Tag Archives: M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan defends his “Last Airbender” casting decisions

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, “The Last Airbender,” racist? It seems like a ridiculous charge to level against a director of Indian descent. Yet more than enough negative buzz surrounding the “Airbender” casting had forced the director to respond. The “Airbender” characters, based on an animated television[...]

Shyamalan addresses ‘Last Airbender’ race-bending controversy

By Whitney Milam HollywoodNews.com: M. Night Shyamalan, director of the upcoming film adaptation of popular Nickelodeon TV show “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, has directly spoken out against accusations of racism in the film’s casting. Shyamalan responds to repeated criticisms about dark-skinned characters in the television series being light-skinned in the movie,[...]

M. Night Shyamalan shopping a supernatural, missing child thriller?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have a tendency nowadays to look ahead to a director’s next picture before their latest film even hits theaters. Don’t tell us about “Inception,” Mr. Nolan. We want to know about “Batman 3!” M. Night Shyamalan currently is receiving this treatment. His latest, a live-action adaptation of[...]

M. Night Shyamalan’s next film has Cooper, Willis and Paltrow loosely attached

HollywoodNews.com: Before “The Last Airbender” even takes off, M. Night Shyamalan is discreetly assembling his next project. The Hollywood Reporter has its ear to the rail and learned that Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow and Bruce Willis are loosely attached. There are no details on the plot. The trade[...]

New TV spot for ‘The Last Airbender’

HollywoodNews.com: M. Night Shyamalan’s new film “The Last Airbender” starring Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi and Cliff Curtis hits theaters on July 2nd. The film has just released a new TV spot for the film and you can view it below: Awards News, Breaking[...]

Latest “Last Airbender” TV spot whets whistle for anticipated July blockbuster

Hollywoodnews.com: I don’t know much about M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Last Airbender.” And for a summer movie — let alone the celebrated July 4 holiday weekend summer movie — that’s unheard of. And also a little cool. We’re at the point nowadays where almost every frame of every anticipated movie has made[...]

New “The Last Airbender” in 3D posters

M. Night Shyamalan’s new film “The Last Airbender” hits the theaters this summer on July 2 and fans of the cartoon series can’t wait to see the real life adaptation. “The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his[...]

New “The Last Airbender” Teaser Posters

M. Night Shyamalan’s new film “The Last Airbender” hits the theaters this summer on July 2. “The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and[...]

“Sherlock Holmes” sequel could join “Airbender” and “Green Hornet” in 3-D

Hollywood’s current fascination with 3-D shows no signs of slowing down. News broke earlier this week that two anticipated projects were converting to the third dimension. Paramount announced via press release that M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Last Airbender” would upgrade prior to its July 2 release. Meanwhile, Michel Gondry’s take on[...]

Exclusive: ‘Ghost Writer”s Olivia Williams on acting with Ewan, reacting to Roman

BY TODD GILCHRIST Although not quite a household name in the U.S., Olivia Williams has steadily worked over the last decade to establish herself as one of the movies’ most versatile and interesting actresses. Early roles in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense earned her both visibility[...]
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