Tag Archives: Military personnel

“The Tillman Story” director Amir Bar Lev – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When the Academy announced the 15 feature-length documentaries eligible for the upcoming Academy Awards, Amir Bar Lev’s “The Tillman Story” found itself in good company alongside Alex Gibney’s “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer,” Charles Ferguson’s “Inside Job” and Davis Guggenheim’s “Waiting for ‘Superman.’”[...]

Darren Aronofsky appeases fanboys with ‘Wolverine 2’ details

HollywoodNews.com: Darren Aronofsky revealed more details about his directorial involvement with Fox’s reboot of the “X-Men” character Wolverine on the big screen. The film which stars Hugh Jackman won’t be a sequel to the 2009 film rather a tale unto itself. Script is being penned by Oscar-winning scribe Christopher McQuarrie.[...]

Darren Aronofsky edges closer to “Wolverine” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you ready for a Wolverine adventure from the minds that brought you the brooding, brilliant “The Fountain?” (Um, I am. “The Fountain” is a masterpiece. But I digress.) Word on the street is that “Black Swan” director Darren Aronofsky is inching ever closer to his paycheck film, “Wolverine[...]

Tony Curtis, 85, died last night in Las Vegas

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Three recent deaths rocked the entertainment industry, casting a shadow over the Hollywood community. Tony Curtis, the Oscar nominee who once wooed Marilyn Monroe and impressed the Academy as one half of Stanley Kramer’s “The Defiant Ones,” died Wednesday night in his Las Vegas home. The coroner reports[...]

“Wolverine” sequel set in Japan, farmed out to writing duo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It is sounding more and more like Hugh Jackman dropped out of “Avon Man,” as was previously reported, to prep for a second “Wolverine” installment. We all know Jackman can’t pump up his physique to play the steely X-Men overnight. That kind of training takes time. So when[...]

“Tillman Story” loses its appeal with the MPAA

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Following up on a story we ran earlier this week, it turns out “The Tillman Story” lost its appeal with the MPAA to downgrade from an R rating to a PG-13. As reported, the film is being penalized for its “excessive” language. Director Amir Bar-Lev said in a[...]

Ryan Reynolds might take refuge in ‘Safe House’ with Denzel Washington

HollywoodNews.com: Ryan Reynolds is being eyed to co-star with Denzel Washington in the thriller “Safe House.” Potential casting bulks up a heavy upcoming schedule for Reynolds who is being tapped for several comic book projects including a Green Lantern” sequel, “Deadpool” and “R.I.P.D.” He is also connected to[...]

Ryan Reynolds in a studio tug-of-war over ‘Green Lantern’ vs. ‘Deadpool’?

HollywoodNews.com: Robert Liefeld, the creator of Marvel comic book “Deadpool” is hinting that Ryan Reynolds may not come aboard the Robert Rodriguez-helmed film. It simply boils down to Reynolds’ commitment to the DC comic book feature franchise “Green Lantern.” In that film, he plays hero Hal Jordan. Liefeld tweeted: “Warner[...]

Jane Fonda recalls meeting Henry Kissinger in an elevator at Yankee Stadium

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Last night’s screening of the extraordinary documentary about the murder of NFL star Pat Tillman drew some heavyweights including double Oscar winner Jane Fonda, movie star Josh Brolin (he narrates “The Tillman Story”), Kerry Washington, Dick Ebersol, famed cinematographer Ellen Kuras, plus Dan Abrams, Sports Illustrated’s illustrious[...]

Daniel Craig “chomping at the bit” to do another Bond flick

HollywoodNews.com: Daniel Craig said he is looking forward to reprising his role as James Bond. The 42 year-old said he can’t wait to get back on set of the action movie franchise. However, it’s not known when that will be as MGM doesn’t have the financing for the next film[...]