Tag Archives: Mike Nichols

Steven Spielberg: The Top 25 (Best Director)

Here we go again folks with another Top 25 article today, and it’s one of the big ones. Yes, this time around I’ll be tackling one of the biggest of the big eight categories in an effort not to save them all for very last. This one is the Best[...]

Harrison Ford to be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that they will be honoring Academy Award®-nominated actor Harrison Ford with this year’s “Hollywood Career Achievement Award.” The actor—who earlier this year earned critical and audience raves for his outstanding portrayal of baseball trailblazer[...]

Hollywood lost a significant voice – Nora Ephron

Hollywoodnews.com: Hollywood lost a significant voice. Screenwriter/director Nora Ephron, a three-time Oscar nominee, lost her battle with leukemia. She was 71. A prolific writer, Ephron’s first credits stretched back to the 1973 television series “Adam’s Rib.” Ten years after, she struck it big on the silver screen when she collaborated with[...]

Shirley MacLain Receives AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

HollywoodNews.com: Last night, stage and screen legend Shirley MacLaine was lauded with the 40th annual AFI Life Achievement Award – the highest honor for a career in film. Some of Hollywood’s most revered luminaries turned out to pay tribute to one of America’s most beloved artists. The gala,[...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield in “Death of a Salesman”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The greatest American play? Quite possibly Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” set in 1949 and revived last night on Broadway in a production that is outstanding. Mike Nichols directed and reinvented Miller’s classic, with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Andrew Garfield (the new movie Spider[...]

Julia Roberts is caliente enough for the Donostia honor

HollywoodNews.com: On the heels of having a great $23.7 million weekend at the box office with “Eat Pray Love,” Julia Roberts is being lauded with the Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival. The Award has a history of being given to such greats as Bette Davis and Robert De[...]

Hollywood Money Manager Ken Starr still in jail despite attempts to get bail

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Ken Starr is still in jail today, despite attempts to get bail. The imprisoned money manager is charged with defrauding dozens of celebrity clients of at least $59 million. Some of the names include Uma Thurman, Carly Simon, Al Pacino, Neil Simon, Lauren Bacall and Mike Nichols. The[...]

Angelina Jolie interested in playing Elizabeth Taylor in a new film

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar-winner Angelia Jolie has expressed interest in playing screen icon Elizabeth Taylor in a new film that chronicles her and Richard Burton’s infamous love affair. Catherine Zeta-Jones’ name has also been linked to the project, with Russell Crowe, Clive Owen and Colin Farrell all reportedly considering the role of[...]

Jailed Celeb Money Manager Gave Ex Wife $750K a Year

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Ken Starr sits in a downtown Manhattan jail, accused of stealing at least $60 million from his celebrity clients like Neil Simon, Carly Simon, Uma Thurman, Mike Nichols, Lauren Bacall and possibly Michael Douglas’s ex wife, Diandra. His fourth and current wife, Diane Passage, remains in limbo, sued[...]

Mike Nichols looks to work with Meryl Streep again on ‘Springs’

Hollywoodnews.com: Mike Nichols is looking to direct Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges in “Great Hope Springs” for Mandate Pictures. All parties are in negotiations per Empire magazine. In the vein of Nichols’ 1986 film “Heartburn,” which also starred Streep, “Springs” follows a married couple of 30 years who are on[...]
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