Originally reported by Jeff Sneider and John Rocha on their show “The Hot Mic” this week, David Robert Mitchell (It Follows) is at the helm of a mysterious new genre movie for Bad Robot and Warner Bros. that’s reportedly set in the 1980s… and features dinosaurs?!
Jeff Sneider tweeted yesterday, “David Robert Mitchell is making a dinosaur movie set in the ’80s for Bad Robot and Warner Bros. with Oscar winner Anne Hathaway attached to star.”
Deadline confirms part of that scoop this afternoon, reporting that David Robert Mitchell is indeed directing Anne Hathaway in what they’re calling a “thrill ride” for Warner Bros.
The untitled film will be shot in IMAX, expected to head into production this Fall.
Anne Hathaway is no stranger to massive beasts, as the actress starred in Nacho Vigalondo’s original Kaiju movie Colossal back in 2016. Could her next battle be with dinosaurs?
Stay tuned for more on this developing story as we learn it.
Deadline adds, “Mitchell penned the original script and will produce alongside J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella for Bad Robot, and Jackson Pictures’ Matt Jackson. Jake Weiner and Chris Bender of Good Fear Content will serve as exec producers.”
RUMOR: IT FOLLOWS director David Robert Mitchell is making a dinosaur movie set in the ’80s for Bad Robot and Warner Bros. with Oscar winner Anne Hathaway attached to star.
— Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) March 16, 2023