Tag Archives: Across the Universe

Julie Taymor embraced at “Spider-Man” Broadway bow

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Embattled Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” finally opened Tuesday night to relatively positive reviews and at least one very surprising attendee in the audience: Shuttled “Spider-Man” director Julie Taymor. The “Across the Universe” director walked the red carpet, watched the show alongside former President[...]

Julie Taymor taps “Across the Universe” star for “Spider-Man” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ve grown accustomed to reporting on actors leaving Julie Taymor’s Broadway production of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” This morning, we have news of an actress joining the show. That would be T.V. Carpio, an actress who has history with Taymor, having appeared as Prudence in[...]

Julie Taymor’s “Tempest” poster sets Shakespeare’s world ablaze

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now that’s how you make a teaser poster. Julie Taymor’s spin on William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will ride the festival circuit this fall before arriving in theaters on Dec. 10. The gender-swapping film stars Helen Mirren as the Sorceress Prospera, who plays magically deadly games with[...]

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Shadow of a Doubt” to be screened at Oscar Noir Series

HollywoodNews.com: Alfred Hitchcock’s favorite among his dozens of films, “Shadow of a Doubt” will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn[...]