Tag Archives: Phillip Noyce

“Hobbit” news triggers release-date shift for “Life of Pi”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is why we fill our movie release schedules out with pencil. Changes are bound to happen. Now that Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” has staked claim to two December weekends in 2012 and 2013, rival projects are beginning to react. First up is Ang Lee’s anticipated adaptation of[...]

Angelina Jolie interested in a ‘Salt’ sequel

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie is already looking forward to getting back into action as her ‘Salt’ character if the opportunity presents itself. Luckily for her, director Phillip Noyce has already mentioned that he’s interested in getting Jolie to return as Salt. Jolie recently revealed that she would be happy to return for[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]

Brad Pitt helped cast Angelina’s husband in ‘Salt’

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie’s partner Brad Pitt helped the director pick his girlfriend’s husband in new movie ‘Salt.’ Pitt, 46, helped the action flick’s director Phillip Noyce choose August Diehl as the actor to play Jolie’s on-screen partner in the film. Noyce spoke to NBC Local Media’s PopCornBix blog and said:[...]

Lots of evidence that ‘Salt’ was heavily tinkered with in the editing room

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Andre Braugher is doing okay these days. He may not be a multi-millionaire, but he’s been working quite steadily since his star-making role in “Homicide: Life on the Street” ended in May of 1999. He’s been a lead in a handful of TV series (“Gideon’s Crossing,” “Hack,”[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Salt,’ ‘Inception’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The biggest news in movies this week was made down in San Diego where Comic Con just completed another whirlwind fanboy convention and only one person got stabbed in the eye. Lots of big star power there including a much publicized appearance by fanboy fave Angelina Jolie[...]

‘Inception’ holds strong, ‘Salt’ opens well, ‘Kids are All Right’ excels in wider release

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: It was another ‘everybody wins!’ weekend at the box office, as holdovers held well and openers opened to reasonable expectation-levels. Inception was again number one, with $43.5 million in its second weekend. That’s a borderline-shocking drop of just 30%, which is almost unheard of in this[...]

SDCC ’10: Angelina Jolie charms seasoned Comic-Con crowds with ‘Salt’

hollywoodnews.com:Thursday afternoon in Comic-Con’s storied Hall H, Angelina Jolie introduced footage from her new film Salt and fielded affectionate if slightly repetitive questions from fans. Following a screening of the theatrical trailer, Jolie joined director Phillip Noyce, producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and co-star Liev Schreiber for a lively question and[...]

‘Salt’ sequel?

HollywoodNews.com: Before ‘Salt’ is even released, a sequel is already being talked about. Director Phillip Noyce is hoping that he can get Angelina Jolie to agree to getting into the Salt character again, reports TorontoSun.com. He feels like the story has just started and that “when audiences see the movie they’re[...]

Review: ‘Salt’ means to be dumb summer fun for grown-ups, but is really just dumb

By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: Phillip Noyce’s Salt is the kind of movie that adults point to as good entertainment when they’re more resentful of the choices available for younger audiences than they are discriminating enough to choose something genuinely intelligent for themselves. A thriller obviously designed to capitalize on the success[...]
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