price being the executive producer. add something

 

Tom Bosley - Among myriad television appearances, one notable early performance was in the "Eyes" segment of the 1969 pilot episode of Rod Serling's "Night Gallery", directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Joan Crawford

 

Joan Crawford - Crawford's appearance in the 1969 TV film "Night Gallery" , marked one of Steven Spielberg's earliest directing jobs


1970

Mike Medavoy - There, he worked with Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola amongst others and headed to IFA in 1970


1971

Dennis Weaver - During the series, in 1971, Weaver appeared in "Duel", a television movie directed by Steven Spielberg

 

Samuel Fuller - He plays a film director in Dennis Hopper's ill-fated "The Last Movie" ; an Army colonel in Steven Spielberg's "1941" ; a war correspondent in his own "The Big Red One" , a talent agent in his film "White Dog" , and a cameraman in Wim Wenders' "The State of Things"

 

Peter Falk - Our debut episode, in 1971, was directed by this young kid named Steven Spielberg

 

Peter Falk - The debut episode in 1971 was directed by 25-year-old Steven Spielberg in one of his earliest directing roles


1974

Since playing Pong while filming Jaws in 1974, Spielberg has been an avid video gamer. add something


1975

David Yates - Raised in the village of Rainhill, Yates was inspired to pursue a career in filmmaking after watching Steven Spielberg's 1975 movie "Jaws"

 

Audie Murphy - The movie held the record as the company's highest-grossing motion picture until 1975, when it was surpassed by Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"

 

Jon Voight - Voight was Steven Spielberg's first choice for the role of Matt Hooper in the 1975 blockbuster Jaws, but he turned down the role, which was ultimately played by Richard Dreyfuss.


1976

Amy Irving - Irving dated American film director Steven Spielberg from 1976 to 1979


1977

For this, Spielberg fixed some of the flaws he thought impeded the original 1977 version of the film and, at the behest of Columbia, and as a condition of Spielberg revising the film, shot additional footage showing the audience the interior of the mothership seen at the end of the film. add something

 

Merrill Connally - He appeared in Steven Spielberg's "Sugarland Express" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" In the filming of "Close Encounters" in 1977, Connally was known on the roll-call sheets as "The American Eagle" because of his shock of white hair and his authoritarian demeanor

 

Ralph McQuarrie - McQuarrie designed the alien ships in Steven Spielberg's films "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" , while his work as the conceptual artist on the 1985 film "Cocoon" earned him the Academy *award for Visual Effects

 

Melinda Dillon - She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for the role of a mother whose young child is abducted by aliens in Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" in 1977, and had an uncredited short role in "The Muppet Movie"


1980

Spielberg revisited his Close Encounters project and, with financial backing from Columbia Pictures, released Close Encounters: The Special Edition in 1980. add something


1981

It became the biggest film at the box office in 1981, and the recipient of numerous Oscar nominations including Best Director (Spielberg's second nomination) and Best Picture (the second Spielberg film to be nominated for Best Picture). add something

 

Bob Haro - Also, in 1981, Haro was involved in the Steven Spielberg production of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" as a stunt rider


1982

Between 1982 and 1985, Spielberg produced three high-grossing films: Poltergeist, a big-screen adaptation of $The_Twilight_Zone (Twilight_Zone:_The_Movie) (for which he directed the segment "Kick The Can"), and $The_Goonies. add something

 

The film, based on the novel of the same name written by Michael Morpurgo and published in 1982, follows the long friendship between a British boy and his horse Joey before and during World War I — the novel was adapted into a hit play in London which is still running there, as well as on Broadway. add something

 

Poldek Pfefferberg - After the publication of "Schindler's Ark" in 1982, Pfefferberg worked to persuade Steven Spielberg to film Kenneally's book, using his acquaintance with Spielberg's mother to gain access

 

Steve Jobs - In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in The San Remo, an apartment building in New York City with a politically progressive reputation, where Demi Moore, Steven Spielberg, Steve_Martin, and Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, daughter of Rita Hayworth, had apartments

 

Jessica Lange - Tootsie garnered Lange the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, her first, and a second Golden Globe, in the supporting category, while becoming the second highest-grossing film of 1982 (following Steven Spielberg's E.T.).


