Elba recently said that he was 'too old' at 43 to take on the iconic role
The filmmaker approached producers after finding blockbuster success with Jaws
The ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ actor will star alongside Mark Rylance in the historical drama
'I’m just a fan; I’m just with everybody else in the audience watching them'
It'll likely enrapture kids, but the lack of plot lets this Roald Dahl adaptation down
As The BFG hits Cannes, and with Spielberg the subject of a big BFI retrospective this summer, Geoffrey Macnab reports on the twists and turns in the director’s career
Technological limitations ground the project to a halt in the early Nineties
The iconic director is set to work once more with his Academy Award-winning star for an adaptation of David Kertzer's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
He'll take the lead in Spielberg's adaptation of the cult futuristic novel by Ernest Cline
A man purchased the photograph from Irish portrait photographer Kevin Abosch after an evening of frivolity
Bringing Dahl’s language to life is a challenge, but if anyone can make it work, it’s Spielberg and Rylance
Steven Spielberg is interested in directing a fifth movie with long-serving lead Harrison Ford
Why the real life Jim Donovan was so unpopular.
(12A) Steven Spielberg, 141 mins. Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda
Australian entrepreneur David Mayman took a solo flight around New York's Statue of Liberty, powered by a device that is the culmination of 10 years of research by his company, Jetpack Aviation
Mathison's final screenplay was again for Spielberg, and another adaptation of a children's book, Roald Dahl's The BFG