Tag Archives: Djimon Hounsou

“Guardians of the Galaxy”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: James Gunn Written by: James Gunn and Nicole Perlman Main Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel (voice), Bradley Cooper (voice), Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, Josh Brolin (voice), and more… Past Oscar relations: Benecio del Toro won[...]

“How to Train Your Dragon 2”: What’s Up with the Awards Race

Directed by: Dean DeBlois Written by: Dean DeBlois Main Cast: Voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Djimon Hounsou, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, and others Past Oscar relations: The first film in the franchise was nominated for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score Here[...]

Rihanna, Sheryl Crow playing Brad Pitt’s Make It Right charity gala

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As Brad Pitt opened up about possible adoption plans with Angelina Jolie, the couple also revealed the guest and artist list for the planned Make It Right event, which they will hold in New Orleans in March. Pitt and Louisiana native Ellen DeGeneres will co-host the charitable[...]

These movies could interrupt the ‘Whites Only’ Oscars

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Will the 2010 Oscars be a whites-only club? Gregg Kilday and Matthew Belloni projected the possibility in the ‘Hollywood Reporter’ back in September, and as this awards season has moved forward, indeed, the focus has been on a collection of Caucasian colossi. Where are[...]

Djimon Hounsou goes for it with ‘Tempest’ role

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: When Touchstone unveils Julie Taymor’s “The Tempest” Dec. 10, filmgoers will not only see Helen Mirren at the peak of her formidable powers playing the sorceress Prospera, they’ll also witness Djimon Hounsou in a gorgeously intense performance as Caliban, her slave. The[...]

Julie Taymor’s “Tempest” poster sets Shakespeare’s world ablaze

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now that’s how you make a teaser poster. Julie Taymor’s spin on William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will ride the festival circuit this fall before arriving in theaters on Dec. 10. The gender-swapping film stars Helen Mirren as the Sorceress Prospera, who plays magically deadly games with the likes[...]

Taymor’s “The Tempest” blowing into New York Film Festival

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Julie Taymor’s “The Tempest” seems to be the movie of choice for film festivals this fall. Days after officials from the Venice Film Fest announced that Taymor’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic text would close their annual event, the New York Film Festival followed suit, tagging “Tempest” for its[...]