1984

Nonetheless, the film was still a huge blockbuster hit in 1984. add something


1985

From 1985 to 1989 Spielberg was married to actress Amy Irving. add something

 

In 1985, Spielberg released The Color Purple, an adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, about a generation of empowered African-American women during depression-era America. add something

 

Quincy Jones - In 1985, Jones scored the Steven Spielberg film adaptation of "The Color Purple"


1987

In 1987 he was awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for his work as a creative producer. add something

 

In 1987, as China began opening to Western capital investment, Spielberg shot the first American film in Shanghai since the 1930s, an adaptation of J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel Empire of the Sun, starring John Malkovich and a young Christian Bale. add something

 

J. G. Ballard - "Empire of the Sun" was filmed by Steven Spielberg in 1987, starring a young Christian Bale as Jim


1989

Also in 1989, he re-united with actor Richard Dreyfuss for the romantic comedy-drama Always, about a daredevil pilot who extinguishes forest fires. add something

 

Arts. add something

 

David Lean - Both Spielberg and Scorsese helped in the 1989 restoration of Lawrence of Arabia which, when released, greatly revived Lean's reputation.

 

Brad Johnson (actor) - Johnson's first acting credit was in the low-budget biker film "The Nam Angels" , and shortly after he had his first co-starring role in a major film when he played the role of Ted Baker in the 1989 film "Always", directed by Steven Spielberg


1990

Stanley Kubrick - A new screenplay was written by Steven Spielberg based on a 90-page story treatment done in 1990 by Ian Watson which in turn had closely followed Kubrick's stated directives.

 

David Brown (producer) - He and partner Zanuck were jointly *awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial *award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990 for their achievements in producing films including the horror thriller "Jaws" , directed by Steven Spielberg

 

Ryan Murphy (writer) - He began scriptwriting in the late 1990s, when Steven Spielberg purchased his script, "Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn-"


1991

In 1991 Steven Spielberg co-founded Starbright with Randy Aduana—a foundation dedicated to improving sick children's lives through technology-based programs focusing on entertainment and education. add something

 

In 1991, Spielberg directed Hook, about a middle-aged Peter Pan, played by Robin Williams, who returns to Neverland. add something

 

James Madio - At the age of 13, he had his first audition in Steven Spielberg's 1991 film "Hook"

 

Caroline Goodall - Goodall appeared extensively on stage, joining the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, before being chosen by Steven Spielberg to star in "Hook" in 1991

 

Frank Capra - He had created feelgood entertainments before the phrase was invented, and his influence on culture—from Steven Spielberg to David Lynch, and from television soap operas to greeting-card sentiments—is simply too huge to calculate.

 

Dante Basco - He later appeared in his most famous role in Steven Spielberg's 1991 film "Hook" with Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman, as Rufio, the charismatic red-stripe-haired leader of the Lost Boys in Peter Pan's absence

 

Phil Tippett - In 1991, Phil was hired to create the dinosaur effects for the Steven Spielberg blockbuster "Jurassic Park" using his go motion technique made famous in the film "Dragonslayer"

 

Julia Roberts - She played Tinkerbell in Steven Spielberg's "Hook" in 1991, and played a nurse in the 1991 film, "Dying Young"

 

Kate Capshaw - Capshaw, originally an Episcopalian, converted to Judaism before marrying director Steven Spielberg on October 12, 1991


1993

In 1993, Spielberg returned to the adventure genre with the film version of Michael Crichton's novel Jurassic Park, about a theme park with genetically engineered dinosaurs. add something

 

Quest DSV; a science fiction series set "in the near future" starring Roy_Scheider and Jonathan Brandis akin to Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired on Sundays at 8:00 pm. add something

 

Laura Dern - Dern starred as Dr. Ellie Sattler in Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster "Jurassic Park"

 

Michael Crichton - The film, directed by Spielberg, was eventually released in 1993, starring Sam Neill as Dr. Alan Grant, Laura Dern as Dr. Ellie Sattler, Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm , and Richard Attenborough, as John Hammond, the billionaire CEO, of InGen


