Paradise Lost Movie Details From The 12-Year Old Director

paradise lost luciferJohn Milton’s Paradise Lost is one of the great works of Western literature. It details Adam and Eve’s expulsion from the Garden of Eden by way of their eating of fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil after a little nudging by Satan. Milton’s purpose for the story was to “justify the ways of God to men.” The book is separated into 12 ‘books.’ 1-4 cover Satan’s plotting and journey to Eden, 5-6 give the back-story on Satan’s war in Heaven, and 7-12 deal with the aftermath of Adam and Eve’s disobedience.

Scott Derrickson, director of The Exorcism of Emily Rose and the upcoming The Day the Earth Stood Still [...]

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I Scoff At Your Piddly Five Year Plan

He originally signed a three year deal with the studio in 2007, but since he signed on to direct The Hobbit movies, the Universal deal wouldn’t really take effect until 2013 or so. Yep, that’s five years to make the two Hobbit movies. After that, del Toro and Universal have no less than four movies lined up. [...]

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