Tag Archives: Brian Helgeland

“42” The True Story of An American Legend

Hero is a word we hear often in sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. “42” tells the story of two men—the great Jackie Robinson and trailblazing Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey—whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game[...]

Harrison Ford cast in Jackie Robinson biopic

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: It’s official, Harrison Ford has signed on to play a role in “42,” the Jackie Robinson biopic written and directed by Brian Helgeland, produced by Legendary Pictures. Ford will be playing Branch Rickey, the President and manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who integrated the sport by[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: “Hood” — #2 with an Arrow, not a Bullet

BY KEVIN CRUST Hollywoodnews.com: A return to Sherwood Forest doesn’t herald any type of rich-to-poor stimulus package so the Man in the Iron Suit will continue to control the box-office lucre. In more modest offerings, the new princess of romance is back and the Queen indulges in some romantic comedy[...]

Exclusive: ‘Lost’ star Kevin Durand on playing Little John in ‘Robin Hood’

Hollywoodnews.com: Kevin Durand is at the forefront of a new generation of character actors who have quietly risen to fame on the strength of their ability to transform themselves over and over again. Although he may be best known as the chilling, confident Keamy on TV’s Lost, he offered memorable[...]

Russell Crowe: Robin Hood Screens in NYC For First Time

By Roger Friedman Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” screened in New York last night for the first time. I’m told it was for an audience of junketeers and maybe some “real people” in a focus group. The verdict? It works. This will be good news for Universal Pictures and Ron Meyer.[...]

Angelina Jolie in new “Salt” photos; Trailer expected Thursday

Sony Pictures revealed more production photos from Phillip Noyce’s spy thriller “Salt,” according to slash-film. In the movie, Angelina Jolie plays a CIA officer who is outed as a Russian sleeper spy. Over the course of the film, she must evade capture by her CIA colleagues, who suspect her of[...]