Tag Archives: Andrew Niccol

Ethan Hawke might be the most underrated actor in Hollywood

I don’t know if many people notice, but there’s almost nothing in the film industry that Ethan Hawke can’t do…and do well. He’s been an awards mainstay of late, as well as being someone who Oscar has nominated far more often than you probably realize. This week, he makes another[...]

Michael Fassbender and “Slow West”: Films to look forward to at the Tribeca Film Festival

As you read this, the Tribeca Film Festival will be getting fully underway with Press and Industry Screenings of all their titles. Each year, they offer up something very unique in the world of independent cinema. I’ll be taking in some films at the fest and have seen a handful[...]

Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried in Intl “In Time” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sometimes we get caught up with the awards contenders of the fall and holiday film seasons, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t straight-up genre films we’re eagerly anticipating. Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion,” Rod Lurie’s “Straw Dogs,” Hugh Jackman’s robot-boxing drama “Real Steel” and the remake of “The Thing”[...]

Justin Timberlake at Comic-Con for Film ‘In Time’

HollywoodNews.com: It was Justin Timberlake’s first time at Comic-Con in San Diego, where he promoted his upcoming film ‘In Time’ Thursday. Co-star and love-interest in the movie, Amanda Seyfried, was there as well, as fans got a first-look at the sci-fi thriller. ‘In Time’ was directed and written by Andrew Niccol,[...]

Stephenie Meyer’s “Host” adaptation lands Saoirse Ronan

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Just because “Twilight” fans have to say goodbye to Stephenie Meyer’s werewolves-and-vampires saga doesn’t mean they’re finished with the author altogether. A planned adaptation of Meyer’s best-selling novel “The Host” is moving forward with a script by Oscar nominee Andrew Niccol (“The Truman Show”), with the possibility[...]

Niccol walks away from Stephenie Meyer’s “The Host”

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: “The Host” will never measure up to “Twilight”, no matter who directs it, and particularly when the director who is chosen was second choice. Andrew Niccol of “Gattaca” and “The Truman Show” directorial fame was thought to be the shoo-in for the job since[...]

Amanda Seyfried goes sci-fi in ‘I’m.mortal.’

HollywoodNews.com: On the heels of news that Amanda Seyfried is starring in Catherine Hardwicke’s “Red Riding Hood,” the actress has committed to star in New Regency’s sci-fi film “I’m.mortal.” Project is from writer-director Andrew Niccol of “The Truman Show” fame. Twentieth Century Fox will distribute according to Variety. The trade[...]

“Twilight” scribe Stephenie Meyer casting for “Host” adaptation

Auditions are being held for a feature-film adaptation of “The Host,” a novel by “Twilight” scribe Stephenie Meyer. As Hollywood tries to keep up with the runaway train that is the “Twilight” saga, Chockstone Pictures and Nick Wechsler Productions have snapped up the right to “Host” and have hired Andrew Niccol[...]