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Ian McShane

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Elevator Pitch. In what seems to be an alternative reality, John Wick, the super assassin is attempting to retire, but is required by the head of an Italian crime sindicate as a result of a blood debt, to eliminate the man’s sister for his own advancement. Despite insurmountable difficulties Wick carries out the task, but … Continue reading

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

Elevator Pitch Jack an absent-minded young farm hand, comes into the possession of some magic beans which, legend has it, will connect his world with that of the giants, and sure enough while a runaway princess is sheltering in hs cottage, one of the beans sprouts and transports the hovel, and the princess up into … Continue reading

John Wick (2014)

Released 2014 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Derek Kolstad Director Chad Stahelski, David Leitch Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willen Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki, Toby Leonard Moore, Bridget Moynahan, John Leguizamo, Ian McShane Elevator Pitch A man has his house trashed, his dog killed and his car stolen … Continue reading

Death Race

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story “Inspired by” previous Death Race movies. Writer/s Script Paul W.S.Anderson Writer/s Story Paul W.S.Anderson, Robert Thom, Charles B Griffith, Ib Melchior (all except the first from the 1975 film) Director Paul W.S.Anderson Starring Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez Elevator Pitch A former … Continue reading

Pirates of the Caribbean (4): On Stranger Tides

Released 2011 Rating 12A Director Rob Marshall Writer/s Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio and others. Starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Richard Griffiths, Judy Dench, Sam Claflin, Astrid Berges-Frisbey Source of story This episode loosley based on a novel by Tim Powers, the franchise based on a ride at Disneyland. Elevator … Continue reading

Scoop

Released 2006 Rating 13 in UK Director Woody Allen Writer/s Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A dead investigative reporter, on the boat across the Styx gets a whiff of a dramatic story, and manages to communicate with an American journalism student … Continue reading

Kung Fu Panda

Released 2008 Rating PG in UK Director Mark Osborne, John Stevenson Writer/s Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger Starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogan, Lucy Lui Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An obese panda with a dream of becoming a kung fu master is accidentally chosen to … Continue reading

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