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Earlier this week, Sarah Paulson dropped some interesting details about her Season 10 character (more on that below) and now we're learning who will be one of the directors helming at least one episode this season Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Axelle Carolyn (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Haunting of Bly Manor) took to Instagram[...]
Director ALAN PARKER at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie The Life of David Gale. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency /
Alan Parker, director of such diverse hits as Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone, Fame, Angel Heart, Pink Floyd – The Wall, Mississippi Burning, and The Commitments, passed away on the 31st of July after a long illness He was 76 years old. Director ALAN PARKER at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie The Life of[...]
Robert Rodriguez
Disney +'s The Mandalorian is set to return for a second season in October 2020 with Jon Favreau back in charge, and viewers are already counting the days down – especially now that filming has wrapped. Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon) has been talking about the possibility of his Darksaber-wielding bad guy making a turn towards the[...]
the mandalorian
Jon Favreau's back in charge for the second season (set to return in October 2020), looks like WWE pro-wrestler Sasha Banks hasa part this season, Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon) believes his Darksaber-wielding bad guy could make a turn towards the light in the near future, and that writer/director James Mangold (Logan & Ford v Ferrari)[...]
kung fu
Kim and Martin Gero's reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu has signed high-profile director Hanelle Culpepper (Star Trek: Picard, Mayans MC) to direct and co-executive produce the CW pilot Jon Prasida (Hiding), Shannon Dang (The L Word), Eddie Liu (Silicon Valley), Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle), Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy Rich[...]
Where’s My Biopic? Director Dorothy Arzner [OPINION]
She is the first female director in the Hollywood system also having a hand at editing and writing Despite having only 20 films to her credit, Arzner launched the careers of some of the industry's most talented actors. Paramount Natural Talent Without Arzner, we may not have heard of Katherine Hepburn, Rosiland Russell, and Lucille Ball[...]
wonder woman
As "fun conspiracy theories" go, we think we have a pretty good one: the good-natured back-n-forth "jabbing" between American Horror Story co-creator (and Netflix-exclusive) Ryan Murphy and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins over the use of "1984" in the titles of their respective upcoming projects was what got the ball rolling Whatever the case, Jenkins[...]
The Wheel of Time (Image: Tor Books)
Okay yes, we could make all the jokes about just how long of a slog the original Robert Jordan (later finished by Brandon Sanderson) series actually is being indicative of the series taking it's sweet Two Rivers time, but, we're happy to report news about the show. According to showrunner Rafe Judkins (by way of Deadline), Westworld director Uta Briesewitz is on board[...]
Black Lightning Producer Salim Akil Sued for Domestic Violence, Breach of Contract
Black Lightning producer Salim Akil has been named in a lawsuit filed by Amber Dixon Brenner on November 20, 2018, with the actor alleging she had a years-long "physically and sexually abusive relationship" with the producer-director Brenner is also suing Akil for breach of contract over a script Brenner claims she wrote and Akil used for his[...]
five nights at freddy's chris columbus
Credit: DFree / Harry Potter director Chris Columbus is set to trade in horcruxes and dementors for pizza boxes and homicidal animatronic animals, signing on to write, direct and produce Blumhouse's big-screen adaptation of Scott Cawthon's popular video game franchise Five Nights at Freddy's. Blumhouse landed the rights in March 2017 after New Line placed the project[...]
La La Land's Damien Chazelle Lands New Series at Apple
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Looks like La La Land's Damien Chazelle will be stepping out on the town with someone other than Netflix, with the award-winning director/screenwriter/producer receiving a direct-to-series order by Apple for a new dramatic series While details on the series are still under wraps, Chazelle will write and direct every episode; and[...]
Pet Sematary Climbs Out Of The Grave At Paramount
It's a somewhat surprising move, given that It director Andy Muschietti had recently expressed a strong interest in picking up the project himself. Jeff Buhler and David Kajganich have written the screenplay, and Alexandra Loewy is executive producing. This new project would be the second film adaptation of King's 1983 novel The first film was released in 1989[...]
James Bond Producer Would Consider A Female Director
We already know that such a casting jump isn't going to happen with this movie, since Daniel Craig is already confirmed to return, but the opportunity does exist that we could get a woman in the director's chair behind the camera Longtime James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli recently did an interview for her new movie Film[...]
Acclaimed Actor/Playwright/Director Sam Shepard Dies At 73
Variety is reporting that acclaimed actor, screenwriter and director Sam Shepard has passed away at age 73, following complications from his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) A spokesperson for Shepard's family confirmed that the actor/screenwriter/director died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky. Born Samuel Shepard Rogers III but known professionally as Sam[...]
The Fight Is On! Godzilla Vs. Kong Finds Its Director
Kong as they have signed on Adam Wingard as director His previous works have been a range of lower-budget independent horror films, with V/H/S and it's sequel being the best known. King Kong and Godzilla both represent some of the oldest movie monsters and certainly some of the biggest Both have had recent reboots with the[...]
'The Flash' Speeds Toward Raimi, Zemeckis, Or Vaughn To Direct
Warner Bros has lost two directors on the film already, and have had their release date delayed by nearly two years from 2018 to 2020 That isn't good, but the shortlist for this troubled production has emerged and maybe, this time, it'll work out okay The three names on the list, according to The Hollywood Reporter,[...]
The Secret Life Of Houdini Closes In On Dan Trachtenberg As A Director
After his highly successful (both at the box office as well as with critics) 10 Cloverfield Lane, director Dan Trachtenberg had thus far effectively vanished from the feature film scene Now Deadline's Mike Fleming has learned that Trachtenberg is now in talks to helm The Secret Life of Houdini, based on the book (similarly named, The Secret Life[...]
So, About That Fantastic Four Movie
So Bleeding Cool ran a story on Friday, that Fox had been speaking to prominent movie directors and screenwriters, asking them if they'd be willing to take over the currently-in-pre-production Fantastic Four for a new shoot in six months Which would mean new script, new director and recasting. Our sources were impeccable By which we mean those who[...]
Sony Courting Paul Greengrass To Direct Spy Thriller The Director
After the success of Captain Phillips, Sony is eager to get right back into business with Paul Greengrass, and is courting him to direct their just-acquired new spy thriller The Director, according to The Wrap He also has plans to adapt the screenplay himself. The topical thriller involves hacking the CIA and follows the Agency's[...]
JJ Abrams Sets Newbie Director Julius Onah On God Particle
Variety say that newbie director Julius Onah, who has thus far only helmed one indie, feature length movie, The Girl Is In Trouble, and several shorts, has been handed the keys to JJ Abrams' top secret sci-fi project, God Particle. The film will be developed through Paramount's microbudget genre arm, InSurge Pictures, and be budgeted for between $5-$10[...]