1994

After Spielberg became famous, USC awarded him an honorary degree in 1994, and in 1996 he became a trustee of the university. add something

 

Works, with partners Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen. add something

 

Patrick Bristow - He resides in L.A. with Andrew Nicastro, his partner since 1994, the former Director of Global Production for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation

 

Eric Bogosian - In addition, he has appeared as a guest star on dramas and in 1994 created with Steven Spielberg the series "High Incident" for ABC television


1995

Steven Spielberg received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1995. add something

 

Ralph Brown - In 1995 Brown appeared in Steven Spielberg's slavery epic "Amistad"

 

Seymour Reit - In all, Casper has appeared in 55 animated theatrical shorts, hundreds of comic books, multiple television series, and several film adaptions, including a 1995 movie produced by Steven Spielberg


1996

He collaborated with software publishers Knowledge Adventure on the multimedia game Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair, which was released in 1996. add something

 

In 1996, Spielberg worked on and shot original footage for a movie-making simulation game called Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair. add something


1997

In 1997, he helmed the sequel to 1993's Jurassic Park with $The_Lost_World:_Jurassic_Park, which generated over $618 million worldwide despite mixed reviews, and was the second biggest hit of 1997 behind James Cameron's Titanic. add something

 

In 1997, the American Film Institute listed it among the 10 Greatest American Films ever Made (9) which moved up to (8) when the list was remade in 2007. add something

 

Jonathan Norman was arrested after making two attempts to enter Spielberg's Pacific Palisades home in June and July 1997. add something

 

Josiah Willard Gibbs, Sr. - Gibbs was portrayed by Austin Pendleton in the 1997 film "Amistad", directed by Steven Spielberg

 

Harry Blackmun - In 1997, Blackmun portrayed Justice Joseph Story in the Steven Spielberg film "Amistad", making him the only Supreme Court justice to have played a judge in a motion picture


1998

In 1998 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit with Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany. add something

 

In 1998, Spielberg re-visited Close Encounters yet again, this time for a more definitive 137-minute "Collector's Edition" that puts more emphasis on the original 1977 release, while adding some elements of the previous 1980 "Special Edition," but deleting the latter version's "Mothership Finale," which Spielberg regretted shooting in the first place, feeling it should have remained ambiguous in the minds of viewers. add something

 

Vanessa Marcil - After six years on "General Hospital", she left the show in 1998, to star in the made-for-television movie "To Love, Honor and Deceive", and had a recurring guest role on the police drama "High Incident" produced by Steven Spielberg

 

Vin Diesel - He was cast in Steven Spielberg's 1998 Oscar-winning film "Saving Private Ryan" on the poignancy of his performance in "Multi-Facial"

 

Adam Goldberg - His career-making role was arguably that of the tough, wise-cracking infantryman Mellish in Steven Spielberg's 1998 film "Saving Private Ryan"

 

Siegfried Verbeke - In 1998, criminal proceedings were launched against Verbeke by the public prosecution of Frankfurt , Germany, for distributing to German addresses the antisemitic pamphlet "Goldhagen and Spielberg Lies", which attacked Daniel Goldhagen and Steven Spielberg

 

Bryan Cranston - In 1998, he appeared in Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" as the colonel who insists that Private Ryan be saved

 

Jeremy Davies - In 1998, he landed a pivotal role in Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" as Timothy E. Upham, an American GI linguist in Normandy, recruited just after D-Day by Captain John Miller to be the interpreter on a dangerous mission to rescue a paratrooper


1999

Spielberg with a public service award presented by United States Secretary of Defense William Cohen, 1999. add something

 

Marc Levy - In 1999, after selling the film rights to Steven Spielberg for Dreamworks, he left his architectural firm to dedicate himself to writing

 

Stanley Kubrick - In 1999, following Kubrick's death, Spielberg took the various drafts and notes left by Kubrick and his writers and composed a new screenplay and, in association with what remained of Kubrick's production unit, made the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence.


