Tag Archives: Columbus Short

Exclusive: Sylvain White discusses directing ‘The Losers’

By Todd Gilchrist As a huge fan of Sylvain White’s Stomp the Yard, a surprisingly thoughtful addition to the growing legacy of urban dance movies that proliferated in recent years, I was intrigued to see what he would do next. Too often, filmmakers with even a little bit of style[...]

Idris Elba talks ‘The Losers,’ ‘Thor’ and more

Although as the proper stars of the film, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Zoe Saldana have enjoyed the lion’s share of the press devoted to The Losers, actor Idris Elba has himself become a noteworthy star in the last few years, and his role is integral to the conflict in director[...]

Death of a Funeral: Cast and crew talk about bringing the remake to life

Ensemble comedies are always a mixed blessing: as many talented folks as the filmmakers recruit for their cast, there are always a few characters that you want to see explored a little bit more. Thankfully, at the junket for Death at a Funeral, a press event potentially as overstuffed as[...]

Wondercon ’10: ‘The Losers’ filmmakers on making a winning comic adaptation

BY TODD GILCHRIST It seems like every spring Hollywood produces at least one breakthrough movie – the sort of film that razes notions of stardom or style and gives audiences something they want in a way they don’t expect. The Losers appears to be 2010’s requisite entry: directed by Sylvain[...]

Zoe Saldana in “The Losers” Poster Gallery

BY STAFF Director Sylvain White’s “The Losers” stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Holt McCallany, Oscar Jaenada, and Jason Patric. The script is written by Peter Berg and James Vanderbilt and is based on the Vertigo comic series by Andy Diggle and Jock. Warner[...]