Tag Archives: Neo-noir

Batman, “Dark Knight” talk from co-star Michael Caine

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Michael Caine has never shied away from commenting on camera about Christopher Nolan’s Batman films, often giving rabid fans cannon fodder that, at times, works out but also can miss the mark. Wasn’t it Caine who once suggested that Nolan wanted Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Johnny Depp[...]

Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” turns 10, holds special screenings

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A Christopher Nolan film will be in theaters next week … only it’s not “The Dark Knight Rises.” You still have to wait until next year for that anticipated blockbuster. Instead, Newmarket Films will be screening high-definition digital prints of Nolan’s “Memento” in celebration of the film’s 10tht[...]

Gore Verbinksi’s ‘The Lone Ranger’ gets a logo

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: I like Gore Verbinski quite a bit. I certainly like Johnny Depp when he’s in ‘I give a damn’ mode, and Jerry Bruckheimer now has something to prove after whiffing with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. So count me as intrigued for The Lone Ranger.[...]

Keira Knightley, Anne Hathaway vying for Batman roles?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Time to sift through the latest batch of “The Dark Knight Rises” casting rumors. We continue to focus on the actresses vying for roles in Christopher Nolan’s third spin in the Batmobile, primarily because the main male parts have been filled by the likes of Christian Bale, Gary[...]

Recap: the most memorable comic book-film trailers from the last 10 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since the modern comic book movie revival kicked off with “X-Men” and (kinda-sorta) “Unbreakable.” With the lukewarm response to the trailers to “Thor” and “Green Lantern,” and the Nolan “Batman” franchise wrapping up, we may just be on[...]

Batman speculation “Rises” as Nolan reveals sequel details

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Internet speculation ran rampant once Christopher Nolan announced that his third Batman film would be titled “The Dark Knight Rises,” and that The Riddler would not be the main villain. “We’ll use many of the same characters as we have all along, and we’ll be introducing some new[...]

‘Batman 3’ casting begins for lead femme

HollywoodNews.com: And in more “Batman 3” news: Christopher Nolan is apparently meeting with lead actresses. The question remains: For which role? Rumor is that it’s for Catwoman, a role made famous by Michelle Pfeiffer in 1992’s “Batman Returns.” “Some of the beauties coming in to chat with Christopher would suggest[...]

‘Batman 3’ gets spicy, will shoot in New Orleans

HollywoodNews.com: Score another superhero film production for New Orleans. Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are planning to lense Christopher Nolan’s third “Batman” film in the Crescent City in April. Superhero Hype had the news. Previous “Batman” films of Nolan’s have featured a number of locations, making Chicago their primary haunt for Gotham City.[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Variety editor Steven Gaydos on Monte Hellman, Alfred Hitchcock and the “Road to Nowhere”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Road to Nowhere” already has led Steven Gaydos to some pretty special places. He’s hoping the journey has just begun. Gaydos, who serves as Variety’s executive editor, recently penned a film-noir script that centered around a young director embroiled in a true-crime mystery. He pitched the idea[...]

Mel B’s youngest calling stepdad Stephen Belafonte: ‘dad’

HollywoodNews.com: Singer Mel B has admitted her youngest daughter Angel calls her husband Stephen Belafonte ‘dad’. The 35-year-old star has two daughters – Phoenix Chi, 11, whose dad is her ex-husband Jimmy Gulzar, and Angel, three, whose dad is actor Eddie Murphy. She told Britain’s Buzz magazine: “Stephen’s been my[...]
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