He wants to return to directing, planning a 10-hour western
Just amazing! After Dances with Wolves and Open Range, I definitely support the idea of him returning to the director's chair to do an epic western!
Speaking recently with Collider he said:
"I have another Western I’ve co-written with some people, and I would like to play out the second half of my career directing more. I’ve constantly given the movies I’ve found to directors who I thought could do it better, but there are a lot of voices in my ear from my family saying, ‘You need to direct the movies you fall in love with.’ So I think I will."
He then added a few more details:
"I’ve been working on it. It’s about 10 hours long, how about that? Maybe I’ll make three features out of it. There’s a fourth one, too, so it’s truly a saga. I could do TV, or I could also make it like every six months, have a big western that’s tied together like ‘Jean De Florette’ and ‘Manon Of The Spring.’ I think those are fun to watch."
Hopefully he's able to get this project off the ground sooner than later!