Joe Wright Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th June 2014

Fact: Hugh Jackman has shaved his head bald for his new movie role as pirate Blackbeard in JOE WRIGHT's Peter Pan prequel, Pan. The actor showed off his new look in a photo on on Tuesday (10Jun14), two days after hosting the Tony Awards in New York. The live-action film is expected to be released next year (15).

14th March 2013

Fact: JOE WRIGHT's new play Trelawny Of The Wells and Matilda The Musical were among the West End shows cancelled on Wednesday night (13Mar13) following a localised power cut in central London.

9th July 2010

Fact: ATONEMENT director JOE WRIGHT is set to make a live action movie version of The Little Mermaid, about a young mermaid who gives up her life in the sea after falling for a prince.

5th May 2008

Quote: "I saw ANGELINA and BRAD in Venice. Nobody could take their eyes off them. Joe and I felt like we were back at school and they were the IT crowd." Former Bond girl Rosamund Pike and her director fiance JOE WRIGHT were starstruck when they spotted Hollywood power-couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

11th February 2008

Quote: "With Keira, I just tell her every now and then not to pout and she's wonderful." ATONEMENT director JOE WRIGHT on the advice he gave sultry actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY.

17th December 2007

Fact: ATONEMENT director JOE WRIGHT will be honoured with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California next month (Jan08).

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