Tag Archives: L.A. Confidential

R.I.P. Curtis Hanson

Last night, the cinematic world lost one of its own. Filmmaker Curtis Hanson passed away at the age of 71. The cause of death has been placed as natural causes. Hanson worked in the industry for well over 40 years, writing and directing movies that will stand the test of[...]

Spotlight on Billionaire Arnon Milchan

BY ROBERT WELKOS BILLIONAIRE: ARNON MILCHAN NET WORTH: $4.7 billion (Forbes); $4.2 billion (CelebrityNetWorth) HOLLYWOOD CONNECTIONS: Producer began his Hollywood career in 1977 after being introduced to producer Elliot Kastner (“Harper”). Set up New Regency Productions in 1991. Has worked with directors like Martin Scorsese, Terry Gilliam, Oliver Stone, Roman Polanski and[...]

Oscars: ‘Behind the Ballot’ video series live online

For Oscar fans that just can’t seem to win their Oscar ballot pool because of that one craft category, Oscar.com today launched “Behind The Ballot,” a six-part video series that explores how Academy members view and ultimately determine who’ll win Oscars for Production Design, Cinematography, Makeup and Hairstyling, Film Editing,[...]

Harrison Ford cast in Jackie Robinson biopic

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: It’s official, Harrison Ford has signed on to play a role in “42,” the Jackie Robinson biopic written and directed by Brian Helgeland, produced by Legendary Pictures. Ford will be playing Branch Rickey, the President and manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who integrated the sport by signing Jackie[...]

Woody Harrelson, Ice Cube to film “Rampart” in October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oren Moverman is about to move from Army soldiers to LAPD officers. The director of the Oscar-nominated “The Messenger” will begin filming his follow-up, “Rampart,” in October, with Ice Cube and “Messenger” co-stars Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster in the cast. The film follows a series of[...]