Tag Archives: Sam Mendes

James Bond franchise eyes Sony, but is Nov. 2012 date possible?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: James Bond’s headquarters may return to Sony Pictures, after all. Sources close to the negotiations say that MGM is close to finalizing a deal with Sony to distribute the next 007 thriller, which would star Daniel Craig in the lethal lead role and be directed by Sam Mendes[...]

Kate Winslet lets slip some James Bond news?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What does Kate Winslet moving back across the pond have to do with the future of the James Bond franchise? Well, a lot when you consider Winslet’s ex-husband, Sam Mendes, is considered the next in line to direct a 007 mission. Winslet remains close with Mendes after their split.[...]

Darren Aronofsky also being lured to helm ‘Preacher’

HollywoodNews.com: Whenever there’s heat on a director, there’s always a number of offers that come their way. As “Black Swan” continues to generate award season buzz, the pic’s helmer Darren Aronofsky is eyeing another comic-book project in addition to the “Superman” re-boot: the “Preacher” series. “Preacher” is a DC comic created by[...]

Carey Mulligan accelerates with ‘Drive’

HollywoodNews.com: Carey Mulligan is moving on after being turned down for the role of Lisbeth Salander in the U.S. remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Ricky Business and Collider are reporting that Mulligan is pole positioning herself in the Ryan Gosling headliner “Drive” which is set to be helmed[...]

Kate Winslet moves forward with possible relationship

By Molly Sullivan HollywoodNews.com: Actress Kate Winslet allegedly continues to move forward from her marriage with Sam Mendes and onto a relationship with model Louis Dowler. The Oscar winner has been linked with Dowler for the last month, recently they were spotted holding hands, reports Digital Spy. Now they’ve been seen dining[...]

Kate Winslet reportedly ‘freaked out’ over DiCaprio sex scenes

HollywoodNews.com: Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly revealed that his co-star and longtime friend Kate Winslet, who split from husband Sam Mendes earlier this year, was uncomfortable filming love scenes with DiCaprio in their film “Revolutionary Road”, directed by Mendes. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, DiCaprio says (somewhat uncharacteristically frankly) to Reveal[...]

MGM cuts development of new James Bond film

HollywoodNews.com: MGM has been having some financial difficulties and now it has cost them a film. Production on the new James Bond film was delayed indefinitely back in April and now it seems as if the film will never see the light of day. The development on the entire movie has[...]

Paul Rudd to star in “My Idiot Brother”

HollywoodNews.com: Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. Based on a screenplay by Evgenia Peretz and David[...]

Sam Mendes weighs his options in the wake of Bond 23

Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is readying two projects in the wake of the Bond 23 stoppage: a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical and an adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel “On Chesil Beach.” “Chesil Beach” sounds a lot like Mendes’ previous film with ex-wife Kate Winslet: “Revolutionary Road.” [...]

Robert Downey Jr. could be the Wizard in “Wizard of Oz”

Robert Downey Jr. is one of our favorite actors. Not only does he come across as so poised in the media, but he is just a great actor overall. With the big release of “Iron Man 2” coming up soon, you can bet that he is going to be Hollywood’s[...]
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