MUDBOUND and COCO to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" pairs Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman once again                "Wonder Wheel" closes NYFF with a commanding Kate Winslet turn                Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney to Receive Hollywood Supporting Actor and Hollywood Supporting Actress Awards at "Hollywood Film Awards"                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Adapted Screenplay hopefuls                "Breathe" aims to return Andrew Garfield to Oscar contention                Mary J. Blige, Timothée Chalamet and the Cast of "I, Tonya" - Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser to be honored at the 21st Annual "Hollywood Film Awards."                New Trailer drops for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"                "Goodbye Christopher Robin" reveals the origins of Winnie the Pooh                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Supporting Actress hopefuls                "The Florida Project" is one of the year's best films                Trailer for "Wonder Wheel" showcases one of Woody Allen's most visual efforts to date                “Blade Runner 2049” and “Jigsaw”: Films to see in October                Hollywood Contenders – A first crack at 2017 Golden Globe predictions                "Blade Runner 2049" is a stunning achievement for Roger Deakins and Denis Villeneuve        

Tag Archives: Rupert Wyatt

Re-ranking the contenders in Best Director

As I mentioned last week, with the festival season well underway and a good portion of the major contenders for the Academy Awards having screened or about to screen, now seems like as good a time as any to take a look at the big eight categories and see what’s[...]

Felicity Jones: Oscar newbies hoping for a first citation this year

Much like I took a look yesterday at veterans in contention for Oscar love the year, today I’m going to be turning my attention to the newbies who hope to receive some awards love. As I mentioned in the last piece, this is leading up to me doing a re-ranking[...]

“Apes” rises to the challenge while “Change-Up” slips

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Solid reviews and positive word of mouth have helped Rupert Wyatt’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” swing to a better-than-expected Friday, setting the stage for what could be a big win for 20th Century Fox when actuals are announced on Monday. Wyatt’s “Rise,” which documents how[...]

Andy Serkis talks “Apes,” Comic-Con, “Tintin,” “The Hobbit” and much more! – EXCLUSIVE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The whole planet’s going to the apes, and Andy Serkis wants to make sure you have a front-row seat for Earth’s annihilation. As the title suggests, Rupert Wyatt’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” explains how a scientist (James Franco) trying to invent a cure for[...]

“Harry Potter” star nabs villainous role in “Rise of the Apes”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Will there be any room left for the apes? 20th Century Fox reports that Tom Felton, best known for playing Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” franchise, will join the upcoming “Planet of the Apes” prequel-sequel, “Rise of the Apes.” Continuing his villainous ways, Felton will play son[...]

Brian Cox negotiating for villainous “Rise of the Apes” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Throw another ape into the mix. Brian Cox is in final negotiations to join “Rise of the Apes,” the announced “Planet of the Apes” prequel/sequel that will reach theaters in June 2011, according to The Wrap. Cox would play the owner of a controversial primate sanctuary whose cruel[...]

“Rise of the Apes” lures John Lithgow, Freida Pinto

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few more “monkeys” are swinging toward that “Planet of the Apes” prequel. John Lithgow and Frieda Pinto have joined a cast that already is headlined by James Franco, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Franco is playing a scientist who, while researching Alzheimer’s disease, morphs into an ape[...]

Damn you hunky apes! James Franco joins “Planet of the Apes” prequel

Hollywoodnews.com: James Franco will be playing a scientist in the war between humans and monkeys in Fox’s “Planet of the Apes” prequel “Rise of the Apes.” Apparently he beat out a number of prestigious actors (Duh, he’s good looking and a brilliant performer) after meeting with director Rupert Wyatt over[...]