Tag Archives: Ranger

Disney pulls the plug on Johnny Depp’s “The Lone Ranger”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney reportedly has shut down Gore Verbinski’s planned production of “The Lone Ranger,” which had cast Armie Hammer as the hand of justice and Johnny Depp as the Ranger’s sidekick, Tonto. Budget concerns were cited by a source speaking to THR, who said that the director[...]

Jeff Bridges’ ‘True Grit’ releases new character posters

HollywoodNews.com: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen’s latest masterpiece entitled “True Grit” stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper and Hailee Steinfeld in one drama that you won’t forget. To get ready for the film that hits theaters on December 22, Paramount has just released new character posters that[...]

“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[...]

Russell Crowe, Paul Haggis eyeing ‘Equalizer’ gig

HollywoodNews.com: CBS’ ‘80s metropolitan vigilante TV series “The Equalizer” is getting a big-screen makeover by “Crash” director Paul Haggis. Project reteams Haggis with Russell Crowe who has been linked to “Equalizer” for some time. Haggis recently finished directing Crowe in “The Next Three Days” which is set to bow in[...]

“Yogi Bear” teaser poster hits Web. Hide the picnic baskets.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did “Garfield” teach us nothing? Have the lessons of “Marmaduke” gone unnoticed? The tepid box-office figures for each ($75 and $32 million, respectively) suggest that the ticket-buying audience does not want its collective childhood destroyed by soulless Hollywood products meant to cash in on live-action nostalgia.[...]

Hailee Steinfeld discovered by Joel and Ethan Coen

BY LUIS CAMONIS Directors Joel and Ethan Coen have found their perfect lead actress to play the part of Mattie Ross in Paramount’s upcoming movie “True Grit.” After over 15,000 auditions, they have agreed on 13-year old Hailee Steinfeld. She will co-star alongside Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin[...]