Tag Archives: Frank Darabont

Will “Walking Dead” suffer from Frank Darabont’s exit?

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Frank Darabont’s sudden exit from AMC’s “The Walking Dead” caught fans of the zombie drama off guard, being as the writer/producer/director spent nearly five years shopping the comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore around Hollywood as a television series. The news is even[...]

“Inception” leads Saturn Awards noms with nine

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It felt like Christopher Nolan pulled the idea for his mind-bending “Inception” from the deep depths of outer space, so it’s fitting that the blockbuster with a brain would be honored by the Saturn Awards with a pack-leading nine nominations. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy[...]

‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Modern Family’ Win At Directors Guild Awards

By Gold Derby News Desk HollywoodNews.com: The Directors Guild of America Awards include seven trophies for achievement in television. One-time Oscar and DGA champ Martin Scorsese (“The Departed”) won his first TV race for helming the pilot of HBO’s new marquee series “Boardwalk Empire.” Allan Coulter also contended for “Empire”[...]

Darabont wants Simon Pegg to walk with ‘The Dead’ again

By Todd Gilchrist On Saturday, April 17, Frank Darabont appeared at the Landmark Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, TX, to host a screening of The Shawshank Redemption. Darabont was honored the previous evening at the Dallas Film Society Honors, where he received the Star Award for his ongoing contributions to cinema,[...]

America Ferrera, Wilmer Valderrama in Dallas Film Fest winner

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Ryan Piers Williams’ “The Dry Land,” a Sundance Film Festival favorite, took home the top prize at the Dallas International Film Festival Friday evening, earning a $25,000 cash prize for the Target Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature. In addition, Lucy Walker’s “Waste Land” received a $25,000[...]