Tag Archives: Michael Fassbender

“Shame” Acquired by Fox Searchlight – AWARDS ALLEY

hollywoodnews.com:Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula announced today that the company has acquired U. S. rights to the intimate and provocative drama SHAME. The film is directed by Steve McQueen, written by McQueen and Abi Morgan and stars Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan. SHAME is a See-Saw[...]

Carey Mulligan’s “Shame” song hitting wrong notes with critics – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Start spreading the news. Carey Mulligan’s odd rendition of “New York, New York” is becoming the headline as more articles surface regarding Steve McQueen’s provocative, challenging “Shame.” McQueen’s follow up to “Hunger” world premiered at the Venice Film Fest over the weekend before moving to Telluride.[...]

Michael Fassbender baring it all in fest films “Dangerous Method,” “Shame” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sex must be on Michael Fassbender’s brain. The powerful talent dazzled art house crowds this spring playing Rochester in Cary Fukunaga’s “Jane Eyre,” then upped his geek cred playing a young Magneto for Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men prequel, “First Class.” But Fassbender takes two steps in a[...]

Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen in “A Dangerous Method” – TIFF 2011

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It wouldn’t be TIFF without a new film by Toronto native David Cronenberg, which is part of the reason why we are extremely excited for the acclaimed director’s latest picture “A Dangerous Method.” The sexually charged historical drama makes its North American premiere at this year’s[...]

“X-Men: First Class” trailer makes Marvel mutant magic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For a film that’s due out in a little over a month, “X-Men: First Class” has been relatively quiet. We’ve seen an initial trailer that actually used some footage from the first three “X-Men” films (as well as new footage shot by “First Class” helmer Matthew[...]

“X-Men” scans give mighty look at Marvel mutants

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are just a few weeks away from the start of the summer film season, which kicks off on May 6 with Paramount’s introduction to the Marvel superhero, “Thor.” Shortly after that, however, another Marvel team of heroes will receive a brand new introduction as 20tht[...]

“X-Men: First Class” teaser trailer arrives, looks fantastic!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have an abnormal amount of superhero movie news on the Web site this morning. We’ve had updates on a third “Iron Man,” and fresh opinions on the rebooted Superman. And now we’re prepping for legitimate footage from an upcoming summer blockbuster. “X-Men: First Class” will[...]

Ridley Scott adds Fassbender to sci-fi thriller

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Details continue to shift regarding Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi endeavor. For starters, it was going to be an “Alien” prequel … two of them, in fact. Scott had discussed plans to film back-to-back “Alien” prequels while making the rounds for “Robin Hood.” But somewhere along the[...]

“Jane Eyre” poster, synopsis on Facebook

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Focus Features beefed up its presence on the Facebook fan page for Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre,” adding a plot synopsis and teasing the film’s first official poster. We have it below. The oft-filmed “Jane Eyre” will be Fukunaga’s follow up to the[...]

Colin Farrell leading contender for “Total Recall” remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Colin Farrell about to get his ass to Mars? He will if he wins the role of Douglas Quaid – a part made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger – in a planned “Total Recall” remake. Farrell leads a list of candidates that includes Tom Hardy (“Inception”)[...]