Tag Archives: Alumni of the University of Bristol

Jack Black, Michael Winterbottom comedy “Bailout” goes to Sony

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jack Black could use a hit — one where we see him, and not just hear him (as we do in the “Kung Fu Panda” franchise). “The Big Year” wasn’t a big hit. “Bernie” went unseen. “Gulliver’s Travels” should have gone unseen. Teaming up with Michael Winterbottom,[...]

Jack Black boards “Bailout” comedy from Cannes

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The comedy stylings of Jack Black and Michael Winterbottom don’t appear to gel. But then again, comedy (like politics) leads to strange bedfellows, so maybe a collaboration between the two will be something inspired. While in Cannes to help promote “Kung Fu Panda 2,” Black revealed that he’ll[...]

David Walliam’s wife an international supermodel and.. a great cook

HollywoodNews.com: Actor David Walliams said he never thought he would have a model wife who cooks him a good shepherd’s pie. Walliams, 39, married model Lara Stone earlier this year and the Little Britain star said he was surprised she is a good cook. He said to UK newspaper The[...]

Colin Firth wants to get to the bottom of Meredith Kercher murder

HollywoodNews.com: Colin Firth and director Michael Winterbottom are developing a film about U.S. murderer Amanda Knox who offed her college roommate while studying abroad in Italy. Firth plans to co-write the script and star as a journalist who needs to solve the murder of victim Meredith Kercher, whose life Knox took.[...]

David Schwimmer’s “Trust” teases trailer ahead of TIFF premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There were a few names we expected to see on the roster when Toronto International Film Festival organizers announced the list of Gala and special presentations for this year’s TIFF. Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, John Madden, Darren Aronofsky … heck, even Ben Affleck was less of a[...]

Jason Isaacs Talks About His Career, Role as Lucius Malfoy

HollywoodNews.com: Jason Isaacs has always been one of those actors who has that kind of rare, fun love-hate appeal for his fans: we love to hate the characters he plays but at the same time, we can’t help but love the deliciously evil way in which he plays them. From[...]

‘Mission: Impossible 4’ greases its wheels, adds Simon Pegg to cast

HollywoodNews.com: Evidence that Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 4” is moving forward: Simon Pegg is in talks to join the action film being directed by Brad Bird. Pegg will reprise his role as lab geek Benji Dunn. Bird has been reading actors according to the Hollywood Reporter. The director is[...]