Writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn (Neon Demon, Drive) took to Instagram to announce actor Billy Baldwin (Backdraft, Dirt Sexy Money) has joined the cast of the upcoming Amazon original crime drama series, Too Old to Die Young. Written by series director Refn and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld), Baldwin will star alongside Miles Teller (Whiplash, Thank […]
CBR has teased a new project from IDW, an adaptation of the James Sallis' novel Drive, that has already been adapted as a movie a few years ago. With Michael Benedetto, Antonio Fuso and Jason Lewis as creators, with more to come at today's IDW panel at Wondercon… when they will arrive at their destination.
Delayed by the Great Bleeding Cool Meltdown of January 2012, here's my round-up of some DVD and Blu-ray releases to reach UK shelves this week. There are four titles under discussion: Yamada, Drive, Crazy, Stupid Love and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy. [display_podcast] That was recorded very early in the morning. I feel like a lie […]
Nicolas Winding Refn has been riding a groundswell of rave reviews and fanboy adoration in the wake of of Drive, but not everything has gone perfectly.
At 7.40am GMT this morning, the nominations for the 2012 BAFTA Film Awards were announced by Daniel Radcliffe and Holiday Grainger. High five to Holiday Grainger's agent for that one. I published the longlist of contenders a couple of weeks back. All we have now is a thinning of that list. There's no big news […]
Nicholas Winding Refn's Drive has some genuine pleasures, but none of them seem particularly literary in nature. Nevertheless, the film is an adaptation of a novel, and a greatly acclaimed one at that. James Sallis, the writer of Drive has now completed Driven, a sequel, and the first details have arrived at Lit Reactor (via […]
This is probably going to be a viral smash. And it's already a little bit Not Safe For Work. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/32905466[/vimeo] Note that it's not an official piece of marketing for the film, but was created by Bruno et Tom, and I have no idea why.
Today's the day that Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive comes speeding, crashing and other car-related punning into cinemas across the UK. There's an awful lot of excitement for this film – I've seen my Twitter feed light up with words like "thrilling", "exhilerating", "stylish" and "ultra dark." Well, assuming anything can light up with "ultra dark." […]
This poster and trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn's new drama/thriller Drive have been out for a while now, but it's worth posting them now simply because this definitely looks like a film to watch if you get the chance. It stars Ryan Gosling as an incomparably skilled driver called Driver who does movie stunts during […]
I was going to say that Christina Hendricks has been nerd bait ever since she appeared in Firefly, but let's be honest – it's been ever since puberty (her's or the nerds', whichever came last). I'm pretty sure she'd be a popular choice for Wonder Woman, if they ever somehow made a film of it. […]
How did bonafide porn performer Bobbi Starr end up with a breakthrough mainstream role alongside Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Christina Hendricks in Nicholas Winding Refn's crime drama Drive? Why, she was wondering the same thing: To be honest, I was wondering that same thing. See. Told you. But what did she do to find out? […]