Tag Archives: Ridley Scott

“The Tree” to close the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival has just announced the closing film of the festival. In a press release they stated the following: Julie Bertucelli ’s film, “The Tree”, with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas and Aden Young, will be presented at the Closing Ceremony of the 63rd Festival de Cannes. Shot in[...]

Russell Crowe less than impressed with “Robin Hoods” of the past

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Russell Crowe is a two-for-one actor. On screen, he gives you depth, honesty, and raw emotion. Off screen, his lack of a filter results in refreshingly candid sound bites. How can you not love the guy? Speaking on French TV’s Canal Plus Le Grand Journal Tuesday night,[...]

Russell Crowe — the real Gladiator: threatened to kill a producer

By Staff Per the U.K.’s Daily Telegraph, Russell Crowe threatened to kill a producer while shooting “Gladiator.” Arguing with producer Branko Lustig, 77, over pay for his assistants on the film, Crowe is to have said “I will kill you with my bare hands.” Such words didn’t fall lightly on[...]

Russell Crowe: Robin Hood Screens in NYC For First Time

By Roger Friedman Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” screened in New York last night for the first time. I’m told it was for an audience of junketeers and maybe some “real people” in a focus group. The verdict? It works. This will be good news for Universal Pictures and Ron Meyer.[...]

Mathieson Lenses Robin Hood: Russell Crowe

By Bob Fisher John Matthieson, BSC likens his experience shooting Robin Hood to riding a horse with a mind of it’s own and hanging on for dear life while guiding it in the right direction. Robin Hood is the cinematographer’s fifth collaboration with Ridley Scott. It follows in the wake[...]

Russell Crowe in early look at “Robin Hood”

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Anticipation is starting to build for Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood,” starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett. Recently, NCM.com posted an exclusive, two-and-a-half minute, behind-the-scenes look at the film, featuring interviews with Crowe and Blanchett and a TON of extra footage. These new glimpses give us hope that[...]

Woody Allen, “Robin Hood” Waiting for Word from Cannes

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN The 2010 Cannes Film Festival is shaping up as a possible Hollywood-on-the Mediterranean event. This is not a bad thing. First up, I am told there is talk of Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” for opening night. The Russell Crowe-Cate Blanchett extravaganza plays like “Gladiator,” sources say, and[...]

Starz to Unveil “The Pillars of the Earth”

Starz Entertainment has acquired the rights to TANDEM Communications’ television adaptation of Ken Follett’s “The Pillars of the Earth” which spans eight hours. The series is produced by Tandem Communications, MUSE Entertainment, and SCOTT FREE Films. It is directed by 3 time DGA winner Sergio Mimica-Gezzan whose credits include “Heroes”[...]