2000

In an AFI interview in August 2000 Spielberg commented on his interest in the possibility of extra terrestrial life and how it has influenced some of his films. add something

 

Meryl Streep - Streep entered the 2000s with Steven Spielberg's "A.I. Artificial Intelligence", a science fiction film about a childlike android, played by Haley Joel Osment, uniquely programmed with the ability to love, voicing the Blue Fairy


2001

In 2001, Spielberg filmed fellow director and friend Stanley Kubrick's final project, A.I. Artificial Intelligence which Kubrick was unable to begin during his lifetime. add something

 

In 2001, Spielberg was stalked by conspiracy theorist and former social worker Diana Napolis. add something

 

Dan van Husen - Hart's War - In 2001 he worked on Band of Brothers a Steven Spielberg Production, Perfect Strangers directed by Stephen Poliakoff and in Enemy at the Gates directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud as well as Hart's War directed by Gregory Hoblit in 2002

 

Robert Zemeckis - When the Center opened in March 2001, Zemeckis spoke in a panel about the future of film, alongside friends Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.


2002

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In 2002, Spielberg was one of eight flagbearers who carried the Olympic Flag into Rice-Eccles Stadium at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City . add something

 

In 2002, thirty-five years after starting college, Spielberg finished his degree via independent projects at CSULB, and was awarded a B.A. in Film Production and Electronic Arts with an option in Film/Video Production. add something

 

Roger Ebert, who named it the best film of 2002, praised its breathtaking vision of the future as well as for the way Spielberg blended CGI with live-action. add something

 

Jennifer Garner - After the initial success of "Alias", Garner made a big screen cameo in the Steven Spielberg film "Catch Me if You Can" in 2002

 

Jillian Clare - In 2002 she had two roles in major movies including Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" and a role as the voice of a little girl in Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me if You Can"

 

Tom Cruise - In 2002, Cruise starred in the dystopian science fiction thriller, Minority Report which was directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick.

 

Jennifer Love Hewitt - In 2002, a conspiracy theorist and former social worker, Diana Napolis, was arrested for stalking and uttering death threats against Hewitt and Steven Spielberg after "verbally confronting" the actress at the 2002 Grammy *awards, and the subsequent day attempting to pose as one of Hewitt's friends to enter the premiere of "The Tuxedo"

 

Max von Sydow - In 2002, von Sydow had one of his largest commercial successes, co-starring with Tom Cruise in Steven Spielberg's science fiction thriller Minority Report.

 

Tom Wopat - It is based on the 2002 film directed by Steven Spielberg


2004

In 2004 he was admitted as knight of the Legion d'honneur by president Jacques Chirac. add something

 

Sacha Gervasi - He went on to pen "The Terminal", made into a film in 2004 directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks

 

David Cronenberg - In 2004, Science Fiction magazine Strange Horizons named him the 2nd greatest director in the history of the genre, ahead of better known directors such as Steven Spielberg, James_Cameron, Jean-Luc Godard and Ridley Scott

 

Tom Hanks - In 2004, he appeared in three films: The Coen Brothers's The Ladykillers, another Spielberg film, The Terminal, and The Polar Express, a family film from Robert Zemeckis.


2005

In 2005, Empire magazine ranked Spielberg number one on a list of the greatest film directors of all time. add something

 

In 2005, Steven Spielberg was rated the greatest film director of all time by Empire Magazine. add something

 

In 2005, he served as a producer of Memoirs of a Geisha, an adaptation of the novel by Arthur Golden, a film he was previously attached to as director. add something

 

Tony Kushner - His co-written screenplay "Munich" was produced and directed by Steven Spielberg in 2005

 

Meret Becker - In 2005 she was a supporting actress in the film "Munich", directed by Steven Spielberg

 

Roz Abrams - In 2005, Abrams appeared as herself during a brief news segment in the feature film "War of the Worlds", an adaptation of H. G. Wells novel of the same name, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise

 

Tom Cruise - In 2005, Cruise worked again with Steven Spielberg in War of the Worlds, which became the fourth highest grossing film of the year with US$591.4 million worldwide.

 

Golda Meir - In 2005, actress Lynn Cohen portrayed Meir in Steven Spielberg's film "Munich

 

Geoffrey Rush - In 2005, he starred in Steven Spielberg's Munich as Ephraim, a Mossad agent.

