Tag Archives: Spy

Seth Rogen pitching spy comed “The B Team” at Disney

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ve seen “The Other Guys” in action. Now Seth Rogen would like to introduce a secondary spy unit known as “The B Team.” The comedian is developing a pitch at Walt Disney Pictures that he’ll produce and potentially star in, according to Variety. Rogen would play[...]

“Hugo,” Woody Allen and Women Film Critics in today’s Oscar news – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: In addition to the London Critics’ Circle revealing their year-end nominees this morning (they went with “Drive” and “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” for the most part), there were a few other interesting Oscar news items that reached the wire over the past 24 hours. Let’s sprint[...]

London Critics nominate “Tinker, Tailor” and “Drive” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The London Critics’ Circle split their attentions between two films when announcing their year-end honors: one very British in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy;” and another that’s positively American in “Drive.” The two films each scored six nominations, including Best Picture, where they’ll compete against Terrence Malick’s[...]

Golden Globes Analysis – What went right? What went wrong? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, revealed Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, confirmed that several talents running in the Oscar race should have their tuxedos and dresses picked out for next year’s big event. Team “Artist” continued its successful run through[...]

“The Tree of Life” takes top prize in San Francisco – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: On Sunday, multiple critics groups from New York to L.A. gathered to analyze the year in film and vote on their winners. “The Artist” performed well in Boston and Manhattan, while L.A. went with Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” But late in the evening, San Francisco revealed[...]

Colin Firth on his Oscar run, Gary Oldman and “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: At this point last year, Colin Firth had waded up to his waist into the Oscar pool for his courageous work as stuttering King George in Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech.” Firth and the film were beyond the point of treading water, but few would definitively[...]

Gary Oldman talks “Tinker, Tailor,” webs of intrigue, and the one actor he’d love to work with – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Gary Oldman, appearing on Sirius/XM’s “The Opie and Anthony Show,” contemplated a question he likely has been asked before: “What was your favorite character?” Yet how does one choose from a body of work that spans decades and includes iconic characters that range from Sid Vicious[...]

Tom Cruise’s “Mission Impossible” opening Dubai International Film Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Paramount Pictures announced that Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” the fourth installment in the action-packed spy franchise, will open this year’s Dubai International Film Festival on Dec. 7. Well, yeah. Of course. That makes sense. So far, the sequel’s signature “move” has been showing[...]

British Indie Film goes with “Shame,” “Tinker” and “Tyrannosaur” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The British Independent Film Awards announced nominees for its 14tht annual awards ceremony, which will be held on Dec. 4 in London, and three films led the charge with seven nominations apiece. Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” Tomas Alfredson’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” and Paddy Considine’s “Tyrannosaur” each[...]

Bradley Cooper replacing George Clooney in Soderbergh’s “Man from U.N.C.L.E.”?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bradley Cooper appears to be the “Man.” That would be “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a spy thriller based on the classic television show that Steve Soderbergh is hoping to convert into a feature film (and possible franchise). Cooper would fill a lead role that, at various[...]