"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

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,[...]