 

Ann Robinson - In the 2005 Steven Spielberg film, "War of the Worlds", she played the role of Tom Cruise's character's mother in law, the grandmother of Dakota Fanning's character

 

Gene Barry - Much later, Barry made a cameo appearance in Steven Spielberg's remake of "War of the Worlds" , along with his co-star Ann Robinson from the film of 1952

 

Rachael Leigh Cook - She appeared as a main cast in the 2005 television miniseries "Into the West" produced by Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks

 

Aharon Yariv - Yariv was played by actor Amos Lavi in Steven Spielberg's 2005 film "Munich"

 

Zvi Zamir - Zamir was played by Ami Weinberg in Steven Spielberg's 2005 movie "Munich"

 

Allee Willis - She co-authored the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple", based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Alice Walker and film by Steven Spielberg, which opened on Broadway at the Broadway Theater on December 1, 2005, and continues on national tour


2006

In 2006, Premiere listed him as the most powerful and influential figure in the motion picture industry. add something

 

In 2006, Spielberg co-executive produced with famed filmmaker Robert Zemeckis a CGI children's film called Monster House, marking their eighth collaboration since 1990's Back to the Future Part III. He teamed with Clint Eastwood for the first time in their careers, co-producing Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima with Robert Lorenz and Eastwood himself. add something

 

Spielberg joined Jeffrey Katzenberg and Haim Saban in endorsing the re-election of Hollywood friend Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Republican Governor of California, on August 7, 2006. add something

 

In June 2006, Steven Spielberg announced he would direct a scientifically accurate film about "a group of explorers who travel through a worm hole and into another dimension", from a treatment by Kip Thorne and producer Lynda Obst. add something

 

John Terry (actor) - He had a guest role in a 2006 episode of "Law & Order", as well as the part of older Jacob Wheeler in Steven Spielberg's "Into the West" mini series, which was nominated for 16 Emmy *awards in 2006

 

Dolly Parton - Other 2006 honorees included Zubin Mehta, Steven Spielberg, Smokey_Robinson and Andrew Lloyd Webber

 

Peter Bogdanovich - Out of circulation for years due to licensing issues, Bogdanovich and TCM released it in 2006, featuring newer, pristine film clips, and additional interviews with Clint Eastwood, Walter Hill, Harry Carey, Jr., Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and others

 

John Ford - The longer revised version of Directed by John Ford shown on Turner Classic Movies in November, 2006 features directors Steven Spielberg, Clint_Eastwood, and Martin Scorsese, who suggest that the string of classic films Ford directed during 1936 to 1941 was due in part to an intense six-month extra-marital affair with Katharine Hepburn, the star of Mary of Scotland, an Elizabethan costume drama.

 

Kip Thorne - In June 2006, Steven Spielberg announced he would direct a scientifically accurate film about "a group of explorers who travel through a worm hole and into another dimension", from a treatment by Kip Thorne and producer Lynda Obst

 

Jessica Simpson - In December 2006, while performing a tribute to Dolly Parton at the Kennedy Center Awards, she botched the lyrics, getting flustered in front of a crowd that included prominent persons such as Steven Spielberg, Shania_Twain, and President George W. Bush.


2007

In 2007, Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett co-produced On the Lot a short-lived TV reality show about filmmaking. add something

 

On February 20, 2007, Spielberg, Katzenberg, and David Geffen invited Democrats to a fundraiser for Barack Obama. add something

 

In January 2007, screenwriter Jonathan Nolan met with them to discuss adapting Obst and Thorne's treatment into a narrative screenplay. add something

 

Spielberg directed Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which wrapped filming in October 2007 and was released on May 22, 2008. add something

 

In November 2007, he was chosen for a Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the sixth annual Visual Effects Society Awards in February 2009. add something

 

Haim Saban - In June 2007, Saban and Steven Spielberg co-hosted a Hillary Clinton fundraiser at the house of Peter Chernin, the President of News Corporation

 

Martin Scorsese - In August 2007 Scorsese was named the 2nd greatest director of all time in a poll by Total Film magazine, in front of Steven Spielberg and behind Alfred Hitchcock.

