Steven Spielberg & Colin Trevorrow reteaming for Powerhouse
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment is once again joining forces with Jurassic World filmmaker Colin Trevorrow for a family action movie titled Powerhouse. Trevorrow is also writing and producing the sci-fi love story Intelligent Life for Amblin.
Based on an original story by Trevorrow, whose plot is being kept under wraps for now, Powerhouse will be written and directed by up-and-coming indie filmmaker Emily Carmichael, whose work includes the animated web series The Adventures of Ledo and Ix as well as the short film Stryka, starring Rupert Friend (see trailer below). She is also rumored to have taken meetings with Marvel in regards to directing their upcoming Captain Marvel movie.
“Emily Carmichael is the next great writer-director of the kind of movies I love,” said Trevorrow. “Her ability to find warmth and humanity in genre storytelling is a superpower in itself.”
Said Amblin Partners president of production Holly Bario: “We look forward to seeing Emily’s creative vision take shape with a truly original story from Colin which has all the signature qualities of an Amblin film.”
Trevorrow, who has finished directing The Book of Henry and is preparing Star Wars: Episode IX, will produce alongside Simon Kinberg (X-Men franchise, Fantastic Four).
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