Keanu Reeves and Guillermo del Toro working on separate Dr. Jekyll film projects for Universal

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal is developing a modern retelling of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, with Keanu Reeves attached to star and Justin Haythe, who wrote Revolutionary Road, writing the screenplay. Nicolas Winding Refn, who directed the Pusher trilogy and the critically acclaimed Bronson, is in negotiations to direct ….

Guillermo del Toro takes on Charles Dickens and gets genre directing gigs for years to come

According to Variety, Guillermo del Toro is booked with New Line and Universal Studios film projects through 2017, and possibly longer. Del Toro’s first priority, which has been talked about for months, is the New Line and MGM epic project The Hobbit, which he has committed the next five years to developing, with Peter Jackson, ….