 

Steven Moffat - In October 2007 it was reported that Moffat would be scripting a trilogy of "The Adventures of Tintin" films for directors Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson


2008

In 2008, Spielberg was awarded the Legion d'honneur. add something

 

In February 2008, Spielberg pulled out of his role as advisor to the 2008 Summer Olympics in response to the Chinese government's inaction over the War in Darfur. add something

 

Works Pictures, which issued all of his films from Amistad until Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in May 2008. add something

 

In June 2008, Spielberg received Arizona State University's Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence. add something

 

However Spielberg directed a video for Obama at the DNC in August 2008 and attended Obama's inauguration. add something

 

In September 2008, Spielberg and his wife offered their support to same-sex marriage, by issuing a statement following their donation of $100,000 to the "No on Proposition 8" campaign fund, a figure equal to the amount of money Brad Pitt donated to the same campaign less than a week prior. add something

 

In September 2008, Steven Spielberg bought film rights for John Wyndham's novel Chocky and is interested in directing it. add something

 

Rosario Dawson - In 2008, Dawson starred with Will Smith in "Seven Pounds" and in the Steven Spielberg produced "Eagle Eye"

 

Harrison Ford - In 2008, Ford enjoyed success with the release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, another collaboration between George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.

 

Thomas Sangster - In March 2008 it was announced that Sangster would star in Steven Spielberg's CGI motion capture film "The Adventures of Tintin" as the title character of Hergé's comic books

 

John Hurt - In May 2008, he appeared in Steven Spielberg's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" as Harold Oxley


2009

In 2009, Spielberg reportedly tried to obtain the screen rights to make a film based on Microsoft's Halo series. add something

 

In early 2009, Spielberg shot the first film in a planned trilogy of motion capture films based on The Adventures of Tintin, written by Belgian artist Herge, with Peter Jackson. add something

 

Spielberg received an honorary degree at Boston University's 136th Annual Commencement on May 17, 2009. add something

 

In May 2009, Steven Spielberg bought the rights to the life story of Martin Luther King, Jr.. add something

 

Mary Chase (playwright) - In August, 2009, Steven Spielberg announced that he was planning on doing a remake of "Harvey", reaching out to Tom Hanks and Will Smith to play Elwood Dowd


2010

Spielberg followed that with War Horse, shot in England in the summer of 2010. add something

 

Bruce McKenna - He is the Emmy Award-winning co-executive producer, creator, principal writer and researcher on the 2010 HBO 10 part mini-series, "The Pacific", which was co-produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks

 

Betty Buckley - She appeared as "Marion Leckie", mother of Robert Leckie in the HBO series "The Pacific", produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, which aired in 2010

 

Jafar Panahi - American film directors Paul Thomas Anderson, Joel & Ethan Coen, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, Robert De Niro, Curtis Hanson, Jim Jarmusch, Ang Lee, Richard Linklater, Terrence Malick, Michael Moore, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Oliver_Stone and Frederick Wiseman signed a letter on 30 April 2010 urging Panahi's release

 

Callan McAuliffe - In May 2010, McAuliffe was cast in a lead role in the science fiction film, "I Am Number Four", produced by Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay

 

Daniel Day-Lewis - In November 2010, it was announced that Day-Lewis was cast to play Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biographical film Lincoln.


2011

It was released just four days after The Adventures of Tintin, on December 25, 2011. add something

 

Spielberg in 2011, at the Paris premiere of The Adventures of Tintin. add something

 

On the 22th of October 2011 he was admitted as a Commander of the Belgian Order of the Crown. add something

 

The Adventures of Tintin, was not released until October 2011, due to the complexity of the computer animation involved. add something

 

On October 22, 2011 he was admitted as a Commander of the Belgian Order of the Crown add something

 

The world premiere took place on October 22, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium add something

 

Adam Butcher - Butcher has appeared in an episode of "Falling Skies", a 2011 alien invasion TV series produced by Steven Spielberg

 

Nic Kelman - In 2011, Kelman's first screenplay, "Genneris," was purchased by Steven Spielberg at Dreamworks Studios

