Tag Archives: Jack Kevorkian

Al Pacino gets his wig on to play music producer Phil Spector

HollywoodNews.com: Al Pacino is looking to portray another oversized personality: music icon Phil Spector. The afro-haired record producer was known for creating the “wall of sound” in the 1960s and is currently serving a prison sentence of 19 years for murder. HBO Films will be making the TV project from a David[...]

What you missed backstage from the Emmy Winners’ Circle

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney proved again how utterly charming he is, Al Pacino quoted Michelangelo, and Kyra Sedgwick talked the fifth time being the charm backstage at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Maybe it was that First Amendment question that got things rolling. George Clooney,[...]

Al Pacino wins Emmy for Dr. Kevorkian role

HollywoodNews.com: Al Pacino has won an Emmy Award for his work in the HBO biopic ‘You Don’t Know Jack.’ Pacino portrays Dr. Jack Kevorkian in the piece that has sixteen Emmy nominations. Most of the supporting cast was nominated, as was director Barry Levinson. The TV movie covers the life of Dr.[...]

Barry Levinson to direct Columbia Pictures’ ‘Brother Jack’

HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award(r)-winning director Barry Levinson is attached to helm the film “Brother Jack” for Columbia Pictures, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. “Brother Jack,” based on the life of human rights activist Jack Healey, is the coming of age story of an[...]

Jack Kevorkian: Dr. Death Becomes a Rock Star

By Roger Friedman Dr. Jack Kevorkian: he helped 130 people to their deaths through assisted suicide. He spent 8 1/2 years in jail. And now, at the age of 82, Dr, Death is a rock star. Last night was the New York premiere of Barry Levinson’s excellent new HBO about Kevorkian, “You[...]

Anderson Cooper giving 1st post-prison interview to Dr. Jack Kevorkian

By Roger Friedman Wasn’t Anderson Cooper just swimming with sharks last week on “60 Minutes”? Now he’s doing something even more courageous: he’s interviewing Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Dr. Death is giving Cooper his first post-prison interview this Friday. It’s not actually on CNN, but set for a lunch time live get together at[...]