Tag Archives: Producer /director

James Cameron to receive the Milestone Award from the PGA

HollywoodNews.com: The Producers Guild of America (PGA), a national non-profit trade group committed to protecting the rights and credits of producers in film, television and new media, announced today that the legendary Oscar award-winning producer, director, writer James Cameron will be honored with the 2011 Milestone Award. The award will[...]

J.J. Abrams partners in crime with ‘Dark Knight’ scribe

HollywoodNews.com: Though the details are still under wraps, producer-director J.J. Abrams is hooking up with “Dark Knight” scribe Jonathan Nolan in a potential TV crime thriller series. Word comes from EW and Collider. The duo are currently shopping the series around and fanboys of Nolan are going nuts. They’ve often[...]

Coppola and Godard to Receive Academy’s Governors Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted last night to present the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producer-director Francis Ford Coppola and Honorary Awards to historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow, director Jean-Luc Godard and actor Eli Wallach. All four awards will[...]

James Cagney’s ‘White Heat’ to be part of Academy’s “Oscar Noir” series

HollywoodNews.com: “White Heat” (1949), featuring the return of James Cagney to the gangster genre that made him a star, will be screened as the final feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, August 30, at[...]

Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker back original docs for Oprah’s new network

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker, Goldie Hawn, Gabriel Byrne and Mariel Hemingway have agreed to participate in original, two-hour documentaries for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, it was announced today. The films will be presented as part of OWN’s monthly documentary film club, along with the original acquisitions,[...]

Johnny Depp to cast ‘Dark Shadows’

HollywoodNews.com: “Dark Shadows,” a project that Warner Bros. has been developing for three years for Johnny Depp, is finally moving forward. Studio has hired screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith to write the screenplay. During the tenure of the feature’s development, Graham King has been attached as producer along with Tim Burton as[...]

Ice Cube excited to star in ‘Rampart’ with Ben Foster

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Ice Cube is eagerly anticipating unsheathing his edge as an actor later this summer, when he goes before the cameras with Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster in “Rampart” – Oren Moverman’s adaptation of James Ellroy’s novel about L.A.P.D. corruption in the early ‘90s. “I’ve[...]

Emma Roberts joins Scream 4

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Roberts (Valentine’s Day, Nancy Drew, Hotel For Dogs and the upcoming It’s Kind of a Funny Story) has been cast as “Jill,” one of the heroines in Dimension Films’ SCREAM 4, the highly anticipated follow-up to the successful SCREAM franchise. SCREAM 4 hits theatres in April 15,[...]