Tag Archives: Beau Willimon

“House of Cards” is back with a real bang for Netflix

At the tail end of last week, Netflix gave audiences another reason to binge with the release of the fourth season of their hit series House of Cards. As the show (or at least one of the shows) that put the streaming service on the map as a place for[...]

“House of Cards”: The Best Show on Netflix?

Over the weekend, Netflix dropped season three of their hit show House of Cards, allowing viewers (including yours truly) to binge watch another 13 episodes of the political drama. Since its debut, the show, which came from the mind of scribe Beau Willimon and stars the duo of Kevin Spacey[...]

George Clooney’s “The Ides of March” is a “tense” political drama – AWARDS ALLEY

‘ TO READ “DESCENDANTS” BOASTS A TOUR DE FORCE PERFORMANCE BY GEORGE CLOONEY By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After Lynne Ramsay’s agitating “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” I was hoping for something a little more upbeat and inspiring … something that didn’t make me want to crawl up into the fetal position and[...]

George Clooney, Ryan Gosling hitting campaign trail for “Ides of March”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: George Clooney is moving forward with his political drama “The Ides of March,” based on Beau Willimon’s play “Farragut North.” Clooney and regular collaborator Grant Heslov adapted the script. The A-list actor will direct and star. It was reported that Clooney secured independent financing for his production from[...]

George Clooney wants Chris Pine for ‘Farragut,’ but the actor wasn’t aware

HollywoodNews.com: Chris Pine was completely in the dark that George Clooney was eyeing him for a role in the feature adaptation of the play “Farragut North.” The play was written by Democratic political operative Beau Willimon and it was recently reported that Clooney was eyeing to make the film with[...]

George Clooney hitting campaign trail for “Farragut North”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: George Clooney needs to run for president. He won’t. A friend actually asked me after our screening of “The American” when I thought Clooney would finally get into politics. I chuckled and relayed the standard answer Clooney keeps at the ready whenever a journalist asks him a similar[...]