Hellman Has a New Western -- and Two Impressive Producers

by | March 20, 2006 | Comments

Cult filmmaker Monte Hellman is on his way back with a new movie, a western epic entitled "Desperadoes." Good news in and of itself, but get this: Martin Scorsese and Paul Thomas Anderson are on board as producers!

Says Variety: "Cult filmmaker Monte Hellman is set to direct "Desperadoes," based on the novel of the same name by Ron Hansen about the infamous Dalton gang. Joyce Wethington’s Jammee Rose Prods. is producing, while Paul Thomas Anderson and Martin Scorsese are exec producers.

Hansen also penned "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," which writer-director Andrew Dominik is adapting for Warner Bros. Brad Pitt starrer, produced by Scott Free and Pitt’s Plan B, will be released this fall.

Scribe Charles Eastman is adapting "Desperadoes," which revolves around the exploits of the Dalton gang and the beautiful Eugenia Moore, who fell in love with Bob Dalton and helped the brothers rob trains, either directly or by distracting the local marshal.

Film is skedded to begin lensing this fall in Alberta. Casting has not been set."

Mr. Hellman’s films include "Ride in the Whirlwind" (1965), "Two-Lane Blacktop" (1971), "Cockfighter" (1974), and "Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!" (1989).

Tag Cloud

aliens E3 E! Masterpiece comic Tubi universal monsters VICE hispanic psychological thriller Black Mirror PlayStation ratings christmas movies Photos Binge Guide witnail robots Walt Disney Pictures video Lifetime Hulu FX twilight laika Sundance cancelled Pirates Freeform stop motion cancelled TV shows Columbia Pictures Funimation science fiction stand-up comedy Infographic GLAAD DGA quibi Star Trek crossover asian-american Biopics rt archives Logo toronto binge canceled TV shows Disney+ Disney Plus comic books CBS All Access adventure Set visit Box Office fresh award winner italian Avengers Comedy Central Warner Bros. Dark Horse Comics game show golden globes Best and Worst movie Britbox Mary poppins GIFs 45 concert Endgame AMC APB versus batman Sneak Peek french free movies Nat Geo Rocketman book ESPN serial killer hist green book television Discovery Channel Arrowverse ID Pride Month 2017 Turner werewolf Classic Film Television Academy A&E slashers ITV Peacock Marvel screenings ghosts NYCC Ghostbusters Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Trophy Talk Shudder nbcuniversal romance Heroines news Hear Us Out Acorn TV Hallmark Christmas movies 2020 DC Comics spy thriller latino BBC One spanish language Awards Disney streaming service Travel Channel Certified Fresh TIFF best vampires TLC boxoffice President Syfy Trailer Marvel Television talk show discovery Emmys Schedule black Cosplay Showtime comiccon TV Cartoon Network zombies toy story a nightmare on elm street Emmy Nominations ABC Election miniseries Calendar Fox Searchlight WGN mission: impossible Comic Book Comics on TV superhero HBO Universal Amazon Studios TV renewals El Rey USA CW Seed dramedy Reality Sci-Fi Apple TV+ CMT Fall TV social media VOD CNN boxing travel OWN technology Crackle revenge Horror Amazon Prime Video crime drama doctor who Disney Plus Academy Awards political drama joker Vudu thriller jamie lee curtis The Walking Dead Sundance TV Mary Poppins Returns 2018 Martial Arts TBS Grammys Alien TCM cinemax FX on Hulu nfl harry potter 4/20 Pop TV Food Network south america Extras dc 2019 Star Wars football game of thrones sequel Amazon Prime Netflix Christmas movies films zombie Paramount Captain marvel Creative Arts Emmys Mudbound true crime Apple TV Plus justice league National Geographic adaptation Sony Pictures IFC Films Nickelodeon Podcast space 20th Century Fox Mary Tyler Moore BBC Red Carpet Oscars Winter TV supernatural cults Rock Year in Review dark Marvel Studios 2016 halloween tv casting BET natural history OneApp satire The Witch singing competition Disney foreign rotten movies we love Baby Yoda Hallmark Esquire Brie Larson die hard japanese PBS comics cartoon Film DirecTV transformers name the review Watching Series LGBTQ PaleyFest Fantasy ABC Family Anna Paquin child's play FXX hollywood unscripted what to watch Song of Ice and Fire mockumentary Elton John Nominations period drama Thanksgiving docudrama Mystery sequels reviews MSNBC Musicals disaster BET Awards Superheroes Premiere Dates MTV USA Network franchise halloween 24 frames crime thriller Trivia TV Land DC streaming service Crunchyroll Starz Western Writers Guild of America 2015 nature Stephen King TCA Awards Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt parents YA festival cars documentary indie Turner Classic Movies 007 Summer Epix GoT chucky tv talk worst movies BBC America worst Super Bowl SundanceTV Spike anime facebook cancelled TV series Film Festival dragons Chernobyl cancelled television Adult Swim RT History scary movies composers james bond American Society of Cinematographers CBS documentaries Pop spain Christmas elevated horror sag awards independent FOX First Reviews kids Toys Country WarnerMedia police drama dceu New York Comic Con The Arrangement Awards Tour TCA Pet Sematary war X-Men Apple Polls and Games Sundance Now animated theme song Opinion Holidays series Lucasfilm movies renewed TV shows A24 critics Family TNT HBO Max TruTV zero dark thirty anthology See It Skip It deadpool The Purge Quiz Action 72 Emmy Awards LGBT Lionsgate RT21 Rocky Music cooking Superheroe historical drama NBC The CW psycho venice Marathons comedies Drama Spring TV emmy awards reboot classics canceled YouTube Red Rom-Com Black History Month Ellie Kemper cops The Academy directors Kids & Family teaser First Look Holiday medical drama TCA Winter 2020 dogs based on movie all-time Fox News Teen diversity Interview scorecard stoner blaxploitation Ovation DC Universe blockbuster SXSW screen actors guild video on demand Video Games remakes Shondaland archives children's TV VH1 Countdown 71st Emmy Awards MCU australia Tomatazos History HBO Go Pixar SDCC Character Guide BAFTA Animation 21st Century Fox Women's History Month Comedy Reality Competition 99% fast and furious sitcom Amazon Paramount Network spinoff TCA 2017 Television Critics Association Tarantino breaking bad spanish Tumblr Valentine's Day politics YouTube Bravo Mindy Kaling strong female leads spider-man Cannes indiana jones mutant romantic comedy YouTube Premium streaming San Diego Comic-Con Winners festivals biography sports richard e. Grant Spectrum Originals Disney Channel finale criterion obituary Musical cats rotten Netflix crime Lifetime Christmas movies IFC