 

Benedict Cumberbatch - In late 2011, he played Major Stewart in Steven Spielberg's "War Horse"

 

Phillip Rhys - Upcoming projects include The Adventures of Tintin directed by Academy *award-winner Steven Spielberg released December 23rd, 2011 and The Magnificent Eleven, co- written by Irvine Welsh, the creator of Trainspotting

 

Michael Morpurgo - "War Horse" was adapted as a 2011 British-American film directed by Steven Spielberg

 

Gad Elmaleh - The film, which was directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson, was released on October 26, 2011 in Belgium and on December 23, 2011 in the United States


2012

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Also released in 2012, he played the starring role of a bicycle messenger in the action film "Premium Rush", the younger version of the lead role, shared with Bruce Willis, in the time-travel thriller "Looper", and the supporting role of Robert Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's biopic "Lincoln"

 

James Mitchell Ashley - Ashley is played by actor David Costabile in the 2012 Steven Spielberg movie "Lincoln


2013

In 2013, Spielberg has announced he is collaborating with 343 Industries for a live-action TV show of "Halo" add something

 

In March 2013, Spielberg announced being "developing a Stanley Kubrick screenplay for a miniseries, not for a motion picture, about the life of Napoleon add something

 

It was announced on May 2, 2013, that Spielberg will direct the movie about the story of U.S. sniper Chris Kyle titled, "American Sniper" add something

 

However, on August 5, 2013, it was announced that Spielberg had resigned from directing the film add something


2014

According to "Forbes"' Most Influential Celebrities 2014 list, Spielberg was listed as the most influential celebrity in America add something

 

In late April 2014, Steven Spielberg has confirmed he is to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's story The BFG add something

 

Spielberg's upcoming film, shot from September to December 2014, is a Cold War thriller based on the 1960 U-2 incident, focusing on James B. Donovan's negotiations with the Soviets for the release of pilot Gary Powers after his aircraft was shot down over Soviet territory add something


2015

Spielberg directed 2015's "Bridge of Spies", a Cold War thriller based on the 1960 U-2 incident, and focusing on James B. Donovan's negotiations with the Soviets for the release of pilot Gary Powers after his aircraft was shot down over Soviet territory add something

 

In November 2015, it was announced that Spielberg would be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House add something


2016

"The BFG" premiered out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2016 add something

 

On May 26, 2016, Spielberg was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Harvard University add something

 

Its wide release in the US is on July 1, 2016 add something


2017

Marcus Welby, M.D. - After this, and an episode of "Marcus Welby, M.D.", Spielberg got his first feature-length assignment: an episode of "The Name of the Game" called "L.A. 2017" add something

 

It will be filmed in early 2017 for release at the end of that year, before "Ready Player One" is completed and released in 2018 add something

 

In March 2017, it was announced Spielberg would direct Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in "The Post", an account of The New York Times's uncovering of the Pentagon Papers, with production scheduled to begin in late May 2017 add something

 

While "Ready Player One" is in its lengthy, effects-heavy post-production, Spielberg will direct Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in "The Post", an account of "The New York Times"'s uncovering of the Pentagon Papers, with production scheduled to begin in late May 2017 add something

 

Tony Kushner stated in July 2017 that he is currently adapting the classic show's book for Spielberg, though the musical score will remain unchanged, as will the late-1950s setting add something

 

The film will get a limited release on December 22, 2017, with a wide release following on January 12, 2018 add something


2018

In January 2018, he began a open casting search for the four lead roles, three of the roles being specifically for latinos actors add something

 

In March 2018, it was announced that the film will now be directed by Michael Bay add something

 

In April 2018, it was announced that Spielberg would be directing a film adaptation of the Blackhawk comic book series add something

 

Filming was postponed again in June 2018, with no new release date given, when Jonathan Kasdan was announced as the film's new writer add something

 

On October 2, 2018, it was announced that Ansel Elgort will play the lead role of Tony in the film add something


2019

It was announced that filming would begin in the UK in April 2019 and the film was given a new release date of July 10, 2020 add something

 

It was originally set for release by Disney on July 19, 2019 add something