April 16, 2014

BEHIND THE SCENES

Wondercon ’10: Gyllenhaal, Bruckheimer and Newell ponder ‘Prince of Persia’

BY TODD GILCHRIST In the midst of the weekend’s activites at San Francisco’s Wondercon comic and pop culture convention, actor Jake Gyllenhaal, director Mike Newell and producer Jerry Bruckheimer appeared together at multiple events to help promote their upcoming film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Prior to offering a[...]

‘The Losers’ director Sylvain White talks about gearing up for ‘Robotech’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Following a panel Saturday for The Losers at San Francisco’s 2010 Wondercon, director Sylvain White joined cast members including Chris Evans, director Sylvain White talks and Zoe Saldana to speak directly to reporters about the upcoming film. Additionally, White addressed questions about his participation in a live-action version[...]

Pierce Brosnan talks about acting, producing in the context of ‘The Greatest’

BY TODD GILCHRIST It’s hard not to immediately think of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, or even Remington Steele, but in the last decade, he’s played a remarkable variety of roles. During a recent roundtable interview, Brosnan explained that he’d burnt out on being the perfectly-coiffed, cool-as-a-cucumber leading man, and decided[...]

‘Clash of the Titans’ poster begs the question: where are the titans?

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Friday, April 2, Warner Brothers is releasing their first major tentpole release of the year, Clash of the Titans- well, not counting Valentine’s Day or Cop Out. As often happens when you’re processing the details of studio promotional campaigns as a matter of professional obligation rather than[...]

Carey Mulligan talks ‘The Greatest,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more

Although she had more than ten credits on her resume by the time An Education was released last year, Carey Mulligan came out of nowhere and became the closest thing Hollywood has to an overnight success these days when the film became a surprise hit and a award-season contender. Subsequently,[...]

Johnny Simmons talks ‘Scott Pilgrim’

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Thursday, Hollywood News spoke to Johnny Simmons in a roundtable interview about his role in the upcoming film The Greatest, which costars Carey Mulligan, Pierce Brosnan and Susan Sarandon. Additionally, he spoke about his time working on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, in which he plays “Young[...]

Exclusive video: Neil Marshall at the SXSW premiere of ‘Centurion’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Among the many films that debuted at last week’s South By Southwest Film and Music Festival, Neil Marshall’s premiere of Centurion was among the festival’s worst-kept secrets. As expected, the film went over like gangbusters to a genre-loving crowd at the storied Alamo Drafthouse, thanks in no small[...]

Tim Burton talks about taking on ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Given the weird and wonderful worlds that director Tim Burton regularly builds within his films, one might expect that Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, one of the books upon which Burton’s new film is based, would have been a favorite text for years. But the director told reporters that he[...]
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