Entries Tagged as 'HighBridge at the Movies'

HighBridge goes to the movies – again!

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

We’re delighted to report that Legendary Pictures, the powerhouse production team behind such films as “Unbroken” and “Jurassic World,” has assigned director Jim Mickle (“Cold in July”) to direct the film version of John Maclean’s THE ESPERANZA FIRE. It’s the true story of a tight-knit community of firefighters battling a perfect storm of wildfires near […]

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The Danish Girl

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Exciting news! The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff is being made into a movie! Set against the glitz and decadence of 1920s Copenhagen, Dresden and Paris, this stunning novel explores the boundaries of sex and gender, love and marriage. The audiobook is narrated by Jeff Woodman and available at highbridgeaudio.com. Les Miserables director Tom Hooper and star Eddie Redmayne reunite […]

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The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Exciting news! The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison is being made into a movie! The novel was published in 2012 and tells the story of Ben Benjamin, a man escaping divorce who just barely qualifies as a professional caregiver for a typical video-game-obsessed and sex-crazed teenage boy Trevor, who has muscular dystrophy. The audiobook is […]

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47 Ronin: Serving a Cold Dish of Honorable Revenge

December 13th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Now a major motion picture starring Keanu Reeves (release date December 25), John Allyn’s definitive telling of this unforgettable tale has been the gold standard of this story for almost 50 years. Allyn lived in Japan for a number of years studying Japanese literature and theater, later earing his PhD in theater history (with an […]

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OLD JEWS off-Broadway show coming to the midwest

September 30th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies, Uncategorized

The hit off-Broadway show based on the beloved internet sensation (and audiobook) by Sam Hoffman and Eric Spiegelman is pulling up stakes from New York and heading for the great midwest. The live show was developed by lifelong Jewish humor devotees Daniel Okrent and Peter Gethers, who clearly loved the original Old Jews Telling Jokes as much […]

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47 Ronin, Classic Tale of Samurai Vengeance Will Reach Theaters – and Audio Fans – this December

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Acquisition News, HighBridge at the Movies

We’re pleased to announce that HighBridge will release an audio edition of John Allyn’s much revered samurai classic 47 Ronin to coincide with the highly anticipated feature film releasing December 25, 2013. Universal’s much publicized, $200 million adventure stars a sword wielding Keanu Reeves in full samurai regalia.  47 Ronin is an unforgettable rendering of actual […]

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September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

With Headstone, the ninth book in the Jack Taylor series, author Ken Bruen offers up some of the hardest-boiled, dark noir, detective/crime fiction I have ever experienced. And while it is the ninth book of what is technically a series, those not familiar with previous books won’t be lost in the least; it’s a great […]

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Casting change for Life of Pi

September 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Hear It Here First, HighBridge at the Movies

According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Ang Lee has replaced Tobey Maguire, who was to play the role of “The Writer” in Life of Pi, with Rafe Spall, recently seen in Prometheus. Apparently, Lee decided that Maguire was too recognizable in a cast of unknowns. I guess he didn’t want the tiger upstaged by a spider(man)!

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Hobbit finishes shooting

July 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Hear It Here First, HighBridge at the Movies

Peter Jackson’s eighth Hobbit production diary video has been posted! It includes some footage of the director and cast at Comic-Con, plus the video they showed there. We get a few more peeks at the sets and characters, and a look at the last few days of principal photography in New Zealand. Now they’re working on post-production […]

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Yet Another Reason to Wish You Were Going to ComicCon

July 6th, 2012 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Or, why I went there and back again to the grocery store to pick up a copy of Entertainment Weekly—because the cover story has interviews and pretty much the inside scoop on what’s going down Hobbit-wise at ComicCon. The interesting (albeit not particularly surprising, given some casting information) news is that director Peter Jackson has […]

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