Tag Archives: Russian films

Fox finds its Abraham Lincoln for ‘Vampire Hunter’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Four score and seven years ago, Fox settled on an actor to play Honest Abe in its big-screen adaptation of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” That would be Benjamin Walker, a Brit thespian whose credits include “The Golden Compass” and Clint Eastwood’s “Flag of Our Fathers.” Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”)[...]

Weinsteins going to the moon for “Apollo 18”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Weinstein Company is about the join the space race. The company has acquired “Apollo 18,” a sci-fi thriller based on Brian Miller’s screenplay that won top prize at the inaugural Astana International Action Film Festival. The event was founded by Timur Bekmambetov, director of “Wanted” and[...]