Tag Archives: Joe Carnahan

Brad Pitt could partner up with ‘Jesse James’ helmer again

HollywoodNews.com: Brad Pitt is looking to reteam with director Andrew Dominick for the heist comedy “Cogan’s Trade.” The duo previously worked together on the western “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.” “Jesse James” earned a best supporting actor Oscar nom for Casey Affleck in 2008 who portrayed[...]

Liam Neeson agrees to sink Peter Berg’s “Battleship”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Peter Berg’s “Battleship” finally has a credible, award-winning actor on its roster, and it’s Liam Neeson. Fresh off his turn in Joe Carnahan’s “The A-Team,” Neeson continues to feed his hunger for popcorn blockbusters by starring as Admiral Shane, according to Variety. Neeson joins Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard,[...]

Liam Neeson plans to come together again with Joe Carnahan

HollywoodNews.com: Liam Neeson is planning to work with his “A-Team” director Joe Carnahan once again. Carnahan has written a script with Ian Mackenzie Jeffers entitled “The Grey” that’s essentially a man vs. nature film. Jeffers also wrote the short story that the film is based upon. In “Grey,” Neeson leads a[...]

“Fantastic Four” approaching Bruce Willis, three potential directors?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: First came “Fantastic Foour” casting rumors, with Adrien Brody reportedly up for the elastic part of Mr. Fantastic, while Alive Eve is battling Amber Heard for the part of Sue Storm, the team’s Invisible Woman. Now we’re getting word that 20th Century Fox has a shortlist of directors[...]

DVD Review: “Kick-Ass” hurls the controversial Hit Girl to home video

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Kick-Ass” Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” could be viewed as the anti-“Batman Begins,” and in a strange way, that’s a good thing. While both detail[...]

Action-packed “A-Team” earns a B-, which is a passing grade in summertime

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Hollywoodnews.com: The A-Team (**1/2 out of 4) You know it’s officially summertime when a movie crams three fistfights, a dog attack, a daring rescue attempt from a Mexican hell hole, and a full-throttle helicopter chase that culminates with a United States military jet blasting a well-armed whirly bird out of[...]

Jessica Biel’s secret to keeping her relationships together

Hollywoodnews.com: To make her romantic relationships work, Jessica Biel doesn’t need an A-Team. Her parents are big enough role models. When asked how she keeps her romance with cutesy wootsy crooner Justin Timberlake intact, Biel exclaimed in a statement “’Well, I think I just watched my parents. My role[...]

Exclusive: “The A-Team” and “District 9” star Sharlto Copley — Hollywood In Ten

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. Sharlto Copley was running late. Not too late, mind you. The “District 9” star was roughly 20 minutes behind schedule when he finally called for[...]

Oscar Winner Mauro Fiore, ASC encores with “The A-TEAM”

By Bob Fisher What does a cinematographer do for an encore after winning an Oscar? If your name is Mauro Fiore, ASC you follow Avatar with The A-Team. Get ready to take a breath-taking, action-packed journey with four veterans of the war in Iraq who are mercenaries for hire at[...]