Knowledge Identifier: +Robert_Zemeckis
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1951.
Countries: United States (77%), United Kingdom (12%), (3%)
Linked to: University of Southern California, Democratic Party, Fenger High School, Apple Corps
Guess (clothing) - In the 1985 Robert Zemeckis movie, "Back to the Future", Marty McFly wore distinctive Guess denim clothing, reportedly designed specifically for the film
Despite this, Zemeckis has expressed wishes to return to direct the long-awaited sequel to Disney's 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which will now remain a combination of 2-D animation and live-action.
Winston Groom - He's best known for his book "Forrest Gump", which was adapted into a film by Robert Zemeckis in 1994
In 1996, Zemeckis had begun developing a project titled The Castaway with Tom Hanks and writer William Broyles, Jr..
In 1997, Zemeckis directed Contact, a long-gestating project based on Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name.
Contact (1997 US film) - "'Contact"' is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis
The Corrections - In January 2005, "Variety" announced that, with Daldry presumably off the project, Robert Zemeckis was developing Hare's script "with an eye toward directing
Steven Spielberg - 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.
In February 2007, Zemeckis and Walt Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook announced plans for a new performance capture film company devoted to CG-created, 3-D movies.
The Walt Disney Company - On March 12, ImageMovers Digital, Robert Zemeckis's company which Disney had bought in 2007, was shut down
Beowulf (2007 film) - Several cast members, including director Robert Zemeckis gave interviews for the film podcast Scene Unseen in August 2007
On August 19, 2009, it was reported that Zemeckis and his company were in talks with Apple Corps ltd to remake the animated film "Yellow Submarine" in 3-D once again utilizing performance capture
Arthur Schmidt (film editor) - Schmidt received the 2009 American Cinema Editors Career Achievement *award, which was presented to Schmidt by Robert Zemeckis
Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - In 2010, the Academy enacted a new rule regarding the performance capture technique employed in films such as "Disney's A Christmas Carol" from Robert Zemeckis and "The Adventures of Tintin" from Steven Spielberg, and how they might not be eligible in this category in the future
Zemeckis made his return to live-action filmmaking with "Flight", a 2012 drama for Paramount, starring Denzel Washington
On 31 January 2014, it was announced that a stage musical adaptation of Zemeckis's first Back to the Future film was in production
The show, which will be co-written by original writers Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, is expected to be performed in 2015, on the 30th anniversary year of the film
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - In 2015, Gordon-Levitt will star as Philippe Petit in the biographical drama "The Walk", directed by Academy *award-winning director Robert Zemeckis
Alan Silvestri - The show, which is being co-written by original writers Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, is expected to be performed in 2015, on the 30th anniversary year of the film
Bob Gale - The show, which is being co-written by original writers Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, is expected to be performed in 2015, on the 30th anniversary year of the film
Gwendoline Christie - In 2018, she will appear as a bounty hunter in "The Darkest Minds", an adaptation of the book trilogy "The Darkest Minds series" by Alexandra Bracken, as Anna in the Robert Zemeckis film "The Women of Marwen", and as Gwen in the Peter Strickland film "In Fabric"
The Witches (book) - In June, 2018 it was announced that Del Toro and his partner, Cuarón would instead be attached as Executive Producers on the remake along with Robert Zemeckis helming the project as Director and Screenwriter
Guillermo del Toro - On June 19, 2018 it was announced that Del Toro and Cuarón would instead be attached as Executive Producers on the remake with Robert Zemeckis helming the project as Director and Screenwriter
The Witches (book) - On June 19, 2018, it was announced that Del Toro and his partner, Cuarón would instead be attached as executive producers on the remake along with Robert Zemeckis helming the project as director and screenwriter