Tag Archives: Helena Bonham Carter

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” will continue to print money for Disney

Disney certainly knows how to craft financially successful films. Especially when they take their animated classics and adapt them into live action features, the Mouse basically has a formula all but down pat. Opening this week, Alice Through the Looking Glass is the latest in that endeavor, one which was[...]

Telluride and Venice launch festival debuts into the Oscar race

We always knew that the beginning of the fall festival season would launch a number of titles into the early Oscar race, but perhaps not to this level so far. Yes, over at the Telluride Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival, almost all of the high profile debuts have[...]

Johnny Depp, Leo DiCaprio – Which acting contenders this year are most due for their first win?

Of the many storylines that begin during awards season, few are usually as compelling as the ones centered around who’s most due for an Academy Award. I think that it’s usually pretty satisfying to see a former bridesmaid finally become a bride, as it were. As such, below I’ve made[...]

Rooney Mara: Looking at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders

As you fine ladies and gentlemen must all know by now (since I’ve pretty much hammered it into your heads), it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what folks like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to actually[...]

The 83rd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

After a brief delay, this series has returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that[...]

Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe will sing at the Oscars

Academy Award® winners Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe join this year’s Oscar® nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway along with Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, and Helena Bonham Carter in a celebration honoring movie musicals of the last decade, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil[...]

Johnny Depp, Tim Burton confirm cast for “Dark Shadows”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tim Burton has filled out the cast for his “Dark Shadows” update, including some fresh names and an actress we all could have assumed would find her way into the film at some point. Jonny Lee Miller and Chloe Moretz have been cast alongside Johnny Depp in the[...]

“Harry Potter” DVD and Blu-ray details from Draco, himself

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tom Felton may have been promoting his next picture, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” over the weekend but he couldn’t stop dropping details about his last franchise … a little something called “Harry Potter.” While speaking to press on the “Apes” red carpet, Felton promised that[...]

Helena Bonham Carter boards Newell’s “Great Expectations”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Helena Bonham Carter will team with director Mike Newell (“Donnie Brasco,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral”) for an adaptation of “Great Expectations.” The oft-adapted Dickens novel will return to the screen courtesy of BBC Films, which made the announcement this morning in Cannes, according to the AP.[...]

Michelle Pfeiffer, Tim Burton may reunite for “Dark Shadows”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We had been hearing that Helena Bonham Carter planned to join Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows,” an adaptation of a vintage 1960s soap opera that dealt with vampires, ghosts and ghouls. That’s really no shock. As Burton’s life partner, Carter often appears in his work, as does planned[...]
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