the case with Robin Hood, which was originally meant to be based on a hot screenplay by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris called Nottingham. Robin Hood sprang from an original “hot” script called Nottingham, yet the Nottingham, (which can be read via this site) by Ethan Reiff and. NOTTINGHAM. SWAXRexx by. Ethan Reiff & Cyrus Voris. FiIst Draft: .. NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER, EXT. SUBURBS OF.

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At the thought of such a brilliant concept, and Scott at the helm and Russell Crowe as the star, I had to have an intimate moment with myself. Also, within the broad scope of history, I’m a bit nottingham a medievalist. Like the untold story. Unfortunately, Nottingham was not to be. An intelligent filmgoer and certainly the CSI audience Nottingham would be aimed at will already be suspicious that something is not what it seems.

Critics had their say. A futuristic retelling of the story of The Three Musketeers featuring a female d’Artagnanthe pilot was developed by Warner Bros. Refusing to settle for speculation and conjecture, I sought to read the screenplay for myself, to see if it truly is the wonderful piece of writing William Martell claims it is. And you can see how they can be spun or adjusted or embraced under lots of different circumstances by different parties, in different periods, in different places.

As far as Scott was concerned, he knew best. Mostly in spurts, you know. And the one other big element in our story was there were some terrible crimes being committed in Nottingham. In this interview with co-writer Ethan Reiff, he states:. How does a good idea become a terrible movie?


‘Nottingham’: How a hot script became a forgettable film

So, we go back and forth. And also came from a noble background and didn’t really care too much about the people, just cared about his own mercenary self-interest. John builds up more support and political power inside England. Cunningham and delivered several drafts before leaving the project.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Inthe duo again worked with Dreamworks Animation by writing several drafts of Princess Mei Ying and the Eight Immortalsan animation project inspired by the Ancient Chinese folktales of the Eight Immortals. About the idea that our hero was pretty much a straight hook, pretty intelligent, knowledgeable, sophisticated guy but he was a straight-forward, straight-shooting, public servant. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Sherlock Holmes in Sherwood Forrest, if you will.

Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris

A little bit scientifically minded but also could kick ass in battle when he had to. In between the first and second seasons, we continued writing Nottingham.

Show me a man who could conceivably commit cold-blooded murder. About the idea that our hero was pretty much a straight hook, pretty intelligent, knowledgeable, sophisticated guy but he was a straight-forward, straight-shooting, public servant.

And my partner is not at all. And [King Richard] had left two sort of co-rulers on the island of Cyprus.

The idea that like a colonel in the army or a brigadier general who’s responsible for the life and death of his men and responsible to some extent for the well-being for the area of Iraq that he’s in command of. Let’s make the Sheriff of Nottingham the hero instead of the villain.


Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris – Wikipedia

Tornham went back to England and went to Nottingham, which at the time was like the second biggest city in England after London, and one of the half dozen biggest cities in all of Europe. Originally posted Keep up the great work.

Nottingahm opens notttingham England, during a castle siege led by Robert Tornham against Cyprus. But I knew exactly how to do it.

But what Martell is really getting at with his piece is a simple question: And Cate Blanchett is phenomenal as Maid Marian. RSS feed for comments on this post.

Did the money run out after all the script revisions?

Best Films Never Made #38: Ridley Scott’s Nottingham

Not a Peter Weir crack, Kris. Nottingham, a spec script based on the Robin Hood legend, boasts a unique perspective on the classic myth — instead of championing Robin as its hero, the story follows the Sheriff of Nottingham, who is tasked with finding and arresting the legendary English outlaw. Our story opened with this cool medieval siege, using some details of medieval siege warfare that we had never seen in a big Hollywood movie before that we thought were really cool.

It was a great scene though.